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Fall Convocation: meet the class of 2021

October 15, 2021 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2021.  Fall Convocation will be held this year from Oct. 18-21 and on Nov. 10

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Future physician assistants welcomed to fast-paced program

September 6, 2018 — 
New students receive stethoscopes as Canada’s only graduate program for PAs marks 10th anniversary


Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

How does your engine run?

August 23, 2018 — 
Innovative OT program adapts to newcomer needs

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The 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient for Service to the University of Manitoba is Isabella Wiebe

The 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Service to the University of Manitoba is Isabella Wiebe

March 7, 2017 — 
Isabella Wiebe has dedicated her career to young people on the cusp of self-discovery

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Former RWB dancer CindyMarie Small is studying in the Master of Occupational Therapy program in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Tiny Dancer: Former RWB member spins in new direction

September 19, 2016 — 
After retiring in 2007 after 16 years with the RWB, CindyMarie Small found herself in the unique position of seeking out a new career path

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

CarFit: OT students learn to keep drivers safe on the road

May 2, 2016 — 
Can you see clearly out your car windows? Are you able to reach all the controls and adjust the seatbelts so they’re secure and comfortable? For many older Manitobans, these are issues that can have an impact on their driving.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Interprofessional Sessions Enrich Learning for Faculty of Health Sciences Students

March 11, 2016 — 
A well-known fable tells about a group of blind men who encounter an elephant. One touches a leg and says it’s a pillar. Another feels the trunk and claims it’s a tree branch. Yet another grabs the tail and calls it a rope.

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Health Sciences’ student-led initiative reaches success

April 6, 2015 — 
Daniel is a Grade 7 student at Acadia School. He recently decided he wants to be a doctor when he grows up.

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Free office assessments for U of M staff

March 9, 2015 — 
Sign up and Occupational Therapy students can tell you why your desk and chair hurt you

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Breaking the cycle of violence

November 5, 2014 — 
Breaking the Cycle of Violence, a presentation staged by a group of second-year College of Rehabilitation Sciences Occupational Therapy students, shone a light on how youth and gang violence has an impact on the health profession and the steps that can be taken to curb this violent trend.

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