Welcome to the Central Toronto District (CTD) of the Ontario Physiotherapy Association. The Central Toronto District is the largest district within OPA. We organize a variety of events and meetings for OPA members to attend.


Carrie Lau is the Central Toronto Interim District President

Are you the next Central Toronto District President?

Central Toronto District (CTD) is looking for a District President.

Email ctd@opa.on.ca if you are interested, or want to know more about the role.

Ana Ferreira is the Treasurer of the Central Toronto District.

Lisa Azuma, Courtney Bean, and Andrea Ottensmeyer are Executive Members.

Simona Kukuruzovic – UofT Student Rep Yr 2


Simona is a second-year Physical Therapy student at UofT. She grew up in Windsor, Ontario where she completed her Bachelor of Human Kinetics at the University of Windsor. Simona has always been passionate about advocacy and giving back through organizing professional development opportunities for her peers, and spearheading fundraising events. Her goal is to carry forward this spirit of advocacy and leadership throughout her career.

Tiffany Tiu – UofT Student Rep Yr 2

Tiffany-Tiu-pictureTiffany is a second-year Physical Therapy student at UofT. She is passionate about the value of physiotherapy for improving quality of life, as well as facilitating knowledge translations and critical thinking within the profession. She developed and runs Paincast, the official podcast of the Pain Science Division. Outside of PT school, she works as a strength and conditioning coach at UofT, combining fitness, rehab, and prehab for students, community members, and athletes. She also works on Biomechanics research projects at the Biomechanics of Orthopeadic Sport Medicine Lab.

Iris Wang – UofT Student Rep Yr 1

Iris-Wang-pictureIris is a first-year Physical Therapy student at UofT. She spent her undergraduate years in Kingston, ON, where she worked with and was inspired by the PTs working in a hospital’s cardiac rehab centre. Having grown up in an immigrant family, Iris hopes to work with patients and providers from different backgrounds to bring attention to the PT profession to underserved communities in Canada.

Catherine Qi – UofT Student Rep Yr 1


Catherine is a first-year Physical Therapy student at UofT. After completing her Bachelor of Health Sciences at Western University, she was inspired to pursue PT upon volunteering at a paediatric PT clinic in Toronto. For years, she has been highly involved in various philanthropic projects and organizations that advocate for underprivileged communities in Canada. Catherine is eager to combine her passion for giving back and PT to enable her to make a meaningful impact on her community as a compassionate healthcare professional.


Annual General Meeting 2024

Save the Date for the CTD AGM

Monday, March 25, 2024, at 7pm – Online

CTD is hosting its Annual General Meeting to discuss our district’s financials, annual achievements, and goals, provide an OPA update to our members and present on this year’s topic: Advanced Practice Physiotherapists.

Register before the event to get the link to attend.



Are you the next Central Toronto District President?

Central Toronto District (CTD)  is looking for a District President.

Email us at ctd@opa.on.ca if you are interested, or want to know more about the role.


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