Upper Extremity Clinic Lead and Physiotherapist
University Health Network: Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
Dr. Hovanec is a physiotherapist with a research background in knowledge translation, health promotion, and exercise prescription for chronic disease prevention and management. She is the lead at University Health Network, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Rocket Family Upper Extremity Clinic (University Site). Nina is also a clinician on the stroke inpatient unit, helping patients achieve meaningful mobility and participation goals. Nina’s research interests include upper extremity neurological rehabilitation, health promotion, enriched clinical environments for patient engagement, and integrating clinical, arts, and technology collaborations (e.g., robotics, AI, FES, virtual/mixed reality, gamification) to achieve innovative rehabilitation.
Sunday, September 26, 2021
2:10 PM – 3:25 PM ET