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Cover of Summer 2022 issue of RadyUM magazine, showing Dr. Brian Postl giving a checkup to a baby.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Longtime dean of health sciences featured in new issue of RadyUM

August 5, 2022 — 
Dr. Brian Postl, the long-serving dean of health sciences and medicine at UM, shares his retirement reflections in the latest issue of RadyUM magazine, now posted online.

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A pulse oximeter is places on the finger of a Black person

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM researchers find racial disparities in patient care associated with inaccurate medical device

August 3, 2022 — 
Dr. Barret Rush and Dr. Jennifer Ziegler have co-authored a study that has found critically ill Black, Asian and Hispanic patients receive less supplemental oxygen than white patients – a discrepancy associated with a flaw in the fingertip device used to measure oxygen in the blood

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Dr. Peter Nickerson.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. Peter Nickerson appointed dean of health sciences and medicine

July 28, 2022 — 
Dr. Peter Nickerson, a prominent physician and researcher in the field of organ transplantation, has been appointed dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and dean of the Max Rady College of Medicine at the University of Manitoba

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Portrait of Dr. Marcia Anderson.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. Marcia Anderson wins Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration

July 19, 2022 — 
The Institute of Public Administration of Canada Manitoba region has announced that Dr. Marcia Anderson is the winner of the 2022 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration.

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Closeup of blood cells.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Federal research grants fuel discovery at UM medical college

July 15, 2022 — 
The molecular mechanisms of the immune system and the intricate workings of the brain are two of the research areas in which professors from the Max Rady College of Medicine have secured recent federal funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Innovative UM research focuses on brain stimulation to improve benefits of cognitive behavioural therapy

July 11, 2022 — 
The Winnipeg Foundation Innovation Fund has awarded a $100,000 grant to a University of Manitoba research team aiming to improve the benefits of cognitive behavioural therapy by combining it with non-invasive brain stimulation.

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A woman is on a video call on her laptop computer with another person.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM study seeks participants for cognitive behaviour therapy studies

July 5, 2022 — 
A University of Manitoba research team is looking for public safety workers and members of the general public to participate in studies that involve enrolling in a course designed to build resiliency and help improve mental health.

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Portrait of Dr. Alwyn Gomez.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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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