Julie Vaughan-Graham

Dr. Julie Vaughan-Graham PT, PhD; graduated from St. Thomas’ Hospital, London, England in 1986.  Julie has worked in the area of neurorehabilitation since 1988, and has a special interest in the rehabilitation of the incomplete spinal cord injured individual.  Julie emigrated to Toronto in 1991, initially taking a position at Lyndhurst, Spinal Cord Injury Centre, and then later opening her own private community neurorehabilitation practice, Physio-Logic, in Toronto in 1993.

Julie qualified as an IBITA Bobath Instructor in 2000, and as an Advanced IBITA Bobath Instructor in 2008.  Julie graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University, UK in May 2010 with a distinction for her M.Sc. dissertation.

Julie completed her doctoral studies with the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at the University of Toronto in August 2016 investigating the clinical reasoning process of expert neurological physitotherapists.  Her doctoral thesis was accepted ‘As Is’.  Julie has authored and co-authored a number of peer review publications and has presented her research at national and international conferences.

Julie holds a Scientific Associate position with the Research Mobility Team at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network, and an Adjunct Lecturer with the Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto.

Julie maintains a clinical caseload at Physio-Logic in Toronto treating a range of neurolgical diagnoses, and provides one on one clinical mentorship on a consult basis to physiotherapists and occupational therapists.  She instructs post-graduate clinical Bobath courses across Canada and internationally.

Julie lives in Toronto, with her husband and two children.