Janet Njelesani, PhD, OT

Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

Education

  • PhD University of Toronto, Global Health & Rehabilitation Science
  • MClinSci University of Western Ontario, Occupational Therapy
  • BS Dalhousie University, Kinesiology

Research Interests

  • How the fields of occupational therapy, global health, and international development intersect to mediate participation in occupations for persons with disabilities

Grants and Awards

  • 2017: The landscape of child disability in Rwanda funded by UNICEF. $320,000.
  • 2013: University of Toronto Teaching Award
  • 2013: CIHR Travel Award
  • 2012: University of Toronto School of Graduate Studies Conference Grant
  • 2012: Canadian Society of Occupational Therapists Student Scholarship
  • 2011: Ontario HIV Research Conference Travel and Registration Scholarship
  • 2011: University of Toronto School of Graduate Studies Conference Grant
  • 2011: Mary Gertrude l’Anson Scholarship
  • 2011: University of Toronto Fellowship
  • 2010: University of Toronto Fellowship
  • 2010: Ontario International Education Opportunity Scholarship
  • 2010: Government of Ontario Patty Rigby Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology
  • 2009: University of Toronto Fellowship
  • 2009: University of Toronto Sir Joseph Flavelle Fellowship
  • 2008: University of Toronto Gwen Bell Award
  • 2008: University of Toronto Fellowship
  • 2002: University of Western Ontario School of Occupational Therapy Bursary

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