Aliki Thomas, PhD
Collaborating Investigator: BRILLIANT
Aliki Thomas, PhD, OT (c), erg. is an Associate Professor, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Research Scientist at the Institute of Health Sciences Education, McGill University, and Site Director of Research at the Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital – CRIR. She earned a doctorate in educational psychology with a major in instructional psychology and a minor in applied cognitive science. She completed post-doctoral training in knowledge translation for evidence-based practice at McMaster University’s School of Rehabilitation Sciences and CanChild Center for Childhood Disability Research. Dr. Thomas teaches in the professional Master’s in the Occupational Therapy program as well as in the graduate rehabilitation sciences program.
Current research interests: Her research interests are in knowledge translation for evidence-based practice and health professions education. She is involved in research on how to bridge the evidence-to-practice gap and how to use theory in the design and delivery of effective KT interventions. She is also interested in the concept of scholarship of practice and the outcomes of clinical-researcher partnership on clinical practice. As an educational researcher and KT scientist at McGill’s Institute of Health Sciences Education, she is developing and evaluating the scholarship of implementation science in health professions education. She is leading KT initiatives in both education and clinical practice provincially, nationally and internationally.
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