Sue Peters, PhD


Assistant Professor 
(beginning July 1, 2021)


  • BA - Kinesiology, MPT (Western University)
  • PhD (University of British Columbia)

Supervising Graduate Students

  • Yes

Research Interests

  • Neuroscience of how the brain controls mobility
  • Physiological mechanisms of neurorehabilitation
  • Neuroimaging and neuroplasticity
  • Personalized mobility rehabilitation

Additional Information

Recent Publications

A comprehensive list of publications is available through Google Scholar.

Research Affiliations

  • Gray Centre for Mobility and Activity (Parkwood Institute)
  • Brain and Mind Institute (Western University)
  • Rehabilitation Research Lab: GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre (BC)

Teaching Areas

  • Neuroscience
  • Neurorehabilitation


  • Canadian Institutes for Health Research (Fellowship: 2019-2021)
  • Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (Fellowship: 2019-2021)
  • Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia Promising Young Professional (2015)

Professional Activities

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research Graduate Studies Reviewer (2020, 2021)
  • Canadian Physiotherapy Association member (2007-present)