Faculty Research

  • Catherine Backman
    Lifestyle Determinants and Health, Rehabilitation, Arthritis / Osteo-Arthritis, occupational balance, activity disruption, social role participation, arthritis, chronic illness, health & well-being, occupational therapy
  • Skye Barbic
    Mental Health and Society, mental health, measurement , recovery, community integration, Rasch Measurement Theory, Implementation Science, Patient Engagement, Supported Employment, Individual Placement Support, assessment, health and well-being, metrology, occupational therapy, youth
  • Susan Forwell
    Neurological conditions and their impact on chosen occupations
  • Liisa Holsti
    Premature infants, neurodevelopment, stress, pain, measurement, technology transfer, sucrose, rehabilitation, pediatrics
  • Suzanne Huot
    Migrations, populations, cultural exchanges, occupational science, migration studies, immigration, refugees, asylum seekers, intersectionality, francophone minority communities, francophones, bilingualism, french, community-engaged research, qualitative research, critical theory, social inclusion, social integration, gender
  • Tal Jarus
    Motor learning with an emphasis on skill acquisition, retention and generalization, occupational performance, participation, health and well-being
  • William Miller
    Disabled people with respect to mobility (wheelchairs); influence of self-efficacy with respect to participation in daily activity, social activity and general quality of life especially among disabled adults and elderly; wheelchair prescription, performance and function; outcome measurement in health care, use of power wheelchairs, fatigue, spinal cord injury rehabilitation
  • Ben Mortenson
    Quality of life and aging, social aspects of aging, mobility, rehabilitation, accessibility, assistive technology, occupational therapy, caregiving, social participation, spinal cord injury, outcome measures, robotics
  • Laura Nimmon
    Interpersonal communication, family and care givers, palliative care, chronic diseases in elderly, health care organization, power and organization, adult education and continuing education, health professions education, qualitative research, interdisciplinary team communication, patient centered care, chronic disease care, end of life care, collaborative practice, teamwork, families and caregivers, adult education
  • Brodie Sakakibara
    Chronic disease self-management and prevention, with a particular interest in the secondary prevention of stroke, cardiovascular disease, and multimorbidity, telehealth, with a particular interest in the delivery of chronic care health services and supports using accessible technologies, measurement of chronic disease self-management and prevention outcomes, complex behavioural intervention development and clinical trial methodologies, participatory and patient-oriented research
  • Julia Schmidt
    Traumatic brain injury, rehabilitation, behaviour change, clinical trials, neurodevelopment, activity disruption, personal identity, neurophysiology, patient engagement, outcome measurement
  • Jill Zwicker
    Brain development and motor impairment throughout childhood; pediatrics, human development, research methods