Meet the new Vice-Dean Faculty Engagement

Serving as a liaison between the College of Medicine and all faculty, Dr. Marilyn Baetz (MD’93, FRCPC’98) is already a leader in both the academic and clinical worlds.

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Oncology division head focusing on developing research, collaborative network

As division head of oncology at the College of Medicine, Dr. Shahid Ahmed (MD) is looking for ways to encourage more research with cancer patients.

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2019 Fall Convocation award recipients

More than 900 degrees, diplomas and certificates will be awarded to University of Saskatchewan (USask) students at the annual Fall Convocation ceremonies on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at M...

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Understanding and advocating for miyo-māhcihowin (good health and well-being) among Indigenous Peoples living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Despite research about inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the general population, there is limited-to-no evidence about IBD among Indigenous peoples in Canada.

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People Living with MS Eager to Take Part in Research for Increased Physical Activity

College of Medicine researchers Sarah Donkers and Katherine Knox are seeing high recruitment rates for their latest research project -- investigating how people with multiple scler...

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Nutrien Chair to lead improved cancer diagnosis and image-guided surgeries

University of Saskatchewan (Usask) medical researcher Dr. Ron Geyer (PhD) has been named the Nutrien Chair in Clinical Research to lead a cutting-edge five-year research program wi...

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New Indigenous Health and Wellness team to support health needs in First Nations and Métis communities

A new research group aims to change the narrative around Indigenous health and wellness by giving a stronger voice to Indigenous people.

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CFI awards USask researchers $1.3M for new tools to advance health, environment and the economy

SASKATOON — Eight University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have been awarded $1.3 million by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for state-of-the-art equipment to supp...

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USask researchers looking to help transgender patients

A University of Saskatchewan (USask)-led research team is looking to make navigating the health-care system easier for transgender people in Saskatchewan.

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New national Indigenous health research plan prioritizes Indigenous-led agenda

Supporting Indigenous individuals and their communities to drive Indigenous health research is a key goal of the new five-year plan of the national Institute of Indigenous Peoples’...

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Researchers celebrate tri-council funding successes

Thirteen researchers within the College of Medicine have successfully received project grants from across the Tri-Council agencies — Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), ...

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Indigenous Wellness program receives national recognition for ingenuity and innovation

An online course designed to help shed light on Indigenous experiences with the health care system is being recognized on a national scale.

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College staff to learn about Indigenous stories and experiences with health care system

College of Medicine personnel are now taking part in an online course to learn about creating a culturally safe environment for Indigenous people.

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SHRF and The Lung Association, Saskatchewan Commit $1M to Respiratory Research Funding

When you can’t breathe, nothing else matters. That’s why two of Saskatchewan’s leading health research funding organizations are looking to the future with a long-term investment o...

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Shooting cancer’s messenger: new USask therapy disrupts communication inside malignant cells

SASKATOON – A new breast-cancer treatment which shoots the messenger within cancer cells and halts the growth of tumours is being developed at the University of Saskatchewan (USask...

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Rehab dogs help children with cerebral palsy walk

Dogs can help children with cerebral palsy walk and gain self-confidence and independence, according to new research by the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

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USask researchers awarded $4.9 million for Indigenous health research, HIV and cancer

Six College of Medicine (CoM) researchers with projects focusing on cancer, HIV and Indigenous health have received $4.85 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (C...

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CoM physician selected as ‘Educator of the Year’

Dr. Paul Olszynski (MD) has been recognized for his outstanding contributions to ultrasound education for residents in Saskatchewan and across the country.

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Online course promotes Indigenous wellness

Establishing a safe and welcoming environment plays a significant part in providing health care.

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Usask health research leaders honoured with SHRF awards

School of Rehabilitation Science associate professor Dr. Brenna Bath (PhD) was one of 10 University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers honoured for providing innovative solutions ...

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Children with arthritis lack vitamin D

A new study points to a clear link between childhood arthritis and abnormally low levels of vitamin D, especially in northern countries.

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U of S and James Smith Cree Nation explore joint research and health care initiatives

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) College of Medicine, James Smith Cree Nation (JSCN), and JSCN Medical Clinic LP have signed an MOU to collaborate on initiatives...

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Medical students chart new learning path

Three medical doctor students at the U of S are making some Saskatchewan medical learning history.

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USask study hones in on causes of MS disability

Usask research may lead to better multiple sclerosis treatments.

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Bourassa envisions exciting future for IIPH at U of S

Relocating the national Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH) to the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) from Sudbury, Ont., opens up exciting opportunities for both the i...

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Midwifery linked to lower odds of birth complications for low-income women

New research from the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) is adding new evidence in support of midwives as a safe option for prenatal c...

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