Keiko Shikako-Thomas

Canada Chair in Childhood Disability, Participation and Knowledge Translation, and Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy, McGill University

Degree(s):
BSc OT at University of Sao Paulo, Brazil; PhD Rehabilitation Science McGill
University; Postdoctorate Knowledge Translation in policymaking for children with
disabilities, McMaster University and Knowledge Translation in policymaking in
Environmental Design and Accessibility, Université de Montréal.

Current research:
My research focuses on the promotion of healthy living and participation for children with disabilities. My research program will adopt a participatory methodology to engage different stakeholders, including policymakers, children and their families, in finding solutions to change the environment, inform policymaking and promote participation of children with disabilities in different life roles and activities.

Experience

  • –present
    Canada Chair in Childhood Disability, Participation and Knowledge Translation, and Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy, McGill University