Faculty Members

Anne Agur

BSc OT, MSc, PhD
Professor

Contact Info

Medical Sciences Building
T: (416) 978-8855

Research Interests

Movement Science

Arlene Astell

PhD, BSc (Hons)
Professor

Contact Info

KITE, Toronto Rehab - University Centre - UHN
T: (416) 597-3422 Ext. 7842

Research Interests

Rehabilitation Technology Sciences, Social and Cognitive Rehabilitation Sciences, Speech-Language Pathology
Professor

Contact Info

Toronto Rehab - University Centre - UHN
T: (416) 597-3422 Ext. 3943

Research Interests

Rehabilitation, Brain Injury, Stroke, Knowledge Translation, Health Services Quality

Deryk Beal

PhD, Reg. CASLPO, CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor

Contact Info

Bloorview Research Institute - Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
T: (416) 425-6220 3582

Research Interests

Speech-Language Pathology, Brain Imaging Biomarkers and Determinants of Recovery

David Berbrayer

MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor

Contact Info

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
T: (416) 480-4069
F: (416) 480-6885

Research Interests

Movement Science, Rehabilitation Health Services Studies, Social and Cognitive Rehabilitation Sciences, Amputee Management, Back Pain Management, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida
Professor Emerita

Contact Info

Rehabilitation Sciences Building
T: (416) 978-2180
F: (416) 946-8562

Research Interests

Rehabilitation Health Services Studies, Health Services Research in Rehabilitation/Geriatrics/Paediatrics, Quality of Care and Integrated Health Information, Disability Prevention, Balance and Falls, Physical Activity Promotion

Elaine Biddiss

MASc, PhD
Assistant Professor

Contact Info

Bloorview Research Institute - Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
T: (416) 425-6220 3505

Research Interests

Rehabilitation Engineering, Assistive Technology, Wearable Sensors & Actuators, Electronic Textiles, Ubiquitous Technology, User-Centred Design, Context Awareness, Multi-Modal Feedback

Sandra Black

MD, Hon. DSc, FRCP(C), FRSC, FAAN, FAHA, FANA
Professor

Contact Info

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
T: (416) 480-4551

Research Interests

Rehabilitation Health Services Studies, Speech-Language Pathology, Social and Cognitive Rehabilitation Sciences, Stroke Recovery, Exercise, Brain Imaging Biomarkers and Determinants of Recovery, Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease, Vascular Cognitive Impairment and Cerebral Small Vessel Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Lewy Body Spectrum Disorder and Frontotemporal Dementia (Behavioural Variant, Primary Progressive Aphasia), Apraxia and Aphasia, Clinical Trials in Dementia and its Prevention, Neuroimaging Biomarkers and Brain-Behaviour Relationships
Associate Professor

Contact Info

Rehabilitation Sciences Building
T: (416) 978-7088

Research Interests

Speech-Language Pathology

Dina Brooks

PhD, MSc, BSc (PT)
Professor

Contact Info

West Park Healthcare Centre
T: (905) 525-9140 27807
F: (905) 524-0069

Research Interests

Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Cardiovascular Rehabilitation
Professor

Contact Info

Rehabilitation Sciences Building
T: (416) 978-2041

Research Interests

Occupational Science, Rehabilitation Health Services Studies, Informal Care, Caregivers, Home Care, Care Continuum, Health Services, Transitions, Quality of Life, Participation, Stroke, Critical Illness, Heart Failure, Gerontology

Vincy Chan

PhD, MPH (Epidemiology)
Assistant Professor

Contact Info

Rehabilitation Sciences Building
T: (416) 978-1250

Research Interests

Traumatic brain injury, Mental Health, Addictions, Comorbidities, Health Service Use, Social Determinants of Health, Data Linkage, Population-Based Health Administrative Data, Population Surveys, Epidemiology

Tom Chau

PhD, PEng
Professor

Contact Info

Bloorview Research Institute - Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
T: (416) 425-6220 3515

Research Interests

Movement Science, Rehabilitation Technology Sciences

Joyce Chen

BSc, PhD
Assistant Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 946-5394

Research Interests

Movement Science

Angela Colantonio

PhD, OT. Reg. (Ont.)
Professor

Contact Info

Rehabilitation Sciences Building
T: (416) 978-1098

Research Interests

Occupational Science, Social and Cognitive Rehabilitation Sciences
Associate Professor

Contact Info

Toronto General Hospital - UHN
T: (416) 597-3422 5234
F: (416) 425-0301

Research Interests

Cardiovascular 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
Assistant Professor

Contact Info

Rehabilitation Sciences Building
T: (416) 978-1817

Research Interests

Rehabilitation Health Services Studies, Knowledge Translation, Evidence-to-Practice Gaps, Chronic Conditions, Outcome Measurement, Theory Application, Knowledge-User Engagement, Audit and Feedback, Scoping Reviews, Systematic Reviews, Tailored Interventions, Intervention Reporting

Paul Comper

PhD, CPsych
Assistant Professor

Contact Info

Toronto Rehab - University Centre - UHN
T: (416) 597-3422 3962
F: (416) 597-7109

Research Interests

Social and Cognitive Rehabilitation Sciences

Cheryl Cott

DIPP, BPT, MSc, PhD
Professor Emerita

Contact Info

Rehabilitation Sciences Building

Research Interests

Movement Science, Health Care Teamwork, Primary Care and Rehabilitation, Client-centred Rehabilitation

Catharine Craven

BA, MD, FRCPC, MSc
Associate Professor

Contact Info

Toronto General Hospital - UHN
T: (416) 597-3422 6122

Research Interests

Rehabilitation Health Services Studies