News & Events
Dr. Isabelle Pagé DC has just been awarded the prestigious CIHR Doctoral Award – the Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship. Dr. Pagé is a Doctoral student at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR). Her supervisor is Dr. Martin Descarreaux DC, PhD Titulaire de la Chaire de Recherche en Chiropratique FRCQ in the Département des Sciences de l’activité physique. Dr. Pagé is also the recipient of the Master’s degree Health Professional Scholarship Award from the Fonds de Recherche du Québec – Santé.
The Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) has named Dr. Frank Mangoni DC (New Brunswick) and Dr. David Peeace DC (Saskatchewan) to its Board of Directors. The Directors of the Foundation are elected from across Canada.
The CCRF is Canada’s oldest and most established national funding body which has been granting research funds for worthy chiropractic projects since 1976. The CCRF is dedicated to facilitating clinical, biomedical, health services, and population health research, relative to the practice of chiropractic. The funding grants provided by CCRF have traditionally supported research in Canada’s health care system and Canada’s health research system, in order to mitigate the burdens of health, disease, illness, injury and disability that so many Canadians needlessly endure.
Dr. Steve Passmore is part of a team of researchers from the University of Manitoba, Memorial University of Newfoundland and the Institute of Work & Health that has been awarded $195,000 in RWIP funding.
Dr. André Bussières is part of a team of researchers from McGill University lead by Dr. Annette Majnemer that has been awarded $330,574 in CIHR funding. Dr. Bussières is an Assistant Professor at McGill University and holds the distinguished CCRF Professorship in Rehabilitation Epidemiology in the Faculty of Medicine.
Dr. Martin Descarreaux DC, PhD has won the prestigious UQTR “Award for Excellence in Research”.
This award is the most prestigious one at the university, and receiving it brings tremendous recognition not only to his research efforts with the Chiropractic Research Chair, but also to the university-based chiropractic program and the profession in general.