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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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From April until August 2016 the School of Rehabilitation Therapy is hosting a visiting scholar from Scotland, Dr. Michael Roy. Dr. Roy joins us from the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health at Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, where he holds the post of Senior Lecturer in Social Business. The Yunus Centre is named after the Nobel Peace Prize holder, Professor … Continue reading

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From July 2015 through June 2016, Dr. Nandini Deshpande, Associate Professor at the School of Rehabilitation Therapy, is spending a sabbatical year as a visiting scholar at two of the world’s most prestigious research institutions, participating in their exciting and cutting-edge research endeavors. The first six months of Dr. Deshpande’s work are taking place at the National Institutes of Health’s … Continue reading

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Aiken joins College of New Scholars Queen’s gazette By Chris Armes, Communications Officer Alice Aiken (School of Rehabilitation Therapy) has been elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists for her research on health services and policies related to Canadian military personnel, veterans and their families. Read Full Article

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Unique Lifestyle with Unique Needs Queen’s Gazette – May 6, 2015 – By Rosie Hales, Communications Officer

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Journal pushes boundaries of military health research Wednesday April 15, 2015 By Rosie Hales, Communications Officer

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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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$10 million will be used to promote research and change the lives of veterans and their families. Queen’s Gazette Wednesday November 26, 2014

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KINGSTON, ON – The 5th annual Military and Veteran Health Research Forum will be held next week in Toronto, hosted by the Queen’s-directed Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR). http://www.queensu.ca/gazette/media/media-advisory-cimvhr-forum-2014-science-service For Conference Agenda click here For information on Forum 2014, click here WHEN November 24-26, 2014 WHERE Sheraton Centre Toronto Downtown 123 Queen Street West Toronto, Ontario … Continue reading

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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

QEII Scholars Blog Series – “Surviving polio in Nigeria”
Published Thu, May 11, 2017

This article was contributed by Surajo Sulaiman, a doctoral student in the Rehabilitation Science program. Surajo is a physiotherapist by training and throughout his career has worked as a clinician, primarily with persons with physical disabilities in Nigeria. Through his research, Surajo hopes to improve the quality of life of polio-survivors and other persons with disabilities in Nigeria. *** Poliomyelitis … Continue reading