Informing the medical community on forced organ harvesting

October 9th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Medicine, Outreach

The University of Manitoba’s Social Work Student Association and Graduate Student Association are organizing a workshop for Winnipeg’s medical community on Oct. 11; the topic is forced organ harvesting in China.
The workshop is sponsored by the Faculty of Social Work, Department of Sociology, Asian Studies, and Peace and Conflict Studies, Arthur Mauro Centre of St […]

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Medicine students helping to find cure for poverty housing

June 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Medicine, News, News Release, Outreach, Students

A celebratory wall was raised on a Habitat home in a University of Manitoba Bannatyne Campus parking lot on June 10 by Manitoba’s health minister, the Dean of Medicine, medical students, academic physicians, Habitat staff and other volunteers.
The building of the home is made possible through the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine’s new partnership […]

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Students showcase health research

June 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Medicine, News, News Release, Research, Students

The University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine is pleased to host the 26th annual Canadian Student Health Research Forum and 5th Annual Canadian National Medical Student Research Symposium June 4 – 6, 2013 at the University of Manitoba’s Bannatyne Campus.
The event, themed Big Science, Informatics, and Biomedicine, joins more than 250 health research students and […]

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Rich Man Poor Man: A Dinner Mystery

February 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Medicine

It’s not what you think. The mystery at this dinner isn’t a series of clues or a case to crack; it’s literally the dinner. At every table of eight, one person is randomly selected to receive an extravagant meal, while the other seven guests receive a meal representative of what’s typically eaten by 90 per […]

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Trendsetter wins outreach award

November 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · News, News Release, Outreach, Staff

 
The recipient of the 2012 Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Campbell Outreach Award is Dr. Dean Kriellaars, an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, School of Medical Rehabilitation in the Faculty of Medicine. Eight others were recognized for their outreach activities as well.
This honour is awarded to a University of Manitoba staff member who […]

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U of M President Emeritus inducted into hall of fame

October 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release

For five decades, University of Manitoba President Emeritus Arnold Naimark has played a major role in building health education and research in Canada through the institutes he has led and the programs he has been key in developing.
The Winnipeg-born-and-raised doctor, who is a professor of physiology and medicine and also dean emeritus in the Faculty […]

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How healthy are Manitoba’s children?

October 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News, News Release, Research

A new report from the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Medicine finds that Manitoba children have been making some gains in health and social outcomes, but children from lower income areas generally experience poorer outcomes than children from high income areas.
The study, titled How are Manitoba’s Children Doing published by the Manitoba Centre for Health […]

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