Entries by Melanie Lopes

August 27, 2017 The Summer of Volunteering continues for Dr. Lopes :)

Dr. Lopes attended the 2017 Invictus Games Volunteer Summit today as she is volunteering as the venue medical lead at the Powerlifting venue. “The Invictus Games is an international Paralympic-style[1] multi-sport event, created by Prince Harry of the Commonwealth Realms, in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in sports including wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball, and indoor […]

July 16-22, 2017 Volunteering at the North American Indigenous Games

Dr. Lopes volunteered as a Sports First Responder and Sports Chiropractor at the Athletics, Volleyball and Basketball venues at York University. “The Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) are expected to be the largest sporting and cultural gathering of Indigenous Peoples in North America. The Toronto 2017 NAIG will host more than 5,000 participants, […]