Canadian MSK Rehab Research Network - Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Research
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Leadership Committee


Working closely with the Administrative Hub, the Leadership Committee oversees the structure and overall operation of the Network.

Mandate: Membership:   Meetings:  
  • responsible for the stewardship and oversight of operations in affiliation with the Administrative Hub, Research Groups, and Technical Groups
  • responsible for the general network structure and function, establishing standing, special, and ad hoc committees, and providing direct guidance to and liaison with the Administrative Hub
  • consists of a maximum of 15 members including co-PIs and 5 network researchers representiing core research and technical areas and 5 members-at-Large representing patients, knowledge users, and sponsors. Diversity for geographic, gender and age representation, with inclusion of at least 3 new investigators will be sought on an ongoing basis
  Meets bi-annually and lead network activities including:
  • developing and implementing a network strategic plan, polices/procedures, and budget
  • holding an annual meeting that executes and shares network activities
  • launching opportunities (e.g. pilot grants, trainee exchanges)
  • implementation and oversight of network platforms
  • monitoring the network budget
  • coordinating activities of the Research Groups and Technical Committees including tracking of progress


Name Research Area  

Trevor Birmingham

Musculoskeletal rehabilitation, Clinical biomechanics

Canada Research Chair in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation (Tier I)

Joy MacDermid

MSK health (upper extremity/neck), rehab and surgical interventions for MSK disorders, pain and disability, work-related risks, interventions and work disability, KT, gender

Stephen Robinovitch

MSK Rehab

Jean-Sébastien Roy

Arthritis/OA, Locomotor Activity/Movement Disorders

Janie Wilson

Biomechanics, biomedical engineering, mobility, balance, falls, ice hockey, injuries, injury prevention, bone fracture, traumatic brain injury




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