School of Rehabilitation Sciences news and informationThe May issue of the FHS eNewsletter is now online
A new Dean for the Faculty of Health Sciences, members of the Faculty of Health Sciences that are shining bright this month and donâ€™t miss the impressive section of last monthâ€™s activities in pictures. Read the newsletter
Three students receive CIHR doctoral research awards
Rehabilitation Sciences student Teresa Flaxman, supervised by Prof. Daniel Benoit, receives the Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Award ($105,000 over three years); Rehabilitation Sciences student Gino De Angelis, supervised by Prof. Lucie Brosseau, receives the Doctoral Research Award - Priority Announcement: Patient-Oriented Research ($105,000 over three years); and Human Kinetics student Francine Darroch, supervised by Prof. Audrey Giles, receives the Doctoral Research Award - PA Research in First Nations, MĂ©tis and/or Inuit Health.
Professor Roanne Thomas receives a Quality of Life Grant from the Canadian Cancer Society
Professor Thomas (School of Rehabilitation Sciences), along with Professor Wendy Gifford (School of Nursing), co-PI, will document the breast cancer experiences of First Nations, Inuit and Metis women, addressing gaps in knowledge and care to uncover valuable information for the development of future support programs and education materials for health professionals.