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Dr. Sarah-Jane Sass, the first sleep medicine fellow at UM, waits to speak as Dr. Nancy Porhownik, sleep specialist and UM faculty member, announces the fellowship.

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New UM fellowship gives boost to sleep medicine in Manitoba

April 9, 2024 — 
A new fellowship is making it possible for more Manitoba patients to be assessed and treated for sleep disorders, the University of Manitoba and Misericordia Health Centre announced at a news conference.

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Winnipeg Free Press: Spirituality can meet science on the road to healing, health-care panelists say

April 9, 2024 — 
Spirituality can meet science on the road to healing, health-care panelists say

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Healthy foods, including carrots, strawberries, red pepper, kiwi, blue berries, tomatoes, melon, salmon, avocado, olives and corn.

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Research aims at personalizing inflammatory bowel disease care

April 9, 2024 — 
Dr. Heather Armstrong is at the forefront of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) research and is seeking a more personalized treatment for people living with the chronic disease.

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Sandra Webber leans over a pickleball net, holding a racquet.

CTV Regina: The potential benefits of playing pickleball

April 9, 2024 — 
The potential benefits of playing pickleball

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A student wearing a hardhat hammers a nail into a board as another student looks on.

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Rady Faculty gears up for Habitat for Humanity construction project

April 5, 2024 — 
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is partnering for the fifth time with Habitat for Humanity Manitoba to construct a home for purchase by a hard-working Winnipeg family.

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Stephanie Van Haute speaking at a conference.

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Health research should distinguish Indigenous populations, PhD student says

April 4, 2024 — 
When discussing Indigenous health in Manitoba, researchers and health professionals need to consider the distinctions between First Nations, Inuit, Métis and the urban Indigenous population, a PhD student at the College of Nursing said at a recent conference.

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A group of students walking on a cross walk in front of the Admin building towards UMSU University Centre

Manitoba Budget 2024 offers increase to operating funding, support for health expansion

April 3, 2024 — 
The Manitoba government released its budget April 2, which includes increased operating funding of 2 per cent to UM. There are also investments that will allow UM to increase enrolment in a number of critical health care areas.

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Dr. Laura Bowler stands in a hallway at the University of Manitoba.

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Data equity specialist aims for justice in health research

April 1, 2024 — 
Dr. Laura Bowler is the first person to hold the position of data equity specialist at the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP), a research unit in the Max Rady College of Medicine.

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A respiratory therapy student performing an endotracheal intubation on a mannequin.

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Respiratory therapy to double intake this fall

March 31, 2024 — 
The respiratory therapy program at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will double its class size this fall to address an identified need for respiratory therapists in Manitoba.

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Dr. Mario Pinto, Vice-President (Research and International) visits UM researchers and patient cohorts in Nairobi.

Research and International

Sex workers, marginalization and health in Africa

March 27, 2024 — 
UM researchers in Kenya partner with the University of Nairobi to address the spread of infectious diseases among sex worker and sexual minority communities.

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