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Toronto, Ontario Brain and Spinal Cord Rehab Program – Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network Cathy Craven MD, FRCPC (PM&R) is a physiatrist with a clinician scientist role, at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. She is an assistant professor in the departments of Medicine and Health Policy Management and Evaluation, at the University of Toronto. Her expertise is in the prevention and treatment of secondary health conditions of SCI, with a focus on sublesional osteoporosis and health service provision. Dr. Craven is the Ontario lead for the SCI- IMPACT team, an inter-provincial working group exploring the economic and quality- of-life impacts of health complications after SCI. She is a Rick Hansen Spinal Cord Injury Registry site lead, and has been the scientific co-chair of the 1st to 5th National SCI Conference. Kingston, Ontario Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Program – St Mary’s of the Lake Hospital , Providence Care Karen M. Smith MD, FRCPC DAPMR is a physiatrist with subspecialty certification in SCI medicine. At Queen’s University, she is an associate professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences and the interim associate dean, Continuing Professional Development. She completed her medical degree at Queen’s University with specialty training at McMaster University, and subspecialty training in paediatrics with Dr. Gabriella Molnar. Dr. Smith was the service director of SCI Rehabilitation at McMaster from 1987-1994, and at Queen’s University from 1994 to the present. She is a clinician and an administrator, and participates in collaborative research focusing on neurogenic bowel function, exercise prescription and promotion, primary care access for individuals with disabilities, and knowledge translation to primary-care practitioners. Québec City, Québec Programe des myélopathies – Institut de réadaptation en déficience physique de Québec (IRDPQ), Agence de Santé et des services sociaux de la Capitale -Nationale Catherine Truchon PhD, MSc. Adm. is program leader of the Spinal Cord Lesion Rehabilitation Program and the Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromuscular Disease Rehabilitation Program. Her clinical training is in neuropsychology and traumatology management. She is a clinical member of Réseau Provincial de Recherche en Adaptation- Réadaptation (REPAR), a member of RHI’s Translational Research Advisory Committee (TRAC), and site pilot for the Rick Hansen Spinal Cord Injury Registry. Montréal, Québec Programe lésions médullaires – Institut de réadaptation Gingras- Lindsay de MontréaL; Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux du Québec Dany Gagnon PhD (Physiotherapy) is an assistant professor at the School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal; and an emerging researcher at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montréal. Using biomechanical approaches, his research focuses predominantly on the upper extremity, seated postural stability and functional-activity assessments in individuals with SCI. 214 CAPTURING CAPACITY IN CANADIAN SCI REHABILITATION


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