HSFC/PFC Scholarships in Physiotherapy Research - Competition Results 2009


The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC) and the Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada (PFC) are pleased to announce the 2009 HSFC/PFC Scholarships in Physiotherapy Research. This program recognizes highly qualified academic researchers who are pursuing, at the early stages of their career, physiotherapy research in an area relevant to heart disease or stroke care and rehabilitation. Through the program, two scholarships are offered: one at the master's level and one at the doctoral level.

The recipients of the inaugural HSFC/PFC Scholarships in Physiotherapy Research are listed below.
  • Marianne Thornton (Dalhousie University)
    Factors influencing adherence to physical activity after a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or non-disabling stroke.
  • Orsi Timar (University of Western Ontario)
    The effect of an individualized training program on exercise adherence in chronic stroke survivors.
For more details on the initiative, please visit the following pages:
For more information,  please contact:
Ann Nguyen
Information/Project Coordinator
Strategic Research Initiatives
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
Phone: (613) 569-4361 ext. 268
Email: anguyen@hsf.ca