The Global Health Rehabilitation Initiative (GHRI) team of the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy are hosting the annual GHRI Symposium on Sept 18, 2021.
The symposium will include key note session, interactive workshops, and a plenary session.
There will be opportunities to win gifts of $30, $20 and $10!
Tania Janaudis-Ferreira, PhD has received the Distinction Award from the Canadian Thoracic Society!
Jadranka (Adriana) Spahija 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 and Health Sciences (School of Physical and Occupational Therapy). Dr. Spahija was honoured at the Faculty Honour List Symposium on June 10.
Dr. Joyce Fung and Dr. Dorothy Thomas-Edding have been awarded a medal of distinction to celebrate 100th anniversary of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. The Canadian Physiotherapy Association's Centenary Medals of Distinction have been created to mark the Association's Centenary. The medal serves to recognize 100+ individuals who have impacted physiotherapy from 1920 to 2020. These medals were presented and the recipients recognized at the CPA's Congress 2021.
Caroline Storr, erg., OT, MBA has been named Quebec’s Outstanding OT of the Year by CAOT-Qc! This award honours CAOT members living in Quebec who have made an outstanding contribution to the profession throughout their career. As a most deserving recipient for this honour, the CAOT Board of Directors is very pleased to acknowledge Ms. Storr's exceptional contributions to occupational therapy.
Aliki Thomas, erg., PhD has been awarded the 2021 CAME Certificate of Merit Award. Dr. Thomas is an Associate Professor in the Occupational Therapy Program at SPOT. The objectives of the Canadian Association of Medical Education are to promote, recognize and reward faculty committed to medical education in Canada. Aliki will be honoured at an upcoming CAME Conference on Medical Education.
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!
Congratulations to Nadina Paraschuk on being the recipient of the 2020 McGill Faculty of Medicine Pam Chase Ovations Award!
Joyce Fung, PhD, Marc Roig, PhD and Laurie Snider, erg., PhD are co-investigators and JRH site investigators of CANSTIM - Canadian Platform for Research in Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation (NIBS).
Zachary Boychuck, erg., PhD Faculty Lecturer in the OT Program at SPOT, was recently awarded a McGill MedStar Award by McGill’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences for his publication, "International expert recommendations of clinical features to prompt referral for diagnostic assessment of cerebral palsy," in Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. The publication also features several SPOT co-authors from the PROMPT group.
The Canadian Physiotherapy Association's Global Health Award serves to:•Increase the awareness of global health;•Recognize outstanding contributions made by a physiotherapist to promote the profession internationally through educational ventures, program and/or policy development, practice or research collaborations;•Promote the development of global health activities within the profession and CPA.