News & Events

  • Balancing Act

    Posted on June 17, 2021 in News & Events

    Kristin Musselman has lead a team of researchers who have created a unique rehabilitation program that can help some of the 86,000 Canadians who live with a spinal cord injury achieve greater independence.  Individuals with an incomplete spinal cord injury can regain some standing and walking abilities; however, they often have trouble balancing.  Article originally […]

  • World Physiotherapy briefing paper focuses on safe rehabilitation for people living with Long COVID

    Posted on June 16, 2021 in News & Events

    World Physiotherapy has published a new briefing paper entitled: “Safe rehabilitation approaches for people living with Long COVID: physical activity and exercise”. The briefing paper includes considerations for safe rehabilitation specific to physical activity and exercise for people living with Long COVID.  As stated by World Physiotherapy in their press release: “The statements presented in […]

  • Roundtable Series on Virtual Rehabilitation Research: Podcasts & Tip Sheet

    Posted on June 15, 2021 in News & Events

    You’re invited to tune in to a new podcast on Virtual Rehabilitation Research hosted by Kelly O’Brien and Nancy Salbach. Kelly and Nancy are physical therapy researchers who co-chair the Department of Physical Therapy Research Committee at the University of Toronto. To promote knowledge exchange on challenges and lessons learned conducting virtual rehabilitation research, they […]

  • Continuing Education Course Registration – Diabetes Educator Certificate Program Waitlist

    Posted on June 14, 2021 in News & Events

  • The tragic death of a treasured colleague and friend

    Posted on June 9, 2021 in News & Events

    It is with a heavy heart that I bring you the news of the death of a dear colleague and friend, Salman Afzaal, OIEPB Class of 2013. We are beyond horrified by the horrendous crime that has been committed in London, Ontario, taking the lives of Salman and his family.  Salman treasured his family dearly […]

  • A group of Rehab Sector students wins a Graduate and Life Sciences Education – Graduate Student Wellness Grant

    Posted on May 10, 2021 in News & Events

    A group of students within the rehab sector was successful and their project is titled: The Art of Keeping Well: A Creative-Arts Hub for Graduate Students. To read more about the all the winners, please see this page:

  • Exploring All Sides of the Coin

    Posted on April 29, 2021 in News & Events

    More than 100 physiotherapy learners at the University of Toronto have created teaching resources they hope will help make their profession and the world more equitable. Article by Erin Howe can be read here.

  • Gallery Walk Highlights

    Posted on April 28, 2021 in News & Events

    About the Social, Political, Ethical and Cultural Dimensions of Health Gallery What is the gallery: This gallery showcases innovative teaching resources focused on equity, diversity, inclusion (EDI) and anti-oppression designed by our final year MScPT students as the culmination of their Department of Physical Therapy “SPEC” curriculum. To learn more, see the article in UofT Faculty of […]

  • Public conversation on the ethics of intensive care triage during pandemic is overdue

    Posted on April 22, 2021 in News & Events

    Stephanie Nixon is a member of the Provincial COVID-19 Bioethics Table. She and her colleagues put out this article about critical care triage:

  • COVID-19 amplifies the complexity of disability and race

    Posted on April 21, 2021 in News & Events

    K. Yoshida (Physical Therapy, University of Toronto), A. Fudge Schormans (Social Work, McMaster University), C. Niles (Program Manager, Faculty Development EDI, Hospital Sick Children & Post Doctoral Fellow, Physical Therapy, University of Toronto) and S. Mahipaul (Disability Studies, Western University) with J. Preston (Past President- Can. Disability Studies Association) and J. Anderson (Co-Chair – Disability […]