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Dr. James Blanchard News Archive

Global Public Health at scale

February 22, 2024 — 
A University of Manitoba (UM) project is focusing on improving maternal and child health in Uttar Pradesh – the largest state in India, with a population of 223 million, across 30,000 healthcare facilities and 300,000 front-line care providers.

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Dr. Frank Plummer poses for the photo in a lab. He is wearing a white coat.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Marking 140 years of health research impact

November 17, 2023 — 
The Max Rady College of Medicine at UM is marking a milestone. It’s been 140 years since it was founded in 1883 as the Manitoba Medical College, Western Canada’s first medical school.

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Research and International

Six-part Canada Research Chair Symposium concludes, showcasing groundbreaking researchers

June 26, 2023 — 
Last week concluded the six-part Canada Research Chair (CRC) Symposium at UM.

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Bannatyne campus.

Research and International

Canada Research Chairs Symposium at Bannatyne campus

June 1, 2023 — 
On June 19 the Canada Research Chair (CRC) Symposium returns to Bannatyne campus for the final presentation of the 2023 school year.

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Stethoscope and globe

Research and International

Four new Fellows from UM join the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

September 2, 2022 — 
Fellows recognized by peers for actionable solutions to complex health challenges

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Medical microbiology and infectious diseases PhD student Ruth Mwatelah presents her poster

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Research Days returns

June 14, 2022 — 
For the first time since 2019, 262 of Canada’s top graduate students from 17 universities will present their research at the University of Manitoba Bannatyne Campus from June 13 – 20, 2022 as part of the 33rd annual Canadian Health Student Research Forum.

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Mother looks at her new born baby.

Donor Relations

UM global public health research partnership contributes to saving mothers and newborns in India

April 26, 2022 — 
Transformational investment supports partnership of UM researchers and government of Uttar Pradesh, India to improve survival for mothers and babies.

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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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Classroom in Uttar Pradesh, India.

UM in India

June 3, 2021 — 
When the pandemic hit India a year ago, UM researchers were asked by the government of Uttar Pradesh to help provide support in dealing with the pandemic

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Health research projects receive federal funding

February 11, 2020 — 
Eight research projects in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have received project grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, totalling $3.8 million in support

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