Summer 2023

UM President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Michael Benarroch congratulates Dr. Preetha Krishnan on receiving her PhD.

Difficult Discussions

For nurse practitioner Preetha Krishnan [BN/03, MN/07, PhD/23], deprescribing – the process of reducing or eliminating a medication to improve a patient’s health – is just as important as prescribing.

Sandra Webber holds a pickleball racquet and leans over a net.

Measuring Pickle Power

Sandra Webber [BMRPT/90, M.Sc./96, PhD/10], a lifelong sports enthusiast, started playing the burgeoning sport of pickleball about five years ago. Now she’s on the court three or four times per week

Dr. Aaron Kim performs a dental procedure on a patient.

A Dream of Service

When Aaron Kim [DMD/87] was in Grade 1, his teacher asked each student what they wanted to be when they grew up. He declared that he wanted to be a doctor to help people in Africa.

Dr. Nishita Singh speaks at a lectern. Banner behind her features the Heart & Stroke logo and the words "Heart & Stroke."

Partnering for Transformation

In my work in donor relations in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, I have been struck recently by the amazing advancements that are possible when partners come together to support a shared vision.