The rehabINK Podcast

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Here you will find a collection of podcast episodes published by rehabINK.

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Episode 9: 2SLGBTQIPA+ Health and Rehabilitation

Happy (belated) Pride Month! In this episode, Kyla interviews Zach Chan, a physiotherapist in the 2SLGBTQIPA+ community. We discuss barriers to healthcare for people in the 2SLGBTQIPA+ community, gender-affirming care and rehabilitation, and privilege and systems of oppression. Zach makes practical suggestions for how healthcare professionals can improve the inclusivity of care and the clinical environment and shares about a research project which explored the inclusion of 2SLGBTQIPA+ content into physiotherapy university curricula.

Transcript

Useful links: The 519 Training and Resources | Trans PULSE Project | Coin Model of Privilege and Critical Allyship by Dr. Stephanie Nixon | CIHR Definitions of Sex and Gender

Zach Chan’s Contact Information:
Website: https://zachchanphysio.ca/
Instagram: @zachgchan

Episode Credits
Podcast Hosts: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy
Executive Producers: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy
Audio Editors: Francis Routledge, Eugene Hwang Production Team: Francis Routledge, Anna Huynh, Bernice Lau, Reeman Marzouqah, Jennifer Ryan
Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Benjamin Alsbury-Nealy Promotional Illustrations: Reeman Marzouqah
Featured Speaker: Zach Chan


Connecting the Dots: Episode 2
Research X Community

How can patient partners transform research? This episode of the Connecting the Dots mini-series features Dr Emily Ho, an occupational therapist, assistant professor, and clinician investigator, and Johanna Ponnuthurai, a patient partner and person with a brachial plexus injury. With host Jennifer Ryan, they discuss Emily’s research program involving children and young adults with upper limb differences, and Johanna’s journey to becoming a patient partner.

Transcript

Useful links: United Brachial Plexus Network | CHAMP | Lucky Fin Project |

Twitter Handles:
United Brachial Plexus Network – @UBPN instagram: ubpn_official
CHAMP – @TheWarAmps instagram: thewaramps
Lucky Fin Project – @luckyfinproject instagram: lucky_fin_project

Dr. Emily Ho’s Website:
https://nolimbitslab.wixsite.com/website/ 

Episode Credits
Podcast Host: Jennifer Ryan
Executive Producers: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Julia Rybkina
Audio Editors: Jennifer Ryan, Eugene Hwang
Production team: Francis Routledge, Anna Huynh, Bernice Lau, Lucas Crosby
Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Kyle Alsbury-Nealy
Promotional illustrations: Reeman Marzouqah
Featured Speakers: Johanna Ponnuthurai & Dr. Emily Ho


Episode 8: Career Spotlight: Speech Language Pathologist (Early Career Edition)

Have you heard of Speech-Language Pathology (SLP)? In this episode, we learn about SLP as a profession from our guest, Umna Islam, and our host Anna Huynh, as they debunk myths about the profession, discuss the role of Speech-Language Pathologists across the lifespan, and their passion for SLP.

Transcript

Episode Credits
Podcast Host: Anna Huynh
Executive Producers: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Julia Rybkina
Audio Editors: Anna Huynh, Eugene Hwang
Production team: Francis Routledge, Bernice Lau, Jennifer Ryan, Lucas Crosby
Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Kyle Alsbury-Nealy
Promotional illustrations: Reeman Marzouqah
Featured Speaker: Umna Islam


Episode 7: Career Spotlight: Physiotherapist (Early Career Edition)

Have you ever wondered what the transition from graduate school into clinical practice is like? In this episode, our guest Emily Brewer, PT and host Jennifer Ryan, PT chat about this transition in the field of physiotherapy. Emily discusses her path to a career in physiotherapy and her experiences working in an acute care hospital.

Transcript

Episode Credits
Podcast Host: Jennifer Ryan
Executive Producers: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Julia Rybkina
Audio Editors: Jennifer Ryan, Eugene Hwang
Production team: Francis Routledge, Anna Huynh, Bernice Lau, Lucas Crosby
Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Kyle Alsbury-Nealy
Promotional illustrations: Reeman Marzouqah
Featured Speaker: Emily Brewer


Connecting the Dots: Episode 1 Researcher X Community

In the first episode of the Connecting the Dots mini-series, we invite Dr. Kara Patterson, a physical therapy professor and scientist, and Monika Szopinska, an individual with lived experience, to discuss rehabilitation research from the perspectives of the researcher and the participant under the lens of using dance and music for recovery after stroke.

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Episode Credits
Podcast Host: Lucas Crosby
Executive Producers: Julia Rybkina & Kyla Alsbury-Nealy
Audio Editors: Lucas Crosby, Julia Rybkina, Eugene Hwang
Production Team: Francis Routledge, Anna Huynh, Jennifer Ryan, Bernice Lau
Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Kyle Alsbury-Nealy
Promotional illustrations: Reeman Marzouqah
Featured Speakers:
Monika Szopinska
Dr. Kara Patterson


Episode 6: Career Spotlight: Occupational Therapist (Early Career Edition)

‘Occupational Therapy’ – no, it’s not about receiving therapy at work! In this episode, join Bernice as she interviews Alexandra (Allee) Thompson, a recent graduate of the University of Toronto’s Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program and current second-year PhD student. They discuss commonly asked questions about the Occupational Therapy profession, transitioning from a clinical to research-based graduate program, as well as tips for pursuing this career path. For further readings referenced in the episode, please see the links below and if you have any questions please reach out to Allee directly at: allee.thompson@mail.utoronto.ca

