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David Ambrose poses in his play therapy clinic, with gym mats and colourful balls behind him.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Therapist at Play

May 17, 2022 — 
When David Ambrose [BMROT/00] was 10 years old, growing up in Teulon, Man., the first seeds of his career were planted while he watched the Calgary Flames make a run for the Stanley Cup in 1989. It wasn’t hockey legends like Lanny McDonald who caught his attention. Instead, he noticed Bearcat Murray, the team’s athletic trainer, tending to injured players on the ice.

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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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bright colored sweater and her Asian friend walk around the city.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Panelists to health professionals: See every person as whole person, not just their disability

April 4, 2022 — 
People with disabilities often avoid going to hospital or doctors’ offices because those areas are not equipped to address “non-conformist” bodies and minds, said Nancy Hansen, director of UM’s interdisciplinary master’s program in disability studies, at a recent panel discussion on ableism in health care.

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An elderly man looks at a tablet while wearing headphones. A wheelchair is in the background

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Health research projects receive $31M in federal funding

March 31, 2022 — 
CIHR announces investment to provide new training and development opportunities for early career researchers and trainees across Canada; faculty members from Rady Faculty of Health Sciences playing roles in projects funded through the new initiative

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A health care worker assists a woman in a wheelchair in a hospital hallway.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Panel to explore disability experience in health care

March 17, 2022 — 
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will host a panel discussion on March 21 exploring ableism in health care and the dangers that poses to persons with disabilities

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Cover of Winter 2021 issue of RadyUM magazine.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Latest issue of RadyUM magazine available now

March 16, 2022 — 
The Winter 2021 issue of RadyUM magazine is now online, bringing you engaging stories of student and faculty achievement, alumni accomplishment, and research dedicated to advancing health and well-being.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM researchers advocate for long-COVID rehabilitation support

February 7, 2022 — 
A group of researchers from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is working to address the growing need to provide proper care to Manitobans living with long COVID. Long COVID is a condition that affects people beyond their initial COVID-19 infection.

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Portraits of the eight Rady Faculty Dean's Prize winners.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Eight grad students ‘empowered’ by Rady Faculty Dean’s Prize

November 19, 2021 — 
The Dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Student Achievement Prize was awarded to eight outstanding graduate students in 2021.

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Toby Lee holds up a test tube and looks at the clear liquid inside. He's in a lab wearing gloves and a protective gown.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM undergrads invited to explore health science opportunities

November 12, 2021 — 
A new seminar program aimed at introducing University of Manitoba undergraduate students to the health sciences is launching in the new year and the organizers are seeking participants

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