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ICORD is fortunate to include researchers who are faculty members and/or clinicians at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Coastal Health, Simon Fraser University, the University of Victoria and other national and international institutions.

Browse through the short profiles below and on the next pages, or click on researcher names below for their detailed profiles. For more information about becoming a member of ICORD, please contact us.

Principal Investigators
Primary research programs closely aligned with ICORD’s mission
Gary Birch John Kramer
Matt Ramer
Paul Bishop Andrei Krassioukov
Bonita Sawatzky
Jaimie Borisoff Brian Kwon
Carolyn Sparrey
Victoria Claydon Tania Lam
Miriam Spering
Peter Cripton Corree Laule John Steeves
Marcel Dvorak Kathleen Martin Ginis Lynn Stothers
Stacy Elliott William Miller John Street
Janice Eng Patricia Mills Wolfram Tetzlaff
Susan Forwell Wayne Moore Darren Warburton
Aziz Ghahary Ben Mortenson Cheryl Wellington
David Granville Mark Nigro Christopher West
Andy Hoffer Ipek Oruc David Whitehurst
Sandra Hundza Tom Oxland Stephanie Willerth
Reza Jalili
Catherine Pallen
David Wilson
Piotr Kozlowski Scott Paquette
 Paul Zehr

Investigators
Primary research programs peripherally aligned with ICORD’s mission
Philip Ainslie Heather Gainforth Jane Roskams
Hugh Anton Tal Jarus William Sheel
Mark Carpenter Tim O’Connor  Andrea Townson
Anita Delongis

Associate Members
Conducting research in collaboration with ICORD Principal Investigators and Investigators
Mike Boyd Kerry Delaney Michael Negraeff
Romeo Chua Tim Inglis Paul Van Donkelaar
Jens Coorssen Andrew Laing Rhonda Willms
Emeritus Members
ICORD Principal Investigators and Investigators who have retired from their faculty positions
 Tom Grigliatti
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Associate Member

Director, Injury Biomechanics and Aging Laboratory
Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, University of Waterloo

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Dr. Tania Lam
Principal Investigator

B.Sc. (Queen’s University), Ph.D. [Neuroscience] (University of Alberta), Post-Doctoral Fellowship (University of Zurich)
Associate Professor, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia

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Principal Investigator

B.Sc. [Physics (major), German (minor)] (University of British Columbia),
M.Sc. [Physics] (University of British Columbia),
Ph.D. [Physics] (University of British Columbia),
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia,
Associate Member, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Science, University of British Columbia

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Principal Investigator

B.Sc. [Psychology] (University of Toronto)
Ph.D. [Kinesiology] (University of Waterloo)
Professor, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, University of British Columbia Okanagan
Director, SCI Action Canada
Principal Investigator, Canadian Disability Participation Project
Fellow, National Academy of Kinesiology
Recipient, Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship

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Principal Investigator

B.Sc. [OT] (University of British Columbia), M.Sc. [OT] (University of Western Ontario), Ph.D. [Epidemiology & Biostatistics] (University of Western Ontario), Post-Doctoral Fellowship (University of British Columbia)
Professor, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Associate Dean, Health Profession, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

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Principal Investigator

B.Sc. [Life Sciences] (Queens University). M.H.Sc.  (University of British Columbia) M.D. (University of Toronto). Post-Doctoral Fellowship (University of British Columbia),
Clinical Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Physician Consultant, GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre

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Principal Investigator

B.Sc. (Memorial University of Newfoundland), M.D. (McGill University)
Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

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Principal Investigator

B.Sc. [Occupational Therapy] (University of Alberta), M.Sc. [Rehabilitation Sciences] (University of British Columbia), Ph.D. [Rehabilitation Sciences] (University of British Columbia), Post-Doctoral Fellowships (University of Montreal & Simon Fraser University)
Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Adjunct Professor, Simon Fraser University

 

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Associate Member

M.D. (University of Saskatchewan), Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists)
Chair, Board of Directors, Pain BC
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

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Principal Investigator

Active Staff, Vancouver General Hospital
Consultant Staff, Children’s & Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia
Consultant Staff, St. Paul’s Hospital
Consultant Staff, GF Strong Centre
Consultant Staff, Pearson Hospital
Director, Provincial Organ Retrieval Program
Surgical Director of Renal Transplant, Vancouver General Hospital
Co-Director, Vancouver Ejaculatory Dysfunction Clinic
Clinical Professor, Department of Urologic Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

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