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‘Remember When?’

by Physical Therapy Program faculty members Professor Diana Hopkins-Rosseel and Dr. Lucie Pelland.

Launching the Academic Year

Dr. Marcia Finlayson
Vice Dean – Health Sciences
Director – School of Rehabilitation Therapy

Rehabilitation Science PhD Student Receives CIHR Doctoral Research Award

On April 17th, 2018, Kyle Vader, incoming PhD student in the Rehabilitation Science Program, was awarded a Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). CIHR Doctoral Research Awards are valued at $105 000 over three years and include a $30,000 trainee stipend and $5,000 research allowance per annum.

Enhancing Quality of Care for Older Adults with Long-Term Care Needs: My 'Dream' Job (and a bit about how I got there)!

Contributed by Julie Lapenskie, MScAH'17

There are not a lot of gerontology/aging-specific graduate programs out there - particularly in Ontario. As someone with an unwavering passion for gerontology and health, I wanted an MSc program that specifically targeted this field.

And The Award Goes To…..

On April 14, 2018, the Ontario Physiotherapy Association (OPA) bestowed its annual award for Student / New Grad Leadership to Greg Smith (BPHE'13, MScPT'17). His nomination team for this award included two of Greg's classmates and three of the faculty members who teach in the Queen's Physical Therapy (PT) program. The pool of people who could be nominated for this award each year numbers about 500 people, including all final year PT students and all PTs in the first year of practice across Ontario who are members of the Association.

Malcolm Peat Inaugural lecture

The inaugural Dr. Malcolm Peat lecture is on Thursday April 26, 2018 at 4:00 PM in Room 1102, Biosciences Building.

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