Evaluating the effects of various physical therapies (eg. electrical stimulation (Estim)) on healing of chronic wounds.
Development & validation of wound assessment tools
Reducing secondary complications in people living with spinal cord injury (SCI).
Safe and effective use of electrophysical agents (ultrasound, Estim, laser) in Physiotherapy
Development and implementation of Best Practice guidelines
Learning via alternate delivery methods (online learning)
Canadian Association of Wound Care – Founding member of Board of Directors
Cochrane Reviewer: Wounds Group
Wound Assessment and Principles
Canadian Wound Care Leader: Canadian Association of Wound Care, 2011
Master, American Professional Wound Care Association, 2010
Faculty Scholar: Western University, 2009
Licensed Physical Therapist, College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
Lala D, Spaulding S, Burke SM & Houghton P. (2015). Electrical stimulation therapy for the treatment of pressure ulcers among individuals with spinal cord injury: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Wound Journal, [Online View, pp. 1-13]. doi: 10.1111/iwj.12446