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Dr Majnemer elected as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

Dr Annette Majnemer, Professor, School of Physical & Occupaitonal Therapy has been elected as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.

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Published on : 22 Jul 2008

MSc student Ayse Kuspinar receives CIHR scholarship

MSc student Ayse Kuspinar receives CIHR scholarship

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Published on : 22 Jul 2008

M.Sc student Shreya Prasanna receives a McGill Alma Mater Student Travel Grant Award

M.Sc student Shreya Prasanna receives a McGill Alma Mater Student Travel Grant Award

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Published on : 18 Jul 2008

Three students under the supervision of Dr Maureen Simmonds receive travel awards from the Quebec Pain Research Network - Xiaoli Ma, Shahnaz Shahrbanian & Mahnaz Hamidzadeh

Three students under the supervision of Dr Maureen Simmonds receive travel awards from the Quebec Pain Research Network - Xiaoli Ma, Shahnaz Shahrbanian & Mahnaz Hamidzadeh

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Published on : 18 Jul 2008

PhD student Shahnaz Shahrbanian wins an award at the 13th World CyberTherapy Conference

Shahnaz Shahrbanian, a PhD student under the supervision of Dr Maureen Simmonds, received the 2008 Student Poster Award for an outstanding student poster presentation at the 13th World CyberTherapy Conference - 23-25 June, 2008, San Diego, CA

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Published on : 03 Jul 2008

Congratulations Nancy Mayo! Nancy has been promoted to Full Professor of Medicine

Nancy Mayo was promoted to Full Professor of Medicine - Monday June 9th. Congratulations Nancy!

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Published on : 16 Jun 2008

Congratulations Bernadette Nedelec! Bernadette has been promoted to Associate Professor

Congratulations Bernadette Nedelec! Bernadette has been promoted to Associate Professor

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Published on : 16 Jun 2008

Nicol Korner-Bitensky named Honouree on the Faculty Honour List for the Faculty of Medicine

Nicol Korner-Bitensky was named as an Honouree on the 2008 Faculty Honour List for the Faculty of Medicine, the first time an Occupational Therapist has been awarded this honour. The goal of the Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence is to recognize outstanding contributions to education in the Faculty of Medicine.

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Published on : 02 Jun 2008

MSc student Tamar Derghazarian receives OPPQ grant

The grant is an award of 7500$ given by the Ordre Professionel de la Physiothérapie (OPPQ), for her research project entitled : 'Physiotherapists' Attitudes and Beliefs towards Low Back Pain: Do they Predict Self-reported Treatment Recommendations?'. Ms Derghazarian is an MSc candidate, under the supervision of prof Maureen Simmonds.

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Published on : 12 Apr 2008

Professional Master's: application deadline extended to June 1

The application for entry into the Professional Master's in Occupational and Physical Therapy has been extended to June 1. This extension applies to Canadian students who already own an undergraduate degree, in any discipline. For information on how to apply, use the link below.

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Published on : 30 Mar 2008

New! Scholarships for all incoming Master's and PhD research students - Rehabilitation Sciences

We have just received word that new McGill Provost's Graduate Fellowship Awards will be available for all PhD and Master's students in Rehabilitation Sciences who enter the program in Fall 2008. Amount of awards: Master's $1,500, PhD $5,000.

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Published on : 14 Mar 2008

Two students awarded CIHR CandRIVE summer fellowships

Two students working with Dr. Korner-Bitensky of the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Anita Petzold (BSc OT and future MSc candidate) and Marie Josée Perrier (MSc candidate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics), have received a CIHR CanDRIVE summer fellowship. Initiated in 2002, the Canadian Driving Research Initiative for Vehicular Safety in the Elderly (CanDRIVE) is an interdisciplinary health-related research program dedicated to improving the safety of older drivers.

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Published on : 06 Mar 2008

Keeping seniors safe at the wheel

Nicol Korner-Bitensky, associate professor at the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, talks about research on retraining programs for older motorists.

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Published on : 10 Dec 2007

Nancy Mayo delivers Ramon J. Hnatyshyn Lecture

The lecture, sponsored by the Canadian Stroke Network, presents her research on community-based programs.

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Published on : 13 Sep 2007

Kudos to Laurraine Leblanc!

Laurraine Leblanc has received a number of awards to salute her initiative in standing up against Couche Tard Dépanneur and its racist candy packaging.

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Published on : 01 Sep 2007