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Compilation of headshots of six Rady Faculty women.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Embracing ‘the beauty of diversity’ on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2023 — 
Today is International Women’s Day – a worldwide day dedicated to highlighting women’s progress and taking action to drive gender equity.

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Profile of Margaret Hart.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Ininiw scholar bringing Indigenous curriculum to occupational therapy

January 27, 2023 — 
Since joining the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences in the role of Ininiw scholar, Margaret Hart has been working toward a complete rebuild of the occupational therapy program to incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing.

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Headshot of Dr. Christina Kim.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady women build leadership skills through Martha Donovan funding

January 24, 2023 — 
Six faculty members and students have received support for leadership training as winners of Winnipeg Foundation Martha Donovan Women's Leadership Development Awards.

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Young men exercising in the physical therapy room next to their health care providers.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College joins WHO network to promote rehab sciences as an essential service

January 23, 2023 — 
The College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences recently joined the World Rehabilitation Alliance (WRA), a global network hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Dr. Anuprita Kanitkar holds a pair of tongs with a sensor attached while looking at a computer game on a monitor.

Researcher collaborates on developing game-based rehab platform

January 20, 2023 — 
Dr. Anuprita Kanitkar is co-developing a computer game-based rehab platform that helps clients improve their arm or hand function after a stroke or spinal cord injury.

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University and community representatives work at tables in a conference room.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rehab partnership with First Nations grows

December 15, 2022 — 
A First Nations partnership at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences has doubled its community reach in the last six years.

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Karen McElroy sits at her desk with several respiratory therapy devices.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Breathing Rural

December 12, 2022 — 
When Karen McElroy chose a career in respiratory therapy (RT), she was attracted to the “adrenaline junkie” side of it – the intense situations in emergency rooms where there are sometimes only minutes to save a patient’s life.

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Individual portraits of the winners side-by-side.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Six grad students receive Rady Dean’s Prize

December 6, 2022 — 
The Dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Student Achievement Prize was awarded to six exceptional graduate students in 2022.

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Jacquie Ripat in the smart suite kitchen with her smartphone.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Advancing Assistive Tech

December 5, 2022 — 
In her 30-year occupational therapy career, one of the biggest changes Jacquie Ripat [BMROT/92, M.Sc./98, PhD/11] has seen in her field is the mainstream adoption of technology that was once used almost exclusively by people with disabilities.

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Atheicia Bautista, grade 11 students, practices suturing in the skills lab

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Discovery Day returns to Bannatyne campus for hands-on learning experience

November 18, 2022 — 
Over 300 high school students from 70 school across Manitoba attended the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Discovery Days in Health Sciences November 10 to explore a wide range of career paths in health sciences-related fields with interactive workshops conducted by award-winning faculty members.

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