Issue 13 | Winter 2023/24

Broken teacups reassembled artistically over a black background.
The Art of Lived Experience

Art and science are, of course, very different dis­ciplines. But Dr. Mandy Archibald, assistant pro­fessor at the College of Nursing, sees a relation­ship between them.

Kathy Yereex stands next to a dental chair in a clinical setting.
Oral Biology & Beyond

Kathy Yerex [B.Sc./02, Dip.D.Hyg./04, M.Sc./21] would like to see more dental hygienists follow her lead and enter the world of research.

Margaret Hart in the Brodie Atrium at Bannatyne campus, behind her are flags and an Indigenous mural.
Community, Culture, Curriculum

Margaret Hart’s [M.Ed./21] career took an unexpected turn when she joined the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences in 2022. “When I was approached, I thought, ‘Can I really go from mathematics to health ed­ucation?’”

Portrait of Dr. Brandy Wicklow. Art is on the wall behind her.
Pediatric Partnership

Imagine being 10 years old, watching family members and neighbours all around you coping with the same disease, and dreading being diagnosed with it yourself.

Occupational therapist Marnie Courage teaches a client to safely use new bathing equipment after an assessment of his home.

Enabling Inclusion

Disability rights have long been a passion for Marnie Courage [BA/96, BMROT/00].

Cenzina Caligiuri
Dispensing Empathy

As a fourth-year UM pharmacy student, Cenzina Caligiuri [B.Sc.Pharm/86] was working part time at the Children’s Hospital.

Peri Venkatesh stands in front of a historical mural at the College of Nursing's building at Fort Garry campus.
Inspired to Educate

When Peri Venkatesh [MN/91] arrived in Manitoba in 1971, he was unsure what career path he would take. Nursing and education weren’t even considerations at the time.

Dr. Hoda Hosseini sits on a dental chair. A 3D image of a lower set of teeth and gums is on a screen next to her.
Caring Collaborator

The first professional experience that Hoda Hosseini [DMD/06, M.Dent/12] had after dental school made her wonder whether she had chosen the right career.