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  The 2013 – 2014 SRS Annual Report highlights the past year’s accomplishments by our students, faculty and community members in the areas of education and research. We invite you to read of the program’s successes..click here.

The OT/PT annual Charity Ball held on May 22nd, 2015 will be supporting the Mac H2OPE Clinic...click here to make a donation to the Mac H2OPE Clinic.

McMaster Legacy Fund - honouring Mary Law

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Congratulations to Sarah Luxon, PT Program Graduate, Class of 2014 who is the recipient of the 2015 OPA Student Award..read more.

Congratulations to Kenneth Tang, a postdoctoral student with Joy MacDermid, was successful as one of the 23 recipients of the 2014-2015 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships awarded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.  His application entitled, "Risk and recovery profiles in occupational upper-extremity disorders: considering the work and gender context", was ranked 5th out of 228 applications.

In the News
Carol Dematteo was featured on the front page of the Hamilton Spectator for her work on youth, return to school and concussion...click here.

One of our PT graduates, Caitlin Price, was featured in an article on Young Professionals in the Hamilton Spectator...click here.   

Julie Richardson and David Chan, along with L. Letts, D. Mangin, C. Donnelly, S. Wojkowski, S. A. Loyola-Sanchez and S. Sanford have been successful in securing three year funding for their interdisciplinary team research grant entitled, “Integrating Rehabilitation Principles into Integrated Self-Management: A Health Strategy for Chronic Disease and Aging.”  They received funding in the amount of $200,000 from the Health Research Foundation Academic Interdisciplinary Team Research Grant. 

The SRS has had success in the very competitive Ontario Online Initiative Fund.  McMaster received funding for seven proposals and the SRS received two of these. Vanina Dal Bello-Haas, Sarah Wojkowski, Zafar Syed, Mandeep Malik and two colleagues from University of Toronto have received $75,000 for their project entitled “Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship for Physiotherapists ”. In addition, Patty Solomon, Joyce Tryssenaar, Sue Berry and Marion Briggs received funding of $67, 750  to help develop rural and remote and aboriginal online

Ada Tang and Patty Solomon are part of a team lead by Kelly O’Brien that received $450,000 from CIHR for a grant entitled “Translating Exercise into the HIV Community: Evaluating a Community-Based Exercise Intervention to Improve the Health of Adults Living with HIV.”

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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School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University

Our excellence in education helps our graduates to become evidence-based practitioners who excel in their profession.

Welcome to the McMaster University School of Rehabilitation Science. Established in 1989, The School of Rehabilitation Science provides exemplary, self-directed, problem-based educational programs, all at the graduate level.

The School has 29 university and 200 clinical and professional faculty and associate faculty members who provide clinical placements, tutoring and teaching.

Small group tutorials consisting of six or seven students and a faculty member provide opportunities to explore clinical cases and professional issues based on the philosophies of the concept known world-wide as the "McMaster Approach".

Through their excellence in problem-based education and collaborative research, the faculty and staff are continually acknowledged for their ongoing contributions to the advancement of Rehabilitation Science and Health Care.

International Leaders   First Class Facilities   Ground-Breaking Research

Faculty within the School of Rehabilitation Science are acknowledged throughout Canada and internationally as leaders in Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Research.
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McMaster has first class libraries and sophisticated facilities. McMaster is a medium sized, full service university with more than 15,000 full-time undergraduate and 1,800 graduate students.

  McMaster University is one of the leading teaching institutions in Canada dedicated to innovation and ground-breaking research. McMaster is supported by more than $200 Million Annually in Grants and Contracts. Learn more about latest SRS News.