Kathryn Sibley

Position: Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba

Dr. Kathryn Sibley is dedicated to bridging the gap between research and practical applications in the healthcare industry.

With a background in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo and graduate degrees in Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences from the University of Toronto, as well as a postdoctoral fellowship at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute- University Health Network, Dr. Sibley is well-equipped to tackle the challenges of translating research into real-world solutions.

Her research focuses on fall prevention in older adults and optimizing balance exercise for this population. By engaging research users throughout the research process, Dr. Sibley is able to address critical research-to-practice gaps in rehabilitation and improve the health outcomes for Canadians.

As the Director of Knowledge Translation at the George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation, a member of the Integrated Knowledge Translation Research Network, and an affiliate scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Dr. Sibley is at the forefront of innovation in the field.

With a focus on fall prevention and extensive publication in the field, Dr. Sibley has received support and recognition from leading organizations such as the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and Knowledge Translation Canada.