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Portrait of Dr. Alwyn Gomez.

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UM neurosurgery resident receives CIHR fellowship to study brain injuries

July 4, 2022 — 
Near the start of Dr. Alwyn Gomez’s residency training, he was on call when a young patient arrived with a traumatic brain injury after falling off a horse. Her family wanted to know how she was going to do. Gomez didn’t have the answer.

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Dr. Brian Postl tries on a hat presented by Melanie MacKinnon on stage at his retirement celebration.

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Tributes flow at retirement celebration for Dean Brian Postl

June 30, 2022 — 
The longtime dean of medicine and health sciences at UM was praised at his retirement celebration as an influential leader who has advanced equity and brought about transformative change

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Dr. Liam O'Neil, assistant professor of internal medicine and immunology, left and Dr. Hani El-Gabalawy, professor of internal medicine and immunology and Endowed Rheumatology Research Chair, right.

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Rudy Falk Clinician-Scientist Professorship award winner seeks to prevent rheumatoid arthritis

June 29, 2022 — 
Will Falk describes his father, Rudy Falk [B.Sc.Med./60, MD/60] as a “classic triple threat.” Rudy Falk was a surgeon, professor at the University of Toronto and director of the Falk Oncology Centre. His dedication to research and clinical practice inspired the Rudy Falk Professorship award. This year’s recipient, assistant professor of immunology, Liam O’Neil [BSc/09, MD/12] embodies Falk’s zeal for research and clinical practice.

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Six people who were involved in the June 27 announcement of SPOR funding stand on the stage in the Brodie Centre.

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$30 million for patient-oriented research in Manitoba: Funding will strengthen patient voice in health research and health system

June 27, 2022 — 
Manitoba patients, their families and caregivers will continue to have direct input into health research and what works best in the health-care system, thanks to $6.6 million in Phase 2 funding from the pan-Canadian initiative called the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR).

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Dr. Brian Postl stands at the podium, speaking at 2022 Spring Convocation.

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All welcome at farewell event for Dr. Brian Postl

June 16, 2022 — 
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences community is invited to attend the retirement celebration for Dean Brian Postl on Monday, June 20 at 2 p.m. in the Brodie Centre Atrium.

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Text in white and yellow on blue background, with text reading Distinguished Alumni Awards: Congratulations, 2022 recipients!

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2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards recipients revealed

June 15, 2022 — 
Meet the honourees for the upcoming September ceremony

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Students from the Max Rady College of Medicine gathered in the Legislative Building

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Med students advocate for harm reduction

June 13, 2022 — 
Students from the Max Rady College of Medicine spoke with politicians from the New Democratic Party, Liberal party and governing Progressive Conservative party at the legislative building last month to discuss implementing harm reduction strategies in Manitoba as part of their annual Provincial Lobby Day.

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The graduates each hold an eagle feather and wear a braided sweetgrass lapel pin.

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Ongomiizwin celebrates medical grads, Elder Margaret Lavallee

June 9, 2022 — 
The group of new doctors stood before the audience and smiled proudly. Each held an eagle feather and wore a braided sweetgrass lapel pin

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Four cyclists and a pedestrian use a multi-use trail.

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UM study finds living near trails reduces risk for heart disease

June 7, 2022 — 
A University of Manitoba-led study found that living close to a trail used for walking, running and cycling leads to an eight per cent reduction in the risk factors for heart disease

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Six Canada Research Chairs announced at UM

June 6, 2022 — 
'Their successful appointment recognizes them among the best in Canada in their respective fields'

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