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

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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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A student poses with her bachelor of nursing pin.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Over 100 new nurses graduate, join profession at Pinning Ceremony

June 15, 2022 — 
For the first time in over two years, the University of Manitoba’s newest nursing graduates were welcomed to the profession at an in-person ceremony on June 9.

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Profile of Shireen Bell

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Creating culturally safe learning environments for BIPOC students

June 1, 2022 — 
Post-secondary institutions need to move into actionable strategies to support the success of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) students, a UM nursing PhD student said at a recent virtual presentation hosted by the College of Nursing

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Student Gillian Laninga sits on a bench outside the College of Nursing building at Fort Garry Campus.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing students, faculty launch mental health awareness program

May 13, 2022 — 
As part of National Nursing Week, a group of students and faculty at the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences officially launched a new initiative promoting mental health awareness with an engaging virtual event on May 10.

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A female Indigenous nursing student stands in front of the College of Nursing building.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Celebrating UM Indigenous nursing grads

May 12, 2022 — 
In honour of National Nursing Week, Mahkwa omushki kiim: Pathway to Indigenous Nursing Education (PINE), which offers support to Indigenous students at the College of Nursing in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, reached out to several Indigenous nursing alumni to learn about their careers and reflections on their time at UM. Below are a selection of the responses.

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A young health-care professional of Asian descent and an elderly patient of African discuss the patient’s care while looking at a tablet computer.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM grad students receive significant CIHR research awards

May 6, 2022 — 
Three University of Manitoba graduate students, including two from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, were among 255 across Canada to receive doctoral research awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in April. Each student received $105,000 over three years for their projects.

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Profile of Claire Betker.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Passion for Public Health

May 4, 2022 — 
From a young age, Dr. Claire Betker [BN/77] felt called to the nursing profession. She was captivated by stories of her maternal grandmother, a registered nurse whom neither she nor her mother ever had a chance to know.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

First Rady Faculty graduate studentship awardees grateful, honoured

April 27, 2022 — 
Over 30 graduate students from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have been awarded graduate studentships, a new scholarship offered to RFHS graduate students enrolled in their first or second year of a thesis-based master’s or doctoral program.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Applications open for Rady student work experience opportunity in Africa

April 12, 2022 — 
Undergraduate students from health professional programs at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences now have an opportunity to apply for a fully funded two-to-three month experiential learning placement in one of seven African countries.

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