Board and Committees

Dr. Cathy Craven

Board Member

Cathy Craven is the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute/ University of Toronto Chair in Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Rehabilitation, Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Medical Director of the Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Program and Senior Scientist at KITE Research Institute within University Health Network. Dr. Craven is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and the American Spinal Injury Association.

She has clinical and research expertise in health services and medical rehabilitation after Spinal Cord Injury. Dr. Craven is Leading the Pride in Patient Engagement in Research Initiative at UHN. She is Chair of the Canadian SCI – Rehabilitation Association (, Dr Craven is the Quality Lead for the Ontario SCI Implementation and Evaluation Quality Care Consortium ( and is Co-Primary Investigator for the Can-SCIP guidelines (

She has published over 200 articles on related topics and obtained 22M CAD in research funding as a primary investigator (ORCID 0000-0001-8234-6803).; #@drcathycraven.