Events

 

June 25, 2018
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Traumatic Brain Injury at the Margins: Exploring the intersections of violence, criminalization, homelessness & gender in research

Join a special Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Research Rounds panel in honour of Brain Injury Awareness Month, showcasing cutting edge research by the Acquired Brain Injury Research Lab, Toronto Rehab’s ABI & Society Team. The program includes talks on our signature projects:

  • A gender transformative approach to improve outcomes and equity among persons with Traumatic Brain Injury.
  • Integrating brain injury, mental health, and addictions.
  • Women survivors of violence and traumatic brain injury: Addressing gaps in knowledge and support.

Venue is the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Basement Lecture Theatre, at 550 University Avenue.

See you there!

January 23, 2018
8:45 AM am – 3:30 PM

Toronto Rehab Research Day, 2018

Members of the ABI Research lab will present at Toronto Rehab’s 13th annual Research Day. This one-day event showcases trainee work. Come hear presentations from future leaders in the field, working on the cutting edge of sex, gender and brain injury.

This will take place at the Chestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto ON M5G 1R1

Visit the website for additional details.

September 23, 2017
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Concussion in Women and Girls

Dr. Angela Colantonio will speak at the first symposium of “Concussion in Women and Girls,” hosted by the Canadian Concussion Centre at The Krembil Neuroscience Centre in Toronto. Her talk will focus on sex, gender and concussion in vulnerable populations. She will be joined by a number of  speakers including Dr. Jeff Bazarian, Christy Collins, Dr. Dave Ellemberg and more.

Visit the website for a full list of speakers, program details and registration.

July 20, 2017
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Traumatic Brain Injury, Sleep Disorders, and Return to Work

A webinar presented by Drs. Angela Colantonio and Tatyana Mollayeva, for the Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability. You will learn about:

    • The incidence and nature of occupational brain injury with a sex and gender lens;
    • Perceived factors associated with return to work after occupational brain injury;
    • The nature and relevance of sleep disorders associated with occupational brain injury.

Visit the website for additional details and registration.

October 31, 2016
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Fatigue, Impaired Alertness & Daytime Sleepiness in TBI

Pre-conference instructional course co-presented by Drs. Tatyana Mollayeva, Angela Colantonio, and Tamara Bushnik at the 93rd Annual Conference of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Visit the website for additional details and registration.