Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation

Clinical Practice Guideline

For the rehabilitation of Adults with Moderate to Severe TBI

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation INESSS

Expert Panel

Living Guideline expert panel members:

Samantha Backhaus, Ph.D.
Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana

Carolina Bottari, Ph.D. (OT)
Université de Montréal – Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en réadaptation du Montréal métropolitain

Gilles Bourgeois, M.D.
Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS) - retired

Chantal Boutin, B.Sc. (PT), M.D.T Cert.
Centre de réadaptation Le Bouclier

Angela Colantonio, Ph.D., OT Reg.         
University Health Network-Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University of Toronto

Brenda Colella, M.Sc.
University Health Network-Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University of Toronto

Jehane H. Dagher, M.D., B.Sc. (PT), FRCPC, FABPMR
Hôpital Général de Montréal
Institut de Réadaptation Gingras Lindsay de Montréal

Mario De Bellefeuille, B.Sc. (PT)             
Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS) - retired

Carol DiSalle, M.Sc.S., S-LP (C), Reg. CASLPO
Health Sciences North

Kathryn Farris, OTR/L
Shepherd Center Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program

Soumiya El Fassi, M.Sc. (Nursing)           
Institut de réadaptation Gingras-Lindsay de Montréal (IRGLM)

Elizabeth Farquharson, PT          
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Melissa Felteau, M.Ad.Ed          
Rehab Research Group, Lakehead University

Debbie Furlotte, M.Sc. Adm (candidate), D.E.S.S. (management of organizations), B.Sc. (OT),
CIUSSS de la Capitale Nationale,  installation IRDPQ

Stéphane Gagnier, M.D., FRCPC
Institut de Réadaptation Gingras Lindsay de Montréal  

Shaun Gray, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC
University of Alberta, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Alberta Health Services. Halvar Jonson Centre for Brain Injury, Alberta Health Services

Robin Green, Ph.D., CPsych           
University Health Network-Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Amber Harnett, M.Sc.
Lawson Health Research Institute

Shannon Janzen, M.Sc.                
Lawson Health Research Institute

Jonathan Jean-Vézina, DEC SpecEd        
Regroupement des associations des personnes TCC

Denise Johnson, B.HSc. (PT), M.Sc. (candidate)               
Hamilton Health Sciences

Marisa King, P.T., D.P..T
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

Marie-Claude Lemay, B.Sc. (Nutrition)
Institut de réadaptation en déficience physique de Québec

Carolyn Lemsky, Ph.D., CPsych, ABPP-CN
Community Head Injury Resource Services

Geneviève Léveillé, B.Sc. (OT)
CIUSSS Centre-Sud de l’Île de Montréal -Centre de réadaptation Lucie-Bruneau            

Marie-Josée Levert, Ph.D. (Psych)         
Université de Montréal – CRIR

Charissa Levy, M.HSc., B.Sc. (OT), OT Reg.          
GTA Rehab Network, Toronto ABI Network, Rehabilitative Care Alliance

Jean-François Lupien, B.A. (Comm), MBA          
Agence de la santé et des services sociaux - Mauricie

Scott McCullagh, M.D., FRCPC
Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University

Suzanne McKenna
Champlain Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)
Brain Injury Canada

Patsy McNamara, M.P.A., B.Sc. (PT)
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Laura Moll, MSW, RSW, Grad.Dip.Ger., Ph.D.
University of Toronto

Jhon Alexander Moreno, Ph.D.
Université de Montréal

Dawn Neumann, Ph.D.
Indiana University School of Medicine

Edith Ng, B.Sc., M.Sc.
University Health Network-Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University of Toronto

Marie-Christine Ouellet, Ph.D. (Psych)
École de psychologie, Université Laval,
Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Réadaptation et Intégration Sociale (CIRRIS)

Nancie Poulin, B.A. (SW)            
Centre montérégien de réadaptation

Colin Pryor, Ph.D., CPsych          
Peel Halton Dufferin ABI Services (PHD ABIS)

Laura Rees, Ph.D., CPsych
The Ottawa Hospital-Rehabilitation Centre, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Sylvain Roy, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Inner City Family Health Team, Toronto

Angelle M Sander, Ph.D., FACRM
TIRR Memorial Hermann Brain Injury Research Center

Mary Stergiou-Kita, Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc.(OT)       
University of Toronto, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute/ University Health Network, Institute of Work and Health

Robert Teasell, M.D., FRCPC                      
St. Joseph's Healthcare London - Parkwood Institute

Alexis Turgeon, M.D., FRCPC, M.Sc.(Intensive care and Epidemiology)
CHU de Québec - Université Laval, Université Laval

Sylvie Valade, M.Sc. (SLP), MPA
Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS)

Diana Velikonja, Ph.D., CPsych                
Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University

Penny Welch-West, M.Cl.Sc., SLP (C) Reg. CASLPO        
St. Joseph's Healthcare London - Parkwood Institute

Ruth Wilcock, Executive Director
Ontario Brain Injury Association

Catherine Wiseman-Hakes, Ph.D.
University Health Network-Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University of Toronto

John Zsofcsin, B.A. Psychology
Hamilton Health Sciences

We extend our particular gratitude to the expert panel members who were integral in the development and earlier iterations of the INESSS-ONF Guideline:

Mélanie Bérubé, M.Sc. (Nursing)
Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal

Carolina Bottari, Ph.D. (OT)
Université de Montréal – Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en réadaptation du Montréal métropolitain

Gilles Bourgeois, M.D.
Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS) - retired

