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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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A Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship recipient invited to the Queen’s Scholar Dinner

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Just in time for Seniors’ Month in Ontario, Queen’s University received notice that its proposed programs in Aging and Health had been approved by the Ontario Universities Council on Quality Assurance.  These new, executive-style programs – a Graduate Diploma (GDip), a Master of Science (MSc), and a PhD – will be housed in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy and delivered by … Continue reading

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A week to recognize and reflect on mental health efforts Queen’s Gazette – Monday, May 4, 2015

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Pembroke native Phil Sheppard narrowly escapes with life, gets straight to work

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Contributed By: Dr. Heather Aldersey In March of this year, Queen’s School of Rehabilitation Therapy was pleased to announce that it would be a host for Queen Elizabeth II (QE II) Scholars in International Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR). Through the provision of training and support, CBR equalizes opportunities, and promotes inclusion and the human rights of persons with disabilities. The … Continue reading

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Contributed By: Dr. Kathleen Norman One of the most inspiring things an educator can experience is to glimpse how capable and committed the next generation is for tackling the challenges that lie ahead. On the evening of Friday, March 6, five teams of students provided awesome demonstrations of this capacity and commitment, as they competed in the National Health Care … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our Website 2015! What’s new in our redesigned website? • New images • New navigation structure • 16 new pages with new content (marked “NEW” in Our Site Map) • New mobile-friendly responsive content design • New features: – Our Site Map was created to help you to find your pages in the new navigation structure – Our … Continue reading

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Dear Faculty and Staff: Our Website 2015 is ready for preview! What’s new in Our Website 2015? • New images • New navigation structure • 16 new pages with new content (marked “NEW” in Our Site Map) • New mobile-friendly responsive content design • New features: – Our Site Map – Our News Blog – Our link to QueensSRT Facebook … Continue reading

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The 2017 Homecoming Brunch & Distinguished Alumni Awards!
Published Thu, October 5, 2017

The School of Rehabilitation Therapy is looking forward to welcoming alumni to campus during Queen’s Homecoming, October 13-15th, 2017. A highlight of the weekend will be the School’s Annual Homecoming Brunch hosted at the Donald Gordon Centre on Saturday, October 14th. The Brunch includes the presentation of the Distinguished Alumni Awards. The School of Rehabilitation Therapy Distinguished Alumni Awards were … Continue reading

50th Anniversary Alumni Profile Project
Published Wed, August 30, 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. Dr. Mary Law,  PhD, FCAOT, FCAHS, is one of the … Continue reading

50th Anniversary Alumni Profile Project
Published Tue, August 15, 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. Interviewed and reported by Janet Law, PT MSc BScPT … Continue reading

50th Anniversary Alumni Profile Project
Published Tue, June 13, 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. Expanding Horizons: Inspiring Advocacy for Disability and Rehabilitation … Continue reading

CAOT Conference 2017
Published Fri, May 26, 2017

As a Gold Sponsor of the School of Rehabilitation Therapy’s 50th Anniversary, the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) was invited to write a feature piece for the School’s News Blog. We warmly thank CAOT for the contribution of this article, and for their generous support of the School in its 50th year.  **** Each year, CAOT’s Conference brings together … Continue reading