Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital

Knowledge Translation & Rehabilitation Innovations

The Research Unit on Knowledge Translation & Rehabilitation Innovations develops and evaluates novel strategies to bridge the gap between the rehabilitation research and clinical communities in order to foster the use of research evidence in practice, as well as evaluates and supports the implementation of innovations in rehabilitation.

List of current projects

Dr. Nicol Korner-Bitensky

  • StrokEngine:  an interactive e-learning resource for moving evidence-based stroke rehabilitation into clinical practice
  • Increasing occupational therapists’ use of best practices in the management of unilateral spatial neglect post-stroke.
  • Benefits of an E-learning resource for implementing stroke rehabilitation best practices: A collaborative effort by researchers and knowledge users to move evidence into practice
  • Evaluation of programs and interventions that are used in clinical rehabilitation of clients with stroke, cerebral palsy, musculo-skeletal and orthopaedic conditions
  • Assessment and monitoring of global health status of community dwelling individuals with disabilities

Dr. Dahlia Kairy

  • Local Communities of Practice in rehabilitation: Bridging the gap between research and clinical practice
  • Using mixed study designs to expand the scope of economic analyses in telerehabilitation

Ms. Carrie Solomon

  • Local Communities of Practice in rehabilitation: Bridging the gap between research and clinical practice