Funding

Currently funded projects:


Title: AGEWELL
Principal Investigator: A Mihailidis, A Sixsmith
Co-Investigators: WC Miller (Work package lead, Project lead), 50 other investigators
Sponsor/Program: NCE
Budget: $7,400,000/year
Term: 2014-2020
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Title: Enhancing Community Participation in Canadians with Physical Disabilities: Development, Implementation and Evaluation of a Partnered Strategy
Principal Investigator: K Martin-Ginis
Co-Investigators: WC Miller (Mobility lead) 25 other investigators
Sponsor/Program: SSHRC Partnership Grant
Budget: $377,714/year
Term: 2014-2020
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Title: Collaborative Power mobility Innovative Learning OpporTunity (CoPILOT) – A pilot study of a new training approach
Principal Investigator: WC Miller
Co-Investigators: WB Mortenson, EM Smith, A Mihailidis
Sponsor/Program: Rick Hansen Institute (ICORD Seed Grant)
Budget: $18,500/year
Term: 2014
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Title: SWAT: Smart Wheelchairs for Assessment and Training of Older Adults
Principal Investigator: A Mihailidis
Co-Investigators: WC Miller, P Viswanathan, R Wang
Sponsor/Program: CIHR Meetings, Planning and Dissemination Grant: Aging
Budget: $22,500/year
Term: 2014
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Title: Knowledge translation of a wheelchair skills program for rehabilitation clinicians: A feasibility study
Principal Investigator: WC Miller, L Boronowski
Co-Investigators: L Demers, R Kirby, S Rowe, P Rushton
Sponsor/Program: CIHR Knowledge to Action
Budget: $97,266/year
Term: 2013-14
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Title: Incidence of Lower Limb Amputation and Status of Inpatient Amputee Rehabilitation in Canada
Principal Investigator: WC Miller
Co-Investigators: B Imam
Sponsor/Program: Amputation Coalition of Canada
Budget: $10,000/year
Term: 2014
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Title: Evaluation of the WiiFit to enhance walking in older adults with lower limb amputation
Principal Investigator: WC Miller
Co-Investigators: P Cox, AB Deathe, J Eng, H Finlayson, C Goldsmith, B Imam, T Jarus, L McLaren, I Mitchell, M Payne
Sponsor/Program: CIHR Open competition
Budget: $234,666/year
Term: 2013-16
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Title: A Modular Intelligent Power Wheelchair System to Enhance Mobility, Safety and Participation of Users
Principal Investigator: WC Miller, A Mihailidis
Co-Investigators: SB Jaglal, AK Mackworth, K McGilton
Sponsor/Program: CHRP (NSERC & CIHR)
Budget: $153,333/year
Term: 2013-16
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Title: Wheelchair Self-efficacy Enhanced training program to improve wheelchair use in older adults: The WheelSeeU feasibility study
Principal Investigator: WC Miller
Co-Investigators: JJ Eng, F Routhier, C Goldsmith, K Best
Sponsor/Program: CIHR Open Competition
Budget: $120,000/year
Term: 2013-15
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Title: Enhancing Participation In the Community by improving Wheelchair Skills (EPIC WheelS): A Feasibility Study
Principal Investigator: WC Miller
Co-Investigators: JJ Eng, R Woodgate, I Mitchell, C Goldsmith, E Giesbrecht
Sponsor/Program: CIHR Open competition
Budget: $69,000/year
Term: 2012-14
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Title: The McGill Immersive Wheelchair (miWe) Simulator for the clinical assessment and at-home training of powered wheelchair driving skills
Principal Investigator: P Archambault
Co-Investigators: P Boissy, D Gagnon, L. Kirby, N Korner-Bitensky, WC Miller, D Reid, F Routhier
Sponsor/Program: CIHR Open Competition
Budget: $125,800/year
Term: 2012-15
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Title: Evidence Based Rehabilitation: SCI Reviews
Principal Investigator: WC Miller , JJ Eng, R Teasell
Co-Investigators: D Wolfe, A Townson, J Hsieh, 5 others
Sponsor/Program: Rick Hansen Foundation, Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation
Budget: $130,000/year
Term: 2011-16
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Title: CanWheel Wheeled Mobility for Older Adults
Principal Investigator: WC Miller
Co-Investigators: A Mihailidis, A Mackworth, L Demers, RL Kirby, 10 others
Sponsor/Program: CIHR Emerging Team Grant
Budget: $250,000/year
Term: 2009-2015
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