Sander Hitzig
Assistant Professor
University of Toronto


Research Interests: Occupational Science, Rehabilitation Health Services Studies, Rehabilitation Technology Sciences, Social and Cognitive Rehabilitation Sciences

Bio Brief

Dr. Sander Hitzig is a Scientist at St. John’s Rehab Research Program (Sunnybrook Research Institute) at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and an Assistant Professor (status-only) in the department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy and in the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at the University of Toronto. The focus of Dr. Hitzig’s research is on examining issues associated with aging with a disability, assessing the impact of secondary health conditions on quality of life, and identifying factors that promote health and well-being in the community. His interests include understanding the role of social networks on health and quality of life outcomes following disability, developing and validating patient-reported outcomes, and evaluating novel technologies and clinical services designed to enhance community living.

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