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Children Hospital's trauma team in the news

CTV News recently featured Dr Isabelle Gagnon, of the School of Physical & Occupational Therapy and member of the Children Hospital's trauma team. In the report, team members explain the consequences of concussions in children, and how these can be recognized or prevented.

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Published on : 21 Feb 2011

School of Physical & Occupational Therapy - 2010 Newsletter

Read about Principal Munroe-Blum's presentation for the 2nd Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lecture Series. Catch up on news from the School, from students, from the faculty and from our new program directors.

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Published on : 24 Jan 2011

StrokEngine website update

StrokEngine: Evidence-Based Stroke Rehabilitation We invite you to view the new look and content of the StrokEngine and StrokEngine Assess websites. StrokEngine and StrokEngine Assess have been developed to provide evidence-based information about stroke rehabilitation to health professionals, individuals who have experienced stroke and their families.

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Published on : 14 Jan 2011

Interacting with the health sciences

For the sixth straight year, McGill’s Faculty of Medicine, along with the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro), and the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), hosted the TD Discovery Day in Health Sciences. The event, organized by The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, has become a unique opportunity for high school students to explore the diversity of the health sciences.

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Published on : 15 Dec 2010

Edith Aston McCrimmon Lecture - guest speaker: Heather Munroe-Blum

Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill, was the speaker for the 2nd Edith Aston McCrimmon Lecture. She presented a talk entitled "Empathy, Evidence and Excellence: The Role of Professional Education in Research-Intensive Universities"

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Published on : 06 Dec 2010

Edith Aston McCrimmon Lecture - guest speaker: Heather Munroe-Blum

Please hold the date of November 22 for our 2nd Edith Aston McCrimmon Lectureship series which will feature Heather Munroe-Blum as our invited guest speaker.

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Published on : 04 Nov 2010

Rehabilitation, virtual reality and video games

An article was recently published in the Globe and Mail, on rehabilitation, virtual reality and video games. The article describes the work of researcher Mindy Levin, PhD, PT, and others, and explains how 3D video games could be used to improve motor function in individuals with stroke.

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Published on : 18 Jun 2010

Research colloquium: prizes announcement

We are pleased to announce the winners of the prizes awarded for best presentations: Anita Menon (U Toronto) and Stéphanie Thibault-Gagnon (Queen's) won the two CRIR prizes. Marie-Ève Bolduc (McGill) and Claire Perez (McGill) were awarded the prizes offered by the professional orders (OEQ and OPPQ). Congratulations to all the winners!

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Published on : 14 Jun 2010

12th Research Colloquium on Rehabilitation

The School of Physical and Occupational Therapy at McGill University is proudly hosting the 12th Rehabilitation Research Colloquium on Monday, May 17th, 2010. The aim of the Colloquium is to present the most recent research being conducted by graduate students in the field of rehabilitation.

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Published on : 07 May 2010

School's delegation to the annual CAOT conference

This year, the School will send an important delegation to the annual CAOT conference, to be held in Halifax from May 25 to 29. Students and Faculty from the School are involved in 21 posters and presentations. In addition, Dr Annette Majnemer will be giving the Muriel Driver Memorial Lecturer.

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Published on : 07 May 2010

Suzanne Rouleau receives Ordre des ergothérapeutes du Québec (OEQ) Prix d'excellence

Congratulations to Suzanne Rouleau, OEQ Prix d'excellence recipient this year! A much deserved recognition of contribution to the OT profession & education of hundreds of McGill OT students. Thanks for all of your: hard work, enormous amount of time & effort put into teaching at the School; clinical work which enriches your teaching; many service contributions to the OT profession at many levels.

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Published on : 30 Mar 2010

Call for abstracts: Pain, Mind and Movement III

Call for abstracts: Pain, Mind and Movement III

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Published on : 08 Feb 2010

NeuroDevNet, a new National Center for Excellence

Dr. Annette Majnemer, OT, PhD, FCAHS, Professor in the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy as well as Co-Editor, Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics and Associate Editor, Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, announced the funding of more than 19.5 million dollars over the next 5 years of a new National Centre of Excellence (NCE) called NeuroDevNet.

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Published on : 03 Jan 2010

Fellowship Graduate Certificate in Assessing Driving Capabilities Program

NEW Fellowship for students applying to the Graduate Certificate Program in Assessing Driving Capabilities

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Published on : 25 Sep 2009