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  • August 27th, 2010

    Three professors from the Faculty of Health Sciences featured in Research Perspectives magazine

    Blaine Hoshizaki, director and associate professor in the School of Human Kinetics, talks about his research conducted in the Neurotrauma Impact Laboratory (NIL) on the need for sports helmets. The helmets are put to the test and then data is collected and analyzed.

    Tracey O’Sullivan, assistant professor in the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, in collaboration with Louise Lemyre, leader of an interdisciplinary team at the University of Ottawa known as GAP-Santé, is helping governments, organizations, businesses and communities plan for emergencies, from natural disasters to terrorism, based on the way people react in crisis situations.

    Milena Parent, associate professor in the School of Human Kinetics, received one of the two Young Researcher of the Year Awards. Her research in the areas of sports management and community-based sports partnerships, which earned her this award, put her right in the middle of the action earlier this year at the Vancouver Olympics, where she was when the award recipients were announced.
  • August 26th, 2010

    Interprofessional University Clinic in Primary Health Care receives grant

    The Interprofessional University Clinic in Primary Health Care has received $125,684 for two years to develop projects in health promotion for seniors. The Ontario Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport  awarded it this grant for its commitment to community health through the involvement of students from the Faculty of Health Science.  This initiative was headed by Jacinthe Savard, along with Claire-Jehanne Dubouloz and Fernande Surprenant.
  • July 27th, 2010

    Jeux du Québec - Volunteers ready

    The volunteers of the Faculty of Health Sciences are ready for the Jeux du Québec which will begin July 29. Read the press release.
  • July 15th, 2010

    Tony Hakim Award

    Professors Heidi Sveistrup and Martin Bilodeau from the School of Rehabilitation Sciences and Professor Hillel M. Finestone from the Faculty of Medicine have just been honoured with the Tony Hakim Award for their project entitled Virtual Reality Balance Exercise for Stroke Survivors: A Unique Adjunct to Traditional Rehabilitation Methods. All Centre for for Stoke Recovery members were eligible to compete for this newly established $100,000 special project award.

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