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UM studies show negative effects of surgical cancellations and postponements

October 22, 2020 — 
A pair of University of Manitoba studies show the detrimental impact on patients’ physical and mental health caused by surgical cancellations and postponements. These findings are especially important during the COVID-19 pandemic because of heightened surgical scheduling difficulties.

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Yan Wang

Students

Congratulations to the medal recipients of Fall Convocation 2020

October 22, 2020 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2020.  Fall Convocation will be held this year on October 22, join us via Live Stream (5pm for all degrees and diplomas, 7pm for Extended Education: Certificate Programs).  These students will receive medals, for outstanding academic achievement.

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Dustin Murdock with his degree

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Rady Faculty students look forward to virtual convocation

October 20, 2020 — 
For the second time in 2020, graduating students at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will participate in a virtual convocation, viewing the celebration with their family and friends online rather than receiving their degrees in person as they normally would at this time.

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UM alumnus Dr. Carlos Quinonez stands outside at the University of Toronto, where he is a faculty member.

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Open wide for equity

October 20, 2020 — 
UM alumnus Dr. Carlos Quiñonez, a leading advocate for dental policy reform, says it’s time for Canada to introduce a national dental plan to make access more equitable.

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UM has two COVID-19 vaccine candidates under development

October 19, 2020 — 
A feature story on CBC notes that more than 100 groups around the world are racing to produce a vaccine against COVID-19,

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Pathology building

Students

University Health Service opens clinic at Bannatyne campus

October 19, 2020 — 
Student Affairs and Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have partnered together to bring a health clinic for students to the Bannatyne campus. Opening today, the new clinic will offer services in person and remotely.

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Dr. Diana McMillan

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College of Nursing partners with HSC on unique Clinical Chair

October 14, 2020 — 
On Sept. 1, College of Nursing associate professor Dr. Diana McMillan became the inaugural Health Sciences Centre Clinical Chair that will connect academics and research to improve clinicians’ care delivery.

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UM welcomes new class of future dentists and dental hygienists

October 9, 2020 — 
The Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry's Opening Assembly has taken place annually since the late 1950s, but this year was unique.

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Nurse practitioner student doing an exam

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Nurse practitioner program among first to receive national accreditation

October 8, 2020 — 
The College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is celebrating a significant milestone, as its nurse practitioner program was among the first in Canada to receive accreditation from the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN), the national voice for nursing education, research and scholarship.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Forty years of high-impact collaboration

October 7, 2020 — 
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the University of Manitoba’s research partnership with the University of Nairobi – a remarkably productive alliance that has led to groundbreaking discoveries in the areas of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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