KinesiologyWestern Health Sciences

Rob Petrella, PhD

Rob Petrella

School of Kinesiology

Parkwood Hospital, Suite B3002
519 685-4292 x42983



  • BSc Hons., PhD (Western University)
  • MSc, MD (Calgary)
  • FACSM (American College of Sports Medicine)
  • FLFP (College of Family Physicians of Canada)

Academic Appointments

  • Beryl & Richard Ivey Research Chair: Aging, Rehabilitation & Geriatric Care
  • Medical Director, Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging
  • Departments of Family Medicine, Medicine (Division of Cardiology), Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Supervising Graduate Students

  • Yes

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