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Lin Haag wins prestigious 2017-2018 Ontario Women’s Health Scholars award

We warmly congratulate our doctoral trainee, Ms. Halina (Lin) Haag, who has been awarded a 2017-2018 Women’s Health Scholars Award for her research in disabilities and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Lin’s work focuses on women survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV) with resultant TBI, including its connection to mental illness, return to work and social […]

Perspectives on Traumatic Brain Injury: Sex, Gender and Beyond

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month! In recognition, trainees of the Acquired Brain Injury Research lab will present their current work on diverse topics related to traumatic brain injury ranging from the personal level, to population health and big data. Join us for discussion. Refreshments are kindly provided by the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. Perspectives on […]

2017 Visiting Professor in Injury Prevention Symposium

2017 VISITING PROFESSOR IN INJURY PREVENTION SYMPOSIUM Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute – St. Michael’s Hospital Allan Waters Keenan Research Auditorium 209 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON 7:00 Light Breakfast 7:30 Welcome and Introduction Dr. Sandro Rizoli and Amanda McFarlan (St. Michael’s Hospital) 7:35 Opening Remarks Dr. Bob Pashby (Dr. Tom Pashby […]

Fifth Annual Symposium: Research on the Concussion Spectrum of Disorders

Dr. Angela Colantonio will speak about the importance of integrating sex and gender in concussion research at the fifth annual symposium on research on the concussion spectrum of disorders. The event will be hosted by the Canadian Concussion Institute, at the Krembil Science Centre. Attendance is free of charge for nurses and registered students. Keynote […]

Sareh Zarshenas wins Toronto Rehab Team Excellence Award

Every year, the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute presents Team Excellence Awards to graduate students from each of the Institute’s 11 research teams, in recognition of exceptional performance. Sareh Zarshenas was this year’s winner from the Acquired Bain Injury & Society team. Sareh is an award-winning former occupational therapy faculty member of the Isfahan University Medical Sciences,  […]

Mind Matters: Women, Brain Health & Technology Panel Discussion

The ABI Research Lab’s Principal Investigator, Dr. Angela Colantonio, will present as part of an expert panel on November 22, co-hosted by AGE-WELL and the Women’s Brain Health Initiative. Dr. Colantonio will join Drs. Arlene Astell and Gillian Einstein to speak about the importance of sex-based research, the impact of cognitive impairment on women’s lives […]

Winner of the 2016 University of Toronto/Brain Injury Canada Employer Award

Owen Lima nominated Regina Lowe’s for hiring him and his service support dog, Blue, in their Customer Service department. The award was accepted by store manager Paolo Gallo and Human Resources Manager Maureen Lang, accompanied by Owen and Blue. The University of Toronto/Brain Injury Canada Employer Award recognizes an employer who demonstrates exceptional commitment to […]

Fatigue, Impaired Alertness and Daytime Sleepiness in Traumatic Brain Injury

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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