Susan Baptiste

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Susan Baptiste, MSc, OT(C)

McMaster University

Principal Investigator:

2013 Knowledge Synthesis Grant — A Scoping Review Determining the Current and Future Role of Occupational Therapy in the ICU (KS 2013-13)

Sue Baptiste is a full Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Science, Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University, with an associate appointment in the Department of Psychiatry. Professor Baptiste completed her professional program in occupational therapy in England and immigrated to Canada shortly after graduation to obtain her Masters of Health Sciences in Health Care Practice from McMaster University. She served as President of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists from 2010 to 2012, and is currently a Vice President of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists for a four year term that commenced June 2012. Professor Baptiste is known particularly for her work as a member of a team that developed the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM), an outcome measure used in over 35 countries and translated into 24 languages. Professor Baptiste is engaged in research exploring and developing innovative service models for helping older adults live well for longer in their homes and the community and the inter-professional roles and relationships that support such initiatives.