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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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A photo of one of the original buildings on the Bannatyne campus.

Virgin Radio Winnipeg: The group of Manitoba students hoping to bring Christmas meals to ICU staff

December 11, 2020 — 
Students at the University of Manitoba have teamed up with a local business to help spread some holiday cheer to those working on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Seniors walking at university

Prof honoured for improving lives of older Canadians

October 23, 2020 — 
Dr. Verena Menec has been named a Distinguished Member of the Canadian Association on Gerontology

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Tracie Afifi

Research and International

Protecting children from maltreatment

July 22, 2020 — 
Professor Tracie Afifi, a world-renowned expert in child maltreatment and mental health, has been awarded a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Childhood Adversity and Resilience.

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Playground Swings

Research and International

The Measure of Maltreatment

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.

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