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Dr. Jacquie Ripat News Archive

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady roundup

December 20, 2023 — 
Highlights from the past year

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Jacquie Ripat stands at a kitchen counter, operating a touchscreen computer.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New endowed chair funded by HSC Foundation, UM focused on technology-assisted living

November 7, 2023 — 
Dr. Jacquie Ripat, professor of occupational therapy at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences and vice-dean (academic affairs), Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, was announced Nov. 6 as the new endowed chair in technology for assisted living, which is aimed at creating research opportunities and testing new innovations in the growing field of technology-assisted living.

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Jacquie Ripat in the smart suite kitchen with her smartphone.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Advancing Assistive Tech

December 5, 2022 — 
In her 30-year occupational therapy career, one of the biggest changes Jacquie Ripat [BMROT/92, M.Sc./98, PhD/11] has seen in her field is the mainstream adoption of technology that was once used almost exclusively by people with disabilities.

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Jacqui Ladwig and Kevin Boreskie

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Effects of pandemic on health care discussed at virtual conference

October 5, 2020 — 
The effects of COVID-19 on health services was a running theme at the Collaborating for Health and Wellness Virtual Research Conference, hosted last week by the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences with the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, the Applied Health Sciences doctoral program and School of Rehabilitation Science, University of Saskatchewan (USask).

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Catherine Donnelly

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Virtual research conference looks at collaborative care

September 29, 2020 — 
Virtual lounges, graduate student presentations and a keynote address on team-based primary care will be the highlights of the Collaborating for Health and Wellness Virtual Research Conference this week, hosted by the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences with the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, the Applied Health Sciences doctoral program and School of Rehabilitation Science, University of Saskatchewan.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dutch researchers welcomed at College of Rehabilitation Sciences

December 5, 2019 — 
A new partnership between the University of Manitoba and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) looks to advance both institutions in the areas of rehabilitation sciences research and digital health.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

High-tech research projects to create futuristic health-care aids

October 10, 2019 — 
Two high-tech interdisciplinary research projects focused on the future of patient care, featuring College of Rehabilitation Sciences faculty, have received funding from the Collaborative Innovation Research Fund (CIRF). 

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rolling towards accessibility

December 12, 2017 — 
Occupational therapist Ed Giesbrecht focuses his research on people who use wheelchairs and other mobility aids

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Wheeling through the winter

March 19, 2015 — 
Winter in Manitoba is challenging for even the most able bodied, but can present unique challenges for those with mobility issues.

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