News & Events
2023 Lecture Day: The Eyes Have It – Incorporating Oculomotor Assessment
Posted on March 15, 2023 in News & Events
We are very excited to announce that we will host our first Lecture Day since the pandemic on May 27, 2023. We have been holding our Lecture Day event every May since 2010 and is one of our successful fundraising events. This is the registration link, 2023-lecture-day-the-eyes-have-it-incorporating-oculomotor-assessment-tickets-551970918877. Description: Patients presenting to physical therapy now include a […]
Workshop on Peace in Cameroon held at University of Toronto
Posted on May 7, 2019 in News & Events
From May 4-6, 2019 a workshop was held with scholars, journalists, non-government organizations, and other experts to identify non-violent measures to protect lives in Cameroon. Please read the following news release about this event.
Privilege 101: Power, Privilege and Oppression in the Context of Health Equity
Posted on November 18, 2017 in News & Events
On November 18th, 2017, Dr. Stephanie Nixon facilitated an event on Power, Privilege, and Oppression in the Context of Health Equity. What is privilege and why is it important? For health care practitioners, how can awareness of privilege have an impact on clinical practice? How can people concerned about health equity practice allyship in their own […]
HIV, Disability and Rehabilitation Research in Sub-Saharan Africa
Posted on February 20, 2017 in News & Events
An environmental scan was conducted by Dr. Stephanie Nixon and colleagues to identify and describe research on disability and/or rehab in the context of HIV in SSA being conducted by Canadians. Click here to read the environmental scan.
Rehabilitating the World
Posted on November 9, 2016 in News & Events
Dean Trevor Young, Faculty of Medicine, highlights the work of the International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation within the rehabilitation sciences in a recent edition of MedEmail. Read the full article here.
Ending AIDS Means Prolonging Life with HIV
Posted on September 16, 2016 in News & Events
The Government of Canada hosted the Fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria in September. Please read the blog post by Dr. Stephanie Nixon, Director, International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation. Click here to read the post.
Ocean Racing Adventure
Posted on July 5, 2016 in News & Events
Lynn Ellwood, Professor, Teaching Stream, with the Department of Speech-Language Pathology, U of T and member of the ICDR-Trinidad working group, completed Leg 7 of the round the world clipper race on June 10th and what a way to finish her journey with the team! A challenging sail through Tropical Storm Colin and then a first […]
Guidelines for Ethical Photography Launched
Posted on April 2, 2016 in News & Events
Spearheaded by ICDR-Students, the guidelines are now public. ICDR welcomes feedback for further strengthening of this living document. Click here to read the guidelines.
Launch of Sepo II study findings: Life on ART
Posted on December 2, 2015 in News & Events
Dr. Nixon and partners in Zambia launched the findings of a longitudinal qualitative study on the experiences of women and men living with HIV. The event was opened by Hon Joseph Kasonde, Minister of Health. For more information click here.
“What all students in healthcare training programs should learn to increase health equity”
Posted on June 2, 2015 in News & Events
This paper by Beavis et al presents findings from a qualitative study exploring perspectives regarding content on postcolonialism and health that should be included in Canadian healthcare training programs. Click here to read the paper.