College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Department of Occupational Therapy
Room 127, 771 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0T6
Current research interests include:
Dr. Gayle Restall is an associate professor at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences and is a registered occupational therapist with a PhD in Community Health Sciences.
Dr. Restall is passionate about involving people who require health services, in their own care, program development, research, and social policy making; exploring the experiences of people living with chronic health conditions in accessing supports and services to participate fully in community life; enabling the uptake of evidence into clinical practice; and facilitating equity in health and health service delivery.
She has been involved in numerous professional and community organizations, most recently, as a board member of the Nine Circles Community Health Centre and the Rehabilitation Centre for Children in Winnipeg, and of Realize, a national organization that fosters positive change for people living with HIV and other episodic disabilities.