Congratulations to Sarah Luxon, PT Program Graduate, Class of 2014 who is the recipient of the 2015 OPA Student Award..read more.
Congratulations to Ken Tang who was successful in his Banting application and ranked 5th out of 228 post-doc applicants! This is quite an achievement and look forward to having Ken join the SRS as he will be doing his post-doc with Dr. Joy McDermid.
Joy MacDermid lead a bibliometric analysis of the productivity of PT and OT faculty across Canada. The results of this has been recently published in Physiotherapy Canada showing that McMaster ranks at the top in: H-index, g-index, mean total number of citations and CIHR funding as PI. This is a wonderful objective indicator of the SRS productivity and research excellence!
Congratulations to Nadine Graham, a current PT program sessional and ongoing supporter of the PT program, who is the recipient of the 2015 OPA Special Award for Research! Nadine will be honoured at the annual OPA conference, InterACTION 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario on March 28, 2015.
The Autism Society of Ontario received an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant to conduct a Piloting and Program Evaluation of the Specialisterne Employment Model for Individuals with ASD. The two year funding, in the amount of $390,000, will assist Briano
Di Rezze and collaborator Glenn Rampton in leading the program evaluation of this novel competitive employment model.
The Hamilton Academic Health Sciences Organization (HAHSO) Innovation Grant was awarded to Drs Peter Rosenbaum and Briano Di Rezze for their project entitled “Towards a Functional Classification System for Preschool Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Prospective Examination to Classify Social Communication Abilities”. This funding ($99,977.81 for Year 1, and $92,855.94 for Year 2) will help to continue the development of the Autism Classification System of Functioning: Social Communication.
SRS launches new Health Professional Entrance Preparation certificate program (HPEP)! Click here to view the website for more info: www.hpep.ca
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