Alumni

Post-doctoral Fellows

Behdin Nowrouzi, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont).
2015-16, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute-UHN
Project:Traumatic brain injury in the workplace: Innovations for prevention

David Stock, PhD
2016, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute-UHN
Projects: Menopausal timing among women with traumatic brain injury as a risk factor for dementia; Hypoxic-ischemic brain injury

Hwan Kim, PhD
2011-2012, Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science
Projects:Violence and traumatic brain injury; Work-related traumatic brain injury

Jocelyn Harris, PhD
2009-2010, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
Project: Women and traumatic brain injury

Jennifer Fergenbaum, PhD
2009-2010, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
Project: Acquired Brain Injury Dataset Project; Work-related traumatic brain injury

PhD Level

Chen Xiong, PhD
2016-2020 Rehabilitation Sciences Institute
Thesis: Digital technology to support informal caregivers: Matching the tools to the needs from a sex and gender perspective

Vincy Chan, PhD
2012-2016, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute
Thesis: Children and youth with acquired brain injury and tumours: A population-based perspective

Enrico Quilico
2015, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute
Thesis: Examining the effects of exercise after traumatic brain injury through a peer-mediated health program

Catherine Wiseman-Hakes, PhD
2006-2012, Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science
Thesis: Sleep disorders following traumatic brain injury; Impact on recovery of cognitive-communication function

Hwan Kim, PhD
2006-2011, Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science
Thesis: Intentional brain injuries and rehabilitation

Michael Hutchison, PhD
2011, Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science
Thesis: Systematic analysis of concussions in National Hockey League players

Rob Balogh, PhD
2004-2009, Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science
Thesis: Preventable admissions and barriers to health services among persons with an intellectual disability

Masters Level

Zacharie Beaulieu-dearman, MSc
June 2021-September 2021, Lakehead University
Project: Protocol for a scoping review on rehabilitation among individuals with traumatic brain injury who intersect with the criminal justice system

Richelle Baddeliyanage, MPH candidate
May 2021 – August 2021, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Project: Scoping review on rehabilitation among individuals experiencing homelessness and traumatic brain injury

Lauren Marcus, MScOT
2017-2019, Dept. of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Project: Social determinants of health associated with psychological distress stratified by lifetime traumatic brain injury status and sex

Danielle Burlie, MScOT
2017-2019, Dept. of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Project: Social determinants of health associated with psychological distress stratified by lifetime traumatic brain injury status and sex

Tierza Petersen, MPH
Jan 2019 – May 2019, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Project: Data mining to understand how health status preceding traumatic brain injury affects direct medical cost

Jingqian Liu, MPH
Jan 2019 – May 2019, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Project: Data mining to understand how health status preceding traumatic brain injury affects direct medical cost

Melissa Biscardi, MSc
2016-2019, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute
Thesis: Long-term reproductive health outcomes in women with persistent symptoms following traumatic brain injury

Tian Renton, MSc
2014-2016, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute
Thesis: Depression: Investigating the affect on neuropsychological assessments (ImPACT) and baseline concussion testing in young athletes

Eileen Nicolina Guerriero, MSc
2013-2015, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute
Thesis: Health care service utilization and costs following a work-related traumatic brain injury: a sex-based examination of workers’ compensation claims in Victoria, Australia

Tickalyn Martin, MScOT & Aneesha Sravanapudi, MScOT
2013-2014, Dept. of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Project: Toronto Rehabilitation Neurology Service Chart Review Proposal: A Retrospective Analysis of WSIB Referral Clinical Data from 1998-2010: Focus on Sleep

Meghan Scherer, MScOT & Tammy Belben, MScOT
2012-2013, Dept. of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Project: Toronto Rehabilitation Neurology Service Chart Review: A Retrospective Analysis of WSIB Referral Clinical Data from 2003. A Pilot Study

Katie Uram & Jade Ryan, MScOT
2012-2013, Dept. of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Project: Screening for Traumatic Brain Injury and Cognitive Impairments in Homeless Youth

Gurjit Toor, MPH
Summer 2013, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Project: Women’s Reproductive Health Following TBI

Zahra Bhimani, MPH
Winter 2013, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Project: Health Promotion and Global Health

Sara Salehi, MSc
2009-2011, Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science
Thesis: Mild to Moderate Work-related Traumatic Brain Injury: A Pilot Study

Amy Chen, MPH
Winter 2010, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Project: Neurotrauma Surveillance and Prevention

Veronica Law, MSc
2005-2010, Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science
Thesis: Internet use among occupational therapists in their clinical practice

Sabrina Agnihotri, MSc
2008-2010, Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science
Thesis: Expressive arts as a social and community integration tool for adolescents with acquired brain injuries