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    Welcome to CIHRRC

    The Canada-International HIV and Rehabilitation Research Collaborative (CIHRRC) is an international research collaborative that includes people living with HIV, researchers, clinicians, representatives from AIDS service organizations, and policy stakeholders in Canada and the United Kingdom (UK), Ireland and the United States of America (USA) with an interest in HIV and rehabilitation research.

    Recent News and Updates

    CIHRRC Fall 2017/Winter 2018 E-Update (March 2018)

    CIHRRC is pleased to release the CIHRRC Fall 2017/Winter 2018 E-Update.  This E-Update highlights publications by CIHRRC members, as well as knowledge translation activities and upcoming events related to HIV and Rehabilitation.  If any members have updates on their current research, please send details to Rachel Aubry (CIHRRC Coordinator) CIHRRC@utoronto.ca and your research will be included in the next E-Update (Summer 2018).  

    Click here to read the E-Update!


    Posted by Rachel Aubry Posted on 2018-03-08

    Save the Date! 4th International Forum on HIV and Rehabilitation Research – Translating HIV, Aging and Rehabilitation Interventions into Practice

    CIHRRC in collaboration with Realize (formerly CWGHR) will host the 4th International Forum on HIV and Rehabilitation Research on Saturday June 16, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario.  The Forum will be held in collaboration with Realize’s Annual Forum and 20th Anniversary Celebration.

    The Forum will include a series of dynamic and interactive speakers and research evidence panel sessions focused on the development, implementation and evaluation of interventions to promote healthy aging with HIV.   The Forum will include people living with HIV, researchers, clinicians, and representatives from community organizations who will: 1) facilitate knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE) on HIV and rehabilitation research, clinical practice and service delivery, among people living with HIV, researchers, clinicians on HIV, representatives of community organizations, and policy makers in Canada, the United Kingdom, United States and Ireland; 2) establish new research and clinical partnerships in HIV and aging internationally; and 3) foster mentorship and training in HIV and aging research.

    Click here for the forum poster.

    For more information, please contact Rachel Aubry (CIHRRC Coordinator) at cihrrc@utoronto.ca.

    Posted by Rachel Aubry Posted on 2018-01-23

    Where and How does Physical Therapy Fit? Integrating Physical Therapy into Inter-professional HIV Care

    Matthew Andrews, Stephanie Cudd, Heather deBoer, Ellie Leung, and Alana Petrie recently completed a qualitative study that examined the role of physical therapy in HIV care.  The students completed this work under the supervision of Kelly O'Brien (University of Toronto), Soo Chan Carusone (Casey House) in partial fulfillment of their Master of Science in Physical Therapy degree at the University of Toronto.  Results of this work will help to inform the role of physical therapy in Casey’s Houses newly launched Day Health Program for adults living with HIV.  A manuscript is currently under review.  

    Click here - to access the factsheet summary of the study findings.

    Posted by Melanie Bisnauth Posted on 2018-01-23

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