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An Indigenous woman brushes her baby's teeth.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM partners with Indigenous communities to reduce kids’ tooth decay

November 2, 2020 — 
A research project that will strive to reduce the high rate of early childhood tooth decay among First Nations and Métis children in Manitoba has been awarded a grant of nearly $1.5 million

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UM alumnus Dr. Carlos Quinonez stands outside at the University of Toronto, where he is a faculty member.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Open wide for equity

October 20, 2020 — 
UM alumnus Dr. Carlos Quiñonez, a leading advocate for dental policy reform, says it’s time for Canada to introduce a national dental plan to make access more equitable.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM welcomes new class of future dentists and dental hygienists

October 9, 2020 — 
The Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry's Opening Assembly has taken place annually since the late 1950s, but this year was unique.

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Nursing students at orientation

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New Rady Faculty students experience unique orientation in 2020

September 10, 2020 — 
Unlike years past when socializing and getting to know new classmates were the norm during orientation, first-year students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences started their 2020/2021 school year in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry/dental hygiene and rehabilitation sciences with orientation activities and welcoming ceremonies in mostly virtual settings.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dental clinic to reopen with pandemic safety measures

September 2, 2020 — 
While the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry’s undergraduate clinic will look different when it reopens to patients on September 8, the same high-quality care the dental students, and their supervising faculty members, provide will remain the same.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Read new issue of RadyUM magazine online

August 11, 2020 — 
The summer 2020 issue of the RadyUM magazine is digital only and now available online.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Scientists cautiously reopen labs on Bannatyne campus

July 16, 2020 — 
The lights are back on in some of the labs and world-class experiments have resumed.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM virtual convocation celebrates Rady Faculty Class of 2020

June 30, 2020 — 
Instead of crossing the stage at a typical graduation ceremony, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences students participated in an unprecedented UM virtual convocation – and had the opportunity to view the celebration alongside family and friends on their digital devices.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pediatric dentistry graduate program alumnae score in top 3% on US exam

May 19, 2020 — 
Two graduates of the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry’s pediatric dentistry graduate program were awarded the 2019 Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM team steps up to treat dental emergencies

May 1, 2020 — 
Professors and instructors from the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry are treating patients for dental emergencies at Health Sciences Centre (HSC) under a pandemic plan that went into effect this week.

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