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  • Surrey Memorial Hospital Physiotherapy Department: "Lymphedema", Surrey, BC, 2015
  • Fraser Valley Cancer Centre Occupational Therapy Department: "Neck and Face Lymphedema", Surrey, BC, 2014
  • CAET, Canadian National Conference: Co-presenter on “Edema, Lymphedema and Leg Wounds – Improving Clinical Outcomes”, Vancouver,BC, 2012
  • International Lymphedema Framework Conference: Co-presenter on “Primer for Lymphedema”, Toronto, ON, 2011
  • Submission accepted for inclusion in University of Victoria, Continuing Education Wound Care Course, 2011
  • 5th , 6th & 7th Latin American Scientific Congress for Estheticians; Co-presentations with Anne Bramham and Jan Douglass, and solo “Introduction to Dr. Vodder Manual Lymph Drainage”, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Promoting Evidence Based Practices for Wound Care Management North of 60 – Conference sponsored by the Canadian Government and the Whitehorse General Hospital, Whitehorse, Yukon, lecture and demonstration presentation on the “Successful Treatment of Lymphedema and Venous Edema using Combined Therapies”, 2004
  • The 1st Montreal International Lymphedema Congress sponsored by the Lymphedema Association of Quebec and the Department of Oncology, McGill University, “Quality Assurance in the Training of Therapists and the Treatmentof Lymphedema” co-presented with Robert Harris, Director, Dr. Vodder School, International, 2003
  • Canadian Association of Wound Care Conference, Vancouver, BC, lectures and workshops co-presented with Robert Harris, Director, Dr. Vodder School International, “Issues in Lymphedema Management” and “Management of Lymphedema Using Combined Decongestive Therapy”, 2002
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Conference, Vancouver, BC, lecture on “Manual Lymph Drainage and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome”  2002
  • World Conference on Breast Cancer, Victoria, BC, 2 workshops given “Treatment of Post Mastectomy Lymphedema with Dr. Vodder’s ManualLymph Drainage and Combined Decongestive Therapy”; concurrent session “Dr. Vodder Method of Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) and Combined Decongestive Therapy as it Applies to Post Breast Cancer Lymphedema”, 2002
  • Lectures given at Dr. Vodder School Review in North America:

     Presentation on "Pre and Post Op Strabismus Surgery," St. Pete's Beach, FL, 2015

     Presentation on "Primary Lymphedema", Victoria, BC, 2002

     Presentation on "Ehelers Danlos Syndrome", Victoria, BC, 2000
     Presentation on "Bell’s Palsy", San Diego, CA, 1996
     Presentation on "Lymphedema Secondary to Neutron Therapy with Partial Paralysis and Ulceration", Victoria, BC, 


  • Panel Discussion on Insurance Issues Related to Manual Lymph Drainage, Victoria, BC, 1995

  • Lectures given on Manual Lymph Drainage

     The Women’s Television Network, The Alternative Medicine Show #13, 1996

     Holy Family Physiotherapy Department, Vancouver, BC;"presentation on Successful Treatment of Lymphedema and

     Venous Edema Using Combined Therapies" 2005

     Canadian Association for Enterstromal Therapy, National NursingConference in Vancouver, BC, presentation on 

     Massage Therapy in the Management of Lymphedema, 1998

     Surrey Memorial Hospital - Physiotherapist In service presentation, Surrey BC 1997

     BC Massage Therapists Association Annual Conference in Victoria, 2 Case Studies Using MLD, 1997

     BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Physiotherapist In service, Co-presentation with Robert Harris, Director of Dr.

     Vodder School - North America, 1992

     MTABC Co-presentation with Robert Harris, Director Dr. Vodder School, North America, Whiplash and the Use of

     MLD, Victoria, BC 1991.      


Linda (Koby) Blanchfield
Certified Instructor/Therapist Dr Vodder School