Rehab Rounds: Renee Lyons

Renee Lyons from Bridgepoint Health and the University of Toronto presents “Complex Chronic Disease: Development of Measures that Explain this Population and its Rehab Needs” on Thursday, January 6, 2011 from 12-1pm. This event takes place at the room 132 of the Rehabilitation Sciences Building, 500 University Avenue.

Renée Lyons is the Bridgepoint Chair in Complex Chronic Disease and the TD Financial Group, Scientific Director of the Collaboratory for Research and Innovation at Bridgepoint Health and the University of Toronto. Dr. Lyons is a Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. She is also completing the research on chronic disease prevention and management developed through her Canada Research Chair at Dalhousie University. Her current research chair focuses on development of research teams, innovation and training opportunities in complex chronic disease (CCD) in areas of health services and policy, clinical excellence, health and design, and population health.   During the past 12 years, she was the Director and Senior Scientist of the Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre, Dalhousie University. She has been awarded more than $25 million in funding for research in chronic disease prevention and management, including studies in knowledge translation, rural health, stroke and health systems reform, public health, oral health of seniors, chronic disease prevention in midlife and youth, settings and health, and human relationships and chronic illness. Dr. Lyons is a member of Health Canada’s Science Advisory Board, a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, and was Special Advisor to Alan Bernstein, the first President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

If you would like to attend by web conference, please log in as a guest at our Rehab Rounds Web Conference site. For more information, please contact pt.reception@utoronto.ca.

A recording of this presentation is available.