Research InterestsCardiovascular recovery & Rehabilitation, Facilitating transitions in cardiovascular care through innovative interventions such as peer support, Use of technology and early follow up approaches, Sex differences in access to rehabilitation care, Meta-analysis
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Tracey JF Colella RN, PhD, Scientist, TR/UHN Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation Program, Associate Professor, Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Adjunct Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, University of Toronto.
Dr. Colella is a member of Team Optimize and Team Cardiopulmonary Fitness at Toronto Rehab/UHN. Her program of research focuses on innovative interventions to facilitate patient and family transitions through the continuum of cardiovascular care, social support interventions, use of technology, psychosocial recovery, gender differences in access to care and health services utilization. Some of her most recent work includes the use of meta-analysis design to examine: sex differences in referral, enrollment and adherence in cardiac rehabilitation programs; peer support/patient navigation and health services utilization in chronic disease populations.