SCI International Research Partnership Grant

November 06, 2013 | Posted in Announcements, SCI



In partnership with University of Sydney, University of Waterloo (UW), Centre for Family Medicine (CFFM) at Kitchener-Waterloo (KW), Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation hosted Dr. James Middletons visit from October 2-11, 2013. Dr. Middleton is a Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine with extensive clinical experience and research expertise in the field of spinal cord injury medicine and rehabilitation, having worked across the continuum of care in acute hospital, sub-acute rehabilitation and community outreach services. His research is broadly focused on areas including management systems, functional, psychological health and participation outcomes, pain management, health service delivery and utilization, quality of life, life expectancy and use of assistive technologies, such as functional electrical stimulation.

Dr. Middleton started his visit at Toronto by attending Ontario Spinal Cord Injury Research Networks two day annual meeting followed by visit to University of Waterloo and CFFM at KW and spent his time talking to Family Health Team, Family Medicine Residents, Medical Students and delivering Guest lecture titled “Right Care, Right Time, Right Place: Improving outcomes for people with spinal cord injury through early intervention and improved access to specialized care: Lessons from Australia at UW. He spent his last two days at Toronto visiting Lyndhurst Center and meeting other spinal cord injury clinicians and researchers.

This partnership visit strengthens our work with researchers from Australia by sharing our resources including capacity and expertise between two countries.

Below is a small photo gallery from Dr. Middleton's visit. Click on any picture to enlarge it.




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