Nora Cullen

President

Nora Cullen

President

Biography

Dr. Cullen is a specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehab in Toronto, Canada. She has been on the IBIA Board of Governors since 2014 and is pleased to accept the nomination of President for the World Congress in 2019. Professionally, she has worked exclusively with brain injured adults since 1998. At that time, she has been on staff at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute where she has built a research and clinical portfolio that focuses on maximizing the functional recovery of patients who have acquired a brain injury in adult life. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience and Psychology, 1989, as well as a Master of Science in Physiology from the University of Toronto, 1990. She graduated from medical school at the University of Toronto in 1994 and completed a residency program in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 1998 and was licensed the same year as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada. She did a Fellowship in Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation in Detroit, Michigan at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, Wayne State University in 1998-99. She is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto where she teaches the rehabilitation management of brain injured adults. Dr. Cullen is the Chief of Staff and Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee at West Park Healthcare Centre where she actively seeks to promote system change and patient advocacy in an integrative fashion to enhance the care of patients with ABI based on current best evidence.