The Rick Hansen Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Almond to the RHI Board of Directors. Ben Almond is the Regional Director, Canada at Jacobs a design, engineering, construction and technical services firm that provides innovative end-to-end solutions to their clients. In 2017, Ben was named one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40.
Falls, sports, and vehicle accidents are the leading causes of traumatic injuries among the 161 people covered by the New Zealand Spinal Cord Injury Registry's (NZSCIR) first annual report. Degenerative disorders, infections and auto-immune diseases were the most common causes of non-traumatic injuries.
On occasion, the Rick Hansen Institute shares information that we feel is important to our valued stakeholders. RHI is currently undergoing an independent review of its initiatives supported by the Government of Canada through Western Economic Diversification for the funding period from 2013-2018. The review is being conducted by Circum Network. This review is an opportunity to assess RHI's impact and progress during this funding period and support future planning.
Since launching in 2012, the RHI-developed, ISNCSCI Algorithm has quickly gained popularity in the clinical and research communities as a reliable tool that supports the classification of spinal cord injuries.
Application Deadline: August 24, 2018, 5 pm EST
In partnership, the University of Toronto, the Rick Hansen Institute and the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation are pleased to provide a two-year postdoctoral fellowship made possible by the support of the Government of Ontario.