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Current ORCS Research & Fellowship Awards

The ORCS Research and Fellowship committee is pleased to announce The Lung Association – Ontario funding of $83,500 for the following Awards for the year 2017-18. We congratulate all the successful winners and sincerely appreciate you dedication to lung health.

Research Grants

Is dual tasking compromised in people with COPD?
Principal Investigator: Darlene Reid, BMR (PT), PhD, University of Toronto, Toronto

Patient and family centred performance measures focused on actionable processes of care for persistent or chronic critical illness
Principal Investigator: Louise Rose, RN, PhD, University of Toronto, Toronto

High intensity interval versus moderate intensity continuous exercise in individuals with advanced interstitial lung disease
Principal Co-Investigators: Sunita Mathur, BScPT, MSc, PhD & Lisa Wickerson, BScPT, MSc, PhD, University of Toronto, Toronto

Fellowship Awards

Mika Nonoyama, Chair, ORCS Research and Fellowship Committee
Mika Nonoyama, PhD, RRT Chair, ORCS Research & Fellowship Committee

Candidate: Justine Horne, RD, London
Program: PhD, Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, Western University

Candidate: Sylvia Rinaldi, RD, London
Program: PhD, Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, Western University

Candidate: Kenneth Wu, PT, Toronto
Program: MSc, Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto

Candidate: Sachi O’Hoski, PT, Hamilton
Program: PhD, Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University

2019-20 Funding Year

The deadline for applications for the 2019-20 funding year is February 1, 2019 for all streams of the program: Research Grants, and Fellowship Awards. Click here for copies of application forms and program guidelines.

ORCS Members are also welcome to apply for Ontario Thoracic Society (OTS) grants-in-aid (GIA), which are allocated to individual researchers in support of research in topics related to respiratory medicine in Ontario.