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Spring 2019 Session

  • Wednesday afternoons from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Runs April 10 until May 29

APRIL 10

Baby It’s Cold Outside: Knowledge Translation from the Lab to the Public

Presenter: Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht, Professor, Kinesiology & Recreation Management

APRIL 17

The Power of Big Data for Chronic Disease Surveillance

Presenter: Dr. Lisa Lix Professor & Acting Associate Head| Department of Community Health Sciences, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Methods for Electronic Health Data Quality, Director, Data Science Platform, George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation

APRIL 24

Cracking Open the Door of the Vault: Treasures in the University of Manitoba’s Rare Book Room

Presenter: Dr. Shelley Sweeney, University Archivist, Head of Archives & Special Collections

MAY 1

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Current State of Knowledge and Current Controversies in the Field

Presenter: Dr. Tracie Afifi, Associate Professor, University of Manitoba, Associate Editor, Child Abuse & Neglect, Royal Society of Canada Inducted College Member

MAY 9

The Science, Business and Politics of Climate Change

Presenter: Dr. Hersh Shefrin, Distinguished Alumni Award Lifetime Achievement Recipient

MAY 15

Assisted Death Law – How Does Canada Compare?

Presenter:  Dr. Mary Sharif, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law

MAY 22

From Truth to Reconciliation

Presenter: Ry Moran, Director of the National Research Centre for Truth & Reconciliation

 

QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions, please call Alumni Relations at 204-474-9946 or email alumni@umanitoba.ca.

Recent Alumni Stories

David Ambrose poses in his play therapy clinic, with gym mats and colourful balls behind him.
Therapist at Play

When David Ambrose [BMROT/00] was 10 years old, growing up in Teulon, Man., the first seeds of his career were planted while he watched the Calgary Flames make a run for the Stanley Cup in 1989. It wasn’t hockey legends like Lanny McDonald who caught his attention. Instead, he noticed Bearcat Murray, the team’s athletic trainer, tending to injured players on the ice.

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