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Cover of RadyUM magazine showing the new mural in the Brodie Centre.

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New issue of RadyUM magazine highlights Indigenous impact

February 17, 2023 — 
The vibrant mural painted by Indigenous artist Blake Angeconeb on a towering wall in the Brodie Centre is featured on the cover of the latest issue of RadyUM magazine.

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Minister Sarah Guillemard

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Manitoba government announces 80 physician-training seats to be added

February 13, 2023 — 
The Manitoba government announced they will be providing funding for 80 additional physician-training seats, which includes 40 new undergraduate physician-training seats, a 10-seat increase in the one-year international medical graduate program and 30 seats in the two-year postgraduate medical education program for internationally educated medical students.

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Students wearing stethoscopes gather around instructor. One person places stethoscope on chest of training manikin.

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Campus visit exposes high school students to Rady Faculty programs

February 7, 2023 — 
After listening to a panel of recent University of Manitoba medicine and nursing grads speak, Grade 12 student Isabella Dalisay had a better sense of what it takes to become a health-care professional.

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Portrait of Dr. Ruth Ann Marrie.

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UM researcher wins Barancik Prize for Innovation in MS Research

February 1, 2023 — 
A University of Manitoba researcher is the recipient of the prestigious Barancik Prize for Innovation in Multiple Sclerosis Research.

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Yellow flowers are clustered around an open card that says "hope."

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UM study evaluates Living with Hope class for those who have attempted suicide 

January 25, 2023 — 
A research team at UM is conducting the first study in Canada to assess whether participating in a novel 12-week “psychoeducational skills class” helps to reduce suicidal thoughts and behaviours in adults who have made a recent suicide attempt.

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Headshot of Dr. Christina Kim.

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Rady women build leadership skills through Martha Donovan funding

January 24, 2023 — 
Six faculty members and students have received support for leadership training as winners of Winnipeg Foundation Martha Donovan Women's Leadership Development Awards.

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A pregnant woman holds her hands on her belly.

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Pediatric and pregnancy clinical trials training network to launch

January 19, 2023 — 
A scientist from the University of Manitoba has been awarded a national training network to help prepare the next generation of researchers to run clinical trials in the areas of pregnancy and pediatrics.

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3D render of mpox virus.

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Researchers from UM, Central Africa team up to investigate mpox

January 10, 2023 — 
Scientists from the University of Manitoba and the National Biomedical Research Institute in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are joining forces to investigate the recent global spread of mpox (formerly known as monkeypox) and the evolving virus that causes the illness.   

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Dr. Lisa Lix sits at a table and uses a laptop. On a screen behind her are six graphs.

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Data Quality Detective

January 4, 2023 — 
Lisa Lix [M.Sc./91, PhD/95] took an unusual path to becoming an internationally recognized biostatistician.

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rady faculty logo with blue snowfall background

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Holiday Message from Dean Peter Nickerson

December 23, 2022 — 
As 2022 draws to a close, I want to wish everyone in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences community, and your loved ones, a healthy and restful holiday season.

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