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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Inuit teens explore health careers at U of M

August 30, 2019 — 
Grade 11 student Carmello Swan has been interested in a health-related career for over a year, a passion that was further confirmed after a visit to the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences this summer. On Aug. 15, the Windsor Park Collegiate student was one of three Winnipeg-based Inuit teens who visited Bannatyne Campus as part of Manitoba Inuit Association’s (MIA) Inuit Education Connections Program.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Study connects U of M to international physiotherapy database

August 20, 2019 — 
A new study at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences will represent Canada in an international database that aims to help physical therapists detect abnormalities in neck movement in order to better understand causes of neck pain

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

CoRS researcher, interns pilot high-tech safety program for dementia patients

July 17, 2019 — 
Two engineering students from northeastern France are working at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences this summer on an innovative research program that aims to benefit the safety of patients with dementia

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

CoRS Student Research Symposium educates, inspires

June 27, 2019 — 
Over 50 projects, with topics ranging from HIV stigmatization to the health effects of electronic cigarettes were covered at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences (CoRS) Student Research Symposium, June 19 at the Bannatyne campus.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College of Rehabilitation Sciences expands annual symposium

June 18, 2019 — 
The College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, will host an expanded Student Research Symposium on June 19, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Bannatyne campus.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College of Rehabilitation Sciences partners with March of Dimes Canada to focus on stroke survivors

May 22, 2019 — 
The College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and March of Dimes Canada (MODC) announced a partnership through which they will serve and meet the needs of people with disabilities across the country, with a specific focus on stroke survivors and caregivers.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

U of M researchers seek insight on HIV care in the North

April 25, 2019 — 
A new interdisciplinary project, led by researchers from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, aims to understand the differences between HIV care for Indigenous people living in northern Manitoba First Nations communities and in Winnipeg

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Factors in health aging

Research and International

Factors in Healthy Aging

April 10, 2019 — 
More and more Canadians are reaching old age and Canada’s population as a whole is aging. By 2031, an estimated one in four Canadians will be aged 65 or older. This population shift includes a boom in the number of Canadians aged 85 or older – particularly, centenarians.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Speaker to discuss suicide among Russia’s Indigenous people

March 26, 2019 — 
On April 3, students, staff and faculty at both the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses will have an opportunity to hear from a leading researcher on suicide and suicide prevention among arctic Russia’s Indigenous people

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Personal finance a taboo subject in health care

March 7, 2019 — 
Occupational therapy researcher focusing on adults living with cognitive impairment and their financial well-being.

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