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Dr. Barbara Gibson

Associate Member


Barbara is a Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto and a Senior Scientist at the Bloorview Research Institute at the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Toronto, Canada. She holds the Bloorview Kids Foundation Chair in Childhood Disability Studies. Barbara is a physical therapist and bioethicist whose research investigates how social, cultural, and institutional practices intersect in producing health, inclusion/exclusion, and identity with disabled children and youth. The work is interdisciplinary and intersectional; drawing upon sociological studies of health, bioethics, posthuman scholarship, and critical disability studies. Barbara is an Academic Fellow at the Centre for Critical Qualitative Health Research and a Member of the Joint Centre for Bioethics at the University of Toronto. 

Areas of Focus

Critical Disability and Rehabilitation Studies