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Occupational therapy offers support to international students

October 23, 2019 — 
A year ago, staff at the International College of Manitoba (ICM) weren’t sure of the role of an occupational therapist. But, that changed after meeting with the occupational therapy (OT) department at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and exploring an opportunity to have two students brought on board for a role-emerging work placement.

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New anti-racism practice lead appointed

October 22, 2019 — 
The University of Manitoba is committed to addressing racism, and specifically anti-Indigenous racism, in the work and learning environments of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

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New human rights & conflict management advisor aims for equity, justice

October 22, 2019 — 
As a child Ilaneet Goren saw the impact of oppression in the Soviet Union and witnessed conflict in Israel leading her to join a movement for change and become a human rights advocate. 

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New fund supports leadership development for women in the Rady Faculty

October 21, 2019 — 
Women students and faculty members in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will get an opportunity to develop their leadership skills thanks to a newly established fund.

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Fall Convocation 2019

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Meet the medal recipients of Fall Convocation 2019

October 18, 2019 — 
Created in 1873 to encourage academic excellence across the nation, the Governor General’s Academic Medals have become the most prestigious award for outstanding achievements that Canadian students can receive.

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Flu shots on campus

October 18, 2019 — 
The University Health Service is offering flu shots to any staff, student or member of the general public

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Manitoba’s newest nurses, nurse researchers graduate

October 17, 2019 — 
Over 100 new nurses will be welcomed to the profession on Thursday, October 17, as the College of Nursing at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will hold its fall convocation and pinning ceremony at Fort Garry campus

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Grad student researches new drug to combat asthma

October 16, 2019 — 
For 10 per cent of asthma sufferers, conventional treatments don’t work. Hadeesha Piyadasa hopes that will change someday thanks to a new peptide-based drug

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Inspiring next generation of Indigenous health-care professionals

October 15, 2019 — 
Maximus Sandberg stood in the middle of the Pinaymootang School gym holding a stack of pamphlets and papers he planned to take home and read. The Grade 12 student had just visited the 10 booths that were part of the health-care professions career fair held on Pinaymootang First Nation on September 24.

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Palliative care researcher inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

October 10, 2019 — 
Distinguished Professor Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov [MD/83, PhD/98], a leader in palliative care research, has been selected for induction into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.

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