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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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Abeer Alraja

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College of Nursing celebrates graduate student competition winners

December 4, 2020 — 
When the College of Nursing postponed the 2020 Helen Glass Research Symposium in March, it was only days before the University of Manitoba cancelled in-person classes due to COVID-19. However, at that point, submissions were already sent in for one of the symposium’s signature events, the Graduate Student Poster Competition.

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Rehabilitation Sciences instructors Sandra Biesheuvel, Liz Harvey and Susan Hales.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rehabilitation sciences instructors honoured by students

November 20, 2020 — 
Three faculty members at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences were recently recognized by their students with Excellence in Teaching awards, which are given annually to one instructor in each of the college’s three main programs – Respiratory Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy – and voted on by that year’s graduating class.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Study to help improve financial well-being of Manitobans with cognitive issues

November 12, 2020 — 
Financial empowerment for Manitobans living with brain injuries is the focus of a new study by a researcher at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences

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Dustin Murdock with his degree

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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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Jacqui Ladwig and Kevin Boreskie

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Effects of pandemic on health care discussed at virtual conference

October 5, 2020 — 
The effects of COVID-19 on health services was a running theme at the Collaborating for Health and Wellness Virtual Research Conference, hosted last week by the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences with the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, the Applied Health Sciences doctoral program and School of Rehabilitation Science, University of Saskatchewan (USask).

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Catherine Donnelly

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Virtual research conference looks at collaborative care

September 29, 2020 — 
Virtual lounges, graduate student presentations and a keynote address on team-based primary care will be the highlights of the Collaborating for Health and Wellness Virtual Research Conference this week, hosted by the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences with the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, the Applied Health Sciences doctoral program and School of Rehabilitation Science, University of Saskatchewan.

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Fieldwork students and staff at the Pinaymootang Health Centre.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Projects explore dementia and frailty in First Nations communities

September 28, 2020 — 
Physical and occupational therapy students from the College of Rehabilitation Sciences put their skills to work this summer to help Elders and those with dementia, as well as caregivers, in First Nations communities.

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Researchers pose with telepresence robot

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College of Rehabilitation Sciences’ telepresence robots to assist people with dementia, caregivers

September 25, 2020 — 
Some individuals living with dementia will soon have a new way to interact with their caregivers, no matter where they are, with the help of telepresence robots being developed by the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

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