Teresa Liu-Ambrose

Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, PhD, PT, professor, is a physical therapist and a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair at the University of British Columbia, Department of Physical Therapy. She directs the Aging, Mobility and Cognitive Health Laboratory (http://cogmob.rehab.med.ubc.ca) as well as the Vancouver General Hospital’s Falls Prevention Clinic (www.fallsclinic.ca). Dr. Liu-Ambrose is co-director of the Centre for Aging SMART at VCH.

She is leads the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) Data Collection Site at UBC, the CLSA Neuroimaging Working Group, and the CLSA COVID-19 Brain Health Study; she co-leads the CLSA Healthy Brains, Healthy Aging initiative. In the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA), Dr. Liu-Ambrose serves as a Sex and Gender Champion and lead the Exercise Working Group for the Brain Heath Support Group.

Dr. Liu-Ambrose’s research focuses on understanding the role of exercise in promoting cognitive and mobility outcomes in older adults. Her research findings have been implemented into clinical practice, community programs, and international practice guidelines or recommendations to promote healthy aging.

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