News & Events

  • Students and Faculty Honoured at 2017 Research Day and Awards Ceremony

    Posted on July 20, 2017 in News & Events

    On July 19, 2017, Student Research Day celebrated the achievements of students and advisers as they showcased their research projects in poster presentations in the Stone Lobby of the Medical Sciences Building. Following the presentations, attendees enjoyed a lunch, then headed to the MacLeod Auditorium for the Recognition and Exceptional Awards Ceremony, which honoured members […]

  • Shelley Gautier Wins Two Gold Medals at the 2017 UCI Road World Cup

    Posted on July 4, 2017 in News & Events

    Shelley Gautier won two gold medals at the 2017 UCI Road World Cup in Emmen, Netherlands! The U of T PT alumnus won gold in the 8.6km Women’s T1 Time Trial and in the Women’s 21.3km T1 Road Race over the Canada Day weekend. The Canadian Para-cycling team won a total of eight medals, three […]

  • Rehab Rounds: Dr. Jeff Crukley

    Posted on June 1, 2017 in News & Events, Rehab Rounds

    Dr. Jeff Crukley will be presenting “Can cognitive capacity predict listening effort?” at Rehab Rounds on Thursday June 1, 2017 from 12:10 to 1:00 pm.  This event will take place in room 132 of the Rehabilitation Sciences Building at 500 University Avenue. Jeff Crukley is a Senior Research Scientist at Starkey Hearing Technologies. He earned his M.Sc. in audiology in […]

  • Dr. Kristin E. Musselman Receives Funding for CIHR Project Scheme Grants

    Posted on May 25, 2017 in News & Events

    Dr. Kristin E. Musselman is a recipient of a 2016 Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s (CIHR) Project Grant! She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy. Her co-authors for this project are Dr. Susan Jaglal, the Professor and Vice-Chair of Research and Dr. Karen Yoshida, an Assistant Professor, both in the Department […]

  • Dr. Nancy Salbach Receives Funding for CIHR Project Scheme Grant

    Posted on May 25, 2017 in News & Events

    Dr. Nancy Salbach is a recipient of a 2016 Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s (CIHR) Project Grant! She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy. Dr. Salbach’s project titled, Getting Older Adults OUTdoors: A randomized controlled trial of a community-based outdoor walking program encourages older adults who have difficulty walking to participate […]

  • Dr. Stephanie Nixon Receives Funding for Two CIHR Project Scheme Grants

    Posted on May 25, 2017 in News & Events

    Dr. Stephanie Nixon an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy is a recipient of two Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s (CIHR) Program Grants! As announced last week, 475 projects were funded with Dr. Nixon receiving two grants. Her first project, The Sepo III Study: Advancing Chronic Disease Models of Care for People Living […]

  • Congratulations to the Department of Physical Therapy’s CIHR Project Scheme Grant Winners

    Posted on May 25, 2017 in News & Events

    Three professors in the Department of Physical Therapy are recipients of a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant. A total of 475 grant winners were announced last week. Dr. Stephanie Nixon received two grants. Dr. Nancy Salbach and Dr. Kristin Musselman each received one. The Project Grant program fund projects with the greatest potential […]

  • Dr. Samuel Leitenberg

    Posted on May 18, 2017 in News & Events

    A doctor, a humanitarian and someone who always went the extra mile for his patients. A rare amalgam of old-school practice and cutting-edge clinical practice, Dr. Samuel Leitenberg graduated from the Faculty of Medicine in 1974. He opened his own practice. He made house calls. He never turned any one away. Patients lined up early […]

  • Springing Into Action: Running Injury Prevention

    Posted on May 18, 2017 in News & Events

    Let the warmer weather signal the start of outdoor activities. Stay healthy and active without being overly injured. Last week Agnes Makowski hosted a lecture about Running Injury Prevention. This is a safe exercise you can do throughout your lifespan. You can break records at any age. A few highlights include the training tips to […]

  • Public Lecture: “Springing into Action: Running Injury Prevention Tips”

    Posted on May 11, 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: $10/$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, […]