Amanda McIntyre, PhD (c) RN
Registered Nurse, Parkwood Institute Research
Stroke; Spinal Cord Injury; Acquired and Traumatic Brain Injury
Amanda McIntyre is a Registered Nurse, a PhD candidate and the senior nursing-researcher in Dr. Robert Teasell’s Collaboration of Rehabilitation Research lab at Parkwood Institute. Ms. McIntyre is also a practicing Registered Nurse in emergency medicine at London Health Sciences Center. Her research is primarily rooted in neurorehabilitation, specifically stroke, spinal cord injury, and brain injury populations, for which she is the London coordinator for the Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Evidence Based Review.
Her mobility and activity interests in relation to neurorehabilitation are largely related to the exploration of adjunct therapies for stroke rehabilitation, the development of predictive models for post-stroke spasticity impairment and treatment, the implementation of clinical practice guidelines in neurorehabilitation, and the evaluation of physical activity and self-management interventions for individuals with spinal cord injury, among others. Ms. McIntyre has received numerous awards including the Lawson Health Research Institute Leadership award, the Registered Nurses Foundation of Ontario Leadership award, and Canada’s most prestigious graduate student award – the CIHR Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.