Community Health Sciences News Archive
July 13, 2020 —
For nearly two decades, Dr. Tracie Afifi has studied the ways in which adults abuse children, the harms that can result, and what can be done to keep kids safe.
June 19, 2020 —
Considered to be the Canadian equivalent of the United Kingdom’s Rhodes Scholarships, these $150,000 awards will help recruit and keep top doctoral students from across the country and around the world
April 22, 2020 —
This collaborative research project will examine the experiences of older adults during the coronavirus pandemic, exploring how they cope, the impacts on their physical and mental health, and changes to how they access health-care services.
April 14, 2020 —
Dr. Joss Reimer, Manitoba's medical officer of health and director of undergraduate medical education in community health sciences at the University of Manitoba, believes that re-opening the province for business following the peak of COVID-19 will be challenging.
March 10, 2020 —
Dr. Sharon Bruce, new head of community health sciences (CHS) in the Max Rady College of Medicine, is taking the lead of a growing and changing department situated within an evolving discipline.
March 6, 2020 —
Two University of Manitoba researchers have received nearly $1 million in COVID-19 Rapid Response Program funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for research projects that focus on public health responses in Indigenous populations.
January 17, 2020 —
Training next generation to close gap in AI and health inequalities
December 2, 2019 —
A new event on campus is aiming to spread awareness and reduce stigma around addiction and substance abuse.
May 23, 2019 —
Professor Tracie Afifi, an international child maltreatment and mental health researcher, and advocate for children’s rights, has received the Gold Leaf Prize for Outstanding Achievements by an Early Career Investigator
April 2, 2019 —
As the Donner Canadian Foundation has announced, Evelyn Forget an economist and professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba, has made the short list for the Donner Prize