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The School of Rehabilitation Therapy is celebrating its 50th Anniversary! In recognition of this special milestone, the School is publishing an online Alumni Profile Project. This series of alumni profiles will feature graduates from all of our programs, paying tribute to the diversity of experience, achievements, and contributions, of our alumni community. “Embracing the clinician-researcher role” Guest blog by Adeena … Continue reading

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By: Dr. Marcia Finlayson, Director, School of Rehabilitation Therapy Over this past weekend, family, friends and colleagues gathered at the Queen’s University Club to celebrate the life of Dr. Malcolm Peat, the former Director of the Queen’s University School of Rehabilitation Therapy and founder of the International Centre for the Advancement of Community Based Rehabilitation (ICACBR).  Malcolm died suddenly on … Continue reading

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This fall, the School of Rehabilitation Therapy is launching the celebration of its 50th Anniversary year! Since its establishment in 1967, the School has been growing and evolving.  For five decades, the School’s graduates, students, faculty and staff have contributed to the everyday lives of individuals and communities across the globe.  In recognition of these accomplishments, the School, along with … Continue reading

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This article was contributed Reshma Parvin Nuri, a master’s student in the Rehabilitation Science program. Reshma is a physiotherapist by training and throughout her career has worked with persons with disabilities in Bangladesh. Through her work, Reshma hopes to improve quality of life for persons with disabilities. *** Around 150 million children worldwide have some kind of disability, with most … Continue reading

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Guest blog by Ashley Harnish, a Patient Care Specialist on the Integrated Stroke Unit at Lakeridge Health Corporation. Ashley graduated from Queen’s School of Rehabilitation Therapy with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSc OT) in 2011. I started as a Patient Care Specialist on Lakeridge Health’s Integrated Stroke Unit in October of 2014. The organization’s decision to apply … Continue reading

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One of the strategic priorities of the School of Rehabilitation Therapy is to make meaningful contributions to the work of our collaborators locally, nationally and internationally.  Today we are very pleased to announce that we have made a major step towards meeting this goal through a 10 year, USD$24.2 million partnership with Ethiopia’s University of Gondar and The MasterCard Foundation’s … Continue reading

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The Physical Therapy Clinic at Queen’s is excited to announce a recent expansion into new services! The Clinic, located centrally to the University and hospital districts, has served the community since 1997. Due to its unique affiliation with Queen’s and the School of Rehabilitation Therapy, patients of the Clinic are able to access a team of registered therapists who are … Continue reading

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This article was contributed Reshma Parvin Nuri, a master’s student in the Rehabilitation Science program. Reshma is a physiotherapist by training and throughout her career has worked with persons with disabilities in Bangladesh. Through her work, Reshma hopes to improve quality of life for persons with disabilities. *** Around 150 million children worldwide have some kind of disability, with most … Continue reading

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Remembering Malcolm Peat
Published Thu, February 16, 2017

By: Dr. Marcia Finlayson, Director, School of Rehabilitation Therapy Over this past weekend, family, friends and colleagues gathered at the Queen’s University Club to celebrate the life of Dr. Malcolm Peat, the former Director of the Queen’s University School of Rehabilitation Therapy and founder of the International Centre for the Advancement of Community Based Rehabilitation (ICACBR).  Malcolm died suddenly on … Continue reading

50th Anniversary Alumni Profile Project
Published Thu, February 2, 2017

The School of Rehabilitation Therapy is celebrating its 50th Anniversary! In recognition of this special milestone, the School is publishing an online Alumni Profile Project. This series of alumni profiles will feature graduates from all of our programs, paying tribute to the diversity of experience, achievements, and contributions, of our alumni community. “Embracing the clinician-researcher role” Guest blog by Adeena … Continue reading

New Partnership to Develop Transformational Leaders in Ethiopia
Published Mon, January 16, 2017

One of the strategic priorities of the School of Rehabilitation Therapy is to make meaningful contributions to the work of our collaborators locally, nationally and internationally.  Today we are very pleased to announce that we have made a major step towards meeting this goal through a 10 year, USD$24.2 million partnership with Ethiopia’s University of Gondar and The MasterCard Foundation’s … Continue reading

Successes in 2016 set a high bar for 2017!
Published Tue, January 3, 2017

    Happy New Year!  As we embark on 2017, one of my new year’s resolutions is to be courageous in setting bold goals for the progress of the School of Rehabilitation Therapy in collaboration with faculty, staff, students and other stakeholders.  This work must build on our previous successes and address key areas that will support people and programs … Continue reading

50th Anniversary Alumni Profile Project
Published Wed, November 23, 2016

The School of Rehabilitation Therapy is celebrating its 50th Anniversary! In recognition of this special milestone, the School is publishing an online Alumni Profile Project. This series of alumni profiles will feature graduates from all of our programs, paying tribute to the diversity of experience, achievements, and contributions, of our alumni community. “When children become teachers: Lessons in life and … Continue reading