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Students wearing white coats each hold a piece of paper. They are reading the Physician's Pledge.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM to welcome new medical students at White Coat Ceremony

August 24, 2022 — 
When first-year University of Manitoba medical students don their white coats at this year’s Inaugural Day Exercises and White Coat Ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 24, the learners from a cross-section of ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds will begin their journey to becoming doctors

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Portrait of Dr. Terry Klassen.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM researchers to develop COVID-19 resources related to kids coming to Emergency

August 15, 2022 — 
A University of Manitoba project aimed at providing emergency department health-care professionals with the latest information about conditions related to COVID-19 and children has received more than $433,000 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

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Portrait of Dr. Kathleen Decker. A whiteboard with blue writing all over it is in the background.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM study focuses on impact of COVID-19 pandemic on cancer care in Manitoba

August 11, 2022 — 
A University of Manitoba study focused on understanding the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on cancer care in Manitoba has received more than $439,000 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Innovative UM research focuses on brain stimulation to improve benefits of cognitive behavioural therapy

July 11, 2022 — 
The Winnipeg Foundation Innovation Fund has awarded a $100,000 grant to a University of Manitoba research team aiming to improve the benefits of cognitive behavioural therapy by combining it with non-invasive brain stimulation.

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A woman is on a video call on her laptop computer with another person.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM study seeks participants for cognitive behaviour therapy studies

July 5, 2022 — 
A University of Manitoba research team is looking for public safety workers and members of the general public to participate in studies that involve enrolling in a course designed to build resiliency and help improve mental health.

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Portrait of Dr. Alwyn Gomez.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM neurosurgery resident receives CIHR fellowship to study brain injuries

July 4, 2022 — 
Near the start of Dr. Alwyn Gomez’s residency training, he was on call when a young patient arrived with a traumatic brain injury after falling off a horse. Her family wanted to know how she was going to do. Gomez didn’t have the answer.

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The graduates each hold an eagle feather and wear a braided sweetgrass lapel pin.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Ongomiizwin celebrates medical grads, Elder Margaret Lavallee

June 9, 2022 — 
The group of new doctors stood before the audience and smiled proudly. Each held an eagle feather and wore a braided sweetgrass lapel pin

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Four cyclists and a pedestrian use a multi-use trail.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM study finds living near trails reduces risk for heart disease

June 7, 2022 — 
A University of Manitoba-led study found that living close to a trail used for walking, running and cycling leads to an eight per cent reduction in the risk factors for heart disease

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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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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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