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Alumni

2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards recipients revealed

June 15, 2022 — 
Meet the honourees for the upcoming September ceremony

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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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Gabrielle Wilson smiles as she sits across from a student at a boardroom table.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Indigenous student mentorship program launches for Rady Faculty learners

October 29, 2021 — 
Ongomiizwin – Education has launched a mentorship program for Indigenous students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences that will provide learners with a role model they can ask questions and turn to for advice

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Melanie MacKinnon [BN/96]

Research and International

Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Melanie MacKinnon

October 25, 2021 — 
Healthcare innovator whose leadership has helped save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Two Rady faculty members honoured for outstanding outreach during COVID pandemic

July 8, 2021 — 
The 2020 winners of the Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Campbell Outreach Award have both played a critical role in supporting and improving the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic 

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Dr. Marcia Anderson

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. Marcia Anderson honoured with Royal College’s Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health Award

June 18, 2021 — 
Congratulations to Dr. Marcia Anderson, Vice-Dean, Indigenous Health and Executive Director, Indigenous Academic Affairs, Ongomiizwin – Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences on receiving the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s 2021 Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health Award.

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Headshots of Connor Hellebuyck and Melanie MacKinnon.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Connor Hellebuyck and Melanie MacKinnon named NHL’s Co-First Stars of the Week

April 12, 2021 — 
The Winnipeg Jets, in conjunction with the National Hockey League, today announced that goaltender Connor Hellebuyck and the First Nations Pandemic Rapid Response Team’s Melanie MacKinnon have been named the NHL's Co-First Stars of the Week for the week ending April 11, 2021.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Symposium emphasizes the importance of sharing stories in Indigenous Health research

February 18, 2020 — 
Ongomiizwin – Research hosted its seventh annual Indigenous Health Research Symposium, “Past, Present, Future: Telling Our Stories” on Bannatyne campus

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Ongomiizwin – Health Services to celebrate 50-year milestone

January 20, 2020 — 
Ongomiizwin, the Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its health services unit with a gala dinner and symposium

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Inspiring next generation of Indigenous health-care professionals

October 15, 2019 — 
Maximus Sandberg stood in the middle of the Pinaymootang School gym holding a stack of pamphlets and papers he planned to take home and read. The Grade 12 student had just visited the 10 booths that were part of the health-care professions career fair held on Pinaymootang First Nation on September 24.

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