Research Day is held annually at the GF Strong Rehab Centre in May of each year.  It is presented in partnership by: GF Strong Rehab Centre, UBC Division of Physical Medicine & Rehab, UBC Rehabilitation Research Laboratory @ GF Strong, UBC Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, UBC Department of Physical Therapy and ICORD.

The day is composed of research presentations by Students, Residents, Staff and special guests.   The final presentation of the day is presented by a keynote speaker.  

Research Day - May 1, 2013

ABSTRACTS (click on abstract to read)

“A description of manual wheelchair skills training curriculum and clinical practice in Canadian institutions” Krista Best, PhD Candidate, UBC Rehabilitation Research Laboratory, G.F. Strong Rehab Centre

Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Evidence (SCIRE) outcome measures – purpose and Development” Christie Chan, SCIRE Research Team

Cardiovascular and metabolic complications of spinal cord injury: findings from a national population health study” Jacquelyn Cragg, PhD Candidate, ICORD

“Reliability of aortic pulse wave velocity assessments in individuals with spinal cord injury” Katharine Currie, Postdoctoral Fellow, Autonomic Research Laboratory, ICORD

“Validation of the International Autonomic Standards for People Living with Chronic Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury, Preliminary Data” Ross Davidson, PM&R Resident, UBC

“Strengthening exercise for gait in Cerebral Palsy: an updated literature review” Nicola Hahn, PM&R Resident, UBC

“Screening for depression after mild traumatic brain injury” Brad Hallam, Ph.D., R.Psych, Psychologist, G.F. Strong Rehab Centre

“A case report: topical lidocaine for management of pain in CRPS” Amy Hanlan, PM&R Resident, UBC

“24-hour blood pressure monitoring in subjects with spinal cord injury” Michèle Hubli, Postdoctoral Fellow, Autonomic Research Laboratory, ICORD

“WiiNWALK: feasibility of the Nintendo WiiFit for improving walking in older adults with a lower limb amputation” Bita Imam, PhD Candidate, UBC Rehabilitation Research Lab GF Strong Rehab Centre

"Symptomatic recovery and return to work following mild traumatic brain injury: an exploratory study. "Rosalind Lee, MA, MS, GF Strong Rehab Centre

“Retrospective comparison of non-traumatic and traumatic spinal cord injury in British Columbia: 2005-2010” Grace Li, PM&R Resident, UBC

“The Finger: an aid for digital rectal stimulation” Dianna Mah-Jones, Occupational Therapist, G.F. Strong Rehab Centre

“Progesterone in Rehabilitation” Dr. Jerilynn Prior, Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, UBC

“Vocational rehabilitation counselling pilot program BC Children’s Hospital” Alison Stewart MA, RRP Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, G.F. Strong Rehab Centre

“Modifiable factors associated with work and employment following spinal cord injury: a systematic review” Logan Trenaman, BSc, SCIRE Research Team

“Self-reported physical activity and arm accelerometry: Measuring physical activity in individuals with spinal cord injury during inpatient rehabilitation” Dominik Zbogar, PhD candidate, UBC Rehabilitation Research Lab, G.F. Strong Rehab Centre“



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