News & Events

  • Our Faculty and Graduate Physical Therapists Help Athletes Compete at Invictus

    Posted on October 6, 2017 in News & Events

    At the University of Toronto, in 1917, Enid Graham launched Physical Therapy as an approach to provide rehabilitation to the wounded soldiers, returning from the war.  One hundred years later and University of Toronto, Department of Physical Therapy faculty and graduate physical therapists continue to play a vital role in their rehabilitation as evidenced by […]

  • Celebrating the National Importance of Enid Gordon Graham

    Posted on October 3, 2017 in News & Events

    The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto would not be where it is today without the lifelong impact made by Enid Gordon Graham. On September 27th, 2017, Parks Canada, the University of Toronto and the Canadian Physiotherapy Association all came together to recognize her outstanding contribution to the field of physical therapy. […]

  • Celebrating 100 Years of Physical Therapy with Rick Hansen

    Posted on October 3, 2017 in News & Events

    The much anticipated 100th Year celebration of University of Toronto’s Department of Physical Therapy was recently held at the Fairmount Royal York Hotel, with special guests Rick Hansen and his wife, Amanda Hansen. Rick Hansen was only 15 years old when he was left with a spinal cord injury following an accident. He is now […]

  • Enid Gordon Graham nominated to the Historical Sites and Monuments Board of Canada

    Posted on September 22, 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 […]

  • Congratulations to Agnes Makowski – Recipient of an Arbor Award

    Posted on September 19, 2017 in News & Events

    We’re very pleased to announce that Agnes Makowski received an Arbor Award that was presented on September 21, 2017.  Arbor Awards are presented by the University of Toronto to volunteers who provide exceptional service.  ” Our volunteers personify the very best attributes of the University’s motto, Velut Arbor Aevo – “May it grow as a […]

  • Diane Gasner Graduate Scholarship

    Posted on September 19, 2017 in News & Events

    The Rehabilitation Sciences Institute (RSI) in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto is extraordinarily grateful for the generosity of alumna Diane Gasner (Dip PTOT ’63; BScPT ’86), for establishing the Diane Gasner Graduate Scholarship in RSI. As a former faculty member in the Department of Physical Therapy, Diane continues to make a […]

  • 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 […]