While completing her Honours Bachelor of Science in neuroscience and psychology at the University of Toronto, Rachelle worked as a research assistant at SickKids Hospital. It was through this position that Rachelle was exposed to the realm of clinical research, which propelled her to pursue a Master’s in Rehabilitation Science.Read more
Gillian Manson has had McMaster Physiotherapy running through her since graduating from the BHSc (Physiotherapy) program in 2000. While working as a Physiotherapist at the Juravinski Cancer Centre, Gillian volunteers her time as a tutor, clinical instructor and clinical skills lab assistant. “I have always felt that assisting in the education of physiotherapy students is an important part of my role as a professional. I think student`s provide clinicians with an opportunity to challenge their clinical knowledge and practice.”Read more
Frances Ziesmann registered in the MHM program in 2012, after receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Toronto, and her post-degree in Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) at McMaster University. “I selected MHM at McMaster due to their focus on current evidence-based practice, evidence informed management and policy, self-directed learning, critical thinking and problem-based learning approaches and principles,” said Frances.Read more
After working as a Sub-Lieutenant Naval Reserve Officer in British Columbia and an ESL Teacher in South Korea, Alex wanted to further his career in a profession that capitalized on his strengths and skills. After being referred to McMaster OT program by a friend, Alex researched the program and decided that the self-directed nature of the program was the perfect fit for him.Read more
Members of McMaster PT Program Recognized as part of the OPA Leadership Project
Students, alumni, faculty and community members from the McMaster Physiotherapy program, have been recognized as part of the Ontario Physiotherapy Associations Leadership Project.
School of Rehab Science Celebrates the Class of 2015
On November 20th, graduates from the Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Rehabilitation Science programs gathered at McMaster Innovation Park to celebrate their outstanding achievements.
Join the RS Graduate Program for their monthly Research Rounds!
Join Dr. Brenda Vrkljan, Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Science, as she discusses the Comprehensive Examination process.
All graduate students and faculty members are invited to a panel presentation by several RS faculty members who are involved in qualitative research followed by an open discussion and dialogue. You do not need to be an experienced researcher and you do not have to RSVP.