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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 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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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.