Current Trainees & Staff

Dr. Eng has had the pleasure of directly supervising over 20 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows from backgrounds in physical therapy, psychology, kinesiology, engineering, neuroscience, occupational therapy and medicine. Her trainees undertake research projects related to mechanisms, clinical trials, or knowledge translation within neurological rehabilitation. All trainees have the opportunity to become familiar with ongoing research in the lab. If you are interested in trainee opportunities in the Neurorehab Research Program, please see information on the page entitled “Join the Lab”.



  Post-doctoral Fellows or Senior Fellows

  • Adebimpe Obembe, PT, PhD
  • Brodie Sakakibara, PhD
  • Louise Connell, PT, PhD
  • Marie-Louise, PT, PhD

  Doctoral Students

  • Beena Parappilly, BSc (Nursing), MSc (Nursing), PhD (candidate)
  • Lisa Simpson, BASc (Mech Eng), OT, PhD (candidate)
  • Riley Louie, PT, PhD (candidate)
  • Shannon Lim, MSc (Kinesiology), MPT/PhD (candidate)
  • Tara Klassen, PT, PhD (candidate)






  • Chihya Hung, BScPT, MScPT
  • Christina Cassady, MScPT
  • Leena Chau, MSc (SPPH)
  • Mary Ellen Johnson, MA
  • Matthew Querée, M.App.Psych
  • Moira McPeake, BScPT
  • Nichola O’Ceallaigh, BScPT

Work-learn Students

  • Alyssa Chan
  • Chelsea Chua
  • John Zhu
  • Kristin Mow
  • Marzena Zhao
  • Savanna Rowe
  • Vanessa Mok