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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Silvano Mior DC, PhD, FCCS(C)

Silvano Mior
IDRR Scientist
Director, Research Partnerships and Health Policy, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC)
Professor, CMCC
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6575-2797
smior@cmcc.ca

 

Dr. Silvano Mior is Director, Research Partnerships and Health Policy at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC). He is a Professor at CMCC and an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ontario Tech University, and Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto. Mior graduated from CMCC in 1980, where he subsequently completed the Clinical Sciences Residency Program, receiving his Fellowship in the College of Chiropractic Sciences in 1984. He completed his PhD in Health Services with a concentration on outcomes and evaluation at the University of Toronto.

Mior’s research interests are in the areas of clinical outcomes and program evaluation, health services, and assessing models of interdisciplinary collaborative practice, in particular, patients’ perspective and interests in collaborative care. He developed and implemented a model of collaboration between chiropractors and physicians, and studied the outcomes from provider and patient perspectives. Mior was a co-investigator and member of the Core Scientific Team and Guideline Expert Panel in a study, funded by the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, to develop a Minor Injury Treatment Protocol for the management of minor traffic injuries in Ontario. Currently, Mior is a principal investigator for the Canadian Armed Forces Initiative, a demonstration project evaluating chiropractic care for the management of musculoskeletal conditions in Canadian Armed Forces Personnel.

View Silvano Mior's faculty profile at CMCC.