Robert Teasell, MD
Professor, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Dr. Robert Teasell is a physiatrist at Parkwood Institute, a Professor in the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University, former Chair-Chief and current Research Director of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is a Clinical Researcher with Lawson Health Research Institute, Parkwood Institute Research and Director of the CORRE Research Group. Dr. Teasell has authored over 800 publications including over 350 peer-reviewed articles and has been involved with $24 million of research funding. He has won over 50 awards including Lawson Scientist of the Year, and Post-Acute Stroke Excellence Award, both in 2018, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and National Stroke Association in the United States.
Dr. Teasell has supervised many graduate students and since 2014, three research team members have won the Lawson Leadership Impact Award (best graduate student at Lawson Institute) and three have become Vanier Scholars. Research interests include the Clinical Application of Best Evidence in Neurorehabilitation. Projects include: Stroke Rehabilitation Evidence-Based Review, Acquired Brain Injury Evidence-Based Review and Spinal Cord Injury Evidence-Based. The details of all projects within the CORRE Research Group can be found on the lab website.