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Eight kids pose for the photo holding helium-filled balloons. A dental student stands with them.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM children’s dental outreach program marks 25 years of caring for inner-city kids

April 30, 2024 — 
For the past 25 years, thousands of inner-city children have received the dental care they needed thanks to a partnership between the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry and the Winnipeg School Division.

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Patient in a dental chair with their mouth open. Dr. Kim performs dental treatment while wearing white gloves and holding dental instruments.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

A Dream of Service

January 19, 2024 — 
When Aaron Kim [DMD/87] was in Grade 1, his teacher asked each student what they wanted to be when they grew up. He declared that he wanted to be a doctor to help people in Africa.

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Winter on Fort Garry campus, looking at walkway along UMSU University Centre and towards the Administration Building.

UM subjects rank among Canada’s and world’s top universities

November 6, 2023 — 
Influential annual list by ShanghaiRanking rates five UM subjects in Canada’s top 10, one in top five

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Sophie Chen looks at small fish tanks containing zebrafish. There are dozens of tanks in the room.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Summer research program a learning experience for dental students

September 18, 2023 — 
Sophie Chen is only halfway through the bachelor of science in dentistry (B.Sc. (Dent.) program and she’s already gained valuable skills and experience that will help her when she’s a practicing dentist.

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Rows of students in white coats are standing. They are each holding an open folder, and reading the Community Code off a piece of paper.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dentistry, dental hygiene students pursue their dreams

September 13, 2023 — 
When Cody Magun donned his white coat at the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry’s White Coat Ceremony last week, he was one step closer to realizing his dream of becoming a dentist.

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Dr. Olubukola-Olatosi sits on a small couch. Behind her is a sign that reads "tooth paste." The two "o's" in tooth form eyes and there are eyebrows above them and a mouth below. A smiling plush tooth with one tooth is also behind her.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady grad student profile: Dr. Olubukola Olatosi passionate about early childhood oral health

July 24, 2023 — 
Dr. Olubukola Olatosi’s PhD research combines her passion for pediatric dentistry with public health.

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Md Mahamudul Haque wears a lab coat in a research lab. He inspects a petri dish.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady grad student profile: Md Mahamudul Haque investigating new ways to combat bacterium

July 17, 2023 — 
Md Mahamudul Haque is in a battle with a pathogenic microbe.

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Dr. Carla Cohn stands in an operating room.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

All Smiles

July 5, 2023 — 
Carla Cohn [DMD/91] has spent her 30-year career making a difference in the lives of little ones.

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Portrait of Dr. Dieter Schönwetter standing in a dental clinic.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

People Person

June 15, 2023 — 
What Dieter Schönwetter [BA/87, MA/89, PhD/96] enjoys most about research isn’t collecting data or analyzing findings. It’s connecting with people.

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Small groups of people look at research posters at a Research Day event.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Award winners share passion for dental research

May 29, 2023 — 
Earning the prize for the best basic research poster at the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry’s Research Day for the second year in a row left Md Mahamudul Haque feeling elated.

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