Dr. Jousse Lecture Series

Welcome to the new Dr. Albin T Jousse Lecture Series in collaboration with Best Practice Forum, which is sponsored by the Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory, the Spinal Cord Rehab Program, the Neural Engineering and Therapeutics Team, and Toronto Rehab.

The purpose of this lecture series is to provide a venue for scientists, physicians and clinicians working in rehab settings as well as students, consumers and their caregivers to share knowledge, present the latest research findings and participate in a dialogue on what it means to live with disability. The lectures will be 45 minute long followed by 15 minutes of questions.

Coordinator of the Dr. Albin T. Jousse Lecture Series is Dr. Kristin Musselman . If you have any comments, concerns or would like to present please send us an email at kristin.musselman@uhn.ca.

The series is currently in its 11th season.

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June 2019

Laura Teague – Surgical Closure of Pelvic Pressure Ulcers in Spinal Cord Injured Adults: Case Identification, Costs, Health Care Utilization and Risk Factors for Surgical Complications

June 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lyndhurst Center – Lecture Rooms A & B, 520 Sutherland Drive
Toronto, Ontario M4G3V9 Canada
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Abstract Pressure ulcers, also known as pressure injuries (PI), are a common and serious complication of spinal cord injury (SCI). Impaired wound healing in SCI patients contributes to the progression…

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September 2019

Dr. Olinda Habib Perez – Falls and Balance Control after Spinal Cord Injury

September 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lyndhurst Center – Lecture Rooms A & B, 520 Sutherland Drive
Toronto, Ontario M4G3V9 Canada
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Abstract Dr. Olinda Habib Perez will be presenting the initial findings of a 2-year prospective study that examines the causes and consequences of falls in individuals with subacute spinal cord…

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October 2019

Chip Rowan – VIP4SCI: Pilot testing a web-based platform created for individuals with spinal cord injury living in the community.

October 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lyndhurst Center – Lecture Rooms A & B, 520 Sutherland Drive
Toronto, Ontario M4G3V9 Canada
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Abstract Individuals living with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI) often face challenges accessing timely and effective health services and the economic burden associated with SCI has led to exploration of…

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November 2019

Dr. Andrea Bandini – Measuring Hand Use In The Home After Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Using Egocentric Videos

November 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lyndhurst Center – Lecture Rooms A & B, 520 Sutherland Drive
Toronto, Ontario M4G3V9 Canada
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Abstract The functional use of the upper limbs is one of the top recovery priorities of individuals with cervical spinal cord injury (cSCI). Wearable cameras and computer vision methods have…

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December 2019

Dr. Sara Guilcher, Lauren Cadel and Amanda Everall – How can we improve medication management for persons with spinal cord injury/ dysfunction?

December 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lyndhurst Center – Lecture Rooms A & B, 520 Sutherland Drive
Toronto, Ontario M4G3V9 Canada
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Abstract Persons with spinal cord injury and dysfunction (SCI/D) often experience multimorbidity and secondary complications. Pharmacological treatments are often used to manage these conditions and complications. Funded by the Craig…

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January 2020

Dr. Cathy Craven, KITE-UHN

January 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Abstract 1. This presentation will address common myths related to bone health after spinal cord injury 2. The 2019 ISCD position statements on SCI and bone density testing will be…

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Dr. Cathy Craven – A Review of Bone Health Myths

January 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lyndhurst Center – Lecture Rooms A & B, 520 Sutherland Drive
Toronto, Ontario M4G3V9 Canada
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Abstract This presentation will address ┬ácommon myths related to bone health after spinal cord injury The 2019 ISCD position statements on SCI and bone density testing will be reviewed and…

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February 2020

Dr. Andrea Bandini : Measuring Hand Use In The Home After Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Using Egocentric Videos

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lyndhurst Center – Lecture Rooms A & B, 520 Sutherland Drive
Toronto, Ontario M4G3V9 Canada
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Abstract The functional use of the upper limbs is one of the top recovery priorities of individuals with cervical spinal cord injury (cSCI). Wearable cameras and computer vision methods have…

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March 2020

Dr. Jane Hsieh, Dr. Cathy Craven and Louise Brisbois: The Challenges and Opportunities of Recruitment in Rehabilitation Research

March 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Toronto Rehab University Center – Basement Lecture Theatre, 550 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G2A2 Canada
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Abstract Objectives: 1. To highlight common challenges associated with clinical trial recruitment in general, and with interventions for people with spinal cord injury (SCI), specifically. 2. To provide an overview…

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June 2020

Dr. Hardeep Singh – Hitting A Moving Target: Understanding The Complexities Of Falls And Fall Prevention After Spinal Cord Injury

June 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Biography Hardeep Singh is a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute-Sinai Health System and The Institute for Better Health-Trillium Health Partner and an occupational therapist by training. Hardeep recently…

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