rehabilitation sciences News Archive
May 3, 2021 —
Many older adults in Canada don’t regularly walk outdoors, despite limits to the activity impacting mobility, social isolation and other quality of life factors. In 2021, a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the risks may be even higher than normal.
April 8, 2021 —
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences’ Office of Interprofessional Collaboration focused on the topic of racism in health care when welcoming over 600 first-year students in a pair of virtual events that spanned four campuses and nine programs
March 8, 2021 —
Reagan Croy, a first-year occupational therapy student at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, was taken by surprise when she found out she was named to Honour 150, a list that recognizes people who “stand out for their role in making Manitoba such an amazing province.”
December 4, 2020 —
When the College of Nursing postponed the 2020 Helen Glass Research Symposium in March, it was only days before the University of Manitoba cancelled in-person classes due to COVID-19. However, at that point, submissions were already sent in for one of the symposium’s signature events, the Graduate Student Poster Competition.
November 20, 2020 —
Three faculty members at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences were recently recognized by their students with Excellence in Teaching awards, which are given annually to one instructor in each of the college’s three main programs – Respiratory Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy – and voted on by that year’s graduating class.
November 12, 2020 —
Financial empowerment for Manitobans living with brain injuries is the focus of a new study by a researcher at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences
October 20, 2020 —
For the second time in 2020, graduating students at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will participate in a virtual convocation, viewing the celebration with their family and friends online rather than receiving their degrees in person as they normally would at this time.
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).
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.
September 28, 2020 —
Physical and occupational therapy students from the College of Rehabilitation Sciences put their skills to work this summer to help Elders and those with dementia, as well as caregivers, in First Nations communities.