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Dr. Prabhat Jha stands in front of a colourful wall decoration.

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Global health citizen

April 14, 2021 — 
As a renowned epidemiologist, Prabhat Jha [MD/88] leads massive research studies around the world, including projects in Sierra Leone, Ethiopia and India.

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Pharmacy students, preceptors and pharmacy staff stand in the Southdale Shoppers Drug Mart.

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PharmD students complete first-ever community pharmacy rotation

April 12, 2021 — 
Karn Chahal was nervous about beginning his first experiential rotation in a community pharmacy. He wasn’t sure if he knew as much as he should and if he would be able to apply what he’d learned in class to real-life situations.

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Headshots of Connor Hellebuyck and Melanie MacKinnon.

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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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A child wears a face mask.

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Children less infectious than adults infected with COVID-19

April 9, 2021 — 
Children may not be as infectious in spreading COVID-19 to others as previously thought, according to new University of Manitoba-led research in CMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal.

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Health care team and patient in bed.

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Interprofessional program addresses racism in health care

April 8, 2021 — 
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences’ Office of Interprofessional Collaboration focused on the topic of racism in health care when welcoming over 600 first-year students in a pair of virtual events that spanned four campuses and nine programs

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Dr. Sheryl Zelenitsky (left), student Wenxia Luo and faculty member Dr. Ted Lakowski in a lab at the College of Pharmacy

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The Right Dose

April 6, 2021 — 
Dr. Sheryl Zelenitsky [B.Sc.Pharm/89], a faculty member of the College of Pharmacy for the past 28 years, studies the optimal use of antimicrobials (antibiotics), particularly in hospitals. Her research was interprofessional long before it became a buzzword.

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A man sitting upright in a hospital chair with his legs stretched in front of him pedals a stationary cycling wheel while receiving dialysis.

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Rady Faculty secures $9.5 million in support for health research

April 1, 2021 — 
Nineteen research projects led by professors from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have received a total of $9.5 million in grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

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Weighing the risks and benefits of medication use during pregnancy

March 30, 2021 — 
Massive Canada-wide data set will provide more reliable answers on medication use during pregnancy

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UM Café connects students with mentors

March 29, 2021 — 
The pandemic may have put a dent in Starbucks visits but hasn’t stopped  Rady Faculty of Health Sciences students and alumni from meeting over a virtual cup of coffee.

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Extended Education

Access student makes her grandfather proud

March 26, 2021 — 
“I am doing it for my grandfather. He was really proud of me." - Kiana Tait

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