The Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada (PFC) is Canada’s only registered charity dedicated to the funding of physiotherapy research.
Together, with CPA’s Divisions, we offer funding for research that has passed a rigorous review process, and addresses relevant subjects in the physiotherapy community.
We would like to officially recognize PFC’s 2019 Awards, Grants & Bursary recipients:
1. Crystal MacKay, West Park Healthcare Centre
Name of Project: Development of an Exercise and Physical Activity Intervention for People with Lower Limb Amputations Living in the Community: Perspectives of Individuals with Limb Loss and Health Care Providers
Awarded: Alun Morgan Memorial Research Grant
2. Paula Ospina Lopez (PhD Student), University of Alberta
Research topic: Physiotherapy for Children with Cancer-related Peripheral Neuropathy
Awarded: Ann Collins Whitmore Memorial Scholarship
3. Andréanne Lacroix, Samuel Lavoie and Mihaela Barbuta, Université Laval
Research topic: Les effets de la réadaptation pulmonaire sur la fibrosed pulmonaire idiopathique: une revue systématique et méta-analyse
Winners of: Ann Collins Whitmore Student Research Competition
4. Kenneth Wu (PhD Student), University of Toronto
Research topic: Peripheral Skeletal Muscle Structure and Function in Adults with CF.
Awarded: Cardiorespiratory Division Scholarship
5. Meredith Murdoch
Continuing Education Course: The Integrated Systems Model Series.
Awarded: Constance Beattie Memorial Fund Bursary
6. Tegan Rose
Awarded: Indigenous Student Award
7. Adria Quigley, Dalhousie University
Research topic: Evaluating the Impact and Feasibility of a Yoga Intervention on Cognition and Balance in People Living with HIV: a Randomized Pilot Trial.
Awarded: Neuroscience Division – Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada Joint Award for Physiotherapy Research in the Neurosciences
8. Sarah Gregor (PhD Student), University of Toronto
Research topic: Rhythm Training for People with Stroke.
Awarded: Neuroscience Division Scholarship
9. Éric Parent, University of Alberta
Research topic: The Adult Degenerative Scoliosis Exercise Trial (ADSET Pilot).
Awarded: OrthoCanada Research Award in Neck and Back Rehabilitation and Core Stability
10. Kristin Campbell, University of British Columbia
Research topic: Arm Morbidity with Breast Cancer: What is the Best Way to Monitor?
Awarded: Women’s Health Division Grant
Please join us in congratulating these recipients, who are taking steps to advance your profession!
Interested in applying? Learn more about PFC's Awards, Grants & Bursaries