Rehab Rounds: Carol Richards

Dr. Carol Richards from the University of Laval presents Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for the Rehabilitation of Persons after Stroke on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 from 12-1pm. This event takes place at the room 132 of the Rehabilitation Sciences Building, 500 University Avenue.

Dr. Carol L. Richards received a BSc in Physical Therapy from McGill University, an MSc in Rehabilitation Medicine from the University of Saskatchewan and a PhD from McGill University and was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Ottawa. She holds the Université Laval Research Chair in Cerebral Palsy and is involved in basic, clinical and knowledge translation studies related to locomotor recovery and social integration of persons with neurological disorders. She was the founding Director (2000-2010) of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration (CIRRIS) located in the Quebec Rehabilitation Institute and also the founding Director (1994-2003) of the Quebec Provincial Rehabilitation Research Network (REPAR). Dr Richards received the Enid Graham Memorial Lectureship (2004) from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, the Jonas Salk Award (2005) from the Ontario March of Dimes and the Helen Saarinen Memorial Lectureship (2007) from McMaster University. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and in December 2009 was appointed Officer of the Order of Canada.

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A recording of this presentation is available.

A PDF of this slideshow is available.