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Dr. Gabor Maté

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An education in trauma

December 8, 2023 — 
Dr. Gabor Maté advocates for a more significant focus on trauma education in medical schools, emphasizing its crucial role in understanding and addressing various health conditions, particularly in marginalized communities.


A young woman sits on a large red ball, holding a tissue box and a paper towel roll.

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Physical therapy student promotes movement with household items

December 6, 2023 — 
Second-year UM physical therapy student Amanda Shiplack believes that exercise should be seen as fun, rather than a chore. That’s the approach she used when creating a one-day event for people with cognitive and physical challenges at a local geriatric day hospital earlier this year.

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A nursing student wears a virtual reality headset and holds virtual reality hand controllers.

Exploring virtual reality in teaching and learning

December 5, 2023 — 
One of the newer opportunities in simulation education is virtual reality, which provides opportunities to teach things like prioritization, problem solving, and clinical decision-making skills.

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A nursing student posing at a simulation lab bedside.

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Students, educators share ‘common nursing experience’

December 5, 2023 — 
When Bryn Sitarik first began studying at UM in 2016, she was interested in a business degree, with a focus on human resources. But after an experience working at CancerCare Manitoba in Summer 2018, she shifted her focus to nursing.

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A collage of the portraits of each of the prize winners.

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Six grad students receive Rady Faculty Dean’s Prize

December 5, 2023 — 
The 2023 Dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Student Achievement Prize was awarded to six distinguished learners.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Launches Indigenous Graduate Fellowship

December 4, 2023 — 
New initiative emphasizes the importance of Indigenous perspectives in health research and seeks to create a more inclusive learning environment.

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Five students stand in a line with Dr. Kelekis-Cholakis on a stage. A photographer is taking their photo. The students are holding certificates.

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Dentistry, dental hygiene Awards Evening celebrates successes

December 1, 2023 — 
The Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry and the School of Dental Hygiene celebrated the achievements of its hard-working students, faculty and staff at its Awards Evening last week.

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Dr. Waylon Hunt wearing a white lab coat.

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PhD in pharmacology helps grad thrive in business

November 23, 2023 — 
Dr. Waylon Hunt took an unusual path to co-founding and leading a lab-based business, Intrinsic Analytics.

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Saeid Maghsoudi looks into a microscope. He is wearing a lab coat and is holding instruments in a petri dish.

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Rady grad student profile: Saeid Maghsoudi working on new drug to save newborns

November 21, 2023 — 
Saeid Maghsoudi’s research aims to develop a drug to treat babies that are short of oxygen at birth.

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Dr. Frank Plummer poses for the photo in a lab. He is wearing a white coat.

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Marking 140 years of health research impact

November 17, 2023 — 
The Max Rady College of Medicine at UM is marking a milestone. It’s been 140 years since it was founded in 1883 as the Manitoba Medical College, Western Canada’s first medical school.

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