Jill Zwicker Wins Again

Jill Zwicker Wins Again

The Department of OS&OT is proud to announce that Dr. Jill Zwicker is a recipient of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar Award! This highly competitive award for new investigators provides Jill with 5-years of salary support to launch her program of research in the area of developmental coordination disorder (DCD). Jill’s research […]

First year student receives UBC Affiliated Fellowship Award

First year student receives UBC Affiliated Fellowship Award

The Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is very proud to acknowledge Stephanie Poje, first year Master of Occupational Therapy student, who received a UBC Affiliated Fellowship Award. The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies offers approximately 50 Affiliated Fellowships each year to meritorious students on the basis of academic excellence and research potential. […]

Award + Award + Award + Award

Award + Award + Award + Award

The Department of OS&OT is proud to announce that Bita Imam, PhD candidate in Rehabilitation Sciences, has received 4 prestigious doctoral research awards! Over the past two weeks, Bita has been awarded the Vanier scholarship, the CIHR Doctoral Research Award (ranked 2nd), the inaugural Anne Martin Mathews CIHR-IA Doctoral Recognition Prize in Research on Aging, […]

Doctoral Research Scholarship

Doctoral Research Scholarship

Hats off to Kristine Theurer, PhD candidate, who has been awarded a doctoral research scholarship through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)! The Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship was bestowed on Kristine for her project “Please don’t throw balloons at me: An investigation of social citizenship in long-term care homes.” The […]

Career Development Award

Career Development Award

The department is pleased to announce that Dr. Jill Zwicker has received the Career Development Award from the Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program! This 4-year salary award will support Jill in growing her program of research on developmental coordination disorder (DCD). DCD is one of the most common motor disorders in children, and significantly […]

More Awards

More Awards

Marjorie Hackett, 1981 Bachelor of Rehabilitation Science graduate of UBC, has received the prestigious Helen P. LeVesconte Award for Volunteerism from the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT). Marjorie was acknowledged for her significant leadership through volunteer efforts at her local facility, provincial association, CAOT and the Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation (COTF). She donates untold […]

Dr. Harold Speers Robinson

Dr. Harold Speers Robinson

Dr. Harold S. Robinson, a key figure in the establishment of the School of Rehabilitation Medicine in 1961 and long-time supporter of the occupational therapy and physical therapy programs, passed away April 3, 2014, aged 95, after a distinguished medical career and rich family life. Dr. Robinson began his medical career with his physician father […]

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UBC’s MOT Students submit another great gOT Spirit video for 2013

UBC’s MOT Students submit another great gOT Spirit video for 2013

Once again UBC’s MOT students submit their entry to the 2013 gOT Spirit student challenge. With last years winning submission we wish our class of 2014 best of luck!