The proportion of Canadians on a plant-based diet remains relatively low (5%). This despite the growing evidence that greater adherence to a plant-based dietary pattern is associated with reduced incidence of type 2 diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular death and several types […]
Lead: Brian Chun-Fai Chan
Brian C.F. Chan, PhD, is an Affiliate Scientist with the Neural Engineering and Therapeutics Team at KITE – Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Pharmacology at the University of Toronto in 2001 and 2003 respectively. After graduating, Brian was a research assistant at the Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomics Research Centre. He returned to the University of Toronto to pursue his Doctorate of Philosophy earned in 2017. His doctoral work examined the “Economic burden of chronic ulcers”. During his doctoral studies, Brian was employed as a Health Economist for Health Quality Ontario. He recently completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at KITE – Toronto Rehabilitation Institute.
The purpose of this study is to understand how assistive technology (AT) products are being used by individuals with dementia and their care partners, as well as to examine whether bundling AT services can improve user outcomes and reduce costs.
The International Centre for Translational Digital Health advances the field of digital health in Canada, the UK, and Australia through the development, implementation, and translation of new technologies, policies, and service delivery models.
The Impact of COVID-19 Restrictions on Healthcare and Caregiving Access among Community-dwelling Adults Living with Spinal Cord Injury in Southwest Ontario