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Dr. Brian Postl at the 2021 virtual spring convocation.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty Class of 2021 celebrates Spring Convocation virtually

June 15, 2021 — 
For the second year in a row, graduates at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences had their Spring Convocation online, viewing the celebration on screen rather than in person. But that didn’t dampen the spirits of the 387 graduates, their families and other supporters at the June 15 ceremony.

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A student wears a graduation cap and on the tassel is 2021.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Newest Manitoba health-care professionals set to graduate

June 15, 2021 — 
Manitoba’s newest health professionals will graduate this afternoon at a virtual Convocation ceremony.

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Three recipients of the College of Pharmacy Class of 1966 Scholarship sit around a coffee table with two alumni and the dean of the College of Pharmacy.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pharmacy Class of 1966 an inspiration to future pharmacists

June 11, 2021 — 
While 2021 graduates Megha Kaushal and Cole Janke are grateful for the financial assistance they received as recipients of the College of Pharmacy Class of 1966 Scholarship, it was the meaningful connections they made with members of the class that made a lasting impression.

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Research and International

Meet Jill Stobart, 2020 Rh Award Winner in the Health Sciences category

May 17, 2021 — 
Jill Stobart aims to disentangle complex brain circuits to determine how cells are wired together and how local blood flow ensures proper energy supply to these cells.

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Pharmacy students, preceptors and pharmacy staff stand in the Southdale Shoppers Drug Mart.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

PharmD students complete first-ever community pharmacy rotation

April 12, 2021 — 
Karn Chahal was nervous about beginning his first experiential rotation in a community pharmacy. He wasn’t sure if he knew as much as he should and if he would be able to apply what he’d learned in class to real-life situations.

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Dr. Sheryl Zelenitsky (left), student Wenxia Luo and faculty member Dr. Ted Lakowski in a lab at the College of Pharmacy

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

The Right Dose

April 6, 2021 — 
Dr. Sheryl Zelenitsky [B.Sc.Pharm/89], a faculty member of the College of Pharmacy for the past 28 years, studies the optimal use of antimicrobials (antibiotics), particularly in hospitals. Her research was interprofessional long before it became a buzzword.

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A man sitting upright in a hospital chair with his legs stretched in front of him pedals a stationary cycling wheel while receiving dialysis.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty secures $9.5 million in support for health research

April 1, 2021 — 
Nineteen research projects led by professors from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have received a total of $9.5 million in grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Weighing the risks and benefits of medication use during pregnancy

March 30, 2021 — 
Massive Canada-wide data set will provide more reliable answers on medication use during pregnancy

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM Café connects students with mentors

March 29, 2021 — 
The pandemic may have put a dent in Starbucks visits but hasn’t stopped  Rady Faculty of Health Sciences students and alumni from meeting over a virtual cup of coffee.

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Illustration of matches for ResearchLIFE feature.

Preventing unintended disaster

March 1, 2021 — 
A UM team is starting a novel study to see if our cautionary measures are enabling a disaster somewhere else

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