Rosemary Brander is an Assistant Professor in the Biomedical and Molecular Sciences Department and in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She is past Director, Office of Interprofessional Education & Practice at Queen’s University and Senior Researcher & Program Evaluator, Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care, Kingston.
Her research interests include collaborative practice and customer service in healthcare environments; interprofessional education and team-based learning at undergraduate and graduate levels; and collaborative leadership and organizational change for improved health outcomes. She was research co-lead for Queen’s University on the Canadian Interprofessional Health Leadership Collaborative from 2012-2015.
Dr. Brander holds a doctorate in Rehabilitation Sciences from Queen’s University, a Master of Science from the University of Western Ontario, and a Bachelor of Science (Physical Therapy) from Queen’s University. Her teaching experience includes educating about collaborative practice for health professional students and health workers; reflective practice for online healthcare workers globally; mobility and function in aging for online graduate students; and pediatric rehabilitative care for health workers and families with children with long-term disabilities in Bangladesh and Canada. Throughout her career, she has achieved many leadership roles, successfully working with diverse interprofessional healthcare teams. She has extensive experience as a clinical physiotherapist working with children, their families and adults with long-term neurologic disabilities.
IDIS 280 Interprofessional Approaches in Healthcare - offered Winter 2018