Rehabilitation Sciences PhD candidate receives four doctoral research awards

Bita Imam, PhD candidate in Rehabilitation Sciences, has received four doctoral research awards: the Vanier scholarship, the CIHR Doctoral Research Award (ranked second), the inaugural Anne Martin Mathews CIHR-IA Doctoral Recognition Prize in Research on Aging, and the UBC Killam Doctoral Scholarship. Supervised by Dr. Bill Miller of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Imam’s research evaluates different Wii gaming programs to improve walking function in older amputee adults. Click here for more information.