Sue Forwell appointed Head, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

Dr. Sue Forwell has been appointed Head, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy in the Faculty of Medicine, effective August 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022, following her previous appointment in this role since January 1, 2016.

Dr. Forwell is an Associate Professor, a Principle Investigator with the UBC Multiple Sclerosis clinic and the International Collaboration of Research and Discovery (ICORD), and an affiliate researcher with the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) and Fraser Health. Her research and teaching is in occupational science, neuro-rehabilitation and community integration. Currently, Dr. Forwell is on the health care advisory council of the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, sub-editor of the Journal of Occupational Science and chair of the International Society of Occupational Science. Recently, she was honoured with the prestigious Townsend-Polatajko Occupational Science Lectureship where she gave her address in October 2016.