News & Events
Dr. Jason Busse DC, PhD was recently awarded two very significant CIHR Operating Grants. Dr. Busse is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McMaster University with expertise in Health Research Methodology. He holds the CCRF/CIHR Chiropractic Research Chair and is also a Scientist at the Institute for Work & Health. Dr. Busse has authored over 80 peer-reviewed publications with a focus on medically unexplained syndromes, orthopedic trauma, the integration of chiropractic into mainstream healthcare, insurance medicine, and methodological research.
The University of Toronto, one of Canada’s leading universities, has awarded the “Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation Professorship in Spine” to Dr. Carlo Ammendolia DC, PhD.
This Research Professorship is funded with an initial investment of $500,000 in a partnership agreement between the CCRF and the University of Toronto and builds on CCRF’s research capacity program which establishes Research Chairs and Professorships in universities across Canada. The new “Research Professorship in Spine” will have its home in the Faculty of Medicine.
Congratulations to Dr. Mark Erwin D.C., Ph.D who was recently awarded his own “independent laboratory” at Toronto Western Hospital to support his world-class research. This is a monumental achievement for Dr. Erwin and an unprecedented historic milestone for the profession.
Dalhousie University and the CCRF have established a research professorship in community health and epidemiology. Read more from Dalhousie University’s Media Centre.
Dr. Blouin promoted to Associate Professor and granted tenure at the University of British Columbia.
The Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) is delighted to announce that Dr. Jean-Sébastien Blouin DC, PhD has been promoted to Associate Professor and granted tenure at the University of British Columbia.
Dr. Blouin holds the “CCRF/UBC Professorship in Spine Biomechanics and Human Neurophysiology” in the School of Kinesiology. He is a recipient of the prestigious MSFHR Scholar Award and Establishment Grant, as well as an NSERC Discovery Grant. His research focuses on the physiology of human movement with particular interests in the sensorimotor control of balance, the neural control of the neck musculature and the pathophysiology of whiplash injury. Dr. Blouin is a member of the research team in neuromechanical kinesiology ranked among the top four research groups in the NMK area globally.