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10th Annual GF Strong Rehab Research Day

The 9th Annual Rehab Research Day saw a record attendance of more than 170 people, including clinicians, students, faculty and staff, participating throughout the days events.
This years event will mark the 10th anniversary of this successful day highlighting Rehab Research.

What to expect on May 8th, 2019:

Program for the days events: PROGRAM 2019
Abstracts for the days presenters: ABSTRACTS 2019
9:45am – Podium presentations: Session 1
11:45am – Lunch 
12:15pm – Lunchtime speaker:

Dr. Zeid Mohamedali MD, PhD, FRCSC

Chief Medical Officer at Zenabis

“Medical Marijuana in Rehabilitation: What do clinicians need to know?”

1:15pm – Poster Session
3:00pm – Podium presentations: Session 2
4:30pm – Plenary speaker:

Dr. Eva Widerstrom-Noga D.D.S., PH.D.

Research professor at the University of Miami Miller School Of Medicine, working with the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.

Her area of expertise is in the important and challenging problem of chronic pain in persons who have sustained neurological trauma, such as spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injury (SCI/TBI)

“Pain after spinal cord injury – a multidimensional problem”

5:15pm – Awards and closing remarks
  • Best Overall Poster & Podium Presentations; Best Post Doctoral/Graduate Student Poster & Podium Presentation; Runner up Post Doctoral/Graduate Student Poster & Podium Presentation
This event is free to attend every year.
Hosted by the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with the support of VCH and GF Strong Rehab Centre
For more information about the 10th Annual Rehab Research please contact Maria Canvin or Tasha Klotz.


Presenter information:

  1. Podium presentations should be ten minutes in length followed by two minutes for questions.
  2. Abstracts should be 250 words in length.
    1. Abstracts for original research and case reports should include: Objectives, Design, Setting, Participants, Interventions, Main Outcomes, Measures, Results, and Conclusions.
    2. Abstracts for reviews should include: Objectives, Data Sources, Study Selection, Data Extraction, Data Synthesis, and Conclusions.

CALL FOR PAPERS- Now closed. 
We invite research presentations and posters from rehabilitation clinicians, researchers, graduate students, and residents on projects and topics relevant to the rehabilitation community.

Presentations may be in the following categories:

  1. Original research.
  2. An evidence based review of topics in rehabilitation research and/or clinical practice.
  3. A unique or important case report with a focused literature review suitable for publication in the peer reviewed literature.

April 3, 2019        Submit presentation title.
April 17, 2019      Submit completed abstract.
April 24, 2019      Decision for podium or poster presentation announced.
May 2, 2019        Submit PowerPoint presentation.




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