Janice Eng, PhD, is a professor in the UBC Department of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia and directs an interdisciplinary research team in neurological rehabilitation with several graduate students, post-docs and staff in the Rehabilitation Research Lab at the GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre. She is a recipient of a Senior Scholar Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research which protects her research time. She is also a faculty member of the International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries (ICORD), UBC graduate program in neuroscience, and UBC Brain Research Centre. During her training years, she studied at the University of Toronto, graduating with an MSc in Biomedical Engineering and completed her doctorate in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Eng also completed her post-doctoral training in Neurophysiology at Simon Fraser University.
Dr. Eng’s research focuses on the development of innovative and effective rehabilitation interventions to improve functional abilities in people with neurological conditions. Her trainees have had backgrounds in physical therapy, occupational therapy, engineering, medicine, kinesiology, psychology or science. She studied as an undergraduate at UBC in the combined Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy (PT/OT) program.