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Gender, Work and TBI

Gender, Work and Traumatic Brain Injury: Addressing the gap in occupational health and safety (OHS) research, policy and practice

The focus of this  program of research is the study of practices and policies surrounding injury prevention, return-to-work, and workplace accommodations that affect men and women with traumatic brain injury through conceptually related projects, applying a sex and gender lens.


Principal Investigator: Angela Colantonio, PhD, CIHR Research Chair in Gender, Work and Health


  1. Epidemiology of wrTBI: Cross-jurisdictional comparisons and implications for prevention
  2. Return to work after wrTBI
  3. Impact and nature of sleep disorders on vocational outcomes of men and women with wrTBI


Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Institute of Gender and Health

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)