Karen has been a physiotherapist for almost 30 years with a focus on paediatrics specializing in both acute care and rehabilitation. She has held a variety of clinical leadership roles across Canada and a number of leadership positions with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Karen is currently the Vice-Chair of the International Organization of Physical Therapist in Pediatrics (IOPTP). She has experienced as a rehabilitation day program and multidisciplinary clinic coordinator, and as an assistant manager of a hospital wide pediatric rehabilitation program. She has developed, implemented, evaluated, and re-designed rehabilitation programs with a focus on improving access and quality of care for children, youth and their families. Karen combines her leadership responsibilities with teaching and research activities. Karen has also been involved in the development and delivery of rehabilitation curricula for multiple graduate programs across. Karen also recently completed a doctoral degree in Health Science research. Her research interest have focused on better understanding clients and caregiver experiences in the healthcare setting, engaging patients in health service (re)design, knowledge translation, mobilization, and implementation strategies, and exploring and evaluating of novel interdisciplinary models, including virtual practice, to improve access to rehabilitation services.