Ada Tang, PT, PhD, MSc
2015 Catalyst Grant Program — An ounce of prevention: intensive resistance training to optimize health in pre-frail older adults (CAT 2015-19)
Dr. Ada Tang is a Physical Therapist and Assistant Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University. She is also an Associate Member of the Heart and Stroke Foundation Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery and a Clinician-Scientist for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. In 2005, she received her Master of Science in Rehabilitation Science, and in 2010 obtained her PhD in Medical Science, both at the University of Toronto. Following completion of her PhD, Dr. Tang relocated to Vancouver, B.C. for post-doctoral training in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia. Her area of research interest focuses on the impact of exercise on cardiovascular health in people with stroke and other neurological conditions, with an aim to establish effective strategies for primary and secondary prevention of stroke and cardiovascular events in people with neurological conditions.