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Melanie MacKinnon and Dr. Marcia Anderson

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

‘Transformative work in real time’

March 3, 2021 — 
Long-standing collaborative relationships between a University of Manitoba health institute and Indigenous communities laid the groundwork for UM to support a First Nations-led response to COVID-19, two health leaders said in a recent keynote address.

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Dr. Francis Amara in a lab with young students in the background.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Scholar of teaching and learning honoured with medical education award

February 25, 2021 — 
The Canadian Association for Medical Education will present UM's Dr. Francis Amara with a Certificate of Merit Award, recognizing his significant contribution to medical education.

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Dr. Allison Paige stands beside the fax machine at Kildonan Medical Centre.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Engineering a fax fix

February 23, 2021 — 
A Winnipeg family medicine clinic is handling faxes from pharmacies much more efficiently, with far fewer errors, thanks to a quality improvement partnership between the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and Price Faculty of Engineering.

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Nine grad students receive Rady Faculty Dean’s Prize

February 12, 2021 — 
The Dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Student Achievement Prize was awarded to nine exceptional graduate students in 2020.

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On the path to preventing rheumatoid arthritis

February 9, 2021 — 
After watching a close family member suffer with rheumatoid arthritis, Vidyanand Anaparti [PhD/15] was motivated to make a difference

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UM postdoctoral fellow Dr. Inna Rabinovich-Nikitin, whose research is based at the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences at the St. Boniface Albrechtsen Research Centre, is pictured in a lab there.

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Awards advance Rady women in leadership learning

February 5, 2021 — 
Ten faculty members, students or trainees in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have received 2020 leadership development awards through The Winnipeg Foundation’s Martha Donovan Fund

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Explore health-related graduate programs at virtual Open House

February 3, 2021 — 
The Graduate Studies Open House for health sciences programs at UM is being offered via Zoom this year, promising an introduction to a wealth of master’s and PhD degree opportunities.

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Faculty of Science

Meet Robert Tate, 2021 Honoured Alumni, Faculty of Science

February 2, 2021 — 
Dr. Robert Tate continues to advance health science as Director of the Manitoba Follow-Up Study (MFUS), the longest-running study of cardiovascular disease and aging in Canada. It started at the University of Manitoba in 1948, and in the 72 years of the project, 44 of them have involved Dr. Tate, more than 50 of whose publications come from this study.

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Grad students use infectious disease know-how during pandemic

January 25, 2021 — 
Graduate students in the Max Rady College of Medicine’s department of medical microbiology and infectious diseases have been busy during the pandemic putting their expertise to excellent use

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Full-dose blood thinners decreased need for life support and improved outcomes in hospitalized COVID-19 patients in international trial

January 22, 2021 — 
Treatment expected to reduce the pressure in intensive care units around the world

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