Rehab Rounds: Dr. Nancy Salbach

Portrait photograph of Nancy Salbach.Dr. Nancy Salbach will be presenting “Fostering Uptake of a Clinical Practice Guide Among Stroke Rehabilitation Teams: Lessons from a Cluster Randomized Trial” at Rehab Rounds on Thursday December 3rd, 2015 from 12:10 to 1:00 pm.  This event will take place in room 140 of the Rehabilitation Sciences Building at 500 University Avenue.

Dr. Salbach is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto.  She received her PhD in Epidemiology after completing a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in Physical Therapy and in Physiology at McGill University.  Dr. Salbach holds a CIHR New Investigator Award in Knowledge Translation and an Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation Early Researcher Award.

Dr. Salbach’s overall research goal is to improve the health of people with balance and mobility limitations from chronic conditions such as stroke.  To achieve this goal, Dr. Salbach conducts research to improve understanding of factors influencing practice change, and to develop and evaluate theory-informed approaches that promote uptake of assessment procedures and exercise interventions in healthcare and community settings.