rehabilitation sciences News Archive
June 28, 2022 —
As part of a new collaboration called Rural Rehabilitation Outreach, the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences moved its Physical Therapy Neuro Rehab Clinic from UM’s Bannatyne Campus to Riverview Health Centre on April 11.
June 24, 2022 —
A postdoctoral fellow at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, recently completed training at the world-renowned National Circus School in Montreal as part of a circus arts instructor program, which is related to her physical literacy research.
June 6, 2022 —
At the start of his four-decade career in physical therapy and neuroscience research, Tony Szturm [PhD/88] looked to his past for inspiration. Szturm has been legally blind since the age of 10 from a rare eye disease that is usually caused by age-related deterioration. From a young age he was exposed to assistive technologies, such as video magnification systems and computer-based voice software.
May 17, 2022 —
When David Ambrose [BMROT/00] was 10 years old, growing up in Teulon, Man., the first seeds of his career were planted while he watched the Calgary Flames make a run for the Stanley Cup in 1989. It wasn’t hockey legends like Lanny McDonald who caught his attention. Instead, he noticed Bearcat Murray, the team’s athletic trainer, tending to injured players on the ice.
April 4, 2022 —
People with disabilities often avoid going to hospital or doctors’ offices because those areas are not equipped to address “non-conformist” bodies and minds, said Nancy Hansen, director of UM’s interdisciplinary master’s program in disability studies, at a recent panel discussion on ableism in health care.
March 31, 2022 —
CIHR announces investment to provide new training and development opportunities for early career researchers and trainees across Canada; faculty members from Rady Faculty of Health Sciences playing roles in projects funded through the new initiative
March 17, 2022 —
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will host a panel discussion on March 21 exploring ableism in health care and the dangers that poses to persons with disabilities
December 3, 2021 —
Marcia Finlayson [BMROT/87, M.Sc./95, PhD/99] is internationally recognized for her work to improve the quality of life of people with multiple sclerosis (MS), particularly as they age.
November 23, 2021 —
When the first wave of COVID-19 hit Manitoba in March 2020, Dr. Diana Sanchez-Ramirez was less than two months into her position as assistant professor of respiratory therapy in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences.
November 9, 2021 —
Students from the College of Rehabilitation Sciences and the Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program will graduate at the final session of the UM Fall Convocation on Nov. 10.