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A student demonstrates physical therapy exercises in front of a computer equipped with a webcam.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Tele-rehabilitation enables virtual physio, outreach beyond perimeter

June 28, 2022 — 
As part of a new collaboration called Rural Rehabilitation Outreach, the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences moved its Physical Therapy Neuro Rehab Clinic from UM’s Bannatyne Campus to Riverview Health Centre on April 11.

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A person with stitches on their knee, which is wrapped in gauze, uses a walker.

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$30 million for patient-oriented research in Manitoba: Funding will strengthen patient voice in health research and health system

June 27, 2022 — 
Manitoba patients, their families and caregivers will continue to have direct input into health research and what works best in the health-care system, thanks to $6.6 million in Phase 2 funding from the pan-Canadian initiative called the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR).

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Natalie Houser sits in an aerial scarf.

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Circus arts a ‘growing area’ for physical literacy research

June 24, 2022 — 
A postdoctoral fellow at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, recently completed training at the world-renowned National Circus School in Montreal as part of a circus arts instructor program, which is related to her physical literacy research.

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Ongomiizwin hosts National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations

June 23, 2022 — 
The morning of the summer solstice, the John Buhler Research Centre atrium filled with the soft smell of smudge and the sounds of drumming and singing as UM’s faculty, staff and students gathered around in a circle to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day

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Group photo of people wrapped in star blankets.

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Sixth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence celebrates 2021 and 2022 recipients in-person

June 22, 2022 — 
Each year, Indigenous Engagement and Communications, and the Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous) (OVPI) honours students, staff and faculty in the categories of community builder, trailblazer and outstanding achievement at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence

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Mahamud Haque stands in front of his poster that is pinned to a bulletin board.

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Student research excellence lauded at dentistry Research Day

June 22, 2022 — 
Students focusing on infection, workflow and dental implants were recently announced as winners of the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry’s annual Research Day. 

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Dr. Marcia Anderson in front of a teal backdrop

Free Press: Race-based data a hallmark of pandemic response

June 20, 2022 — 
Information collected shaped Manitoba’s vaccine roll out

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A ceremonial flame lit at the Mashkiki Gitigaan - Medicine Garden.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty celebrates National Indigenous Peoples’ Day

June 20, 2022 — 
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will honour National Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Tuesday, June 21, with morning and noon-hour celebrations on Bannatyne campus

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(l-r) Dr. Albert Friesen, Susan Bowman, Dr. Tom Bowman, Dr. Juliette Cooper, Dr. Michael Benarroch, and Dr. Digvir Jayas

Research and International

Commemorating the lifesaving legacy of Dr. John M. Bowman

June 20, 2022 — 
Dr. John Maxwell Bowman provided a cure to Rh disease and was immortalized last week with a new bust unveiled at Innovation Plaza

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Dr. Brian Postl stands at the podium, speaking at 2022 Spring Convocation.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

All welcome at farewell event for Dr. Brian Postl

June 16, 2022 — 
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences community is invited to attend the retirement celebration for Dean Brian Postl on Monday, June 20 at 2 p.m. in the Brodie Centre Atrium.

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