Dr. Janice Eng


_DM60317final72dpiDr. Janice Eng is a University Killam Professor and Canada Research Chair in the UBC Department of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia. She studied as an undergraduate at UBC in the combined Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy (PT/OT) program. At the masters level, she studied at the University of Toronto, graduating with an MSc in Biomedical Engineering. Lastly, she completed her doctorate in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Eng also completed her post-doctoral training in Neurophysiology at Simon Fraser University.

Currently, most of Dr. Eng’s time is spent doing research as she is a Canada Research Chair which protects her research time.  Professional CV of Dr. Eng

Dr. Eng’s professional recognition includes:

  • Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Neurological Rehabilitation (2016-)
  • University Killam Professor (2021-), highest honour conferred on a UBC faculty member
  • Honorary Doctorate in Rehabilitation Sciences (2021), Université Laval
  • Jules Rothstein Golden Pen Award, American Physical Therapy Association, 2021, for unique and outstanding contribution to the Physical Therapy journal
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research Foundation grant recipient (2015-2022)
  • Distinguished Lecturer in Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Alberta, 2019
  • Best Original Research Paper of the Year, Spinal Cord Journal, 2018
  • Greene Lecturer in Physical Therapy, Springfield Physical Therapy, USA, 2017
  • Distinguished Medical Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, 2016
  • Award for Excellence in Mentoring Early Career Faculty, Faculty of Medicine, 2010
  • Women of Distinction, YWCA, 2010
  • Jonas Salk Award for Lifetime Achievement for Significant Advancement in Reducing Disability, 2009
  • Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences 2009
  • Senior Scholar, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, 2008-current
  • Scholar, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, 2003-2008
  • New Investigator Award, Canadian Institutes for Health Research, 2003-2008
  • Killam Research Prize, 2006
  • Scholar, BC Health Research Foundation, 1998-2002