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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Asking the tough questions about health care disparities

November 28, 2022 — 
Four Vanier Scholars to join Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Delivering truth in the name of Reconciliation

September 23, 2022 — 
Responding to Call to Action #19, Wanda Phillips-Beck studied the health care policy known as “out for confinement".

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Portrait of Dr. Kathleen Decker. A whiteboard with blue writing all over it is in the background.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM study focuses on impact of COVID-19 pandemic on cancer care in Manitoba

August 11, 2022 — 
A University of Manitoba study focused on understanding the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on cancer care in Manitoba has received more than $439,000 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Meet the recipients of the inaugural Indigenous Doctoral Program Fellowships

May 5, 2022 — 
These UM recipients are leading the next generation of students shaping the future of Indigenous-led research

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Michelle Driedger wearing a Metis sash in front of a red background

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Trustworthy Transmission

May 3, 2022 — 
How to clearly communicate health information is a central research question for Dr. Michelle Driedger, a professor of community health sciences in the Max Rady College of Medicine.

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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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Andrea Blanchard surrounded by trees

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

The perfect blend of art and science

April 14, 2022 — 
Growing up, Dr. Andrea Blanchard watched her father James Blanchard, PhD work on HIV/AIDS public health programs in India. As an adult, she knew she wanted to help people in the same way as her dad.

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Noralou Roos

Population health pioneer inducted into Medical Hall of Fame

September 29, 2021 — 
Professor Emerita Dr. Noralou P. Roos is being recognized for unlocking the potential of big data systems analysis to clarify the social determinants of health, helping inform effective policies in support of universal health care

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Stethoscope and globe

Two UM researchers inducted into Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

September 13, 2021 — 
Drs. Keith Fowke and Ruth Ann Marie of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have been appointed as Fellows.

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Royal Society of Canada

Highest honour for three UM professors

September 7, 2021 — 
Michael Eskin and Evelyn Forget are the newest UM Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada, and Meghan Azad is a newest UM Member

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