Euson Yeung, BScPT, MEd, FCAMT, PhD
Associate Professor, Continuing Teaching Stream
Department of Physical Therapy
160-500 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1V7
Euson Yeung is a physiotherapist and an Assistant Professor in the department of Physical Therapy. He has been practicing as an orthopaedic therapist since completing his BSc in physiotherapy at Queen’s University. He completed his advanced diploma in manual and manipulative physiotherapy in 2000 and has been a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists since then. He completed his Masters in Education at the University of Toronto (Adult Education) and his PhD with the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at the University of Toronto.
Euson is a member of the education committee at the Centre for Faculty Development, St Michael’s Hospital and is involved in the planning of faculty development sessions. Euson is also an active member of the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and is currently the Credentials Chair for the education committee. In this role, he is responsible for the maintenance and development for all instructors within the Orthopaedic Division in Canada.
Euson’s interest in international health has taken him to places such as Bosnia & Herzegovina, Ethiopia, Pakistan and Cambodia. His most recent visit to rural Cambodia involved teaching workshops to assist community members to better manage health and educational issues faced by persons with disabilities. He continues to be involved with the Cambodia working group at the International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation.
Yeung E, Balogh R, Cole D, Jakovic D, Landry ML. Internet use among community-based rehabilitation (CBR) workers in Bosnia and Herzegovina: A Cross Sectional Survey. Physiotherapy Canada. In press.
Chau J, Chadbourn P, Mok S, Robles B, Stehouwer R, Chan L, Cott C, Yeung E. Continuing Education for Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapists in Canada: A Survey of Perceived Needs. Physiotherapy Canada. In press.
Euson’s research aims to enhance the quality of health care delivery through improved education of health professionals. His research explores the use of technology and simulation to augment and/or compliment traditional educational strategies from pre-licensure training through to continuing education. He has a particular interest in examining how health professionals use and integrate knowledge into clinical practice, and how educational theory and practice can facilitate knowledge translation.
Euson co-coordinates and teaches in the Advanced Neuromusculoskeletal Physical Therapy unit in the Department of Physical Therapy. Over the last 5 years, Euson has also been a clinical advisor for second year MScPT research projects.
Outside of the University of Toronto, Euson is an instructor for the National Orthopaedic Division manual therapy courses. In addition, Euson has provided educational sessions to the clinical community on shoulder assessment and rehabilitation, and management of mechanical neck disorders. More recently, he has been involved in teaching faculty development sessions at the Centre for Faculty Development.
Associate Professor, Continuing Teaching Stream, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto