PhD., M.Sc., B.Sc.PT, CAFCI, Diploma Sports Physiotherapy
A graduate of Queens University in Kingston, Ontario with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy, she subsequently completed a post-graduate Diploma in Sport Physiotherapy and is certified to practice acupuncture by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute.
In 2007, Nancy completed a Masters of Science degree at the University of Toronto. She is presently a Doctoral student at Western University, London. Her research interests include sport, disability, media and intersections of sport medicine and physical impairment.
Nancy has worked extensively with athletes of all ages and skill levels and has been a proud member of the Health Sciences Team (HST) for numerous Canada Summer and Winter Games, Pan American Games, and other World Championships hosted around the globe. She is a veteran of the HST of four Paralympic Games, and served as Chief Therapist for Canada at the 2002 Paralympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah, the 2006 Paralympics in Torino, Italy, the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing, China, and most recently for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, England. In 2011, Nancy was selected by the Canadian Olympic Committee as Chief Therapist for Team Canada at the 2011 Pam Am Games in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Nancy is a spokesperson for Changing Minds, Changing Lives (CMCL), a program of the Canadian Paralympic Committee that educates healthcare professionals and the broader community regarding the benefits of sport for persons with a disability.
In 2012, Nancy was selected a Difference Maker in her community as part of the Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay. Nancy also received a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her contribution to the Paralympic movement in Canada.
Nancy is a passionate advocate of sport and recreation opportunities for people of all abilities. Nancy enjoys golf, alpine skiing, cycling, travel and most of all her children, Marshall and Bayley.