Nancy Salbach KITE

Dr. Nancy Salbach is a physical therapist and Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto and a Senior Scientist in The KITE Research Institute, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, UHN. She has published more than 140 research articles and obtained almost $10 million in peer-reviewed funding. Dr. Salbach’s knowledge translation research focuses on exploring the influence of facilitation and guideline implementation tools on advancing stroke rehabilitation practice; and the implementation of task-oriented community exercise programs for older adults with balance and mobility limitations. Dr. Salbach has expertise with cluster randomized trials, process evaluations, systematic and scoping reviews, measurement, multi-level modeling, and guideline development. Dr. Salbach co-led the 2020 update of the Canadian Stroke Community-based Exercise Recommendations, and Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations: Virtual Stroke Rehabilitation Consensus Statement 2022. She is co-chairing the 2023-24 update of the rehabilitation module of the Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations.

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  • Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Full Member, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, University of Toronto
  • Senior Scientist, The KITE Research Institute, University Health Network
  • stroke, older adults, balance & mobility, task-oriented training, knowledge translation, evidence-based practice, community exercise programs, cluster randomized trials, measurement, systematic/scoping reviews, multivariable modeling, mixed methods