Research (Summer 2023)

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

Diana McMillan sits on a bench outside the College of Nursing building.

Sleep Scientist

From a young age, Dr. Diana McMillan [MN/95] felt destined to work in health care. Her mother was a nurse. Her father was a family doctor, surgeon and coroner serving five counties from a clinic next door to the family home in Crysler, Ont.

Portrait of Nathan Nickel

Power in the Data

In 2018, Dr. Nathan Nickel led an innovative data study of Manitobans with alcohol use disorders. It revealed that Manitobans who drink to excess are much heavier users of the health-care system and have much more contact with social services and the justice system than those who don’t.