News & Announcements

Provincial Continuing Professional Development Needs Assessment Results are in

Thanks to the numerous physiotherapists who gave valuable feedback and their time to participate in this needs assessment.

Federal health minister tours Brain Behaviour Lab

MPT2 Student Poster Presentation Research Symposium

It’s that time of year! Poster Day is scheduled for 9:25-12:35 on Monday, August 18 in Room 204 of Friedman

Coffee, tea, and light snacks will be provided, and will be available starting at 9 am.

Our Rehabilitation Sciences Grad program highlighted by Institute for Heart and Lung Health

Christen Chan, a MSc graduate student  and Carmen Sima, a PhD student, both supervised by Pat Camp were quoted in a news release from the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation at St. Paul’s Hospital.

First MPT classes held at UNBC

The three-week distributed academic block for the 20 Northern Rural Cohort (NRC) physical therapy students wrapped up recently at University of Northern BC in Prince George.

Another Success for a Clinician and Research Partnership Project

Assistant Professor, Alex Scott was successful in obtaining funding from the UBC Chan Gunn IMS/Neuropathic Pain Research Fund.

Global BC features concussion research from the Perception-Action Lab

Dr. Naznin Virji-Babul and Perception-Action Lab researchers discuss treatment and analysis of concussions affecting young athletes in this insightful Global TV news segment.

Michael Hunt named a Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator

Michael joins other department members in this distinction and will have the majority of his time protected for research.

Dr. Kristin Campbell’s research on ‘Chemobrain’ makes news

Exercise may help with cognitive side effects after chemotherapy

Dr. Linda Li and her team funded to get those with Osteoarthritis (OA) moving

Linda Li has received funding from CIHR for her project, Supporting Physical Activity & Reducing Sedentary Time in Arthritis (SuPRA).

PABC Physiotherapy Impact video features Clinical Assistant Professor Chiara Singh

Announcing the release of PABC’s first “story of impact video” for 2014 – Born to Run – Darren’s Journey – featuring Clinical Assistant Professor Chiara Singh

Trainees win American College of Sports Medicine Award

Trainees supervised by Kristin Campbell are winners of the American College of Sports Medicine Karen Hornbostel Award for the best trainee-led abstract

Post-doctoral fellow, Glenn Landry awarded a CIHR fellowship

Congratulations to Glen Landry, Post-doctoral fellow working with Teresa Liu-Ambrose on his CIHR award for his study ‘Exercise, Social Enrichment, Circadian Regulation of Sleep-Wake Rhythms, and Promoting Cognition’

Department members receive Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Awards

Congratulations:  Associate Head MPT Program, Alison Greig on her receipt of a 2014 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Education Associate Professor Lara Boyd on her receipt of a 2014 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Clinical or Applied Research These awards are given to those full-time faculty members […]

Heart and Stroke Foundation, Focus on Stroke awards go to two Department trainees

Neuro stream coordinator and PhD student, Tara Klassen was awarded a Heart and Stroke Foundation Focus on Stroke Doctoral award for Determining optimal post-stroke exercise (DOSE). She is working under the supervision of Janice Eng and was earlier awarded a CIHR doctoral award for this work. Also winning an award in the Focus on Stroke […]