Every year thousands of Canadian women are beaten by their intimate partners. Most of the physical injuries are a result of battery to the face, head, neck, and/or strangulation, a pattern of violence leaving women survivors vulnerable to traumatic brain injury (TBI). Many service providers and front line workers who support women in abusive relationships […]
It is estimated that 30% of reported cases of TBI occur among women, but limited research addressing the impact of sex and gender on outcomes of TBI exists. This lack of gendered information seriously inhibits diagnosis and appropriate intervention across the care continuum, it affects the development and provision of appropriate healthcare services, and leaves […]
The 2016 Back to School Conference with PIA Law and Ontario Brain Injury Association takes place Friday, September 16, 2016, at the Shangri-La Hotel, 188 University Ave., Toronto. The registration fee is $150, and all proceeds will go to the Ontario Brain Injury Association. The theme of this year’s conference is Gender Challenges in Rehabilitation. […]
Dr. Tatyana Mollayeva will lead a pre-conference instructional course on this topic at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine’s 93rd Annual Conference in Chicago. The course will take place on Monday October 31, 8am-12:00pm. Drs. Angela Colantonio and Tamara Bushnik are co-instructors. Please check the website to learn more about the course and to register.
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The Supplement to the journal Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation titled “Sex, Gender and Traumatic Brain Injury” is now published. Dr. Angela Colantonio, guest editor of this special issue, states in her opening commentary: A sex and gender analytical approach to rehabilitation research is crucial to understanding traumatic brain injury and improving quality of […]
Congratulations to the 2015 Deborah L. Wilkerson Early Career Award winner, Tatyana Mollayeva, MD, PhD who presented the award lecture, Insomnia in Workers With Delayed Recovery From Mild Traumatic Brain Injury during the Annual Conference in Dallas.
Congratulations to Dr. Angela Colantonio, the 2015 Honoree of The Robert L. Moody Prize for Distinguished Initiatives in Brain Injury Research and Rehabilitation. Read the announcement here.