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Sherry L. Grace

Professor & Sr. Scientist, Faculty of Health, York University, Canada

Sherry L. Grace, PhD, CRFC is Full Professor at York University, Toronto; She is also appointed at the University Health Network as Sr. Scientist and Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation Research.

Prof. Grace’s research centers on optimizing access to quality post-acute cardiovascular care globally. She has published almost 300 papers. She has led the development of cardiac rehabilitation clinical practice guidelines, quality indicators and global surveys, as well as position statements on systematic referral and utilization interventions.

Prof. Grace has earned awards from the American and Canadian Associations of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, among other societies. Finally, she was instrumental in the development of the International Council of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Prevention, including leading their global cardiac rehab audit, and serving as co-chair of their certification program and new registry.


  • 2001–present
    Sr. Scientist & Director, CR Research, University Health Network
  • 2004–present
    Professor, York University


  • 2001 
    University of Windsor, PhD

Professional Memberships

  • Executive Board Member, International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation


Fellow, Canadian Cardiovascular Society