Levin, Mindy F.

Levin, Mindy F.
Country
Canada
Bio
Dr. Levin is a physiotherapist (McGill University) who specialized in sports medicine and neurological rehabilitation. She holds a BSc(PT) (McGill 1976), an MSc in Clinical Sciences (University of Montréal 1985) and a PhD in Physiology (McGill 1990). Until 2004, Dr. Levin was researcher and professor in the School of Rehabilitation at the University of Montréal, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in electrotherapy and neurology. She served as Research Director at the Rehabilitation Institute of Montreal (1997-2001) and was a Research Scholar of the Quebec Health Research Fund (1992-2004). Dr. Levin was Physical Therapy Program Director at McGill’s School of Physical and Occupational Therapy (2004-2008) and holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Motor Recovery and Rehabilitation (2005-2019). Past-President of International Society of Motor Control (2005-2008) and International Society for Virtual Rehabilitation (2015-2017), she is currently a Board member on both as well as the International Neurological Physiotherapy Association of WCPT. She is editor of the journal “Motor Control”. She has over 160 peer-reviewed publications. Her research focuses on elucidating mechanisms underlying sensorimotor deficits and their recovery in patients with CNS lesions. Amongst her research methodologies are new technologies such as virtual reality and robotics.