Physical Therapy

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  • Registration deadline for APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program

    Posted on August 28, 2015 in Events

    Have you ever wanted to take a course to improve your skills as a clinical educator?  If so, here is your opportunity! The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has developed an excellent course for clinical instructors that the Department of PT would like to offer to our clinical educators.  The course will take place in […]

  • Dr. Kelly O’Brien wins CIHR Planning and Dissemination Grant

    Posted on July 10, 2015 in News & Events

    Dr. Kelly O’Brien has won a CIHR Planning and Dissemination Grant for her project, “Healthy Aging with HIV Over the Life Course: Advancing an International Research Collaborative to Address Research Priorities in HIV, Aging and Rehabilitation”.  The grant will fund a collaborative meeting between the Canada-UK HIV and Rehabilitation and Research Collaborative (CUHRRC), Canadian Association for HIV Research […]

  • Dr. Barbara Gibson Receives Mentorship Award

    Posted on June 25, 2015 in Awards, News & Events

    On Wednesday June 24th, Dr. Barbara Gibson was presented with the 2015 Ross Upshur Graduate Thesis Mentorship Award at the 4th Annual Joint Centre for Bioethics Annual Research and Awards Day Celebration.  The award is given out once every two years to a supervisor or committee member who provides outstanding mentoring and role modeling for graduate […]

  • Sharon Gabison wins Health Commercialization Fellowship

    Posted on June 25, 2015 in News & Events

    Sharon Gabison has earned a Health Commercialization Fellowship from the Health Innovation Hub (H2i) at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.  Sharon’s project, “The Use of Information and Smart Technologies to Prevent Seat Acquired Pressure Ulcers in Spinal Cord Injury”, was first selected as one of 7 projects to advance to the next round […]

  • MScPT Advanced Standing Application Deadline

    Posted on June 18, 2015 in Important Dates

    Applications for the Master of Science in Physical Therapy (MScPT) Advanced Standing Option are now being accepted. The MScPT Advanced Standing Option is a professional graduate degree program that allows eligible physical therapists with a BScPT to acquire the MScPT degree. This 12-month program includes both online and on-site courses – a hybrid model providing an enriched educational experience. The focus of this […]

  • Rehab Rounds: Dr. Tatyana Mollayeva

    Posted on June 4, 2015 in Events, News & Events, Rehab Rounds

    Dr. Tatyana Mollayeva, MD, PhD, will be presenting “Disorders of Sleep and Wakefulness in Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury” at Rehab Rounds on Thursday June 4, 2015 from 12:10 to 1:00 pm.  This event takes place in room 132 of the Rehabilitation Sciences Building at 500 University Avenue. Dr. Mollayeva received her medical degree from the Moscow Medical Academy and completed […]

  • 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, […]

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