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Dr. Bernadette Nedelec has been named to the Faculty Honour List

Dr. Bernadette Nedelec has been named to the Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence!

This honour is in recognition of her exceptional contributions to education in the Faculty of Medicine (School of Physical and Occupational Therapy).

Bernadette was honoured at the Faculty Honour List Symposium on June 14. 

Published: 26 Jun 2018

Dr. Aliki Thomas and Dr. Shawn Robbins have been awarded tenure!

Both Aliki Thomas and Shawn Robbins have been promoted to Associate Professor and granted tenure in recognition of their excellence in research, teaching, and service! Aliki teaches in SPOT’s OT program, while Shawn teaches in SPOT’s PT Program.

Congratulations to you both!

 

Published: 26 Jun 2018

Dr. Laurie Snider has been named Director of McGill University’s School of Physical & Occupational Therapy (SPOT)!

Dr. Laurie Snider has been named Director of McGill University’s School of Physical & Occupational Therapy (SPOT)!

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Published: 26 Jun 2018

Palliative care in humanitarian crises: a review of the literature

Palliative care in humanitarian crises: a review of the literature

A review by Elysée Nouvet, Mollie Sivaram, Kevin Bezanson, Gautham Krishnaraj, Matthew Hunt, Sonya de Laat, Stephanie Sanger, Laura Banfield, Pedro Favila Escobio Rodriguez and Lisa J. Schwartz.

Link to article here.

Published: 21 May 2018

Several SPOT Winners at McGill’s Annual Bravo Awards

McGill’s annual Bravo gala celebrates the ‘cream of the researcher crop’ at the university. Amidst the presence of many McGill research luminaries, Principal Fortier congratulated the successes of the prizewinners at an exceptional gathering of researchers from diverse backgrounds....

Published: 8 May 2018

Dr. Aliki Thomas the 2018 Recipient of the Maude Abbot Prize

SPOT Professor Aliki Thomas has been selected as the 2018 winner of the McGill Faculty of Medicine Maude Abbot Prize. The award recognizes an outstanding female faculty member who excels in education, research, or administration with a focus on the early career stage.

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Published: 8 May 2018

School of Physical and Occupational Therapy Well Represented in 2018 FRQS Awards

Great news for both faculty researchers and graduate students, as SPOT received a long list of FRQS awards in the most recent cycle!

Chercheurs-Boursiers: Junior 1 – Dr. Marc Roig, Junior 2 – Dr. Aliki Thomas, Dr. Dana Anaby

Programme Intersectoriel Audace: Dr. Stefanie Blain-Moraes

Post Doctoral Student Funding: Daniele Piscitelli (Dr. Mindy Levin), Elizabeth Tell (Dr. Isabelle Gagnon)

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Published: 8 May 2018

Dr. André Bussières named CCA 2018 Researcher of the Year

Dr. Bussières was recently awarded the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) 2018 Researcher of the Year Award at the CCA Conference in April.

The award “honours an investigator whose contribution has improved the clinical treatment of chiropractic patients and has demonstrated outstanding research achievements and advancement of new knowledge in their field of expertise.”

Published: 8 May 2018

Building sustainable fieldwork partnerships between Canada and India: Finding common goals through evaluation

Building sustainable fieldwork partnerships between Canada and India: Finding common goals through evaluation.

An article by Caroline Storr, Janna MacLachlan, Dinesh Krishna, Ramasubramanian Ponnusamy, Donna Drynan, Carmen Moliner, Kristina McLaughlin, Susanne Murphy, Megan Edgelow, Margaret Anne Campbell-Rempel, Ann Bossers, Heidi Lauckner & Debra Cameron.

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Published: 12 Mar 2018

Canada’s global health role: supporting equity and global citizenship as a middle power

Canada’s global health role: supporting equity and global citizenship as a middle power. An article by Stephanie A Nixon, Kelley Lee, Zulfiqar A Bhutta, James Blanchard, Slim Haddad, Steven J Hoffman, Peter Tugwell

Link to article here.

Published: 12 Mar 2018

Dr. Marc Roig awarded CHIR grant

Dr. Marc Roig has been awarded a CIHR grant in the Movement and Exercise category for his project, "Exercise intensisty matters: a window of opportunity to promote neurorecovery and cardiovascular health in stroke," Dr. Joyce Fung is a co-investigator, from SPOT.

Published: 1 Mar 2018

Media pick up on The Conversation

Dr. Stefanie Blain-Moraes recently contributed an article to the online not-for-profit media platform, The Conversation. Her article, "How we can design the music of our emotions," was then explored in a live radio interview on CJAD 800.

Published: 1 Mar 2018

Dr. Wideman awarded CIHR

Dr. Timothy Wideman has been awarded a Planning and Dissemination Grant from CIHR for his project, "Developing stakeholder endorsement methodology to measure the outcomes of pain education in Canadian physiotherapy programs." Dr. Aliki Thomas and Dr. André Bussières are co-investigators on the ward.

Published: 1 Mar 2018

Reference Text on Quality of Life Translated to Portuguese

The ISOQOL Dictionary, edited by Dr. Nancy Mayo, has been translated from English into Portuguese and is available for purchase in both languages through the ISOQOL website.

Published: 5 Feb 2018

Council for Services to Children and Adolescents

Dr. Annette Majnemer was recently named to the MUHC Council for Services to Children and Adolescents (CSCA) for a 4-year term.

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Published: 5 Feb 2018

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