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Promotions to Associate Professor with Tenure!


Congratulations from the faculty and staff at SPOT for the following promotions to Associate Professor with tenure:

Published: 18 Jun 2020

CIHR Project Grants - SPOT Recipients - Programme de subventions Projet de l'IRSC


The Director and Associate Dean of SPOT, Laurie Snider, PhD is delighted to announce two awardees:

Dana Anaby, PhD has been awarded a Project Grant from the CIHR. With Co-Investigator Mindy Levin, PhD, she will be examining: The impact of participation on body functions among youth with physical disabilities; A pragmatic individual-based study.


Published: 27 Jan 2020

SPOT earns Sustainability Bronze


SPOT earns Sustainability Bronze!

The School of Physical and Occupational Therapy has been awarded the Bronze level rating for the unit, by McGill's Office of Sustainability. The designation is a testament to the importance that the unit places on activities that are respectful of the three dimensions of sustainability: social, economic and environment.

Published: 15 Jan 2020

Noémi Dahan-Oliel, PhD OT, guest co-editor in American Journal of Medical Genetics


Dr. Dahan-Oliel, together with Dr. Judith Hall, were guest editors for the American Journal of Medical Genetics (Part C Seminars in Medical Genetics) for the topics of Arthrogryposis.

Published: 4 Nov 2019

Raphael Lencucha, PhD invited to World Health Organization


Raphael Lencucha, PhD, has been invited to serve on an expert panel at the World Health Organization on the implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (the first public health treaty negotiated under the auspices of the WHO).

Published: 4 Nov 2019

SPOT Professional Masters' Student Association 2019-20


Welcome to all, to the 2019-20 academic year! To keep you grounded and informed, the SPOT Professional Masters' Student Association, SPOT-GSA, would like to introduce you to their executive team! For all questions and if you would like to join this energetic and diverse group of soon-to-be health care professionals, contact George, the President, at president.spotgsa [at] (this link.)


Published: 24 Oct 2019

Rosemary Wedderburn Brown awarded to Dr. Shikako-Thomas


The School is delighted to announce that Keiko Shikako-Thomas, PhD has been awarded the Rosemary Wedderburn Brown Award from the Faculty of Medicine. This is an award for promising researchers in the early stages of their careers.

Published: 24 Oct 2019

Bernadette Nedelec, PhD promoted to Full Professor

Bernadette Nedelec, erg, PhD has been promoted to Full Professor in the OT Program at the School of Physical & Occupational Therapy (SPOT). Dr. Nedelec's promotion is in recognition of her excellence in research, teaching and service to the profession and the School. Congratulations from everyone at SPOT.

Published: 16 Oct 2019

Enhancing policy coherence for healthy product environments: Bridging theory, research and practice

In June 2019, experts from around the world gathered in Montreal to discuss the pressing challenge of policy coherence for tobacco, alcohol and food governance.

Published: 4 Sep 2019

Named to Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence


Matthew Hunt, PhD and Heather Lambert, PhD were nominated to the Faculty of Medicine's Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence!

Matt is an Associate Professor in the PT program, Heather is a Faculty Lecturer in the OT program, at the School of Physical & Occupational Therapy

Congratulations to you both!

Published: 19 Jun 2019

Dr. Raphael Lencucha and Dr. Marc Roig have been awarded tenure!


Both Raphael Lencucha, PhD (on left) and Marc Roig, PhD (on right) have been promoted to Associate Professor and granted tenure in recognition of their excellence in research, teaching, and service! Raphael teaches in SPOT’s OT program, while Marc teaches in SPOT’s PT Program.

Congratulations to you both!

Published: 19 Jun 2019


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