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Individual portraits of the winners side-by-side.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Six grad students receive Rady Dean’s Prize

December 6, 2022 — 
The Dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Student Achievement Prize was awarded to six exceptional graduate students in 2022.

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Dr. Kelekis-Cholakis is turned towards Samady. They are both wearing masks.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Awards Evening celebrates dentistry, dental hygiene successes

November 24, 2022 — 
Rovielle Rantael was overwhelmed but also felt a sense of accomplishment when she received the news she won a pair of prestigious scholarships.

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Portrait of Dmytro Shulyakov. He is wearing face mask.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

B.Sc. (Dent.) program ‘excites’ dentistry students about research

September 7, 2022 — 
Dmytro Shulyakov had little research experience heading into dental school, so he enrolled in the bachelor of science in dentistry (B.Sc. (Dent.) program to see what it was all about.

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Mahamud Haque stands in front of his poster that is pinned to a bulletin board.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Student research excellence lauded at dentistry Research Day

June 22, 2022 — 
Students focusing on infection, workflow and dental implants were recently announced as winners of the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry’s annual Research Day. 

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Dr. Mary Jane McCallum stands at a lectern. She holds an eagle feather and wears an honorary Doctor of Laws degree gown and hat.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

HD recipient Mary Jane McCallum: ‘Advocate for a better, healthier and more just life for all Canadians’

May 26, 2022 — 
At the 143rd Spring Convocation, Dr. Mary Jane McCallum encouraged the graduating dental and dental hygiene students to continue pursuing knowledge and wisdom so they can give back to society to make it a better place for those who aren’t yet born

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Closeup of a 2022 tassel on a graduation cap.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Newest Manitoba health-care professionals set to graduate

May 18, 2022 — 
Manitoba’s newest health professionals will graduate on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at the University of Manitoba’s Bannatyne campus convocation ceremonies

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Portrait of Dr. Rhonda Switzer-Nadasdi.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Filling a Need

May 10, 2022 — 
When Rhonda Switzer-Nadasdi [DMD/91] was a UM dental student, she took part in a two-week rotation in northern Manitoba that changed her life.

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Dr. Kangmin Duan, wearing a white lab coat, sits in his lab. He is holding an instrument and petri dish.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Advancing Antimicrobials

May 2, 2022 — 
What Dr. Kangmin Duan studies is microscopic, but the problem he’s working on is colossal.

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Portrait of Dr. Milos Lekic.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Alumnus gives back to alma mater

March 17, 2022 — 
When Dr. Milos Lekic was training to be an orthodontist at the University of Manitoba in the mid-2000s, he was focused on wires and braces. Today, orthodontics has gone digital, he said, and students need to learn using state-of-the-art technology.

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Three students in masks volunteering in a kitchen.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Health sciences students spread holiday cheer

December 13, 2021 — 
Students at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have embraced the spirit of giving this holiday season with several volunteer and fundraising activities

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