Headlines 2016

Dr. Alex Scott receives Knowledge Translation Award

The CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis Research (IMHA) awarded Dr. Alex Scott the Ambassadors Knowledge Translation Award for the lay summary of his project, ‘Role of mast cells in tendinopathy’: Tendons are a kind of connective tissue – tendons connect muscles and bones, allowing joints to move and absorb energy during activities such as […]

Launch of the Electrophysical Forum

Alison Hoens, Physical Therapy Knowledge Broker and Clinical Professor is pleased to share with you  the launch of the Electrophysical Forum http://www.electrophysicalforum.org/ The Electrophysical Forum is an international initiative  that aims to provide an interactive electronic platform for questions, comments discussions and opinions related to the use of electrophysical agents in physical therapy. It is […]

Research that builds a healing community

Rehabilitation Science student, Jennifer Ferris is featured by VCHRI

Focusing on breathing better-Dr. Pat Camp

The Vancouver Sun features Clinician Scientist Pat Camp and the clinic at St. Paul’s Hospital a health news story

Clinical Associate Professor Marc Rizzardo named as member of the Canadian Medical Team

Clinical Associate Professor Marc Rizzardo will be off to the Rio Olympics as part of the Canadian Medical Team. This is his fifth Olympics and he will be focusing on the badminton team. Congratulations to Marc on being selected once again.

Clinical Associate Professor Marie Westby receives the 2016 VCHRI mentored clinical scientist award

Dr. Westby’s award will allow her to develop and evaluate targeted, multi-faceted quality indicator (QI) implementation strategies for clinicians’ behaviours (QI adherence) and patient outcomes and experiences after surgery.

Department Alumni Elizabeth MacRitchie and her husband awarded the 2016 Alumni Volunteer Leadership Award

Advocates for improved health care in BC – particularly in remote northern communities

Leadership Workshop

The UBC Rehabilitation Science Online Programs and RehabEQ collaborate to bring you, Emotional Intelligence and the Rehabilitation Professional. Research shows that leadership is much deeper than technical skills; it is based in clear core values and beliefs and strong Emotional Intelligence.

Alex Scott as a guest editor of a special issue on manual therapy calling for papers

Over the next year, Physiotherapy Canada will be run a special series of articles on Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy to share current practices, exploring innovations, and highlighting excellence. Submissions are requested now and throughout 2017