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Dr. Marcia Anderson and Dr. Jillian Waruk stand at the podium at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Community governance essential for Manitoba’s race-based health data, speakers say

February 10, 2023 — 
BIPOC communities must have governance over race-based health data when Shared Health starts collecting it at hospitals, experts said at a community discussion event.

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Students wearing stethoscopes gather around instructor. One person places stethoscope on chest of training manikin.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Campus visit exposes high school students to Rady Faculty programs

February 7, 2023 — 
After listening to a panel of recent University of Manitoba medicine and nursing grads speak, Grade 12 student Isabella Dalisay had a better sense of what it takes to become a health-care professional.

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Tara Horrill stands inside the College of Nursing building.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing prof aims to improve care for marginalized cancer patients

January 31, 2023 — 
Dr. Tara Horrill, assistant professor at the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, was first drawn to research about a decade ago, while working as an oncology nurse at CancerCare Manitoba.

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Photos of Sherri Walsh, Dayna Steinfeld, and Jennifer Schulz

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law celebrates exceptional alumni with new award series

January 27, 2023 — 
To celebrate the achievements of graduates, the Faculty of Law created the Faculty of Law Alumni Awards to be presented annually. Nominees demonstrate standards of inspiring professionalism in one of three categories including Outstanding Alumni Award, Emerging Leader Award, and the Trailblazer Award.

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Profile of Margaret Hart.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Ininiw scholar bringing Indigenous curriculum to occupational therapy

January 27, 2023 — 
Since joining the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences in the role of Ininiw scholar, Margaret Hart has been working toward a complete rebuild of the occupational therapy program to incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing.

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UM launches Canada Research Chair Symposium Series in 2023

January 24, 2023 — 
From advances in sustainable agriculture to improved medicine s, Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) are working to address major global issues that impact us every day..

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Bell let's talk toque

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Let’s talk about mental health

January 24, 2023 — 
UM will join more than 200 post-secondary institutions across Canada to participate in the world's largest mental health conversation on Bell Let's Talk Day.

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Headshot of Dr. Christina Kim.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady women build leadership skills through Martha Donovan funding

January 24, 2023 — 
Six faculty members and students have received support for leadership training as winners of Winnipeg Foundation Martha Donovan Women's Leadership Development Awards.

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Young men exercising in the physical therapy room next to their health care providers.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College joins WHO network to promote rehab sciences as an essential service

January 23, 2023 — 
The College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences recently joined the World Rehabilitation Alliance (WRA), a global network hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Representatives from UM and Bell Let's Talk hold a large cheque for $100,000

Students

New funding bolsters mental health on UM campus

January 19, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba (UM) has received a $100,000 grant from Bell Let’s Talk Post-Secondary Fund to support mental health initiatives on its campuses. UM is one of 10 universities in Canada to receive such funding and it will go towards establishing a new Student Wellness Centre (SWC).

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