Stephanie Scodras, PhD(c)

Education

PhD in Rehabilitation Science (Candidate), 2018-
University of Toronto

Thesis: Exploring Current Clinical Practices and Referral Patterns in the Physiotherapy Approach to Treating Female Urinary Incontinence

MSc in Physical Therapy, 2016
University of Toronto 

BSc Honours Biology, 2012
McGill University

Fun Fact 

Despite a fear of heights, Stephanie has bungee jumped from New Zealand’s tallest bungee jump platform.

Presentations

Lacey C, Scodras S, Ardron J, Sellan R, Garbaczewska M, O’Brien KK., Salbach NM. Impact of Student Research in a Canadian Master of Science in Physical Therapy Program: Perspectives of Lead Advisors. Ontario Physiotherapy Association InterACTION Conference, Toronto, Ontario. Presenters: Scodras S, Ardron J. April 1, 2017. 

Lacey C, Scodras S, Ardron J, Sellan R, Garbaczewska M, O’Brien KK., Salbach NM. Impact of Student Research in a Canadian Master of Science in Physical Therapy Program: Perspectives of Lead Advisors. University of Toronto Physical Therapy Research Day, Toronto, Ontario. Presenters: Lacey C, Scodras S, Ardron J, Sellan R, Garbaczewska M. July 20, 2016. 

Publications

Lacey C, Scodras S, Ardron J, Sellan R, Garbaczewska M, O’Brien KK., Salbach NM. “Retrospective Review of Student Research Projects in a Canadian Master of Science in Physical Therapy Programme and the Perceived Impact on Advisors’ Research Capacity, Education, Clinical Practice, Knowledge Translation, and Health Policy.” Physiotherapy Canada. 2017. DOI:10.3138/ptc.2016-83.

Huh CY, Amilhon B, Ferguson KA, Manseay F, Torres-Platas SG, Peach JP, Scodras S, Mechawar N, Skinner FK, Williams S. “Excitatory Inputs Determine Phase-Locking Strength and Spike-Timing of CA1 Stratum Oriens/Alveus Parvalbumin and Somatostatin Interneurons during Intrinsically Generated Hippocampal Theta Rhythm.” Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 36, no. 25, 2016, pp. 6605-6622.

Future Plans

Stephanie hopes to devote her career to the advancement of the physiotherapy profession through research, teaching and clinical practice. Her goal is to improve the implementation and accessibility of pelvic health physiotherapy services in Ontario.