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Bisons student-athletes pictured in ALC Agora

Bisons raise academic bar for fifth straight year

October 22, 2021 — 
At the completion of the 2020-21 season, 188 of the 360 University of Manitoba student-athletes qualified for U SPORTS Academic All-Canadian status

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Infographic of results from antibiotic prescribing study

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Inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics on the rise in Manitoba: UM study

October 19, 2021 — 
Manitoba doctors are increasingly prescribing antibiotics for conditions that generally should not be treated with these drugs, a University of Manitoba study has found

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Headshot of Dr. Heather Dean.

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Renowned children’s diabetes researcher wins international prize

October 18, 2021 — 
Dr. Heather Dean, professor emeritus of pediatrics and child health in the Max Rady College of Medicine, has been awarded the 2021 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine.

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Comprehensive UM study on COVID-19 patterns in MB identifies most vulnerable

October 13, 2021 — 
A new research study out of the University of Manitoba has found that those who live in Northern Manitoba, have lower income or live in long-term care (LTC) facilities are the most vulnerable to COVID-19

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Excerpt of infographic showing study results.

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Membership at Wellness Institute or Reh-Fit Centre dramatically improves health, 10-year study finds

October 12, 2021 — 
Belonging to a certified medical fitness facility like Winnipeg’s Wellness Institute or Reh-Fit Centre lowers a person’s risk of dying by 60 per cent, compared with a similar person who does not attend such a facility, new research shows

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Four students working on the community health project: Taylor Naccarato, Prabhnoor Osahan, Victoria Ploszay and Mark Philip.

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Students to play major role in interprofessional community health project

October 4, 2021 — 
A group of students from three different Rady Faculty of Health Sciences colleges took part this summer in an ongoing interprofessional initiative to create a student-infused community health centre in Manitoba

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Portrait of Dr. James Blanchard.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. James Blanchard to give Class of 1972 Arnold Naimark Lecture

September 13, 2021 — 
University of Manitoba professor Dr. James Blanchard will give this year’s Class of 1972 Arnold Naimark Lecture in Medicine and Society virtually on Sept. 17 at 12 p.m.

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Michael and Christine Egan at her Ph.D. convocation 1999.

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Health sciences alum remembered on 9/11 anniversary

September 10, 2021 — 
Twenty years after the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences continues to honour the legacy of Dr. Christine Egan, a Max Rady College of Medicine alumna who was visiting her brother, Michael, at the World Trade Center in New York when the twin towers were struck by hijacked passenger jets in the infamous terrorist attack. 

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Med student, Indigenous and inclusion advocate recognized by Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

September 3, 2021 — 
Max Rady College of Medicine student Jayelle Friesen-Enns has received a Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) award honouring second-year medical students who demonstrate community leadership, superior communication skills and interest in advancing knowledge

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Dr. Brian Hennen stands beside a painted portrait of himself that hangs on a paneled wall.

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UM mourns passing of Dr. Brian Hennen, former dean of medicine

September 1, 2021 — 
Dr. Brian Postl, dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, is saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Brian Hennen, former University of Manitoba dean of medicine, on Aug. 30.

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