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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Creating a clearer picture of lupus

May 16, 2022 — 
Known as “the disease with a thousand faces” lupus symptoms vary from person to person. But Dr. Lily Lim is working with AI to make the face of lupus more recognizable.

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Student Gillian Laninga sits on a bench outside the College of Nursing building at Fort Garry Campus.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Nursing students, faculty launch mental health awareness program

May 13, 2022 — 
As part of National Nursing Week, a group of students and faculty at the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences officially launched a new initiative promoting mental health awareness with an engaging virtual event on May 10.

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A female Indigenous nursing student stands in front of the College of Nursing building.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Celebrating UM Indigenous nursing grads

May 12, 2022 — 
In honour of National Nursing Week, Mahkwa omushki kiim: Pathway to Indigenous Nursing Education (PINE), which offers support to Indigenous students at the College of Nursing in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, reached out to several Indigenous nursing alumni to learn about their careers and reflections on their time at UM. Below are a selection of the responses.

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Portrait of Dr. Rhonda Switzer-Nadasdi.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Filling a Need

May 10, 2022 — 
When Rhonda Switzer-Nadasdi [DMD/91] was a UM dental student, she took part in a two-week rotation in northern Manitoba that changed her life.

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Portrait of Dr. Sherif Eltonsy.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

New training platform for emerging medications and pregnancy researchers

May 9, 2022 — 
Early career researchers and trainees from across Canada working in the field of medications and pregnancy research now have the chance to gain new skills thanks to a Canadian Institutes of Health Research-funded training platform

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A young health-care professional of Asian descent and an elderly patient of African discuss the patient’s care while looking at a tablet computer.

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UM grad students receive significant CIHR research awards

May 6, 2022 — 
Three University of Manitoba graduate students, including two from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, were among 255 across Canada to receive doctoral research awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in April. Each student received $105,000 over three years for their projects.

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Faculty of Graduate Studies News

Meet the recipients of the inaugural Indigenous Doctoral Program Fellowships

May 5, 2022 — 
These UM recipients are leading the next generation of students shaping the future of Indigenous-led research

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Profile of Claire Betker.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Passion for Public Health

May 4, 2022 — 
From a young age, Dr. Claire Betker [BN/77] felt called to the nursing profession. She was captivated by stories of her maternal grandmother, a registered nurse whom neither she nor her mother ever had a chance to know.

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Michelle Driedger wearing a Metis sash in front of a red background

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Trustworthy Transmission

May 3, 2022 — 
How to clearly communicate health information is a central research question for Dr. Michelle Driedger, a professor of community health sciences in the Max Rady College of Medicine.

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Student wearing a lab coat holds a glass trophy with 3MT logo on it.

Faculty of Graduate Studies News

Vote for Pranav at the 3MT Western Regionals

May 2, 2022 — 
Winner of UM's Three Minute Thesis will compete among other university challengers

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