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Teresa Liu-Ambrose, PhD, PT

Visiting Scientist, The Center for Translational Research in Mobility and Falls, Institute for Aging Research
Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, Department of Physical Therapy

Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, PhD, PT, Associate Professor, is a Canada Research Chair and a physical therapist at the University of British Columbia, Department of Physical Therapy. She directs the Aging, Mobility and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory as well as the Vancouver General Hospital’s Falls Prevention Clinic (www.fallsclinic.ca). Moreover, she co-leads the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging study site located at the University of British Columbia.

Her research program focuses on defining the role of exercise in healthy aging, with a particular focus on cognitive and neural plasticity, as well as mobility. Various methods are utilized in the Aging, Mobility and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, including randomized controlled trials (RCTs), functional and structural neuroimaging, actigraphy, and digital technologies.

For more information, please visit: http://cogmob.rehab.med.ubc.ca.