Keynote Speaker

Prof Sherry Grace

Faculty of Health

York University , Canada

Prof Sherry Grace holds her primary appointment as a Full Professor in the Faculty of Health at the York University. She is also appointed by the University Health Network, University of Toronto, as their Senior Scientist with Toronto Rehabilitation Institute’s Cardiovascular Rehabilitation & Prevention Programme and is the Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation Research with the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre.

Prof Grace researches on optimising post-acute cardiovascular care globally, as well as the outcomes (including mental health). She has published more than 230 papers and has authored clinical practice guidelines internationally. She led the development of the Canadian quality indicators for cardiac rehabilitation, as well as policy positions on systematic referral and utilisation interventions.

Prof Grace has earned awards from the American and Canadian Associations of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, among other societies and has worked with the World Health Organization. She was instrumental in the development of the International Council on Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation and has been serving on the Executive Board since its inception.