University of Toronto,
Department of Physical Therapy
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute-LC, University Health Network
Dr. Kalsi-Ryan is a Clinician Scientist in the field of upper limb assessment and recovery and spine pathology at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Lyndhurst Centre and is also Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Department of Physical Therapy. Her research is oriented to establishing methods to quantify neurological change after injury and studying neuro-restorative methods to enhance and optimize function for those with neurological impairment. She has recently transitioned into a new role at TRI where she is Program Lead of the Rocket Neuro-Restorative Upper Extremity Program. Her role is to build a strong research foundation that will propel the clinic, while enhancing access to care for patients with SCI, and implementing new innovations and technologies. Dr. Kalsi-Ryan provides academic teaching within the Neurosurgical Resident training and Physical Therapy programs at the University of Toronto. She is the founder of her own company, which manufactures the GRASSP (Neural Outcomes Consulting Inc.); she acts as a consultant for neurological trials worldwide and has recently co-founded the Spine Therapy Network. Her interests include: outcome measurement, upper limb recovery, traumatic and non traumatic SCI, quantification of neurological disorders.