Physical Therapy

News & Events

  • Congratulations 2014 Arbor Award Winners!

    Posted on September 17, 2014 in Awards, News & Events

    This year, 3 Department of Physical Therapy alumnae were recognized for their exceptional volunteer work: Marion J. Leslie-Bethune, Joan C. Pape, and Krisztina Weinacht. Marion served as Executive Director while Joan was Assistant Executive Director of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association from 1973 to 1988. Marion also served as CEO of Providence Health Care. They were both instrumental […]

  • Introduction to Clinical Research to Support Evidence-Based Practice in Manual Therapy Fall 2014

    Posted on September 15, 2014 in Important Dates

    The deadline to register is September 15, 2014. This course runs October 1, 2014 to December 10, 2014. Overview Learners will develop knowledge and skills to search for and appraise research literature to investigate a topic of interest and apply the findings to their practice. Course Objectives* By the end of the course, participants will […]

  • Exercise Prescription for Cervical Spine Dysfunction for Physical Therapists

    Posted on September 5, 2014 in Important Dates

    Please note that this course is full and registration has been closed. The deadline to register is September 5. August 15 is the early bird registration deadline for this course. The course runs from September 20-21, 2014, 8:00 am ‐ 4:00 pm each day. This course is presented by the Continuing Professional Development Committee at the Department […]

  • Summer hours

    Posted on August 29, 2014 in Important Dates

    As of Tuesday July 2, summer hours begin in the Department of Physical Therapy. Our staff will generally be in the office from 8:45AM to 4:30PM, Monday to Friday. Summer hours are in effect until Labour Day.

  • Registration deadline for APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program

    Posted on August 29, 2014 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 […]

  • OIEPB Information Session

    Posted on August 27, 2014 in Events, News & Events

    The Ontario Internationally Educated Physical Therapy Bridging Program is holding an Information Session on  August 27 2014 from 7pm to 9pm at 500 University Ave, room 132. If you are interested in attending, please complete our registration form. More information on this program, including admission and application details, can be found on the OIEPB webpage.

  • 2 New Courses: Neuromusculoskeletal and Neurological PT – Canadian Practice Overview

    Posted on July 14, 2014 in News & Events

    We are now accepting applications. hese hybrid courses (consisting of both online and on-site components) will provide a comprehensive, accessible refresher for those physical therapists interested in entering or returning to the neuromusculoskeletal (NMSK) or neurological practice setting.  These courses will also be helpful for IEPTs who have had experience in an autonomous practice setting […]

  • MScPT Student Corey Persic Wins 1st Prize in CPA Orthopedic Division Contest

    Posted on July 2, 2014 in Awards, News & Events, Students

    Corey Persic, a first year U of T MScPT student, won first prize in the “30 Second Elevator Pitch Contest” sponsored by the Orthopedic Division, Canadian Physiotherapy Association. His winning submission was entitled “Ortho”. Congratulations Corey!

  • Dr. Nancy Salbach Awarded Two CIHR Knowledge to Action Operating Grants

    Posted on June 18, 2014 in Grants & Promotions, News & Events, Research

    Professor Nancy Salbach (Department of Physical Therapy) has been awarded two CIHR Knowledge to Action operating grants. She is the principal investigator on the first grant, and co-principal investigator alongside Patty Solomon (McMaster University) on the second grant. The Knowledge to Action grant is designed to “increase the uptake/application of knowledge by supporting partnerships between […]

  • Rehab Rounds: Kieran O’Sullivan

    Posted on June 13, 2014 in Events, News & Events, Rehab Rounds

    Dr. Kieran O’Sullivan, PhD, will be presenting “Chronic Low Back Pain: Selecting the Most Relevant Findings During Patient Assessment and Management” on Friday June 13, 2014 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm.  This event takes place at the room 140 of the Rehabilitation Sciences Building, 500 University Avenue. Dr. O’Sullivan is a lecturer at the University of Limerick in Ireland and works […]

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