Dr. Karen Ethans

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Name: Karen Ethans
Rank: Associate Professor
Section: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Appointment Type: GFT
Address: Section of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, RR143A-800 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB R3A 1M4
Has secretary: Leeza Duong
Description Number
fax 204-787-1476
office 204-787-2270
RR2 Clinic (1) 204-787-2453
RR2 Clinic (2) 204-787-2281
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Biography

Karen Ethans MD, FRCPC obtained her medical degree in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Dalhousie University in Halifax. She has a subspeciality degree in Spinal Cord Injury and is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She also obtained a Bachelor of Science degree through the University of Manitoba.

Dr. Ethans is the Director of Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Unit in Winnipeg and is a Research Affiliate at Riverview Health Centre. She is the Research Director for the Post-Grad Residency Program for Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. A lot of her time is devoted to research but she also does a lot of patient care in the form of clinics related to: Spinal Cord, Spasticity/Botox, or MS (Multiple Sclerosis).

Committee Membership:

  • Rehabilitation Residency Education Committee
  • Examining Committee for The Royal College Physicians Surgeons of Canada, specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Roles

Awards

  • Academic Year Teaching Award. “Class of 2021 Best Teaching in Small Group”. Manitoba Medical Students’ Association. Max Rady College of Medicine. (2018-2019)
  • American Urology Association. “A Randomized Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Cross-Over Trial Assessing the Effect of Tadalafil (Cialis) on the Cardiovascular Response in Men with Complete Spinal Cord Injury Above the Sixth Thoracic Level”. Boston, Massachusetts. Best Poster Award . (May 2017)
  • Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Scientific Meeting. “Patient-Centred Technique for Ultrasound Guided Muscle Injections in the Forearm of Patients with Severe Spasticity.” Deng G, Ethans K. 1st Place Poster. (June 2016)
  • Canadian Association of Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation: “Pilot Study: The Efficacy of Botulinum Toxin Type A in the Treatment of Allodynic-Type Neuropathic Pain in People with Spinal Cord Injury”. Arzu Azadi, Karen Ethans MD FRCPC, Alan Casey MD FRCPC, Michael P. Namaka, PhD. Winner of Resident Research Prize. Primary Supervisor. (April 2016)
  • University of Manitoba, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hy Dubo Educator of the Year Award for Dedication and Excellence in Teaching. (July 24, 2015)
  • Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Resident Research Day. “Survey of Canadian Practice Patterns in Venous Thomboembolism Prophylaxis in Adults with Spinal Cord Injury”. Deng G, Ethans K, Townson A, Jacquemin G, Short C, Smith K, O’Connell C, Askari S, Ho H, Hill D, Craven C. Winnipeg, Manitoba. Second Prize Poster. Primary Supervisor. (2014)
  • Canadian Paraplegic Association 2014 Merit Award for outstanding contributions towards improving the lives of persons with spinal cord injuries and other disabilities. (June 17, 2014)
  • Rick Hansen Award “Difference Makers” for outstanding contributions towards improving the lives of persons with spinal cord injuries and other disabilities. (2014)

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Additional information

Both she and Dr. Casey provide intrathecal pump refills.

For the past couple of years she has started visiting various PCH facilities where she has obtained privileges to provide physiatry care in the form of Botox or Phenol injections for the elderly who would ordinarily have great difficulty getting to a medical clinic.