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A student poses with her bachelor of nursing pin.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Over 100 new nurses graduate, join profession at Pinning Ceremony

June 15, 2022 — 
For the first time in over two years, the University of Manitoba’s newest nursing graduates were welcomed to the profession at an in-person ceremony on June 9.

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Profile of Shireen Bell

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Creating culturally safe learning environments for BIPOC students

June 1, 2022 — 
Post-secondary institutions need to move into actionable strategies to support the success of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) students, a UM nursing PhD student said at a recent virtual presentation hosted by the College of Nursing

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Student Gillian Laninga sits on a bench outside the College of Nursing building at Fort Garry Campus.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing students, faculty launch mental health awareness program

May 13, 2022 — 
As part of National Nursing Week, a group of students and faculty at the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences officially launched a new initiative promoting mental health awareness with an engaging virtual event on May 10.

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A female Indigenous nursing student stands in front of the College of Nursing building.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Celebrating UM Indigenous nursing grads

May 12, 2022 — 
In honour of National Nursing Week, Mahkwa omushki kiim: Pathway to Indigenous Nursing Education (PINE), which offers support to Indigenous students at the College of Nursing in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, reached out to several Indigenous nursing alumni to learn about their careers and reflections on their time at UM. Below are a selection of the responses.

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A young health-care professional of Asian descent and an elderly patient of African discuss the patient’s care while looking at a tablet computer.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM grad students receive significant CIHR research awards

May 6, 2022 — 
Three University of Manitoba graduate students, including two from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, were among 255 across Canada to receive doctoral research awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in April. Each student received $105,000 over three years for their projects.

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Profile of Claire Betker.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Passion for Public Health

May 4, 2022 — 
From a young age, Dr. Claire Betker [BN/77] felt called to the nursing profession. She was captivated by stories of her maternal grandmother, a registered nurse whom neither she nor her mother ever had a chance to know.

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Profiles of Mandy Archibald and Hagar Labouta.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady researchers to develop ‘placenta on a chip’ and living lab platform

April 5, 2022 — 
Two Rady Faculty of Health Sciences faculty members and researchers at the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM) were recently awarded New Investigator Research Grants from the Sick Kids Foundation, a national health education group, and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health.

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Portrait of Dr. Angela Cooper Braithwaite.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Speaker series to focus on racism in nursing

February 11, 2022 — 
The College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences has launched a new monthly speaker series that will address racism in nursing practice and education.

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Genevieve Thompson poses by a river.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

‘Out of the Shadows’

January 14, 2022 — 
While COVID-related public health restrictions have put a pause on much of her research, Genevieve Thompson [BN/97, MN/03, PhD/07] says the pandemic is having a positive effect on the future of her work.

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Roberta Woodgate and Christina West.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM nursing profs recognized for excellence

December 21, 2021 — 
Two faculty members from the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences were recently honoured with prestigious awards from the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing.

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