Team Members

In March 2019, our team was awarded a SSHRC Partnership Development Grant. Our team is led by Dr. Heather Gainforth and includes 13 co-investigators, 10 collaborators, and 9 partner organizations.

 

Heather Gainforth

Heather Gainforth

Project Lead

Associate Professor, The University of British Columbia Okanagan; Principal Investigator, ICORD; Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar

 

Kim Anderson

Kim Anderson

Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine; Staff Scientist, MetroHealth Medical Centre; Investigator, Cleveland FES Center

Peter Athanasopoulos

Peter Athanasopoulos

Senior Manager of Public Policy and Government Relations, Spinal Cord Injury Ontario

Hugh Anton

Hugh Anton

Clinical Professor, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, The University of British Columbia; Clinical Research Coordinator, GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre; Investigator, ICORD

Kent Bassett-Spiers

Kent Bassett-Spiers

Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation

Myron Campbell

Myron Campbell

Associate Professor, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, The University of British Columbia

John Chernesky

John Chernesky

Manager, Consumer Engagement Program, Praxis Research Institute

Teren Clarke

Former CEO, Spinal Cord Injury Alberta; Core Committee Member, Strategic Clinical Network for Neuroscience Rehabilitation and Vision, Alberta Health Services; Executive Committee Member, North American SCI Consortium

Susan Forwell

Susan Forwell

Professor, The University of British Columbia; Department Head, University of British Columbia Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Health; Principal Investigator, ICORD

Ian Graham

Ian Graham

Professor, University of Ottawa; Senior Scientist, Centre for Practice-Changing Research

Femke Hoekstra

Femke Hoekstra

Postdoctoral Researcher, The University of British Columbia Okanagan; ICORD

Stuart Howe

CEO, Spinal Cord Injury Ontario

Anita Keiser

Anita Kaiser

PhD Student, Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto; Research Director, Canadian Spinal Research Organization

Jocelyn Maffin

Jocelyn Maffin

Manager, BC SCI Resource Centre, Spinal Cord Injury BC

Kathleen Martin Ginis

Kathleen Martin Ginis

Professor, The University of British Columbia Okanagan; Director, SCI Action Canada; Fellow, National Academy of Kinesiology; Principal Investigator, ICORD

Chris McBride

Chris McBride

Executive Director, Spinal Cord Injury BC

Lowell McPhail

Lowell McPhail

Managing Director, ICORD

Ben Mortenson

Ben Mortenson

Assistant Professor, The University of British Columbia; Principal Investigator, ICORD

Vanessa Noonan

Vanessa Noonan

Director of Research & Best Practice Implementation, Praxis Spinal Cord Institute (formerly Rick Hansen Institute)

Gayle Scarrow

Gayle Scarrow

Director, Knowledge Translation, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research

Lee Schaefer

Lee Schaefer

Assistant Professor, McGill University

Kathryn Sibley

Kathryn Sibley

Associate Professor, University of Manitoba; Director of the Knowledge Translation Platform, George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation; Canada Research Chair in IKT and Rehabilitation Sciences

Shane Sweet

Shane Sweet

Associate Professor, McGill University

Wolfe Tetzlaff

Wolfe Tetzlaff

Professor, The University of British Columbia; Director, ICORD

Christopher West

Christopher West

Assistant Professor, The University of British Columbia; Principal Investigator, ICORD

Rhonda Willms

Rhonda Willms

Medical Manager, GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre; Clinical Instructor, University of British Columbia; Associate Member, ICORD

Trainees

Emily Giroux

Emily Giroux

PhD Student, Kinesiology; MSc, Health and Exercise Sciences

Michael Kennefick

PhD; Business Development Specialist, Mitacs

Yasaman Lotifizadeh

Yasaman Lotfizadeh

MA, Digital Arts and Humanities Student; MA, Graphic Design

Rhyann McKay

Rhyann McKay

PhD Candidate, Kinesiology

Alanna Shwed

Alanna Shwed

PhD Student, Kinesiology; MSc, Kinesiology

Kelsey Wuerstl

Kelsey Wuerstl

PhD Student, Kinesiology; MSc, Health and Exercise Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note. This website uses web analytics tools to help analyze how the site and our principles are used, and to improve visitors’ online experience. For more information, please refer to UBC’s ‘Terms of Use‘ link below or contact our team.