PhD student Enrico Quilico was featured in an article in Global Heroes Magazine titled “A survivor’s story of strength and inspiration.” Enrico shares his journey of recovery from traumatic brain injury, and how his experiences shaped his life and current research work. Read the full article.
Dr. Angela Colantonio was awarded The William Fields Caveness Award from the Brain Injury Association of America. This award recognizes an individual who, through research on both a national and international level, has made outstanding contributions to bettering the lives of people with brain injury.
PhD Student in the ABI Research Lab, Samira Omar, was awarded the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Impact Award for her co-authored paper in Rehab Ink, entitled ‘Racialization and racism: Uncovering the implicit in rehabilitation sciences and research’. Congratulations, Samira! Illustration by Daniela Casas for rehabINK.
Dr. Angela Colantonio, PI of the ABI Research Lab, was awarded the 2020 John Stanley Coulter Award. To be named the Coulter Lecturer is to be recognized as one whose professional achievements have contributed significantly to the field of rehabilitation and is one of the highest awards presented by ACRM. Dr. Colantonio will present the […]
Dr. Vincy Chan and UofT MScOT trainees Lauren Marcus and Danielle Burlie (co-supervised by Dr. Vincy Chan and Dr. Angela Colantonio), awarded the Deborah Lee Price Girls and Women with ABI Task Force Poster Award at the 96th Annual American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Conference for their research on the Social Determinants of Health and Psychological Distress among Adults with […]
Dr. Tatyana Mollayeva, Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto and University Health Network has been recognized with the prestigious Elio Lugaresi Award for Education by the World Sleep Association, for her article, “Sleep stage distribution in persons with mild traumatic brain injury: A polysomnographic study according to American Academy of Sleep Medicine Standards.” […]
The ABI Research Lab is pleased to recognize trainees Lin Haag on winning the prestigious Ontario Women’s Health Scholars Award, and Reema Shafi for her successful Women’s Xchange $15K Challenge Grant. We also congratulate Melissa Biscardi, Grace Richandi, Chen Xiong, and Sareh Zarshenas, who have earned significant research awards to further their work. Thank you […]
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 […]
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 […]