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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Social, not just biological factors, key in increased knee injuries among girls and women

March 26, 2021 — 
A University of Manitoba professor is the co-author of a paper in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) which argues that the reason women are more prone to sports injuries has more to do with gendered environments than female biology.

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A standing woman wearing a virtual-reality headset stretches one arm upward in front of her.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New Gerry McDole Professor to test virtual-reality yoga for stroke rehabilitation

March 17, 2021 — 
Stroke survivors in rural Manitoba will wear virtual reality (VR) headsets for yoga sessions and memory-training exercises in an innovative UM pilot study. 

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nine grad students receive Rady Faculty Dean’s Prize

February 12, 2021 — 
The Dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Student Achievement Prize was awarded to nine exceptional graduate students in 2020.

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UM postdoctoral fellow Dr. Inna Rabinovich-Nikitin, whose research is based at the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences at the St. Boniface Albrechtsen Research Centre, is pictured in a lab there.

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Awards advance Rady women in leadership learning

February 5, 2021 — 
Ten faculty members, students or trainees in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have received 2020 leadership development awards through The Winnipeg Foundation’s Martha Donovan Fund

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Explore health-related graduate programs at virtual Open House

February 3, 2021 — 
The Graduate Studies Open House for health sciences programs at UM is being offered via Zoom this year, promising an introduction to a wealth of master’s and PhD degree opportunities.

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Student award winners

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rehabilitation Sciences faculty and students celebrate success at virtual awards ceremony

November 30, 2020 — 
The College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences honoured 17 of its 116 Class of 2020 graduates at its Convocation Awards ceremony, held virtually on Nov. 26.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Curtain call for the class of 2020

October 14, 2020 — 
Adam Decker, who earned his PhD conducting research with Cirque du Soleil, joins 15 of his fellow FKRM graduands in earning degrees at Fall Convocation.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Read new issue of RadyUM magazine online

August 11, 2020 — 
The summer 2020 issue of the RadyUM magazine is digital only and now available online.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Interdisciplinary Innovation

December 17, 2019 — 
Three interdisciplinary research projects have been chosen for grants in 2020, the final year of the Rady Innovation Fund

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Inspiring next generation of Indigenous health-care professionals

October 15, 2019 — 
Maximus Sandberg stood in the middle of the Pinaymootang School gym holding a stack of pamphlets and papers he planned to take home and read. The Grade 12 student had just visited the 10 booths that were part of the health-care professions career fair held on Pinaymootang First Nation on September 24.

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