The  Department of Physical Therapy has faculty members with expertise in each key area of PT practice. The Department is home to numerous researchers who are recognized as world leaders in the fields of neuroscience, neurorehabilitation, pulmonary physiology, pulmonary rehabilitation, oncology, musculoskeletal conditions, knowledge translation and physical activity promotion.

These researchers’ studies span the full continuum, from basic science to clinically focused research and then to knowledge implementation.  Their efforts have led to the development of methods and programs that have advanced practice locally, nationally and internationally.


$5.1M +

in research funding
over the last year

$680K +

in scholar awards
over the last year


peer-reviewed publications
over the last year


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Faculty members and their research programs are well integrated with several of the world-class research facilities established here in BC


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Several faculty members are currently accepting Master’s and PhD students as well as Post-doctoral fellows