Marie Brossard-Racine, erg., PhD has been awarded a five-year CIHR CRC Tier 2: Canada Research Chair in Brain and Child Development as part of the 2019-2 (Fall 2020) competition! The program recognizes that diversity is indispensable to research excellence - among the Canada Research Chair recipients 51% are women. Brava, Marie! Other CRC laureates from the School of Physical & Occupational Therapy include Stefanie Blain-Moraes, PhD, (Canada Research Chair [Tier 2] in Consciousness and Personhood Technologies, 2019-2024), Keiko Shikako-Thomas, OT, PhD (Canada Research Chair [Tier 2] in Childhood Disability: Participation and Knowledge Translation, 2015-2020; renewed 2020-2025) and Mindy Levin, PT, PhD (Canada Research Chair [Tier 1] in Arm Motor Recovery and Rehabilitation, 2005-2019).
Canada Research Chairs make important research contributions in areas of critical importance and are world-class scientists and scholars from diverse backgrounds. They work on new discoveries and innovations that help our environment, health, communities and economy thrive.