Issue 6 | Summer 2020

Kindrachuk Jason

Viral Voice

He often describes himself as “just a guy from Saskatoon.”

Dr. Kellie Thiessen speaks at a funding announcement at the College of Nursing in 2019.
Delivering for Midwives

As the College of Nursing gets ready to introduce its bachelor of midwifery program in September 2021, the program’s director, Kellie Thiessen [PhD/14], hopes to see change in how policy-makers approach the profession.

Chris Delaney
Eyes on the Evidence
Dr. Joseph (Chris) Delaney, associate professor in the College of…
Cara Brown
From Hospital to Home
Safely transitioning older adults from a hospital setting to home…
Chelikani Prashen
Banishing the Bitter
Whether it’s the harsh zing of some salad greens or…
Siragusa briefing

Laser-focused Leadership

As chief nursing officer for Shared Health, Lanette Siragusa [BN/95, MN/08] has become a familiar face to Manitobans this year.

Open Wide for Equity

Most Canadians take pride in their universal health-care system and don’t think of it as excluding anyone.

Trakalo Caitlin
Inspired into Physio

When Caitlin Trakalo [BA/08, MPT/14] graduated with a bachelor of arts in criminology from the University of Manitoba in 2008, the last thing she expected was to return four years later to pursue a master’s in physical therapy.