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Jul 03, 2014 at 10:18 AM

SCI Research Studies and Other Events


We hope your summer has been going well.  Here are a few interesting activities currently on-going in the field of spinal cord injury (SCI):

The Rick Hansen Institute, along with several partners, is doing a study on barriers and faciliators on doing international research in the field of SCI.  To learn more, go to the study page at the RHI website by clicking here.

As you may have seen throughout the PAR-QoL website, we are still conducting a usability study on the website.  If interested in providing us with feedback on how we can improve the website to better meet your needs, please click here to learn more about the study.

The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation's Spring Newsletter is now online and can be obtained by clicking here.  It highlights the new resource for physicians called 'Caring for Persons with Spinal Cord Injury: An eLearning Resource for Family Physicians'.  These guidelines, along with other important resources, can be accessed via our links page.

A number of exciting conferences are coming up this Fall.  Below is a list.

The Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Summit 2014: August 26-28, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Learn more by clicking here.

The 53rd International Spinal Cord Society (ISCOS) Annual Scientific Meeting: September 2-4, 2014 in The Netherlands. 

Learn more by clicking here.

The 6th National Spinal Cord Injury Conference: October 2-4, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario. 

Learn more by clicking here.

The 91st Annual American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Conference: October 7-11, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario.

Learn more by clicking here.




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