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Guneet Uppal and Diana Prince pose for a photo. File folders are on shelves behind them.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

B.Sc. (Med.) program provides students with valuable research experience

October 30, 2023 — 
Meeting like-minded people was one of the reasons Guneet Uppal took part in the bachelor of science in medicine (B.Sc. (Med.) program.

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Five MPAS students wearing white coats and stethoscopes are sitting in chairs. A crowd of people is sitting behind them.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New MPAS students aim to make positive impact

September 7, 2023 — 
Angel Sen was about to tear up when she received her stethoscope during the Master of Physician Assistant Studies’ (MPAS) Inaugural Exercises.

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10 medical students stand on stage wearing white coats. Faculty members and special guests stand behind the students.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

‘Be the future that we need,’ physician urges new UM medical students

August 24, 2023 — 
This year’s new medical students at UM have lived through the struggles of a pandemic. But they still show a passionate drive to care for others, a prominent Manitoba physician said at the students’ official welcome ceremony on Aug. 23.

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Portrait of Khushali Trivedi in a lab. She is wearing a lab coat. She is holding a pen and a note book is on the counter.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady grad student profile: Khushali Trivedi aims to be role model

August 14, 2023 — 
Khushali Trivedi is focused on understanding if a particular protein plays a role in the development of gestational diabetes, one of the most common types of complications that occurs during pregnancy.

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Portrait of Dr. Grant Pierce. In the background is the St. Boniface Hospital logo and it reads "Hopital St-Boniface Hospital, Recherche, Research," and "Foundation."

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM distinguished professor in Rady appointed to Order of Canada

July 6, 2023 — 
Dr. Grant Pierce was appointed Member of the Order of Canada for his contributions as a distinguished professor of physiology and pathophysiology at the Max Rady College of Medicine and for identifying the value of foods like flaxseed in the prevention of cardiovascular disease.

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Three students wearing graduation caps, gowns and lilac coloured diploma in dental hygiene stoles. One student holds a smartphone and takes a selfie with the other two students.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Newest Manitoba health-care professionals set to graduate

May 17, 2023 — 
Manitoba’s newest physicians, dentists, dental hygienists and pharmacists will graduate on May 18, 2023, at the University of Manitoba’s Bannatyne campus convocation ceremonies.

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Four people sit at a round table. Drs. François and Jacobsen sit at another round table. Dr. Doupe stands at a lectern.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Norwegians in Manitoba to learn about province’s older adult care

May 11, 2023 — 
A group of health-care researchers, professionals, students and decision-makers from Norway are in Winnipeg this week to learn how older adults are cared for in Manitoba.

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Three students sit at a table and another student is standing as they pose for a photo. Food is on their plates.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Ramadan event brings medical professionals together

May 9, 2023 — 
A group of Muslim medical students, residents and physicians gathered on the Bannatyne campus last month to break their fast during Ramadan.

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A teenager is jogging.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM study aims to boost mental health of teens with Type 1 diabetes

May 4, 2023 — 
A study led by a University of Manitoba researcher aims to improve the mental health of teenagers living with Type 1 diabetes by increasing physical activity and assigning them a peer mentor who has gone through similar experiences.

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Portrait of Dr. Tanveer Sharif in his lab. He is wearing a lab coat. There is scientific equipment and bottles on the counter and on shelves behind him.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM scientist develops innovative strategy to combat childhood brain cancer

May 2, 2023 — 
A discovery made by a University of Manitoba researcher could lead to safer and more effective treatments for childhood brain cancer.

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