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Rural Albertans no longer have to suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, thanks to Dr. Michael Stickland
Dr. Lynne Postovit challenges conventions as one of the world's foremost cancer researchers
Pediatric research pair deftly manages work-life balance
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Dr. John Lewis monitors cancer cells with an aim to pioneering visualization techniques.
Resuscitation techniques for newborns have been re-evaluated, thanks to work by two faculty scientists.
Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry clinician scientist unites the country's top researchers to help Canadians waiting for life-saving operations.
Three researchers have been recognized for their "demonstrable advancements in medicine" with Canada Research Chairs.
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research has recognized two faculty researchers with significant financial support.
Two Rhodes Scholars convocate together for the first time in the faculty's 101-year history.
A record number of medical graduates are choosing family medicine, recent numbers show.
The marriage of technology and health care is a rocky one, says faculty IT expert.
Dr. Vivian Mushahwar has been working for years to develop a device that could alleviate the pain associated with pressure ulcers. She's succeeded and millions of lives could be saved.
Dr. Lynne-Marie Postovit challenges conventions as one of the world' most foremost cancer researchers.
Dr. Jacqueline Hebert puts the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the forefront of prosthetics technology.
Living in a rural area no longer means having to suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, thanks to Dr. Michael Stickland.
The MD Class of 1963 makes a powerful statement of support for MD students.
Dr. Sarah Forgie's commitment to excellence places her among Canada's top teachers.
Pediatric research pair Amanda Newton and Geoff Ball deftly manage work-life balance.
Patient-health management scholar Dr. Sumit Majumdar is making the idea of preventative medicine a reality for Canadians.
Esteemed cardiologist, scientist and teacher exemplifies excellence.
The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry's economic impact study shows clearly why it is one of the province's largest economic drivers.
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