Research

  • New Resource for HIV Rehabilitation

    Posted on December 1, 2015 in News & Events, Research

    Dr. Stephanie Nixon and her team have developed an E-Module on HIV and Rehab for Sub-Saharan Africa that launched in Zambia yesterday. This launch was featured by U of T News, Zambia Daily Mail and QFM (Zambia). In honour of World AIDS Day, the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute has also highlighted some of the research our faculty, including Dr. Nixon, Dr. Kelly O’Brien […]

  • Department of Physical Therapy Featured on City TV News

    Posted on in News & Events, Research

    November is #LungMonth.  Dr. Dina Brooks, Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, and Dr. Annmarie Lee, postdoctorate trainee and physical therapist from Australia training with Dr. Brooks, were featured on City TV.  The clip on the 6 p.m. news highlighted some of the research being performed in our Department at the University of Toronto […]

  • Article by Professor Dina Brooks Featured in Toronto Star

    Posted on April 1, 2015 in News & Events, Research

    “Minimal exercise can counteract sedentary lifestyle,” an article written by Professor Dina Brooks, was featured in the Toronto Star’s March 30 2015 edition.

  • Dina Brooks Selected for WCPT International Service Award

    Posted on December 15, 2014 in Awards, News & Events, Research

    Professor Dina Brooks has been selected by the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Executive Committee to receive an International Service Award in the area of research. This award honours individuals who have made a significant contribution to physical therapy internationally or within their region. Professor Brooks was nominated for this award by the International Confederation of […]

  • Stephanie Nixon and the Global Health Summit, Nov 3-5

    Posted on October 22, 2014 in News & Events, Research

    Stephanie Nixon, Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the Faculty of Medicine and at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, is a co-convener on the University of Toronto’s upcoming Global Health Summit, Creating a Pandemic of Health, organized by the Dalla Lana School of Public Health from November 3 to 5. Along with the […]

  • Dr. Nancy Salbach Awarded Two CIHR Knowledge to Action Operating Grants

    Posted on June 18, 2014 in Grants & Promotions, News & Events, Research

    Professor Nancy Salbach (Department of Physical Therapy) has been awarded two CIHR Knowledge to Action operating grants. She is the principal investigator on the first grant, and co-principal investigator alongside Patty Solomon (McMaster University) on the second grant. The Knowledge to Action grant is designed to “increase the uptake/application of knowledge by supporting partnerships between […]

  • Nancy Salbach Receives CIHR New Investigator Salary Award

    Posted on July 9, 2013 in Awards, News & Events, Research

    Nancy Salbach received a CIHR New Investigator Salary Award in Knowledge Translation for her proposed research to advance the mobilization of knowledge into health care services and community programs to improve the health of people living with stroke and HIV. Nancy is an Associate Professor with the Department of Physical Therapy, and an Adjunct Scientist at […]

  • Aileen Davis Appointed Interim Director of the Toronto Musculoskeletal Centre

    Posted on July 4, 2013 in Grants & Promotions, News & Events, Research

    Professor Aileen Davis was appointed Interim Director of the Toronto Musculoskeletal Centre effective July 1, 2013. She is a Professor in the following departments:  Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science, Surgery, Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, and Institute of Medical Science. Professor Davis is also a Senior Scientist in the Division of Health Care and Outcomes Research, […]

  • International Forum on HIV and Rehabilitation Research

    Posted on June 26, 2013 in News & Events, Research

    The first ever International  Forum on HIV and Rehabilitation Research was held on June 13- 14, 2013 in Toronto.  Over 100 participants, including people living with HIV, researchers, clinicians, representatives of community organizations, and policy makers from the Canada, UK, Ireland and the USA attended the Forum with the aim to translate research evidence knowledge […]

  • PT Professors present poster at Annual Education Achievement Celebration

    Posted on May 30, 2013 in News & Events, Research

    Cheryl Cott, Karl Zabjek and Julie Vaughan-Graham presented their poster “Designing an interactive Video Tool (iVT) to Enhance Integration of Basic and Clinical Sciences in the Analysis of Movement Challenges in Persons with Neurological Impairments” at the Annual Education Achievement Celebration held at Hart House on May 7, 2013.  Cathy Evans is also part of […]