Chantal Boutin, B.Sc. (PT), M.D.T Cert.
Centre de réadaptation Le Bouclier

Angela Colantonio, Ph.D., OT Reg.         
University Health Network-Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University of Toronto

Nora Cullen, M.D., M.Sc., FRCPC
University Health Network-Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Jehane H. Dagher, M.D., B.Sc. (PT), FRCPC, FABPMR
Hôpital Général de Montréal
Institut de Réadaptation Gingras Lindsay de Montréal

Mario De Bellefeuille, B.Sc. (PT)             
Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS) - retired

Élaine De Guise, Ph.D. (Neuropsychology)
Université de Montréal – CRIR

Carol DiSalle, M.Sc.S., S-LP (C), Reg. CASLPO
Health Sciences North

Soumiya El Fassi, M.Sc. (Nursing)           
Institut de réadaptation Gingras-Lindsay de Montréal (IRGLM)

Elizabeth Farquharson, PT          
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Melissa Felteau, M.Ad.Ed          
Rehab Research Group, Lakehead University

Connie Ferri, M.Sc. SLP         
St. Joseph's Healthcare London - Parkwood Institute

Mitra Feyz, M.Sc. (Psych)           
Centre universitaire de santé McGill - Hôpital général de Montréal – AQESSS

Josée Fortier, M.D., FRCPC        
CIUSSS de la Mauricie-et-du-Centre-du-Québec, Centre de réadaptation l'InterVal

Debbie Furlotte, M.Sc. Adm (candidate), D.E.S.S. (management of organizations), B.Sc. (OT),
CIUSSS de la Capitale Nationale,  installation IRDPQ

Stéphane Gagnier, M.D., FRCPC
Institut de Réadaptation Gingras Lindsay de Montréal  

Shaun Gray, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC
University of Alberta, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Alberta Health Services. Halvar Jonson Centre for Brain Injury, Alberta Health Services

Robin Green, Ph.D., CPsych           
University Health Network-Toronto Rehabilitation Institute;  University of Toronto

Marie-Clothilde Grothé, M.Ps. (Psych), M.Sc .(A) (SLP)
Centre de réadaptation Constance-Lethbridge

Shannon Janzen, M.Sc.                
Lawson Health Research Institute

Jonathan Jean-Vézina, DEC SpecEd        
Regroupement des associations des personnes TCC

Denise Johnson, B.HSc. (PT), M.Sc. (candidate)               
Hamilton Health Sciences

Danièle Labrèche, B.Sc. (OT)     
CIUSSS-Estrie-CHUS

Marie-Eve Lamontagne, Ph.D.
Centre de recherché en réadaptation et intégration sociale (CIRRIS), Université Laval, Québec

Danie Lavoie, M.Sc Adm, B.Sc. (PT)        
Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux

Hélène Laflamme, D.E.S.S., M.Ed., Ps.Ed.
Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS)

Marie-Claude Lemay, B.Sc. (Nutrition)
Institut de réadaptation en déficience physique de Québec

Carolyn Lemsky, Ph.D., CPsych, ABPP-CN
Community Head Injury Resource Services

Geneviève Léveillé, B.Sc. (OT)
CIUSSS Centre-Sud de l’Île de Montréal -Centre de réadaptation Lucie-Bruneau            

Marie-Josée Levert, Ph.D. (Psych)         
Université de Montréal – CRIR

Charissa Levy, M.HSc., B.Sc. (OT), OT Reg.          
GTA Rehab Network, Toronto ABI Network, Rehabilitative Care Alliance

Jean-François Lupien, B.A. (Comm), MBA          
Agence de la santé et des services sociaux - Mauricie

Scott McCullagh, M.D., FRCPC
Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University

Suzanne McKenna
Champlain Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)
Brain Injury Canada

Michelle McKerral, Ph.D. (Neuropsychology)   
Université de Montréal – CRIR-CRLB, REPAR

Patsy McNamara, M.P.A., B.Sc. (PT)
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Laura Moll, MSW, RSW, Grad.Dip.Ger., Ph.D.
University of Toronto

Marie-Christine Ouellet, Ph.D. (Psych)
École de psychologie, Université Laval,
Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Réadaptation et Intégration Sociale (CIRRIS)

Nancie Poulin, B.A. (SW)            
Centre montérégien de réadaptation

Colin Pryor, Ph.D., CPsych          
Peel Halton Dufferin ABI Services (PHD ABIS)

Laura Rees, Ph.D., CPsych
The Ottawa Hospital-Rehabilitation Centre, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Marie-Claude Roberge, Postdoc (Neuropsychology), Ph.D. (Psych)
Centre de protection et de réadaptation de la Côte-Nord

Mary Stergiou-Kita, Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc.(OT)       
University of Toronto, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute/ University Health Network, Institute of Work and Health

Robert Teasell, M.D., FRCPC                      
St. Joseph's Healthcare London - Parkwood Institute

Alexis Turgeon, M.D., FRCPC, M.Sc.(Intensive care and Epidemiology)
CHU de Québec - Université Laval, Université Laval

Sylvie Valade, M.Sc. (SLP), MPA
Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS)

Diana Velikonja, Ph.D., CPsych                
Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University

Penny Welch-West, M.Cl.Sc., SLP (C) Reg. CASLPO        
St. Joseph's Healthcare London - Parkwood Institute

Ruth Wilcock, Executive Director
Ontario Brain Injury Association

John Zsofcsin, B.A. Psychology
Hamilton Health Sciences