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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New Rady Faculty students experience unique orientation in 2020

September 10, 2020 — 
Unlike years past when socializing and getting to know new classmates were the norm during orientation, first-year students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences started their 2020/2021 school year in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry/dental hygiene and rehabilitation sciences with orientation activities and welcoming ceremonies in mostly virtual settings.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

International study to look at effects of COVID-19 pandemic on pregnancy

August 25, 2020 — 
Two research scientists from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences are part of a major international study designed to determine the effects a pandemic has on pregnant mothers and infants.

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Dr. Sherif Eltonsy and Dr. Chris Anderson

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Winnipeg Foundation Innovation Fund awards diverse Rady Faculty projects

August 12, 2020 — 
Two interdisciplinary research teams at the University of Manitoba’s Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have received one-year grants from The Winnipeg Foundation Innovation Fund for cutting-edge projects that will advance research in the areas of brain disease and mother-infant health.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pharmacy student learns about interprofessional care through unique rotation

June 4, 2020 — 
New pharmacy graduate Melissa Ireland gained invaluable insight into collaborative patient care when she participated in a primary care rotation working at Misercordia's PRIME centre.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pharmacists play essential role in COVID-19 response

May 6, 2020 — 
As front-line health-care professionals, many pharmacists are playing an important role in patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic in community pharmacies, hospitals and other health-care settings including long-term care.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pharmacy graduate student to study medications in breast milk

May 4, 2020 — 
College of Pharmacy graduate student Uma Yakandawala wants to dig deeper into patient values and preferences when it comes to medications and breast milk.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Workshops aim to strengthen health-care research in Manitoba

March 30, 2020 — 
Increased collaboration among health-care researchers, policymakers, clinicians and patients in the community will help build a health-care system that meets the needs of all people, organizers of a new province-wide initiative said.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pharmacy student-led study identifies link between IBD and substance use disorder

March 17, 2020 — 
A new study published last month in the Oxford University Press Inflammatory Bowel Diseases journal has found that one in six persons with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) experience a substance use disorder in their lifetime.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College of Pharmacy marks Pharmacist Awareness Month with full slate of events

March 11, 2020 — 
March is Pharmacist Awareness Month and the Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns (CAPSI) and students from the College of Pharmacy are celebrating with a variety of activities and events.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Inuit teens explore health careers at U of M

August 30, 2019 — 
Grade 11 student Carmello Swan has been interested in a health-related career for over a year, a passion that was further confirmed after a visit to the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences this summer. On Aug. 15, the Windsor Park Collegiate student was one of three Winnipeg-based Inuit teens who visited Bannatyne Campus as part of Manitoba Inuit Association’s (MIA) Inuit Education Connections Program.

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