Laura Graham, PhD

Laura Graham

Assistant Professor

Room 1442, Elborn College
519 661-2111 x88935
lgraha29@uwo.ca

Education

  • MPT, PhD (Western)
  • BKIH (Acadia)

Academic Appointments

  • MPT Program Chair

Research Interests

  • Intervention for persistent symptoms post-concussion/mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI)
  • Self-management promotion for mTBI

Additional Information

Featured Projects

  • Activity planning and pacing web app for persistent post-mTBI symptom self-management
  • BrainEx90: A combined physiotherapy and occupational therapy intervention for adults with persistent symptoms post-concussion/mTBI.
  • Concussion/mTBI self-management education web pages: www.sjhc.london.on.ca/concussion-mtbi

Recent Publications

  • Kleiner M, Wong L, Dube A, Wnuk K, Hunter SW, Graham L (2017) Dual-task Assessment Protocols in Concussion Assessment: A systematic review. JOSPT. 2017, 48(2): 87-103
  • Muir-Hunter SM, Graham L, Montero Odasso M. Reliability of the Berg Balance Scale as a clinical measure of balance in community-dwelling older adults with moderate Alzheimer’s disease: A pilot study. Physiother Can. 2015, 67(3): 255-62.
  • Graham L, Connelly D. “Any movement at all is exercise”: A focused ethnography of rural community dwelling older adults’ perceptions and experiences of exercise as self-care. Physiother Can. 2013, 65(4): 333-41.

Research Affiliations

Teaching Areas

  • Physiotherapy Foundations: clinical skills, theory and science
  • Rehabilitation of neurological and complex chronic conditions
  • Vision rehabilitation post-concussion/mTBI

Awards

  • Teaching Award, School of Physical Thereapy, Western University, 2017
  • Nan Phillipson Award for Excellence in Teaching Assistants, Western University, 2013

Professional Activities

  • Member, College of Physiotherapists of Ontario