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Kathryn M. Sibley PhD

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Current Positions

Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Knowledge Translation Scientist, George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation


Dr. Sibley completed her B. Sc. with Honours in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo in 2003, and went on to obtain a M. Sc. in Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Toronto in 2005. She completed her NSERC-funded Ph. D in Medical Science on the subject of autonomic contributions in compensatory balance control at the University of Toronto in 2009. In 2014, Dr. Sibley successfully completed a CIHR-funded post-doctoral fellowship in the Knowledge Translation Canada Strategic Training in Health Research program with Drs. Susan Jaglal and Sharon Straus.

Research Focus

As the Canada Research Chair in Integrated Knowledge Translation in Rehabilitation Sciences, Dr. Sibley’s research is focused on improving the health of Canadians by promoting the translation of research findings into health care practice, primarily in the context of fall prevention and balance. Through the use of theory-based evaluation techniques, Dr. Sibley also works to advance the science of knowledge translation and implementation.