Long COVID: ‘Is this going to be my new normal?’

Researchers partnering to improve life for those dealing with lingering symptoms of COVID

Long COVID: ‘Is this going to be my new normal?’In the early hours of Christmas morning, Lance Hoddinott awoke from a restless sleep with a raging temperature. “I knew instantly what it was,” said Hoddinott. “My Christmas present this year was COVID-19.” Although he took all the precautions and followed safety guidelines to the letter, Hoddinott contracted the disease that ultimately sent him to…

Physiotherapy program combines business skills with patient care

Joseph El-Hamchaoui is the first grad of a new U of A master’s program that marries business and physical therapy

Physiotherapy program combines business skills with patient careComing from a business-oriented family, Joseph El-Hamchaoui has the entrepreneurial spirit in his DNA – but also a desire to help people. So when it came time to start his undergraduate education at the University of Alberta, he broke with tradition to study health care. A decade later, as he becomes the first graduate of…