Physical Therapy

News & Events

  • Dr. Kara Patterson wins Collaborative Health Research Projects Funding

    Posted on May 22, 2015 in News & Events

    Principal Investigators Kara Patterson and Jessica Grahn, along with Co-Investigators Joyce Chen and Vince DePaul have won three years of funding from the Collaborative Health Research Projects competition held by CIHR and NSERC.  Their project is entitled: “The Relationship of Temporal Gait Asymmetry and Rhythm Perception and Production”.  

  • Robyn Davies Receives Medical Director’s Special Award

    Posted on May 20, 2015 in Awards, News & Events

    Prof. Robyn Davies received the 2015 Medical Director’s Special Award from the Peters-Boyd Academy of Medicine.  Director Dr. Mary Anne Cooper selected Prof. Davies for this award as a result of her commitment and continuing contributions to the committees on which she serves and for her unwavering support and guidance of the Director’s Office.  Dr.  Cooper […]

  • OIEPB Graduating Class of 2015

    Posted on May 13, 2015 in News & Events

    The Ontario Internationally Educated Physical Therapy Bridging (OIEPB) Program Class of 2015 celebrated their graduation with an awards ceremony and reception held at the Faculty Club. Family, friends, faculty and honoured guests were in attendance to recognize the hard work of these 39 internationally educated physiotherapists in successfully completing the Comprehensive Program. We wish everyone much […]

  • Rehab Rounds: Dr. Nick Reed

    Posted on May 7, 2015 in Events, News & Events, Rehab Rounds

    Dr. Nick Reed, PhD, OT Reg (Ont) will be presenting “Concussion in Kids: Approaches to Education, Rehabilitation and Research” at Rehab Rounds on Thursday May 7, 2015 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm.  This event takes place in room 132 of the Rehabilitation Sciences Building at 500 University Avenue. Dr. Reed completed his Bachelor of Kinesiology at McMaster University in Hamilton, […]

  • Prof. Kelly O’Brien wins 2015 Elisse Zack Award

    Posted on May 5, 2015 in News & Events

    Professor Kelly O’Brien has been awarded the 2015 Elisse Zack Award of Excellence in HIV and Rehabilitation.  The award is bestowed by the Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation (CWGHR) and was established to recognize outstanding contributions towards the improvement of the lives of those living with HIV/AIDS.  Recipients of the Elisse Zack Award […]

  • Dr. Kara Patterson Receives Connaught New Researcher Award

    Posted on May 4, 2015 in Awards, Grants & Promotions, News & Events

    Congratulations to Dr. Kara Patterson on winning a 2014-2015 Connaught New Researcher Award for her research project “It’s not the load that breaks you down, its how you carry it: an investigation of secondary musculoskeletal complications and temporal gait asymmetry after stroke”.  Dr. Patterson is the Principal Investigator on this two year grant.

  • Staff Member Daniela Pirraglia Nominated for Chancellor’s Award

    Posted on April 17, 2015 in Awards, News & Events

    Daniela Pirraglia, the Student Liaison Officer in the Department of Physical Therapy, was nominated by her colleagues and students for a 2015 Chancellor’s Award in the Emerging Leader category. Daniela supports both current and prospective students within the PT program. She was given a certificate in honour of her nomination.

  • PT Student Denine Ellis Receives Cressy Award

    Posted on April 17, 2015 in Awards, News & Events, Students

    Congratulations to Denine Ellis, a second year student in the MScPT program, who was selected as a recipient for a 2015 Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award.

  • CAP RSVPs Due

    Posted on April 16, 2015 in Important Dates

    Applicants who received an invitation to write the CAP (invites were sent on March 26, 2015) have until 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, 2015 to RSVP for the CAP. The link required to RSVP can be found in the invitation email.  Please check your settings on your email to ensure that the interview invitation was […]

  • PT Students Recognized at U of T Intramural Banquet Ceremony

    Posted on April 7, 2015 in Awards, News & Events, Students

    Physical Therapy students were recently celebrated for their achievements and contributions to the University of Toronto’s intramural sports program. Each year, up to 18 “Intramural T” awards are bestowed to graduating students. Athletes compete against individuals from both undergraduate and graduate programs across U of T’s three campuses. Five Physical Therapy students, including Wesley Bellemore, Kristy Boccia, Nikolas Bon, Sarah […]

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