Carolyn Emery PT PhD

University of Calgary


Carolyn Emery is a physiotherapist and epidemiologist. She is the Associate Dean Research and Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. She holds joint appointments in Pediatrics and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. The focus of her research program is in injury prevention in youth sport and recreation and pediatric rehabilitation, aimed to reduce the public health burden of injury including long-term consequences (e.g. overweight/obesity, post-traumatic osteoarthritis). Dr. Emery holds a Chair in Pediatric Rehabilitation (Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute) and is Co-Chair of the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre (International Olympic Committee) at the University of Calgary. She Co-Leads the Alberta Program in Youth Sport and Recreational Injury Prevention (Alberta Innovates Health Solutions) and Safe to Play Concussion Research Team (Canadian Institutes for Health Research).