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Media Advisory - Queen's School of Rehabilitation Therapy presents 50th anniversary speaker series

Monday, November 28, 2016

KINGSTON – The Speaker Series consists of four events where speakers will share their experiences with students, alumni and the broader Queen’s and Kingston communities. The themes of the speaker events include: Emerging Patterns of Health and Disease; Wellness and Health Promotion; Leadership in Rehabilitation; and the Impact of Mobile Technology.

The first speaker is Nancy Botting (PT’92), a Queen’s alum who turned dreams of working with Canada’s Olympic athletes into reality.

What/Who

Ms. Botting is a graduate of the Physical Therapy and Physical Education programs. She has spent over 25 years specializing in treating some of Canada’s most elite athletes. She was a member of the Canadian Medical Team at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and 2004 Athens, 2008 Beijing, 2012 London Paralympics and Toronto 2015 PanAm and ParaPan Am Games. Most recently she was the Chief Therapist for Team Canada at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.

When/Where

Tuesday, November 29, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, 28 Division Street.

Ms. Botting will be available to the media at 3 pm on the first level of Richardson Hall. Please confirm your attendance.

Contact

Anne Craig, Media Relations Officer

613-533-2877 or anne.craig@queensu.ca

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