Congratulations to our Scientific Director, Dr. Joy MacDermid, on being one of the recipients of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association's Medals of Distinction! These medals recognized 100+ CPA members who made significant contributions to the physiotherapy profession from 1920 to 2020.Read More
The April issue of The Dispatch is now available. In this issue: - FIREWELL research: physiological responses to simulated firefighting - FSWO study on gendered experiences - Other research: fitness and body composition measures; stress screening; head injuries and mentalRead More
The First Responder Center for Excellence is pleased to announce the second annual National Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium. Behavioral health has become a high priority issue for the fire service. Fire departments and union leadership, clinicians, and line firefightersRead More
The 2021 National Firefighter Cancer Symposium will be jointly hosted by the First Responder Center for Excellence (FRCE) and the Firefighter Cancer Initiative (FCI). The event will focus on the most current research and cancer prevention practices in the fireRead More
Research to improve the health and safety of firefighters.