Canada 2018: Cary A. Brown / University of Alberta

Delegate: Cary A. Brown

Affiliations: Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta

Short Bio: Dr. Brown practiced as an occupational therapist and department manager in Canada and Saudi Arabia and has held academic appointments in Canada and the UK. She is currently a professor in the Occupational Therapy Department at the University of Alberta. Her research program includes environmental modification for sleep deficiency, knowledge translation, and chronic pain. Cary regularly provides sleep education workshops to diverse groups and co-authored/co-edited the book An Occupational Therapist’s Guide to Sleep and Sleep Problems. She presents regularly at national and international conferences and received the Canadian Pain Society – Pain Awareness Award for her work in the area of knowledge translation.

Activity: Sleep Share 2018
Sleep Share will include short presentations from researchers and students spanning the spectrum of sleep – physiology, social context, sleep and pain, innovations to improve sleep, the sleep of students on campus… and more.

Location: Corbett Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

Date of Activity: March 16, 2018

Submitted By: Cary Brown, PhD and Professor