Professor Emerita

Cheryl Cott

Physical Therapy


Rehabilitation Sciences Building
500 University Avenue, Floor 8, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5G 1V7
Research Interests
Movement Science, Health Care Teamwork, Primary Care and Rehabilitation, Client-centred Rehabilitation

Cheryl Cott is a physical therapist and social gerontologist. Her research program focuses on aspects of rehabilitation service delivery that are important for quality care for older adults with chronic illness and disability including the relationships among older people with arthritis, their families, hospitals and community services that best promote independence.

Recent Publications

  1. Cott CA, Mandoda S and Landry M. Integrating Physical Therapy into Family Health Teams. Physiotherapy Canada 63(3):265-275, 2011.  Senior Responsible Author and Principal Investigator
  2. Passalent L, Tyas J, Jaglal S, Cott CAThe FIM TM as a measure of change in function after discharge from inpatient rehabilitation: A Canadian perspective.  Disability and Rehabilitation 33(7):579-588, 2011.  Senior Responsible Author and Principal Investigator
  3. Passalent L, Landry MD and Cott CA“Wait times strategy in community rehabilitation services in Ontario”  Health Policy 5(4):e139-e156, 2010  Senior responsible author
  4. Allen D and Cott CA  “Evaluating rehabilitation outcomes from the client’s perspective by identifying the gap between current and preferred movement ability”  Disability and Rehabilitation 32:452-61, 2010  Co-author