College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Department of Physical Therapy
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0T6
Manitoba Centre for Nursing and Health Research
Qualitative research group
Dr. Pamela (Pam) Wener is an associate professor, College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences. She is also the current Director of the Applied Health Sciences PhD program, a collaboration between the College of Rehabilitation Sciences and the Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management. She joined the faculty full time in 1991.
Her current teaching, research, and service interests focus on interprofessional collaboration in practice and education, client-centredness, and primary care.
She has published over the 40 manuscripts in national and international journals and provided 100 national and international presentations.
Dr. Wener has sat on many professional committees at both the local and national levels including the Association of Canadian Occupational Therapy University Programs, the Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation.
She is currently on the research grants review committee for the Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation and is the co-chair of the Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative Interprofessional Collaboration Competency Framework working group who have been asked to review and revise the competencies.
She has always been very active in the community and currently serves as the vice-president and incoming president for Gaining Resources Our Way, a community-based program that provides opportunities for community engagement for young adults with intellectual and social disabilities.
Dr. Wener completed her PhD at the University of Manitoba, her thesis focused on how health professionals develop relationships amongst themselves to deliver primary mental health care.