Apr 17, 2024  |  12:10pm - 1:00pm

RSI Leadership Rehab Rounds - Dr. Heather Shepherd - April 17, 2024

Leadership Rehab Rounds

Speaker’s Name and Position Title:

Dr. Heather Shepherd
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto

Presentation Title:

Schooling the future: Co-designing the Return to School Framework for students post-concussion

Short Bio:

Dr. Heather Shepherd is an occupational therapist and is a postdoctoral fellow within the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. Her research program aims to partner with school stakeholders to develop, implement, and evaluate school-based concussion management strategies. She completely her PhD in Kinesiology with a Specialization in Rehabilitation at University of Calgary where she developed the Return to School Framework, a bundle of strategies to facilitate high school students returning to school following a concussion. Outside of academia, Heather enjoys trail running, multi-day backpacking trips, and competing with her dog, Penny, in scent detection.

Zoom Details:

Dial in: 647-374-4685, Meeting ID: 861 5077 1026, Passcode: 507520

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