In the Media: FIREWELL Study on MSK Injuries in Firefighters

A recent FIREWELL publication on the high prevalence of painful sites and burden of musculoskeletal disorders in firefighters was featured in multiple media outlets. This study was co-authored by Dr. Joy MacDermid (Western University & McMaster University), Dr. Kathryn Sinden Read More

Introducing Our New FIREWELL Research Champion Series: Amanda Brazil

We're introducing a new FIREWELL Research Champion series which profile our firefighter collaborators and their critical contributions to our research on firefighter health and wellbeing. Meet Amanda Brazil Amanda Brazil is a volunteer firefighter with the Cross Roads Fire Department Read More

Winter 2017 Newsletter

Read about the exciting FIREWELL activities that took place this year and what's coming in 2018! Inside the Winter 2017 Issue: 1. FIREWELL Update from the Project Director 2. New Partnerships 3. Research Updates 4. Website 5. Team News 6. Read More

FIREWELL Research to be Presented at Ontario Ministry of Labour Research Day

Dr. Joy MacDermid (Western University), Dr. Kathryn Sinden (Lakehead University) and Mr. Rob D'Amico (Hamilton Professional Fire Fighters Association) will be presenting a poster titled, "FIREWELL: Measuring, Analyzing and Retraining Movement using Occupationally Valid Evaluations (M.O.V.E.)," at the Ontario Ministry Read More

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