Cheryl Cott, PhD, is a physical therapist and social gerontologist and Deputy Director of ACREU. Cott is also an Associate Professor and Career Scientist in the Department of Physical Therapy and Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science at the University of Toronto. She is a member of the Hospital Report Research Collaborative and co-Principal Investigator of the Rehabilitation Balanced Scorecard.
Cott was a lead author on Hospital Report 2005: Rehabilitation (2005), the second in a series of reports beginning with a feasibility stage, progressing to system-level reports and finally to hospital-specific reports. Cott’s research program focuses on aspects of rehabilitation service delivery that are important for quality care for older adults with chronic illness and disability including the relationships among older people with arthritis, their families, hospitals and community services that best promote independence. She is also identifying and measuring components important to indicating the quality of rehabilitation service delivery.
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