Angela Colantonio

Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy

PhD, OT. Reg. (Ont.)

Rehabilitation Sciences Building
500 University Avenue, Room 164, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5G 1V7
Research Interests
Occupational Science, Social and Cognitive Rehabilitation Sciences
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Angela Colantonio, PhD, OT Reg.(Ont.), FCAHS, FACRM is the Director of the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at the University of Toronto and a Professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. She held a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Chair in Gender, Work and Health with a focus on brain injury. She is a Senior Research Scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute-University Health Network, where she leads the Acquired Brain Injury and Society team. Dr. Colantonio leads an internationally recognized program of research on acquired brain injury with diverse foci on women, sex and gender, work-related traumatic brain injury, and under-served populations.

Recent Publications

  1. Readmission following hypoxic ischemic brain injury: a population-based cohort study. Chan V, Stock D, Jacob B, Cullen N, Colantonio A. CMAJ Open. 2018 Nov 27;6(4):E568-E574. 
  2. Workplace accommodations following work-related mild traumatic brain injury: what works? Gourdeau J, Fingold A, Colantonio A, Mansfield E, Stergiou-Kita M. Disabil Rehabil. 2018 Nov 18:1-10.

  3. Traumatic brain injury: sex, gender and intersecting vulnerabilities. Mollayeva T, Mollayeva S, Colantonio A. Nat Rev Neurol. 2018 Dec;14(12):711-722. 

  4. Sex & gender considerations in concussion research. Mollayeva T, El-Khechen-Richandi G, Colantonio A. Concussion. 2018 Jan 18;3(1):CNC51. 

  5. Sex and gender differences in caregiving burden experienced by family caregivers of persons with dementia: a systematic review protocol. Xiong C, Biscardi M, Nalder E, Colantonio A. BMJ Open. 2018 Aug 13;8(8):e022779.