Mark Bayley

Dr. Bayley leads large-scale national and international research and health systems change projects aimed at improving outcomes of injury and illnesses of the brain. He is currently Program Medical Director and Physiatrist in Chief at UHN- Toronto Rehabilitation Institute He is Professor and Coriat Family Chair in Rehabilitation Innovations at University of Toronto in the Division of Physiatry, Faculty of Medicine. Mark’s research focuses on understanding how to speed brain recoveries through exercise, virtual reality, telerehabilitation, and functional electrical stimulation. Importantly, he has bridged the know-do gap by making the best evidence available to clinicians through smartphone apps and Best Practices guidelines in stroke, concussion, multiple sclerosis and Brain Injury. His work has redesigned the stroke and brain injury rehabilitation systems in Canada.

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  • Member, Faculty, Institute of Medical Sciences, School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto
  • Faculty member, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • Adjunct Scientist, Institute of Clinical and Evaluative Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto
  • Scientist, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery
  • Senior Scientist, The KITE Research Institute
  • Rehabilitation
  • Brain injury
  • Stroke
  • Knowledge Translation
  • Health Services Quality