SHAHNAZ SHAHRBANIAN, B.A., M.A. (Sport Science) School of Physical and Occupational Therapy McGill University
Successfully defended her PhD thesis
“Direct and Indirect Effects of Pain on Participation in Individuals in Multiple Sclerosis”
Supervisor: Dr. Nancy Mayo, PhD
Please note that there will be a faculty meeting Thursday, April 10th.
The next seminar will be held on Thursday, April 17th.
Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.
Ross Pavillion, 4th Floor Conference Room, R4.02
Dr. Patricia Dobkin
“Mindfulness in Medicine: Promoting Resilience in Patients, Physicians, and Allied Health Care Professionals”
Dr. Dobkin is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and has been a faculty member in the Department of Medicine at McGill University for the past 15 years. She is affiliated with McGill Programs in Whole Person Care and she teaches undergraduate and medical students out of the Departments of Social Studies in Medicine and Psychology.
Dr. Dobkin’s research aims to advance understanding of the processes which underlie the link between biological and psychosocial phenomena in medical patients. Other areas of research include patients’ adaptation to early arthritis; predictors of relapse in patients with Crohn’s disease; multimodal treatment for fibromyalgia; determinants of quality of life in juvenile idiopathic arthritis; and adherence to treatment recommendations across patient populations.