uManitoba health faculties consider merger

July 13, 2012

The University of Manitoba's faculties of medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy are showing a strong interest in merging into one faculty under the institution's plans to reduce its number of faculties from 20 to 13. 3 other health science faculties -- nursing, human ecology, and kinesiology and recreation management -- are still thinking about amalgamation. President David Barnard expects to hear a proposal or set of options on health sciences by the end of the year, says uManitoba's VP Academic. Winnipeg Free Press