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Profile of Christine Leong sitting in a chair.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Digging into Data

June 2, 2023 — 
Since working as a research assistant during her undergraduate studies, Dr. Christine Leong [B.Sc./06, B.Sc.Pharm/10], now associate professor in the College of Pharmacy, has been drawn to data.

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Portrait of André Picard, standing at a podium.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Family medicine holds key to healing health-care system, journalist tells UM gala audience

May 31, 2023 — 
André Picard looks back on Manitoba medicine, expresses hope for the future.

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Evelyn L Forget, 2022 Dr. John M. Bowman Rh Institute Award honouree

Research and International

UM researchers recognized with Rh Awards

May 31, 2023 — 
Eight UM faculty members will receive Rh Awards, recognizing excellence in research, scholarly work and creative activities.

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Small groups of people look at research posters at a Research Day event.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Award winners share passion for dental research

May 29, 2023 — 
Earning the prize for the best basic research poster at the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry’s Research Day for the second year in a row left Md Mahamudul Haque feeling elated.

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Mandy Archibald

Research and International

Meet Mandy Archibald, 2022 Rh Award Winner in the Health Sciences category

May 26, 2023 — 
Mandy Archibald is the 2022 recipient of the Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Award in the Health Sciences category.

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A group of female students in a discussion with Indigenous health leaders at a table.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Students to bring vital service to First Nation adults with disabilities

May 25, 2023 — 
A group of occupational therapy students from the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is developing a much-needed day program for adults with disabilities in Sagkeeng First Nation.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Individuals with disabilities still carry burden of accessibility at universities, panelists say

May 24, 2023 — 
Universities “still require disabled students to do the majority of the labour necessary in order for them to have the same rights as other students,” panelists said in a recent UM online discussion.

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Extended Education

Graduates celebrate at Access Program Graduation 2022-2023

May 23, 2023 — 
“Access provides the support you need, no matter your age. Once you jump over fear, the sky is the limit. For me, it means so much to celebrate with my community that supported me throughout.” - Rachel Simpson

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The group of graduates toss their caps in the air.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

First PharmD class among 2023 ‘extraordinary’ graduates

May 19, 2023 — 
Dr. Lalitha Raman-Wilms looked toward the inaugural graduating class of doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) students and told them they should be immensely proud of themselves.

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Dr. Thomas Quinn speaking at the podium at Convocation.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Always keep learning – even from failure, esteemed physician tells medical grads

May 19, 2023 — 
A physician-scientist who is renowned for his groundbreaking HIV/AIDS research urged the newest crop of UM medical graduates to be perpetual learners and to use failure to fuel discovery. 

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