Transcript

Useful links: What is OT? | The Person-Environment OT Model | WHO’s ICF | Canadian Model of Occupational Performance

Episode Credits
Podcast Host: Bernice Lau
Executive Producers: Julia Rybkina & Kyla Alsbury-Nealy
Audio Editors: Julia Rybkina, Eugene Hwang
Production Team: Anna Huynh, Lucas Crosby, Jennifer Ryan, Bernice Lau
Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Kyle Alsbury-Nealy
Promotional Illustrations: Mikaela Stiver
Featured Speaker: Allee Thompson


Episode 5: Mental Health in Rehabilitation Science [RSI Speaker Series event recap]

How can one’s mental health affect your outcomes in rehabilitation? In this episode, Bernice and Anna sit down to discuss mental health in the field of rehabilitation sciences. We hear perspectives on burnout prevention, the impact of coping on engagement, and realistic hope from Lindsey Kudlow, Dr. Andrea Iaboni, and Anita Kaiser through a recap of a recent RSI speaker series event on mental health. Tune in to find out more!

Transcript

Episode Credits
Podcast Hosts: Bernice Lau & Anna Huynh
Executive Producers: Julia Rybkina & Kyla Alsbury-Nealy
Audio Editors: Julia Rybkina, Lucas Crosby & Kyla Alsbury-Nealy
Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Kyle Alsbury-Nealy
Promotional illustrations: Mikaela Stiver
Featured Speakers:
Lindsey Kudlow, M.Ed, RP
Dr. Andrea Iaboni, MD, DPhil
Anita Kaiser, MSc


Episode 4: Physical and Mental Health in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Kyla and Julia interview Dr. Patrick Jachyra, a post-doctoral fellow at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto. Patrick works with youth living with neurodevelopmental disorders like Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and is passionate about understanding their unique health needs. In this episode, we uncover some key take-aways on the importance of uniting both physical and mental health and learn about his experiences leading and promoting physical exercise programs in the community. Tune in to find out more! 

Transcript

Episode Credits
Podcast Hosts: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Julia Rybkina
Executive Producers: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Julia Rybkina
Production Team: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy, Julia Rybkina, Mikaela Stiver, Lucas Crosby, Bernice Lau, Chelsea Chua
Audio Editors: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy, Julia Rybkina, Bernice Lau
Music: Kyla Alsbury-Nealy & Kyle Alsbury-Nealy
Promotional illustrations: Mikaela Stiver
Featured Speaker: Dr. Patrick Jachyra


Episode 3: Author Panel on Rehabilitation & Technology

We invited authors from Issue 8 of rehabINK to discuss the current state of technology in rehabilitation, and where this field is headed in the future. With the state of technology rapidly evolving our we chat with our guests about advancements, concerns, and areas for collaboration in the technology field.

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Episode Credits
Podcast Hosts: Kyla Alsbury & Analyssa Cardenas
Executive Producers: Julia Rybkina
Production Team: Julia Rybkina, Lucas Crosby & Kyla Alsbury
Audio Editors: Lucas Crosby, Kyla Alsbury, Bernice Lau, & Mikaela Stiver
Music: Kyla Alsbury & Kyle Nealy
Promotional illustrations: Michelle Legasto & Reeman Marzouqah
Featured Speakers:
Alexandra Krassikova, MSc Student, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute
Insiya Bhalloo, MSc Student, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute
Kai Ian Leung, MSc Student, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute
Nithin Jacob, MSc Student, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute
Vahid Anwari, MSc Student, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute


Episode 2: 3D Printed Face Shields

Kyla and Julia interview Dr. Patrick Jachyra, a post-doctoral fellow at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto. Patrick works with youth living with neurodevelopmental disorders like Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and is passionate about understanding their unique health needs. In this episode, we uncover some key take-aways on the importance of uniting both physical and mental health and learn about his experiences leading and promoting physical exercise programs in the community. Tune in to find out more! 

Transcript

Episode Credits
Podcast Hosts: Kyla Alsbury & Analyssa Cardenas
Executive Producers: Kyla Alsbury & Lucas Crosby
Production Team: Julia Rybkina & Analyssa Cardenas
Audio Editors: Lucas Crosby & Julia Rybkina
Music: Kyla Alsbury & Kyle Nealy
Promotional illustrations: Zara Szigeti
Featured Speakers:
Vahid Anwari, MSc Student, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute


Episode 1: Women & Brain Health: Why sex and gender matter [RSI Speaker Series event recap]

A recap of the RSI Speaker Series event on Women and Brain Health. Julia and Kyla discuss why sex and gender must be considered in health research as well as the impact of hormonal and connectivity changes to women’s brains after injury. They share snippets of the presentations given by Dr. Gillian Einstein, Melissa Biscardi, and Dr. Reema Shafi.

Transcript

Episode Credits
Podcast Hosts: Julia Rybkina & Kyla Alsbury
Executive Producer: Julia Rybkina
Production Team: Adora Chui, Lucas Crosby, Kyla Alsbury, & Remi Lu
Audio Editors: Nithin Jacob & Stephanie Posa
Featured Speakers:
Professor Gillian Einstein, Psychology Department, University of Toronto; Guest Professor of Gender and Health, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden
Melissa Biscardi, RN, BScN, MSc
Reema Shafi, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)


More information about the RSI Speaker Series: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/rsi-speaker-series-28192166351