Caitlin McArthur

Caitlin McArthur, PhD, MScPT

Dalhousie University

Supervisor:

CFN Summer Student Award Recipient 2021 — Niousha Alizadehsaravi

Dr. McArthur is an assistant professor in the School of Physiotherapy at Dalhousie University. Dr. McArthur’s research focuses on improving the effectiveness of and access to rehabilitation for people living with chronic health conditions across the continuum of care, particularly home and long-term care. She is interested in fall and fracture prevention and improving functional mobility. With a passion to improve mobility and quality of life of clinically complex older adults, Dr. McArthur is a lead instructor of the continuing education course Bone Fit™ hosted by Osteoporosis Canada which teaches exercise professionals about safe movements, physical activity, and exercise for people with osteoporosis (www.bonefit.ca). Dr. McArthur is also an interRAI fellow (www.interrai.org). Read more about her research here.