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Leadership Rehab Rounds: Dr. Kara Patterson

October 23, 2019 @ 12:10 pm - 1:00 pm

10.23.2019
12:10 – 1PM
500 University Ave | Room 140

Dr. Kara Patterson, PT, PhD
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy, UofT, Scientist, Kite, UHN
Assistant Professor, Uoft Scientist, Toronto Rehab-UHN

Exploring The Potential Of Dance And Music In Neurorehabilitation

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Dr. Patterson is a physiotherapist (Queen’s University), an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and a Scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. She practiced clinically in the neurological field in Canada and the US before returning to Canada to complete her PhD at the University of Toronto and postdoctoral training at McGill University. Dr. Patterson leads the RELEARN lab (http://www.relearnlab.ca/)  which strives to advance neurorehabilitation practice in order to improve gait and mobility outcomes for individuals living with neurological conditions and in particular stroke. Her research interests include motor learning after neurologic injury and rehabilitation of gait using novel strategies including rhythm and dance. Dr. Patterson holds a Heart and Stroke Foundation Clinician Scientist award and her work is funded by the Canadian Institute for Health Research, the National Science and Engineering Research Council and the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Her work has also been recognized with the Innovation and Advancement Award from the Ontario Physiotherapy Association.

Recording: http://utrehab.adobeconnect.com/ppac9t1vfwvn/

Details

Date:
October 23, 2019
Time:
12:10 pm - 1:00 pm
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Organizer

Leadership Rehab Rounds
Email:
rehab.sector@utoronto.ca
Website:
https://www.rsi.utoronto.ca/leadership-rehab-rounds

Venue

Rehabilitation Sciences Building
500 University Ave
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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