Stephanie Nixon

  • Privilege and Oppression: Two Sides of the Same Coin

    Posted on November 23, 2016 in News & Events

    As healthcare providers, how do we think and talk about privilege? How do we understand issues of oppression? Are we able to identify and analyze our own positions of advantage? Dr. Stephanie Nixon is facing these difficult questions head-on. While they might make some people uncomfortable, Nixon says they are important to consider, and are […]

  • Dr. Stephanie Nixon Wins Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) Innovation Grant

    Posted on October 13, 2016 in News & Events

    Dr. Nixon is improving quality of life for people living with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa. As access to life-saving anti-retroviral therapy (ART) expands across Sub-Saharan Africa, over 25 million adults and children living with HIV are being given a second chance at life. While HIV-related mortality has dropped dramatically, a new challenge has arisen: care […]

  • Drs. Barbara Gibson and Stephanie Nixon Will Present at the World Confederation of Physical Therapy Congress 2017 in South Africa

    Posted on July 14, 2016 in News & Events

    WCPT Congress announces leading speakers for key sessions. WCPT Congress-the world’s largest gathering of physical therapists-will be held July 2-4, 2017, in Cape Town, South Africa. The congress programme will include 17 focused symposia featuring 75 speakers from around the world. Focused symposia are core sessions where cutting edge research and practice perspectives are explored and […]

  • World Health Organization Priorities for Disability and Rehabilitation: Implications for Rehabilitation Research, Education and Advocacy

    Posted on July 12, 2016 in

    The Rehabilitation Sciences Institute (RSI) and the International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation (ICDR) presents […]

  • Department of Physical Therapy Professors Shine Light on HIV, Aging and Rehabilitation

    Posted on May 26, 2016 in News & Events

    University of Toronto Shares Emerging Evidence at the 25th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV Rehabilitation Research. The 25th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research was held May 12-15, 2016 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. On May 12, Department of Physical Therapy Assistant Professor Dr. Kelly O’Brien co-hosted the 3rd International Forum on HIV and Rehabilitation Research. This […]

  • Understanding & Addressing HIV & Disability-Related Stigma

    Posted on June 14, 2012 in News & Events, Research

    Dr. Stephanie Nixon, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Academic Director, International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation, is spearheading a programme of advocacy-oriented research on HIV and disability in Southern Africa.  She recently received CIHR funding to convene a meeting of women and men with disabilities and/or living with HIV, activists, researchers and health workers […]

  • 1st WHO/World Bank World Report on Disability

    Posted on January 29, 2012 in News & Events

    The Toronto Launch of the 1st WHO/World Bank World Report on Disability took place on Friday January 27, 2012.  This event, organized by Dr, Stephanie Nixon, featured keynote speaker Dr. Tom Shakespeare.  Dr. Shakespeare is the editor of the World Report on Disability. He has published extensively in disability studies and bioethics, including The Sexual Politics of Disability […]

  • The Toronto Launch of the 1st WHO/World Bank World Report on Disability

    Posted on January 27, 2012 in Events

    The Toronto Launch of the 1st WHO/World Bank World Report on Disability takes place on Friday January 27, 2012 from 12-2pm at the William Doo Auditorium, New College, 45 Willcocks Street.  This event, organized by Professor Stephanie Nixon, features keynote speaker Dr. Tom Shakespeare.  Dr. Tom Shakespeare is the editor of the World Report on Disability. He […]

  • Prof Stephanie Nixon on CBC Radio

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    Dr. Stephanie Nixon will be on CBC Radio Metro Morning on Friday January 27 at 6:15AM. Dr. Nixon will be talking about the World Report on Disability, the first of its kind. This report provides guidance on implementing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and gives an extensive global […]