• Mary Law receives McMaster honorary degree

    November 21, 2019

    Professor emerita Mary Law, who was pivotal in the advancement of academic rehabilitation science in Canada, has received an honorary degree from McMaster University at the fall convocation for the Faculty of Health Sciences. While at McMaster from 1987 to 2015, she was co-founder of CanChild, a national, multi-disciplinary research centre which changed the approach to child disability research to include their families. Her work influenced the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health.

  • Dina Brooks honoured by the University of Ottawa

    June 19, 2019

    Dina Brooks, professor and vice-dean (health sciences) and executive director of McMaster’s School of Rehabilitation Science has received an honorary degree from the University of Ottawa. Brooks received the recognition at the university’s Faculty of Health Sciences convocation this week, noting her international leadership in cardiorespiratory rehabilitation.

  • Kids’ concussion recovery like snakes and ladders game

    March 11, 2019

    New guidelines that reduce the amount of rest required for children recovering from a concussion have been developed by CanChild, a McMaster University research institute.

  • Research on post-traumatic stress injuries receives funding

    February 8, 2019

    Two Faculty of Health Sciences faculty members are receiving funding to support their research on post-traumatic stress injuries (PTSI) in public safety personnel.

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