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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News Archive

St. John's College

Academic success isn’t always a linear line

May 8, 2024 — 
Since her bachelor's degree in science, Grace Okunnu has come a long way. As she completes her first year at the Max Rady College of Medicine at the Bannatyne campus, she reflects on the journey that has gotten her to where she is today. 

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CCOH dental unit

Donor Relations

GreenShield grant helps increase dental access for at-risk populations

May 7, 2024 — 
The GreenShield grant not only allowed UM's Centre for Community Oral Health to address barriers many populations face when seeking dental care but also to purchase new equipment.

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An Asian female student studies in a student lounge, with other students meeting behind her.

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Rady grad student profile: Trinh Nguyen-Lu explores stress and coping in newly graduated nurses

May 6, 2024 — 
After graduating from UM with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and working for a few years in emergency rooms and intensive care, Trinh Nguyen-Lu returned to the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences as a clinical instructor in 2017. At the time, she had no plans to become a graduate student, but that changed when she saw that she could make a difference in preparing the next generation of nurses.

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Research and International

UM receives $57 million for vaccine and biomedical research and infrastructure

May 6, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba (UM) in partnership with the Universities of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Calgary, has received $57 million in critical funding to conduct world-leading vaccine and biomanufacturing research and build two new innovative facilities, an investment that positions the institution to play a significant role in addressing future pandemic threats in Canada and around the world.

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Pharmacy peer support network offers support, guidance and empowerment

May 3, 2024 — 
Students can access support 24/7

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A member of the Wellness Institute lifts a dumbbell while a personal trainer supervises.

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Membership at Wellness Institute associated with reduced risk of heart attack, stroke: UM study

May 2, 2024 — 
Being a member of the Wellness Institute at Seven Oaks General Hospital is associated with a reduced risk of having a “major adverse cardiovascular event” such as a heart attack, stroke or heart failure, a UM study shows.

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Eight kids pose for the photo holding helium-filled balloons. A dental student stands with them.

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UM children’s dental outreach program marks 25 years of caring for inner-city kids

April 30, 2024 — 
For the past 25 years, thousands of inner-city children have received the dental care they needed thanks to a partnership between the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry and the Winnipeg School Division.

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Winnipeg Free Press: Wide range of symptoms makes lupus difficult to diagnose

April 22, 2024 — 
Wide range of symptoms makes lupus difficult to diagnose

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116 Sherbrook Street by Real Fresh Canvas Co (Trevor Peters & Annaliza Toledo) with Hee-Jung Serenity Joo.

Celebrating Asian Heritage Month at UM

April 22, 2024 — 
Honouring the diversity and richness of Asian cultures; advocating for equity and anti-oppression

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Three little girls of different ethnicities and abilities smile and put their arms around each other in a kindergarten classroom.

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Rady researchers receive early career transition awards

April 19, 2024 — 
Two Rady Faculty of Health Sciences early career researchers have recently been announced as recipients of awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

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