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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Four UM graduate students named Vanier Scholars

August 29, 2023 — 
Students from the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, and Faculty of Science are Vanier Scholars

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Shahin Shabanipour portrait

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady grad student profile: Shahin Shabanipour’s fascination with neuroscience fuels passion for Alzheimer’s research

August 8, 2023 — 
About 50 million people in the world are diagnosed with dementia and this number is projected to triple. This graduate student is working to find out why.

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Cover of the RadyUM magazine featuring a smiling pharmacy graduate in graduation cap and gown. Text on cover reads, "University of Manitoba Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Magazine" and "RadyUM" and "Issue 12, Summer 2023" and "Pharm Fresh."

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

First PharmD grads featured in RadyUM magazine

July 27, 2023 — 
The cover story of the new issue of RadyUM magazine features the “pharm fresh” Class of 2023 – the first grads to complete the new doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree at UM.

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Pills image from iStock.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Patient Safety Advocate 

July 13, 2023 — 
Alumna Susan Lessard-Friesen received a Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions, including the implementation of Safety IQ, a mandatory incident-reporting program in Manitoba.

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Students work with a client at the Physical Therapy Neuro Rehab Clinic at Riverview Health Centre.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Student-led physio clinic offers interprofessional approach

July 10, 2023 — 
This spring, for the first time in 20 years, the College of Rehabilitation Sciences’ student-led Physical Therapy Neuro Rehab Clinic brought in students from three additional health disciplines for a trial run of a more holistic approach to patient care.

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Patient holding a prescription bottle.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pharmacy dean, medicine prof spread word on deprescribing

July 7, 2023 — 
"We can do so much with medications to help patients, but we also need to think about when it’s time to reevaluate," says dean of pharmacy.

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Headshot of Dr. Kaarina Kowalec

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College of Pharmacy researcher uses genetics to find links between depression and MS

July 4, 2023 — 
Research aims to provide early interventions and improve mental and physical health outcomes for MS patients.

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Seyed Mojtaba Hosseini pointing to his research poster

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Grad students recognized at UM student health research forum

June 28, 2023 — 
Over 130 graduate students from across the province, and representing a variety of health disciplines, presented their research in this year’s poster competition at the Manitoba Student Health Research Forum (MSHRF) as part of the three-day event at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences. “This event is all about the grad students. It provides opportunity for them to present their research, refine their communication skills and be recognized for their achievements through the large suite of awards,” said Dr. Samantha Pauls, assistant professor at the College of Pharmacy and co-chair of the MSHRF.

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Mural featuring Indigenous symbols is unveiled. Blake Angeconeb stands near a lectern on the stage. People in the crowd are wearing orange shirts and some are taking photos of the mural.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Indigenous Impact

June 19, 2023 — 
Last year, a striking new mural by Anishinaabe artist Blake Angeconeb was unveiled on a towering wall in the Brodie Centre atrium on the Bannatyne campus.

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Research and International

Café Scientifique Spring 2023 Season concludes

June 7, 2023 — 
Presentations featuring 24 UM researchers available for online viewing.

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