Rehabilitation Science

Upcoming Events

Rehabilitation Science Info Session

Are you a prospective student interested in learning more about the Rehabilitation Science graduate programs? Save the date for this info session!
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
5:00 to 7:00 p.m. MST
Corbett Hall, University of Alberta
Live-stream link will be available
More details coming soon.

Public Presentations of Thesis Prospectuses

PhD Candidate: Teri Slade
Title: "Gender Differences in Pain: Beyond the Binary"
Supervisors: Dr. Christine Guptill and Dr. Doug Gross 
Date: Feb. 19, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: 3-30 Corbett Hall


PhD Candidate: Mona Al Onazi
Title: "Decongestive Progressive Resistance Exercise with Advanced Compression for Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema Management (DREAM): A Randomized Control Trial"
Supervisor: Dr. Margie McNeely 
Date: Feb. 21, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: 3-30 Corbett Hall


PhD Candidate: Adam Parker
Title: "Developing Links Between Humans and Assistive Technology Using Machine-Learned Communication"
Supervisor: Dr. Patrick Pilarski
Date: Feb. 26, 2020
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: 2-55 Corbett Hall


PhD Candidate: Paige Reeves
Title: "On the Margins: Adults Labelled with Intellectual or Developmental Disability Negotiate Belonging within Ableist Community Spaces"
Supervisors: Dr. Shanon Phelan and Dr. David McConnell
Date: March 2, 2020
Time: 12:00 noon
Location: 2-55 Corbett Hall


PhD Candidate: Pegah Firouzeh
Title: "Evaluation of the Immediate Effects of Ankle Foot Orthoses on Function, Activity, and Participation of Young Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Mixed-Methods Study"
Supervisor: Dr. Lesley Wiart
Date: March 9, 2020
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: 3-30 Corbett Hall

Thesis Defences

PhD Candidate: Naomi Dolgoy
Title: "Exploring Cancer-Related Fatigue and its Impact on Function and Work-Related Outcomes"
Supervisor: Margaret McNeely
Date: March 11, 2020
Time: 12:00 noon
Location: 3-30 Corbett Hall