rehabilitation sciences News Archive
September 5, 2023 —
As part of an international scholarship, Silas Müller, a biomedical engineering student from Stuttgart, Germany, has spent the summer at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences conducting validation testing on a new telerehabilitation tool that will help people who need physical therapy on their hands.
August 31, 2023 —
Two occupational therapy (OT) students from the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have developed a training camp that promotes confidence and a sense of community for children who use wheelchairs.
August 30, 2023 —
Ableism and its effects on health care and health education will be the focus of a virtual panel discussion on Sept. 18, hosted by the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.
August 4, 2023 —
A UM researcher at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences has been awarded two prizes from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA) for research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine in March 2021 on how societal factors affect knee injury in female athletes.
July 10, 2023 —
This spring, for the first time in 20 years, the College of Rehabilitation Sciences’ student-led Physical Therapy Neuro Rehab Clinic brought in students from three additional health disciplines for a trial run of a more holistic approach to patient care.
July 6, 2023 —
Growing up in Regina, Dr. Lisa Engel had no aspirations for a PhD. But that changed after she started working as an occupational therapist at a regional hospital on Vancouver Island in 2007.
June 20, 2023 —
A research project that aims to bring Indigenous-friendly technology solutions to Elders in a Manitoba First Nation has received approximately $50,000 in funding from AGE-WELL, a Canadian technology and aging network, and the Canadian Frailty Network.
May 25, 2023 —
A group of occupational therapy students from the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is developing a much-needed day program for adults with disabilities in Sagkeeng First Nation.
May 2, 2023 —
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will host a panel discussion May 15 on ableism in academia and how it impacts students, faculty and staff with disabilities.
January 27, 2023 —
Since joining the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences in the role of Ininiw scholar, Margaret Hart has been working toward a complete rebuild of the occupational therapy program to incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing.