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15th Annual Helen Saarinen Lectureship and SRS Recognition Awards

Dr. Sandra Olney is the 2014 Helen Saarinen Lecturer

Date: Thurs, Oct 23rd, 2014
Time: 4:00pm
Location: IAHS B102
(Reception to follow in IAHS 201)

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Welcome to Dr. Briano DiRezze who will be assuming a tenure track position in the School and the OT Program.   Welcome also to Dr. Wenonah Campbell who will be assuming a faculty position in the special category (CAWAR)...learn more.

Congratulations to Monica Maly and colleagues who received $100,000 in bridge funding for their CIHR project entitled, “Clinical and Tissue Outcomes of a Biomechanical Exercise Program for Knee OA”.

Joy MacDermid and her colleagues received $100,000 in bridge funding for their CIHR project entitled, “Advancing Understanding of Gender, Work and Pain”.

Congratulations to Brenda Vrkljan who has been elected as a member of the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists Board of Directors.

Deb Stewart and Jan Willem Gorter wrote an article for the Special Issue of the Canadian Journal for Community Mental Health. This article was specifically mentioned by Ministry of Children and Youth Service’s Assistant Deputy Minister Darryl Sturtevant as making an “invaluable contribution to the government’s understanding of and support for youth development.”..learn more.

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