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Dr. Brent Schacter

UM researcher honoured for life’s work

September 18, 2020 — 
Dr. Brent Schacter developed international standards for bio banking biological materials for research

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Dr. Bruce Chown on a stamp

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New stamp honours health pioneer Dr. Bruce Chown

September 15, 2020 — 
University of Manitoba alumnus Henry Bruce Chown [MD/22] is one of six groundbreaking physicians and researchers being celebrated across the country this week with the unveiling of a set of commemorative Canada Post stamps.

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Dr. Brent Roussin at a desk

Alumni

Calm in crisis

September 11, 2020 — 
Dr. Brent Roussin on leading Manitoba’s pandemic response

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Nursing students at orientation

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New Rady Faculty students experience unique orientation in 2020

September 10, 2020 — 
Unlike years past when socializing and getting to know new classmates were the norm during orientation, first-year students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences started their 2020/2021 school year in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry/dental hygiene and rehabilitation sciences with orientation activities and welcoming ceremonies in mostly virtual settings.

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Dr. Meghan Azad

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

CSCI names UM child health researcher 2020 Young Investigator

September 4, 2020 — 
Dr. Meghan Azad, associate professor of pediatrics and child health at the Max Rady College of Medicine has been named as winner of the 2020 Joe Doupe Young Investigator Award by the Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation (CSCI), an Ottawa-based organization that represents young health-care researchers across Canada.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Medical student Jakob Weirathmueller receives CMHF Award

August 27, 2020 — 
Max Rady College of Medicine student Jakob Weirathmueller has received a Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) Award.

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Pregnant woman image

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

International study to look at effects of COVID-19 pandemic on pregnancy

August 25, 2020 — 
Two research scientists from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences are part of a major international study designed to determine the effects a pandemic has on pregnant mothers and infants.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

B.Sc. (Med.) students pivot research amid pandemic

August 24, 2020 — 
Medical students in the bachelor of science in medicine (B.Sc. (Med.) program showed great resilience this summer in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of the learners had to modify their research or take on a whole new project because of reduced capacity in laboratories and temporary lab closures.

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PIKE_Net interns Nichol Marsch, Jordan Gelowitz and Zoe Quill.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

PIKE-Net interns adapt to at-home research

August 21, 2020 — 
Student interns in Prairie Indigenous Knowledge Exchange Network (PIKE-Net) this summer, had a slightly different experience than they would have had any other year, due to the office closures and social distancing measures that came with the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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Socially distant White Coat ceremony 2020

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New medical students receive first white coats in adjusted ceremony

August 18, 2020 — 
First-year medical students from a cross-section of ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds are beginning their journey to becoming doctors when they recite the Physician’s Pledge at this year’s Inaugural Day Exercises and White Coat Ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 19 at the University of Manitoba’s Bannatyne campus. 

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