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Shayne Reitmeier

Alumnus awarded by the College of Family Physicians of Canada

November 25, 2020 — 
Dr. Reitmeier has proven to be an outstanding leader in family medicine, and continues to make incredible contributions to the communities he serves.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM stalwart honoured for leadership, public service

November 18, 2020 — 
University of Manitoba Rady Faculty of Health Sciences professor emerita Dr. Noralou Roos was awarded the Institute of Public Administration of Canada’s Vanier Medal this week in a virtual ceremony in Ottawa.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Kidney Check program receives UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence awards

November 16, 2020 — 
The UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence awards has honoured the University of Manitoba’s Kidney Check program with two international prizes.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

MPAS students ‘change, adapt, achieve’

November 10, 2020 — 
The Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program has the motto “Change, adapt, achieve.”

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Jennifer Hensel

UM well represented in CBC list of Future 40

November 9, 2020 — 
The first set of ten CBC Manitoba's Future 40 Awards has been announced, and it includes several from the UM community

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A graphic showing two maps of Winnipeg compares the number of meth-related calls received by the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service in 2013 and 2018.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rise in Manitoba meth use seen in soaring rate of ER visits, paramedic calls

November 9, 2020 — 
The number of Manitobans whose methamphetamine use brings them into contact with the health-care system is climbing dramatically, a University of Manitoba study shows

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rapid research, rapid results: How the CHILD Cohort Study is tracking the pandemic’s impact on Canadian families

November 5, 2020 — 
Long before the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted nearly every aspect of our lives, Dr. Meghan Azad became one of the lead investigators in a national research study designed to track the ways in which early-life environmental, physical, and social factors can shape health.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Med student recognized for family med research project

October 28, 2020 — 
A fourth-year medical student at the Max Rady College of Medicine has received an award for his research looking at community-based treatment and care for people with substance use disorders.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM studies show negative effects of surgical cancellations and postponements

October 22, 2020 — 
A pair of University of Manitoba studies show the detrimental impact on patients’ physical and mental health caused by surgical cancellations and postponements. These findings are especially important during the COVID-19 pandemic because of heightened surgical scheduling difficulties.

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UM alumnus Dr. Carlos Quinonez stands outside at the University of Toronto, where he is a faculty member.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Open wide for equity

October 20, 2020 — 
UM alumnus Dr. Carlos Quiñonez, a leading advocate for dental policy reform, says it’s time for Canada to introduce a national dental plan to make access more equitable.

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