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Collaboration key to unravelling mysteries of the mind

Collaboration key to unravelling mysteries of the mind

Research from Dr. Lara Boyd’s Brain Behaviour Lab is featured as one example of the research excellence at UBC

New clues into why cancer patients experience ‘chemo brain’

New clues into why cancer patients experience ‘chemo brain’

UBC research looks at effects of ‘chemo brain

Upcoming Class Reunions

Upcoming Class Reunions

Reunions provide the perfect opportunity to get reacquainted with old classmates and reconnect with your alma mater. The following classes are planning reunions: BSc PT/OT ’86 is planning on holding their reunion to align with Alumni Weekend 2016, date not yet set but likely late May. Class of BSc PT/OT ’95 is planning a reunion for Sept […]

Neuroanatomy from Bench to Bedside

Neuroanatomy from Bench to Bedside

This inter-disciplinary, continuing education course is the ultimate learning experience for all clinicians interested in neuroscience and rehabilitation.

Mid-Career Renewal for Online Grad

Mid-Career Renewal for Online Grad

Returning to academic study almost 25 years after receiving my UBC BSc (PT) was daunting at first but with my children making their way to University, the time seemed right.  The UBC Masters of Rehabilitation Science (MRSc) online program appealed to me because it allowed me to start with the Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation then […]

At the confluence of healthcare, education and technology

At the confluence of healthcare, education and technology

I have long been interested in healthcare, in education, and in technology. How exciting to be at a point in history where there is a confluence of these three! While this might seem to be the case in the early years of the twenty-first century, a little reflection will show that there has long been […]

MPT2 students on placement at Samuha Samarthya
[L-R]: Madison Morrison, Josina Rhebergen, Krysta Wark, Sara Kloosterboer

MPT Student News

News from the MPT1 Class By: Pricilla Wong, MPT1Class Representative With exams right around the corner, every MPT1 student seems to be a bit more frazzled, tired, and consuming way too many cups of coffee. A feeling that we all know too well that has been termed PTSD – Physical Therapy Stress Disorder. Lucky for […]

WICKED…not the Broadway musical but better!

WICKED…not the Broadway musical but better!

West Coast Interprofessional Clinical Knowledge Evidence Disseminator We have begun filming our Virtual Cases which will help teach students the steps of evidence-informed health care (EIHC).  Five modules make up this web-based, interactive, simulated learning initiative which will educate students in the five steps of evidence based practice: 1.      Translation of uncertainty to an answerable […]

Celebrating five years of knowledge brokering

Celebrating five years of knowledge brokering

It is hard to believe that the Physical Therapy Knowledge Broker position was launched over five years ago. Looking back to May of 2009 it was impossible to predict what the position would look like let alone what the outcomes would be five years later. 327 people have participated in PT KB facilitated projects and […]