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Marcia Finalyson.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Enabling Self-Care

December 3, 2021 — 
Marcia Finlayson [BMROT/87, M.Sc./95, PhD/99] is internationally recognized for her work to improve the quality of life of people with multiple sclerosis (MS), particularly as they age.

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Dr. Diana Sanchez-Ramirez with a portable spirometer.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Respiratory Rehab at Home

November 23, 2021 — 
When the first wave of COVID-19 hit Manitoba in March 2020, Dr. Diana Sanchez-Ramirez was less than two months into her position as assistant professor of respiratory therapy in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences.

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Graduating students from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences: Corrine Clyne, Haley Nakonechny and Laura Carroll.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rehabilitation sciences, MPAS students ready for virtual convocation

November 9, 2021 — 
Students from the College of Rehabilitation Sciences and the Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program will graduate at the final session of the UM Fall Convocation on Nov. 10.

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Katie Kitchen

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rehab sciences alum shares long-COVID experience

October 15, 2021 — 
A College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences alumna recently shared her experience with the lingering effects of COVID-19 as part of the college’s Illuminate Speaker Series.

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Four students working on the community health project: Taylor Naccarato, Prabhnoor Osahan, Victoria Ploszay and Mark Philip.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Students to play major role in interprofessional community health project

October 4, 2021 — 
A group of students from three different Rady Faculty of Health Sciences colleges took part this summer in an ongoing interprofessional initiative to create a student-infused community health centre in Manitoba

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A children's play park designed with mini roads and traffic signs to teach road safety to young kids.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Students develop road safety program for preschoolers

September 8, 2021 — 
A resource centre in Steinbach, Man. aims to educate preschool children on road safety using a program developed by occupational therapy students at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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A respiratory therapy student practices her skills on a manikin..

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Respiratory therapy students join workforce early

July 5, 2021 — 
Students in the final year of the respiratory therapy program at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences met their licensing requirements and officially completed the program four weeks early this year in order to assist with the need created by the COVID-19 pandemic

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A UM physical therapy practices orthopedic skills in a lab.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM faculty, alumni honoured by Canadian Physiotherapy Association

June 24, 2021 — 
Several faculty and alumni from the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have been honoured by the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) as part of the association’s 100th anniversary.

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Occupational therapy students Kelsey Bertouille, Moneca Dunsford and Cassandra Roer.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

COVID, innovation and frailty assessment among themes at OT symposium

June 21, 2021 — 
Over 70 students, faculty, staff and community partners attended an all-day online symposium June 14 that showcased the research of second-year master of occupational therapy (MOT) students at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

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Researcher Amine Choukou with a telepresence robot.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Telepresence robots named for innovation, strength, community

May 28, 2021 — 
On May 21, Research Manitoba, the Victoria General Hospital Foundation (VGHF) and the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences announced the names of 15 telepresence robots that will help care for Manitobans living with dementia as part of a strategic partnership announced last year.

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