News & Events

  • Rehabilitation Aimed at Muscle Performance (RAMP) Lab Receives Canada Foundation for Innovation Funding

    Posted on March 3, 2017 in News & Events

    The Rehabilitation Aimed at Muscle Performance (RAMP) Lab, directed by Dr. Darlene Reid, has received funding provided through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund. The John R. Evans Leaders Fund helps a select number of exceptional researchers at institutions across the country to conduct leading-edge research by giving them the tools and […]

  • Physical Therapy Students Receive 2017 Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award

    Posted on March 2, 2017 in News & Events

    Graduating students Kaela Newman and Celine Nathoo have been recognized for their outstanding extra-curricular contributions to the University of Toronto. The student experience at the University of Toronto is more than classes and books. It is life on campus, in the community and in the world at large. The Cressy Awards recognize graduating students for […]

  • MScPT Student and Bridging Program Graduate Share their Stories in Physiotherapy Today

    Posted on March 2, 2017 in News & Events

    Our students and graduates are always looking for creative ways to contribute to the profession of physical therapy. Recently, Celine Nathoo, a second year MScPT student, and Cristian Renteria, an Ontario Internationally Educated Physical Therapy Bridging (OIEPB) Program graduate, contributed stories to Physiotherapy Today, the Ontario Physiotherapy Association’s member newsletter. In Celine’s column My Lucky […]

  • Notable Alumni: Maria Judd

    Posted on March 2, 2017 in News & Events

    Maria Judd has dedicated her career to transforming research into clinical action and systems improvement, and promoting a patient-first perspective and approach in rehabilitation and healthcare. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from University of Toronto, Maria worked in a variety of acute-care, rehab and outpatient settings in the Toronto area […]

  • #PTHistory: Enid Graham

    Posted on February 21, 2017 in News & Events

    The Canadian Physiotherapy Association and the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto recently jointly nominated Enid Gordon Graham (née Finley) to the Historical Sites and Monuments Board of Canada in order to recognize her contribution to the development of rehabilitative care and the education and practice of physiotherapy in Canada. Over ninety […]

  • Call for research projects! Deadline: May 15, 2017

    Posted on February 17, 2017 in Important Dates

    A call for research projects!   Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto MScPT Research and Program Evaluation for Physical Therapy Practice Deadline for Submission – Monday May 15, 2017   The Department of Physical Therapy is preparing for the 2017/2018 Research Component of the MScPT Program and invites physical therapists with a Professional or […]

  • #PTHistory: The Beginning 1917-1919

    Posted on February 16, 2017 in News & Events

    In celebration of our 100th anniversary, we are reflecting on the historic developments that helped shape our program. By: Brittany Wade, MScPT 1st year student In 1917, World War I was coming to a close, and thousands upon thousands of injured soldiers were in need of rehabilitation treatment with no where to turn. To facilitate […]

  • Notable Alumni: Kelly O’Brien

    Posted on February 10, 2017 in News & Events

    Dr. Kelly O’Brien is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, cross-appointed with the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), Clinical Epidemiology and Rehabilitation Sciences Institutes (RSI) at the University of Toronto.  Kelly holds a New Investigator Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).  Her research is focused on […]

  • Application Deadline for Advanced Standing Option: March 27, 2017

    Posted on February 9, 2017 in Important Dates

    University of Toronto, MScPT- Advanced Standing Option for Fall 2017 Admission Program Coordinator: Dr Cathy Evans PhD Date: September, 2017 – July, 2018 Application Deadline: March 27, 2017 Cost: Tuition is approximately $12,000 The University of Toronto, Department of Physical Therapy MScPT Advanced Standing Option is a professional graduate degree program that allows eligible physical therapists with […]

  • Register Now: Public Lecture on Running Injury Prevention

    Posted on February 8, 2017 in Important Dates

    Speaker:  Agnes Makowski, Chief Physiotherapist for Skate Canada Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017 Time: 5:30-7:00 pm Rehabilitation Sciences Building, 500 University Ave, Room 140 Fee: $11/$5 for students & seniors CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Speaker bio: Agnes is a difference-maker in the lives of active individuals of all abilities, within the areas of injury prevention, […]