The 2020 Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy Graduate Student Research Day took place virtually on June 24 . Congratulations to our Year 2 students who successfully presented their research projects in our first ever online Research Day!
Each year, several awards are given for presentations across several research and participation categories. Download the 2020 Research Day Abstract Book.
|Award Name||RECIPIENTS||Presentation Title|
|Aging and Caregiving||Claudia Yousif & Timothy Spadzinski||Caregivers’ experiences of community reintegration post-lung transplantation|
|Quality of Life||Priscilla Leung & Stephanie Seilman||Vocational characteristics among youth with disabilities who have transitioned to adult care|
|Mental Health||Kerri Adams & Riley Saikaly||Cognitive adaptation training for inpatient forensic clients with schizophrenia|
|Pediatrics||Orla Curran & Hayley Hawkins||Move&Connect: A pilot study evaluating group-based active rehabilitation intervention for youth with prolonged post-concussion|
|Cognition and Everyday Life||Gabriella Boccone & Paula Rico||Everyday functioning among older adults with SCD: a scoping review|
|Health Services (2 awards)||Ashley Ogilvie & Carleen Ginter||“Lost in time”: Updating the content and clinical accessibility of the Prosthetic Upper Limb Functional Index|
|Health Services (2 awards)||Dylan Laupacis & George Kalkanis||Acute care occupational therapy assessments, goals, and interventions and association of therapist-stroke patient collaboration with readmission and length of stay|
|Technology||Priyanka Thakkar, Karishma Patel & Shahrose Aratia||Understanding the accessibility of technology to assess social interaction and social isolation among older adults|
|Occupational Science||Sumaira Khan & Zahra Kanji||Exploring occupational transitions of Syrian refugee youth to Canada|
|Debbie Hébert Award for Best Overall Presentation||Sumaira Khan & Zahra Kanji||Exploring occupational transitions of Syrian refugee youth to Canada|
|Social Media||Tori McQuat||n/a|
Thelma Cardwell LectureThis year’s Thelma Cardwell Lecture was given by Dr. Sarah Kantartzis, Senior Lecturer Occupational Therapy at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK. Lecture title: Our collective occupation: before, during and emerging in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Thelma Cardwell Lecture Series was established in 1997 to honour one of this program’s, and occupational therapy’s, most prestigious alumna.