DSC02718 brightKathryn completed her undergraduate training in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo, graduate degrees in Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences at the University of Toronto, and postdoctoral fellowship at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute- University Health Network. She has received personnel and research support from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and Knowledge Translation Canada.

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Research Appointments

  • Director, Knowledge Translation platform, George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation
  • Scientist, George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation
  • Affiliate Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – University Health Network
  • Research Affiliate, Health, Leisure and Human Performance Research Institute, University of Manitoba
  • Research Affiliate, Centre on Aging, University of Manitoba
  • Member, Manitoba First Nations Centre for Aboriginal Health Research (MFN CAHR)
  • Member, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM)

Grants & Awards

  • Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Award (2017)
  • Manitoba Medical Services Foundation Grant (2016-2017)
  • Health Sciences Centre Foundation Allied Health Grant (2016-2017)
  • Canada Research Chair in Integrated Knowledge Translation in Rehabilitation Sciences (2016-2021)
  • CIHR Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Patient Engagement Collaboration Grant (2016-2017)
  • University of Manitoba Centre on Aging Fellowship (2016-2017, 2015-2016)
  • University of Manitoba University Research Grants Program (2015-2016)
  • CIHR Knowledge-to-Action Operating Grant (2014-2016)
  • CIHR Planning Grant Competition (2014-2015)