2019 Speakers: 

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

TASHA STANTON

Dr Tasha Stanton is a Senior Research Fellow at The University of South Australia, Adelaide and Neuroscience Research Australia, Sydney.

 
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SHANNON MCGUIRE

Shannon McGuire has been practicing as a physiotherapist since graduating from McMaster University in 1996. She currently works at St. Joseph’s Health Care London.

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JEAN-FRANCOIS ESCULIER

Jean-Francois Esculier is a clinician-researcher with a special interest for recreational athletes, particularly runners. He is a postdoctoral fellow in the DPT at UBC.

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ALLISON EZZAT

Allison Ezzat has worked clinically as a physiotherapist since 2005 and more recently is pursuing doctoral studies in the School of Population and Public Health at UBC.

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ADRIENNE SIM

Adrienne Sim completed her Masters of Physiotherapy at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia in 2010 after being actively involved in health and fitness throughout the lower mainland.

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ZACH LONG

Zach Long is the Director of Physical Therapy at Carolina Sports Clinic in North Carolina and runs an industry leading fitness website "The Barbell Physio".

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NAOMI CASIRO

Naomi Casiro, a Registered Physiotherapist, founded NeuroFit BC to allow her to better serve the Parkinson's population and as a platform on which to educate other health care professionals.

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JEAN-FRANCOIS ESCULIER

Jean-Francois Esculier is a clinician-researcher with a special interest for recreational athletes. He is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physical Therapy at UBC.

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TAMARAH NERRETER

Tamarah Nerreter graduated with her Master of Physiotherapy in 2007 from Curtin University in Perth, Australia. Since then, she has been working in private practice in Vancouver, BC at Diane Lee and Associates.

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NANCY CHO

Nancy Cho is a UBC Clinical Associate Professor. Clinically she has been doing knowledge translation for the use of electrophysical agents for skin and wound management at VCH.

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STEVE YOUNG

Steve Young graduated summa cum laude in 1999 from McMaster University before returning to Victoria, B.C. to work in private practice. Steve also works a clinical instructor at UBC.

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TRISH GIPSON

Trish Gipson graduated from the physiotherapy program at McMaster University in 2005. She began her career treating musculoskeletal injuries and orthopedic manual therapy.

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AMY STREETER

Amy Streeter is a Captain in the Canadian Military where she has been working as a Physiotherapy Officer for over 10 years.

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TREVOR RUSSEL

Trevor Russell is a Professor and acting head of Physiotherapy at the University of Queensland. He is founder and co-director of the Centre for Research in Telerehabilitation.

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CHRIS NAPIER

Chris Napier is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at UBC and co-owner of Restore Physiotherapy in downtown Vancouver.

JODIE PULSIFER

Jodie Pulsifer graduated with her MPT from UBC in 2012. She has had the opportunity to work in a variety of clinical settings including private musculoskeletal practice.