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Barbara Shankland has been awarded the Prix d’Excellence from the Ordre des ergothérapeutes du Québec

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Barbara Shankland, Faculty Lecturer at SPOT has been awarded the Prix d’Excellence from the  Ordre des ergothérapeutes du Québec. This award recognizes outstanding personal qualities as well as involvement and actions directed towards the development, progression, promotion and updating occupational skills. The winner of this award makes a significant impact on the profession.

Published: 23Jun2016

Susanne Mak has been awarded the Jonathan Campbell Meakins and Family Memorial Fellowship 2016

Susanne Mak, Assistant Professor [Professional] at SPOT: has been awarded the Jonathan Campbell Meakins and Family Memorial Fellowship 2016. This Fellowship has been created to “further and promote excellence in medical education by either an advanced postgraduate trainee or a faculty member in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University.” 

Published: 23Jun2016

Dr. Sara Ahmed has been awarded the Rosemary Wedderburn Brown Prize for 2016

Dr. Sara Ahmed, Assistant Professor at SPOT has been awarded the Rosemary Wedderburn Brown Prize for 2016. See this link for more information https://www.mcgill.ca/medicine/about/honorees/faculty-prize-laureates.

Published: 23Jun2016

Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship

McGill’s Faculty Club Montreal, QC, CA

An inspirational lecture by a nationally or internationally known person, usually having a topic related to the field of rehabilitation. Join Alumni, faculty and friends for this event at McGill's Faculty Club.

McGill Open House

McIntyre Medical Building 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA

McGill's annual Open House; SPOT faculty and students staff a very busy kiosk welcoming potential applicants: what's the BEST thing about being an OT or a PT and why McGill is the TOP choice!

Homecoming Wine & Cheese

Hosmer House 3630 Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y5, CA

Alumni, graduates, faculty & staff are invited to the School for a Wine & Cheese reception on the Friday of McGill's Homecoming weekend. In 2016 we will be especially celebrating reunion years ending in "6" and "1"!

A Glimpse into the History of Physiotherapy

Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building 3rd floor; Maude Abbott Medical Museum, 3640 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C7, CA

"If we understand how physiotherapy has developed at McGill and in Canada, we can use these lessons to improve the rehabilitation practices of the future."

- Marcos Rodrigues



June 2016 Convocation Kudos and Prizes

On behalf of the Faculty of Science and on the occasion of the recent Science Convocation ceremonies (June 6, 2016), Dean of Science Bruce Lennox offers congratulations to all graduating students, who received B.Sc., B.A. & Sc., Diploma, M.Sc., or Ph.D. degrees. In addition, the Faculty of Science is very proud to recognize the recipients of the Faculty’s and University’s most prestigious awards. These include:

Published: 16Jun2016

Marking Stroke Month - June 2016

Raising awareness about stroke


Every ten minutes, someone in Canada suffers a stroke. Strokes kill 14,000 Canadians each year, making stroke the third leading cause of death in this country.

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) hopes to increase public awareness about the dangers of stroke by marking Stroke Month. People who learn about the causes of stroke can take measures to reduce their chances of having a stroke.


What is a stroke?


Published: 6Jun2016