Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Adalberto Loyola-Sanchez MD, Specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Universidad Autónoma de México), MSc and PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences (McMaster University); Assistant Professor, Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation/ Department of Medicine, University of Alberta
Dr. Loyola-Sanchez completed his medical & specialty training in Mexico City and his research training at McMaster University (MSc and PhD, Vanier scholar) and at the University of Calgary (postdoctoral studies, Banting scholar). Since then, he has been working on developing a program of mixed methods research to design, implement and evaluate community-based rehabilitation programs for people living with disabilities produced by chronic illnesses in outreach communities. This program has mainly focused on underserved populations (i.e. Indigenous rural communities in Mexico and Canada) and is in expansion to include people living with complex chronic neurological disabilities in Alberta. He is currently working in the Spinal Cord Injury program at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital in Edmonton and is co-leading a CIHR funded project to create a model to improve transitions in care for people with SCI in Alberta, through a community based participatory research strategy. Dr. Loyola-Sanchez is also the principal investigator for the Rick Hansen Spinal Cord Injury Registry Edmonton site and a co-leader for the Alberta- Spinal Cord Injury Community of Interactive Learning Series (AB-SCILS) a community-based initiative aimed at empower people with SCI, their family members and service providers to establish a community that can help improve the quality of life and full community integration of individuals with SCI in Alberta. Dr. Loyola-Sanchez is located in Edmonton.
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Wednesday, November 9, 2022
4:14 PM – 4:30 PM