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Catherine Backman wins the Association of Rheumatology Professionals (ARP) 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award

Catherine Backman has been awarded The Association of Rheumatology Professionals’ (ARP’s) 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award, one of the ARP’s highest honours. This award was bestowed in recognition of Catherine’s outstanding contributions to the field of rheumatology, in particular her advocacy, service, and patient-centred research in arthritis. ARP President Christine Stamatos was full of praise for […]

Dr. Jill Zwicker receives Canada Research Chair

[Reposted from June 29, 2021] We are excited to announce that OSOT Associate Professor Dr. Jill Zwicker has been awarded a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Pediatric Brain Development and Rehabilitation for her research in developmental coordinator disorder (DCD). This award will advance Dr. Zwicker’s research in developmental coordinator disorder (DCD), an underdiagnosed […]

Michael Lee awarded the 2021 Killam Teaching Prize

The Killam Teaching Prize is awarded annually to faculty nominated by students, colleagues and alumni in recognition of excellence in teaching. This April, Michael received the 2021 Killam Teaching Prize. He joins several other faculty members in receiving this honour, and notably during the pandemic. Michael is well-regarded by students, clinicians, educators, and scholars for […]

First year for our MOT-North program in Prince George

Applications are now open for our Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program. In addition to the program being taught, as usual, at UBC’s Point Grey Vancouver campus, we are also launching the new northern program at UNBC in Prince George. Students in both the MOT-Vancouver and MOT-North programs will be taught by the same instructors […]