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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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Ruth Barclay works with a client learning to use Nordic walking poles.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Walking study shows older adults finding ways to be active in COVID lockdowns

May 3, 2021 — 
Many older adults in Canada don’t regularly walk outdoors, despite limits to the activity impacting mobility, social isolation and other quality of life factors. In 2021, a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the risks may be even higher than normal.

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Health care team and patient in bed.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Interprofessional program addresses racism in health care

April 8, 2021 — 
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences’ Office of Interprofessional Collaboration focused on the topic of racism in health care when welcoming over 600 first-year students in a pair of virtual events that spanned four campuses and nine programs

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Reagan Croy, occupational therapy student

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Occupational therapy student honoured by Manitoba 150

March 8, 2021 — 
Reagan Croy, a first-year occupational therapy student at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, was taken by surprise when she found out she was named to Honour 150, a list that recognizes people who “stand out for their role in making Manitoba such an amazing province.”

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