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Dr. Annette Majnemer to give the 2010 Muriel Driver Lectureship

Dr. Annette Majnemer, Professor, School of Physical & Occupational Therapy, has been designated to give the 2010 Muriel Driver Lectureship at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapy. This lectureship, together with an accompanying prize, is given for a body of research work and an individual’s contribution to the profession of occupational therapy.

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Published on : 14 Sep 2009

Medicine Alumni Global Awards: submit a nominee from P&OT!

Know of a deserving McGill P&OT, or Faculty of Medicine graduate who should be considered for a McGill Medicine Alumni Global Award? Please submit your nomination of this person by completing the form below about his or her experiences and achievements.

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Published on : 17 Jun 2009

Hugues Barbeau awarded the Reeve-Irvine Research Medal for work on spinal cord injury

In March 2009 Dr. Hugues Barbeau was awarded the Reeve-Irvine Research Medal along with Dr. Susan Harkema for their accomplishments in the clinical translation of locomotor training using body-weight supported systems for individuals living with spinal cord injuries.

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Published on : 12 May 2009

Bernadette Nedelec awarded the prestigious Harvey Stuart Allen Distinguished Service Award

Bernadette Nedelec, PhD, BSc OT(c), erg., Associate Professor in the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, was awarded the prestigious Harvey Stuart Allen Distinguished Service Award by the American Burn Association at their 2009 annual meeting held this March in San Antonio, TX. This award is presented to an outstanding North American scientist for his/her contribution in the burn field.

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Published on : 17 Apr 2009

Edith Strauss Rehabilitation Research Projects in Knowledge Translation

Are you a rehabilitation clinician, McGill doctoral or masters student interested in knowledge translation? Do you have a GRIPE (Getting Research Into Practice and/or Education) project? Are you trying to fill the gaps between the three pillars of excellence: Clinical Practice, Education, Research? You are invited to apply for the first annual Edith Strauss knowledge translation grants.

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Published on : 17 Apr 2009

Functional rehabilitation in neurology

FUNCTIONAL REHABILITATION IN NEUROLOGY OR (HOW TO CHOOSE WHAT TO USE) Practical Course Instructor: Jacqueline Reznik, PT This course aims to give participants an overview of the clinical application of a variety of recognized concepts and techniques used in neurological rehabilitation.

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Published on : 22 Mar 2009

Launch of the National Blueprint for Injury Prevention in Older Drivers

The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT), along with McGill University , launch the National Blueprint for Injury Prevention in Older Drivers (Older Drivers Blueprint).

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Published on : 25 Feb 2009

Eastern Canada Health Outcomes Meeting

Dr. Nancy Mayo, PhD, PT, is the organizer for the Eastern Canada Health Outcomes Meeting. The meeting will be held in Montreal, June 8-9 2009. It targets students, clinicians, academics, industry, emerging and experienced researchers interested in health outcomes. Abstract submission deadline: April 1, 2009

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Published on : 23 Jan 2009

New website: Childhood Disability LINK

We are very pleased to present ‘Childhood Disability LINK’ – a new bilingual website in childhood disability. The website stands for Linking Information and New Knowledge and features ‘bottom line’ findings from current childhood disability research of interest to both clinicians and families.

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Published on : 19 Dec 2008

Jacqueline Nguyen (OT, U2) wins prize for best scientific poster

Jacqueline Nguyen (OT, U2) participated at this year’s Student Research Day (Faculty of Medicine) held on November 13th. As part of the Summer 2008 Research Bursary Program, she was asked to present her summer research findings via an interactive poster presentation. Ms Nguyen was selected to receive the Faculty of Medicine Award - 3rd prize for outstanding poster presentation.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2008

School of Physical & Occupational Therapy Travel Grant Winners

We are pleased to announce and to congratulate Ana Maria Rodriguez and Suzanne Lalonde as the winners of our Graduate Student Travel Grant.

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Published on : 22 Oct 2008

Full-time faculty lecturer position in OT

McGill University School of Physical and Occupational Therapy is seeking an Occupational Therapist for a one-year maternity leave replacement, beginning Jan.1, 2009. This full-time faculty lecturer position will be comprised of three (3) days per week as Assistant Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education and a further two (2) days per week teaching within the musculoskeletal curriculum.

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Published on : 25 Sep 2008

Charlie Giurleo (BSc OT 2008) receives McGraw-Hill Ryerson award

Charlie Giurleo (BSc OT 2008) has been selected as a recipient of the 2008 McGraw-Hill Ryerson Student Scholarship Award.

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Published on : 12 Sep 2008

NEW DATE & TIME: Orientation for New Graduate Students Rehabilitation Science Fall 2008

Orientation Meeting for New Graduate Students in Rehabilitation Science Fall 2008

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Published on : 13 Aug 2008