St. Joseph’s: Parkwood Institute

Improving mental health treatments for stroke patients is the focus of a new study

Strokes affect approximately 400,000 Canadians each year and can be debilitating. They can negatively affect a person’s cognition and mobility, and severely impact mental health and wellbeing. A team at Lawson Health Research Institute are looking to improve mental health treatments and resources for patients who have experienced a stroke.

Research Associate - MFORC

The MacDonald Franklin Operational Stress Injury Research Centre (MFORC) is inviting applications for a Research Associate position. This position is a full-time (37.5 hours/week) 12-month contract with the possibility of renewal. The successful candidate will work under the direction of MacDonald...

Clinical Research Assistant

The successful candidate will work with a highly successful research team under Dr. Robert Teasell. The work involves updating an extensive research database through careful review and analysis of the neurorehabilitation literature. This position will involve a number of tasks including conducting...

Administrative Assistant - Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care

The successful candidate will report directly to the Director of Research and Innovation for Mental Health Care at St. Joseph’s Health Care London (PIR - Mental Health Theme Lead). The incumbent will provide key support for administrative and financial duties and will act as a central contact for a...

Clinical Research Coordinator - Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care

The successful candidate will work under the direction of Dr. Verinder Sharma in the role of the “Clinical Research Coordinator”. This position will assist Dr. Sharma to secure and administer both industry-sponsored and local investigator / resident-sponsored clinical research trials. There is a...

Parkwood Institute Research Virtual Open House

The Parkwood Institute Research Open House is your opportunity to virtually meet research teams working in the areas of Cognitive Vitality and Brain Health, Mobility and Activity, and Mental Health. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from a host of our dedicated research teams in London, ON Canada...

Stephanie Marrocco recognized for exceptional student leadership

Stephanie Marrocco is the 2020 recipient of the Leadership Award for Fellows and Students. She is a PhD candidate working with Dr. Dalton Wolfe, at Parkwood Institute, a part of St. Joseph’s Health Care London. Her doctoral research focuses on practice patterns of physiotherapists to determine which...

Assessing the pandemic's impact on Canadian Veterans and their spouses

Multiple studies are reporting the pandemic’s impact on the mental health of Canadians, but what effect is it having on our nation’s Veterans and their spouses? “With concerns about COVID-19 infection and drastic changes to everyday life, the pandemic is taking a toll on the health of Canadians,”...