Dr. Angela Colantonio
Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at the University of Toronto
Dr. Angela Colantonio is the director of the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at the University of Toronto, and a professor in the department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. She held a Canadian Institutes for Health Research Chair in Gender, Work and Health with a focus on brain injury. She is also a senior research scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute-University Health Network, where she was the inaugural Saunderson Family Chair in Acquired Brain Injury Research, and is currently leading the Acquired Brain Injury and Society team. Dr. Colantonio heads a broad, internationally recognized program of research on acquired brain injury which includes diverse foci on women, sex and gender analysis, return-to-work, work-related traumatic brain injury, violence, criminalized populations, and traumatic brain injury and Intimate Partner Violence. She has authored over 270 publications and has given presentations to over 500 research, clinical and lay audiences. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and the American College of Epidemiology. In 2015, she was awarded the Robert L. Moody Prize for Distinguished Initiatives in Brain Injury Research and Rehabilitation.