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Ethics in Rehab

What is distinctive about ethics in rehabilitation? Read the special issue of Canadian Journal of Bioethics on Rehab Ethics, covering private practice, waiting list management, conceptualizations of ethics, ethics education, sexuality, autonomy. Guest editors of Vol.1; No 3, Limits and Challenges of Ethics in Rehabilitation included Dr. Matthew Hunt.

Published: 21 Jan 2019

Dr. Lencucha wins prestigious prize for Global Health

 

Congratulations to Dr. Raphael Lencucha who has been awarded the Dr. Donald A. Henderson Prize for Outstanding Global Health Research for his publication entitled “Global tobacco control and economic norms: an analysis of normative commitments in Kenya, Malawi and Zambia.”

Published: 23 Nov 2018

Whole-of-government approaches to NCDs: the case of the Philippines Interagency Committee-Tobacco

This article points to the importance of not only structural features of whole-of-government approaches for NCD control but also the institutional culture and entrenched political and economic interests.

For more information and the article, see here.

Published: 4 Feb 2017

Dr. Keiko Shikako-Thomas, Assistant Professor at SPOT, awarded a Canada Research Chair (CRC)

Dr. Keiko Shikako-Thomas, Assistant Professor at SPOT, has been awarded a Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Childhood Disability: Participation and Knowledge Translation. Read more in the McGill Reporter. 

Published: 17 Feb 2016

SPOT Faculty members Dr. Keiko Shikako-Thomas (PI) and Dr. Stefanie Blain-Moraes (co-PI) awarded a CIHR Planning Grant

SPOT Faculty members Dr. Keiko Shikako-Thomas (PI) and Dr. Stefanie Blain-Moraes (co-PI) have been awarded a CIHR Planning Grant for the project entitled, “Adaptive-Use Music Technology for children with developmental disabilities”.

Published: 17 Feb 2016

Dr. Marie-Hélène Boudrias, Assistant Professor at SPOT, awarded funding from the Québec Bio-imaging Network (QBIN) / FRQS

Dr. Marie-Hélène Boudrias, Assistant Professor at SPOT, has been awarded funding from the Québec Bio-imaging Network (QBIN) / FRQS – Pilot Project for her project, “Identification of neural substrates underlying neuroplasticity events induced by acute cardiovascular exercise.” The goal of this project is to explore the role of exercise in motor memory consolidation. Dr. Marc Roig is Co-PI.

Published: 17 Feb 2016

Dr. Isabelle Gagnon, Assistant Professor at SPOT, has been awarded a CIHR Team Grant

Dr. Isabelle Gagnon, Assistant Professor at SPOT, has been awarded a CIHR Team Grant to develop the “Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Research Consortium”. The goal of this new research group is to improve the delivery of health care to Canadians with TBI from coast to coast, and also in a global context, by and with scientists, patients and public health leaders. Dr.

Published: 17 Feb 2016

SPOT Faculty Lecturer Claudia Brown honored with the Prix d’excellence physiothérapeute 2015

SPOT Faculty Lecturer Claudia Brown was honored with the Prix d’excellence physiothérapeute 2015 at the annual gathering of the Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec. This award formally honors a physiotherapist for the amplitude of their contributions to the advancement of the profession.    

Published: 20 Jan 2016

Living Lab MALL project by Dr. Eva Kehayia, Dr. Philippe Archambault, and Dr. Bonnie Swayne

SPOT’s Dr. Eva Kehayia and Dr. Philippe Archambault, as well as Alumna Dr. Bonnie Swayne are featured a video about the Living Lab MALL project, taking place in Montreal’s Alexis Nihon Plaza. To see the video, follow this link: http://crir-livinglabvivant.com/index.html

Published: 20 Jan 2016

McGill’s annual Homecoming

McGill’s annual Homecoming was a resounding success at the School of Physical & Occupational Therapy. Representatives of the Class of 1965 right through to the Class of 1990 gathered to reminisce. The Alumni Award of Merit was presented to Dr. Sharon Wood-Dauphinee, and we had four student award winners also to celebrate.

Published: 20 Jan 2016

Dr. Patrice (Tamar) Weiss became SPOT’s 6th Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lecturer

Dr. Patrice (Tamar) Weiss became SPOT’s 6th Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lecturer with her talk entitled “Rehabilitation Technologies: Thrive or Dive”. Over 100 attendees were entertained and challenged by Dr. Weiss’ discourse on disruptive technologies. For upcoming SPOT events please visit https://www.mcgill.ca/spot/alumni-0 .

Published: 20 Jan 2016

Where do physiotherapy and rehabilitation research fit?

Stephanie Nixon and Matthew Hunt editorial; Global Health: Where do physiotherapy and rehabilitation research fit? " Physiotherapy Canada, 67(3), pp. 217–218

For more information about the Article, click here.

Published: 14 Dec 2015

Perceptions of disability in the 2010 Haiti earthquake response

Matthew Hunt & colleagues' new study on perceptions of disability in the 2010 Haiti earthquake response.

Hunt, M. R., Chung, R., Durocher, E., & Henrys, J. H. (2015). Haitian and international responders' and decision-makers' perspectives regarding disability and the response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Global health action, 8.

Published: 11 Dec 2015

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