CEO and Chief Scientific Officer of the Bruyère Research Institute and VP, Research and Academic Affairs
Heidi's research focus is on stroke rehabilitation and the use of technologies to support wellness, engagement and long life. She is the academic lead for the Bruyère Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI), a project lead and scientist with AGE-WELL and CANHEALTH. Heidi holds her academic position as a full professor in the School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, and University of Ottawa. Dr Sveistrup served as Vice-Dean, Research and Graduate Studies for the Faculty of Health Sciences for eight years. She participates in the advisory and scientific councils of the University of Ottawa's Brain and Mind Research Institute and an advisor to the Veterans Ombudsman (Veterans Ombudsman Advisory Council).