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Student Chioma Nwagbo outside the Helen Glass Centre for Nursing at Fort Garry campus.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

COVID throws curve for new nurses, student researcher learns

October 14, 2021 — 
Newly graduated nurses are dealing with a higher level of stress and anxiety as they join the workforce in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, a third-year international student in the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences learned this summer.

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Nursing students at bench promoting connection and mental health at the Helen Glass Centre for Nursing.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Benches promote connection, mental health for students and community

October 8, 2021 — 
Two new benches that offer more than a place to rest were recently installed by the College of Nursing, coinciding with World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10.

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Four students working on the community health project: Taylor Naccarato, Prabhnoor Osahan, Victoria Ploszay and Mark Philip.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Students to play major role in interprofessional community health project

October 4, 2021 — 
A group of students from three different Rady Faculty of Health Sciences colleges took part this summer in an ongoing interprofessional initiative to create a student-infused community health centre in Manitoba

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Artwork by Marcus Gosse from a video created for Orange Shirt Day 2021.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing students hold moving Orange Shirt Day virtual event

September 29, 2021 — 
Over 80 students, faculty, staff and guests attended an emotional 80-minute virtual ceremony held by the Nursing Students’ Association (NSA) and College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences to mark Every Child Matters – Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 29

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Michael and Christine Egan at her Ph.D. convocation 1999.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Health sciences alum remembered on 9/11 anniversary

September 10, 2021 — 
Twenty years after the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences continues to honour the legacy of Dr. Christine Egan, a Max Rady College of Medicine alumna who was visiting her brother, Michael, at the World Trade Center in New York when the twin towers were struck by hijacked passenger jets in the infamous terrorist attack. 

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The five winners of 2021 Canadian Nurses Foundation awards.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Canadian Nurses Foundation awards UM grad students

August 27, 2021 — 
Five graduate students from the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences were recently designated as 2021 Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF) scholars, including two who received an award with a connection to the college’s history.

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Dr. Tom Hack.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Renowned nursing researcher honoured as Distinguished Professor

July 16, 2021 — 
College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences professor and world-renowned researcher Dr. Tom Hack has been recognized by UM with the title of Distinguished Professor.

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Congratulations to three new UM Distinguished Professors

July 14, 2021 — 
Dr. Mostafa Fayek, Dr. Thomas Hack, and Dr. Sandra Kouritzin are 2021 recipients, effective May 19

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Screenshot of a virtual meeting of muslim members of Parliament in May 2021.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing PhD, master’s grad speak to Parliament about cancer, COVID

June 8, 2021 — 
Tara Horrill, who is set to graduate with her PhD from the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences on June 15, and Anisa Isse, who earned a UM nursing PhD in 2019, both had the rare opportunity to speak to members of Parliament over the last two months.

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Shared Health chief nursing officer Lanette Siragusa addresses media at a news briefing.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Laser-focused Leadership

May 11, 2021 — 
Celebrating National Nursing Week and acknowledging all nurses and nursing students across Manitoba for their vital contributions

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