TBI WEBINAR SPEAKERS:
JUDITH GARGARO, HBSC, MED
Judy is the Manager for the Neurotrauma Care Pathways. Judy has been focusing on the development, implementing and evaluating evidence-based pathways of care for persons with a neurotrauma, with particular focus on those with comorbidities and who have traditionally been under-served by the healthcare system. Other initiatives include developing a Neurotrauma data strategy to assess quality of care, the Provincial TBI Report Card and the implementation of the Standards and Clinical Practice Guidelines for Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and for the Rehabilitation of Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury.
CHARLOTTE ANDERSON, MSc, PT, Ph.D.
Charlotte Anderson is a practicing clinical physiotherapist. Charlotte is the founder and owner of the ALPHA physiotherapy clinics and a physiotherapy professor at the University of Toronto, where she graduated with a Masters in Physiotherapy and a Ph.D. Charlotte has experience working in a number of different health care settings, but primarily in outpatient orthopedics, treating a wide range of conditions related to sport, work and the rigors of daily life. Charlotte is also a leader in concussion clinical research. She treats acute and chronic patients’ post-concussion and has developed several courses to teach rehabilitation professionals evidence-based methods and treatment techniques for patients with concussion, or post-concussion symptoms.
SHANNON MCGUIRE, PT
Shannon McGuire graduated from McMaster University as a physiotherapist and current works on the Post Acute Covid Rehabilitation Program and Outpatient Acquired Brain Injury Program at Parkwood Institute. Shannon is Clinical Associate for the School of Physiotherapy at the University of Western Ontario and does her best to leverage student placement and practicums to help innovate and do unfunded clinical research and program evaluation. She has spent the majority of her career working in rehabilitation with clients with neurological injuries including acquired brain injury and spinal cord injury and has particular interest in recovery of walking and balance, and the role of the vision system in rehabilitation.