Marla Beauchamp
Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Science

Dr. Marla Beauchamp is a Physical Therapist and Associate Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Science. She is also an Associate Member in the Department of Medicine and holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Mobility, Aging and Chronic Disease. Dr. Beauchamp completed her PhD in Rehabilitation Science at the University of Toronto and her postdoctoral training in outcomes measurement at Harvard Medical School in Boston.

Dr. Beauchamp’s research program is focused on developing evidence-based strategies to improve mobility among older adults. Her research has two key arms in relation to this aim: (1) Advancing the assessment of mobility problems among older adults; and (2) Personalized rehabilitative interventions to optimize late-life mobility. Her ongoing research is supported by CIHR, AGE-WELL, and the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging. Dr. Beauchamp is currently leading several large interdisciplinary trials and longitudinal studies focused on fall risk assessment and prevention for at-risk older adults, trajectories of mobility change with aging, and long-term recovery after COVID-19.
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