Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
Dr. Jennifer Campos is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto and the Associate Academic Director at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
Her research focuses on enhancing safe mobility during walking and driving under realistic and challenging conditions. This includes understanding how age-related sensory impairments (e.g. vision, hearing) and cognitive impairments can increase the risk of falls and vehicle collisions (e.g. in healthy older adults, those with hearing loss, dementia).
She makes extensive use of virtual reality and simulation technologies to a) carefully recreate real world conditions, thereby ensuring the generalizability of research outcomes to real world applications and b) adapt these technologies as powerful and novel tools for training and rehabilitation interventions. Dr. Campos is also the Director of the iDAPT Young Innovators youth outreach program.