Emily S.

Ph.D., M.Ed., OT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist, Manager of Clinical Research

Brief Bio:

Emily Ho is an occupational therapist at SickKids who specializes in paediatric upper extremity evaluation and rehabilitation. She has both research and clinical duties in this area. Currently, Ho is working on the development and validation of decision support interventions and outcome measures in paediatric upper extremity conditions. As the Division’s manager of research activities, Ho provides support and guidance for the interprofessional staff and trainees regarding research methodology, procedures and ethical obligations. Since 2004, Ho has been actively involved in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto. She has contributed as a clinical fieldwork supervisor, musculoskeletal lab instructor, and research supervisor for the MSc OT graduate research projects.

Research Interests:

Outcomes research, outcome measurement, decision support interventions, shared decision making, paediatric upper extremity rehabilitation Area of Specialty Upper extremity acquired and congenital upper limb conditions, brachial plexus birth injuries, congenital hand differences





"I look at research in a different way to answer a question that really matters.”

 - Dr. Reza MD (Sick Kids Nuclear Medicine, Associate Professor UofT)