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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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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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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Optimizing the Team

July 7, 2022 — 
Sheri Dyck [B.Sc.Pharm/96] remembers a pivotal moment from her UM pharmacy education.     “Very early on, one of the professors explained the role of a hospital pharmacist – that you would be part of an interprofessional team and collaborate on patient care,” Dyck recalls.

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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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Portrait of Dr. Sherif Eltonsy.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New training platform for emerging medications and pregnancy researchers

May 9, 2022 — 
Early career researchers and trainees from across Canada working in the field of medications and pregnancy research now have the chance to gain new skills thanks to a Canadian Institutes of Health Research-funded training platform

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Dr. Abdullah Al Maruf lifts the lid of a microcentrifuge and looks inside.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

In the Genes

April 29, 2022 — 
When Dr. Abdullah Al Maruf’s mother passed away at 65, she was taking more than 15 medications for diabetes, gout, anxiety and high blood pressure. Some of the drugs didn’t seem to be effective, and others caused side effects.

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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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A graduate student wearing a lab coat works in a pharmacy lab.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pharmacy Research Day highlights studies of drug effects, multiple sclerosis data

April 21, 2022 — 
A graduate student who won the award for the best oral presentation at the College of Pharmacy’s Research Day says it’s gratifying to conduct research that has strong potential to benefit patients

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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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