Chair Holder: Dr. Alex Mihailidis
Barbara G. Stymiest Chair in Rehabilitation Technology Research
Supporting the development of innovative technologies and modifications to the environment that help people with disabilities manage more effectively, this Chair was made possible by donors to Everything Humanly Possible: The Campaign for Toronto Rehab.

Dr. Mihailidis is Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto with a cross appointment to the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Computer Science. He has been conducting research in the field of pervasive computing and intelligent systems in health, specifically focused on the development of intelligent home systems for elder care and wellness, technology for children with autism, and adaptive tools for nurses and clinical applications. Dr. Mihailidis is also Joint Scientific Director of AGE-WELL, the first Canadian network of researchers, community stakeholders and industry partners that will develop and commercialize new technology to keep older adults in their homes safely and longer. A biomedical engineer by training, Dr. Mihailidis holds a PhD in Biomedical/Rehabilitation Engineering from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. 
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