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Physical Therapy Speaker Series
November 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Monday, November 18, 2019
12:00 to 1:00 pm, Room 140
Rehabilitation Sciences Building, 500 University Ave.
“I just want to be independent and live a life without compromise”: Addressing priorities of individuals with spinal cord and/or brain damage across the lifespan”
Presenter: Dr. Kristin Musselman
Dr. Kristin Musselman is a physical therapist, Scientist at KITE, Toronto Rehab-University Health Network, and an Assistant Professor (status) in the Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto. She completed a BSc (Life Sciences) and BScPT at Queen’s University, followed by a MSc (Neurosciences) and PhD (Rehabilitation Science) at the University of Alberta. Dr. Musselman was a CIHR Post-doctoral Fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute from 2010-2013. Her research aims to optimize the rehabilitation and measurement of walking, balance and upper limb function following damage to the nervous system, with a focus on unilateral cerebral palsy and spinal cord injury/disease. Dr. Musselman is the recipient of an Ontario Early Researcher Award and her work is currently funded by the CIHR, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, Praxis Spinal Cord Institute and Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation. Dr. Musselman is the academic lead of the Canadian Activity-based Therapy Working Group and the Canadian SCI Standing and Walking Measures Group, an executive member of the Neurosciences Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and Vice-Chair of the FES and Technology Taskforce of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.
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