RHSCIR Sites

The Rick Hansen SCI Registry is active in every province, with partners at almost all major Canadian SCI trauma and rehabilitation centres collecting patient data.

Here is a listing of the participating institutions and their principal investigators/site leaders:

Vancouver, BC

Vancouver General Hospital (Acute Lead: Dr. Brian Kwon)

> GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre (Rehab Lead: Dr. Andrea Townson)

Edmonton, AB

Royal Alexandra Hospital (Acute Lead: Dr. Richard Fox)

University of Alberta Hospital (Acute Lead: Dr. Richard Fox)

> Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital (Rehab Lead: Dr. Rebecca Charbonneau)

Calgary, AB

Foothills Medical Centre (Acute Lead: Dr. Steve Casha; Rehab Lead: Dr. Chester Ho)

Saskatoon, SK

Royal University Hospital (Acute Lead: Dr. Daryl Fourney)

Saskatoon City Hospital (Rehab Lead: Dr. Gary Linassi)

Winnipeg, MB

Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre (Acute & Rehab Lead: Dr. Karen Ethans)

Toronto, ON

St. Michael's Hospital (Acute Lead: Dr. Henry Ahn)

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (Acute Lead:Dr. Michael Ford)

Toronto Western Hospital (Acute Lead: Dr. Michael Fehlings)

Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - Lyndhurst Centre (Rehab Lead: Dr. Cathy Craven)

Hamilton, ON

Hamilton General Hospital (Acute Lead: Dr. Brian Drew)

Hamilton Regional Rehabilitation Centre (Rehab Lead: Dr. Brian Drew)

London, ON

University Hospital (Acute Lead: Dr. Chris Bailey)

Victoria Hospital (Acute Lead: Dr. Chris Bailey)

Parkwood Hospital (Rehab Lead: Dr. Dalton Wolfe)

Ottawa, ON

Ottawa General Hospital (Acute Lead: Dr. Eve Tsai)

The Rehabilitation Centre (Rehab Lead: Dr. Vidya Sreenivason)

Quebec, QC

Hôpital de l'Enfant-Jésus (Acute Lead: Dr. Jérôme Paquet)

Institut de réadaption en déficience physique de Québec (Rehab Lead: Dr. Laurent Bouyer)

Montreal, QC 

Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal (Acute Lead: Jean-Marc Mac-Thiong)

Centre de réadaptation Lucie-Bruneau (Rehab Lead: Louise Poissant)

Institut de réadaptation Gingras-Lindsay-de-Montreal (Rehab Lead: Louise Poissant)

Halifax, NS

Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre (Acute Lead: Dr. Sean Christie) 

Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre (Rehab Lead: Dr. Christine Short)

Saint John, NB

Saint John Regional Hospital
(Acute Lead: Dr. Najmedden Attabib is on sabbatical, Dr. George Kolyvas is the interim PI)

Fredericton, NB

Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation (Rehab Lead: Dr. Colleen O'Connell)

St. John's, NL

General Hospital - Health Sciences Centre (Acute Lead: Dr. Andre Englebrecht)

L.A. Miller Rehabilitation Centre (Rehab Lead: Dr. Andre Englebrecht)

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