Co-Chair, Centre of Excellence Advisory Council for Veterans

Allison is an advanced health care practice physiotherapist. She has a musculoskeletal and sports medicine focus, specializing in the rehabilitation of a wide spectrum of athletes, members of the Canadian Armed Forces, and Canadian Veterans. Allison graduated with her MClSc Physical Therapy at Western University in July 2017, MSc Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta in 2009 and her BSc Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo in 2005.  She is assistant instructor with the Advanced Health Care Practice Clinical Science Masters at Western University and a physiotherapist at Grand River Sports Medicine Centre in Kitchener, Ontario. Before moving back to Ontario, she had the privilege of being part of the health care team serving the members of the Canadian Armed Forces for 5 years at CFB Edmonton. She took a leadership role initiating interdisciplinary care between all healthcare disciplines which proved integral to maximize effective and efficient care of the soldiers. She also spends time with Special Olympics Athletes as a Clinic Director provincially and nationally for the Healthy Athletes Program – FunFitness. Within her advanced health care practice orthopaedic training from Western University, she has taken a multitude of post graduate course work with regards to chronic pain and research methodology. Allison has been afforded many privileges with regards to knowledge translation and interdisciplinary work through various invitations where she presents research and expertise to many health-care disciplines and general participants at national, provincial and regional conferences.

Leadership & Board
The Centre of Excellence’s Board of Directors oversees the operations and financials of the Centre of Excellence as a not-for-profit, and includes veterans, industry leaders, and chronic pain experts from McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences and Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation.
Advisory Council For Veterans
Scientific Advisory Board
Leadership Team
Board of Directors
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