Janice Eng


Physical Therapy

Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Eng spends 90% of her time on research activities and directs a large interdisciplinary research team in neurological rehabilitation with several graduate students, post-docs and staff at the Rehab Research Lab, GF Strong Rehab Centre. Her research includes mechanistic studies (movement, muscle, bone, brain imaging, cardiovascular fitness) in people with stroke, spinal cord injury and chronic disease and extends to randomized controlled trials to improve mobility, physical activity, upper and lower limb motor recovery, chronic disease self-management and quality of life. Dr. Eng will supervise MSc, PhD and post-doc students in affiliation with the Graduate Programs of Rehabilitation Sciences, Neuroscience or engineering. Her previous trainees have had backgrounds in physical therapy, occupational therapy, engineering, nursing, medicine, kinesiology, psychology or science.  Trainees interested in working with Dr. Eng should contact her directly.  Her research is currently funded by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Rick Hansen Institute, and Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.

First Nations land acknowledegement

The UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm.

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