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Family medicine professor to lead national Indigenous physician group

October 18, 2022 — 
The Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada (IPAC) has elected Dr. Mandy Buss, assistant professor at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, as its new president.

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Dr. Lalitha Raman-Wilms, dean of the College of Pharmacy, stands behind alumni from the Pharmacy Class of 1972, who are seated at a table at the Homecoming Breakfast.

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Alumni in health professions celebrate, reconnect at UM Homecoming   

October 7, 2022 — 
A dentistry and dental hygiene awards evening, a breakfast for classes marking milestone reunions and college tours were featured at Rady Homecoming 2022

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Dr. Frederick Zeiler speaks at a lectern.

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$3.5-M in support of groundbreaking research for traumatic brain injuries through HSC Foundation, MPI and UM partnership

October 6, 2022 — 
The Health Sciences Centre Foundation together with Manitoba Public Insurance and the University of Manitoba announced on Oct. 5 that $3.5 million in funding will be going towards Max Rady College of Medicine associate professor of surgery Dr. Frederick Zeiler’s research that’s looking at ways to provide more individualized care for patients with traumatic brain injuries (TBI).

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alumni sitting at tables in brodie atrium for dean's breakfast

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Welcome back to Rady Homecoming events!

September 22, 2022 — 
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is pleased to welcome alumni back in person to campus to celebrate milestone reunions, university, faculty and college-wide events for UM Homecoming 2022, which takes place from September 21- 24, 2022. This year, 15 milestone class reunions from across Rady colleges are taking place!

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A female nursing student examines a lifelike manikin at the college of nursing's simulation lab.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

In-person orientations excite new health sciences students

September 21, 2022 — 
For the first time in three years, students at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences were welcomed with in-person orientation events, rather than virtual meetings and tours.

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Dr. Tamra Werbowetski-Ogilvie points at images of the brain.

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UM lab collaborates on international study revealing origin of pediatric brain tumour

September 21, 2022 — 
An international research team has uncovered the first indication that a type of medulloblastoma may be preventable.

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Marina Costa Fujishima stands outdoors on the Bannatyne campus.

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PhD candidate in immunology wins three awards at Health Research Forum

September 20, 2022 — 
Marina Costa Fujishima, a PhD candidate in immunology in the Max Rady College of Medicine, took home three prestigious awards at the Canadian Student Health Research Forum, a national event held this past summer at UM.

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Peter Nickerson in a suit in front of windows

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Get to know the new dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

September 16, 2022 — 
On September 1, Dr. Peter Nickerson, a prominent physician and researcher in the field of organ transplantation, began his role as dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and dean of the Max Rady College of Medicine, as well as vice-provost (health sciences). We chatted with Dr. Nickerson about his plans for the future, his first job in health care, and his travel through northern Canada.

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New Master of Physician Assistant Studies students welcomed at UM

September 12, 2022 — 
Fifteen students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences received stethoscopes on Friday, September 2 as part of  an inaugural ceremony signaling the beginning of their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS.)

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Portrait of alumna Elizabeth Stoesz seated at her desk.

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Occupational therapy alumna finds rewards in counselling youth

September 10, 2022 — 
Alumni discovers her occupational therapists’ skill sets prepared her for positions beyond traditional OT roles.

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