Robert Teasell, MD, FRCPC
SPECIALTY AND TITLE
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Research Director and Acting Chair
Parkwood Institute, St. Joseph’s Health Care London
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London , Ontario
AREA OF RESEARCH
PI of internationally acclaimed Stroke Rehabilitation Evidence-Based Review (SREBR) www.ebrsr.com (20 editions,. Acquired Brain Injury Evidence-Based Review www.erabi.com ( 14th edition) and Spinal Cord Injury Evidence-Based Review www.scireproject.com (7 editions). Also how obsessive personality traits in patients coping with chronic pain, post-concussion syndrome and a number of other medical conditions influences, anxiety, stress, depression, disability and use of opioid analgesics.
MAJOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCIENCE AND/OR HEALTH CARE DELIVERY
The SREBR has changed how a generation of clinician views and utilizes stroke rehabilitation evidence. It has been utilized to help produce international and national Clinical Practice Guidelines. It’s success has led to the other EBRs (brain injury and spinal cord injury) being foundational to international and national guidelines.