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Dr. Allan Becker, 2018 recipient of the Dr. John M. Bowman Memorial Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Award, for his outstanding contributions to the field of pediatric allergy and asthma research. // Photo by Daniel Gwozdz

Clinician scientists: critical for the evolution of healthcare

April 8, 2019 — 
Dr. Allan Becker is the recipient of the Dr. John M. Bowman Memorial Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Award

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Terry Klassen is the director of TREKK.

Wpg Free Press: U of M researcher helps develop child head-injury protocol

July 10, 2018 — 
A team of researchers from across Canada — including the head of the University of Manitoba’s pediatrics department — announced an improved method

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Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg.

Dr. Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

April 12, 2018 — 
An outstanding and highly respected scholar, best known for advancing and translating scientific discovery into new treatments

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Investigating a paradoxical risk of childhood obesity

June 28, 2017 — 
New research funding will help find out why regular consumption of artificial sweeteners may increase the risk of obesity and metabolic disease in early childhood

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Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg.

Pediatric geneticist awarded medal of honour

November 23, 2016 — 
The Rx&D Health Research Foundation (HRF) recognized Distinguished Professor Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg for her global impact on the health of children

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a stethoscope wraps around the globe

Professor inducted into Medical Hall of Fame

October 6, 2016 — 
'She’s been the leader walking ahead into the dark, shining the light for the rest to follow.'

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Vogue: 4 Surprising Foods That Affect Your Baby During and After Pregnancy

May 17, 2016 — 
U of M's Meghan Azad talks about artificial sweetners



Time: The Case Against Artificial Sweeteners Is Getting Stronger

May 10, 2016 — 
Meghan Azad, assistant professor in pediatrics and child health, got some press

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Maternal consumption of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy was significantly associated with infant body mass index at one year of age. // Photo: Wikimedia

Artificially sweetened beverages consumed in pregnancy linked to increased weight gain in infants

May 9, 2016 — 
Obesity may be rooted in early life with more than 20 per cent of preschool children classified as overweight

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Dr. Sara Israels

Q&A with Sara Israels

March 15, 2016 — 
On March 14 the U of M announced a unique professorship in hematology, which is named after Dr. Sara Israels father, Dr. Lyonel Israels

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