Profile of:

Laura Passalent

Laura Passalent obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto in 1995; completed a Masters of Health Science in Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Toronto in 2005, and is a certified Advanced Clinician Practitioner in Arthritis Care. Ms. Passalent is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto, a Clinician Investigator with the Krembil Research Institute and works as a Physiotherapist Practitioner at the Schroeder Arthritis Institute, University Health Network. Her clinical and research focus is on the health service delivery and non-pharmacological management of the spondyloarthritis population.

Full name: Laura Passalent

Current country: Canada

Membership level: Full

Type of membership: Member

Number of publications: 14

Nonspecific Low Back Pain (2022)

Bridging the Gap Between Symptom Onset and Diagnosis in Axial Spondyloarthritis (2022)

Motivators, Barriers, and Opportunity for E-Health to Encourage Physical Activity in Axial Spondyloarthritis: A Qualitative Descriptive Study (2022)

Advancing Early Identification of Axial Spondyloarthritis: An Interobserver Comparison of Extended Role Practitioners and Rheumatologists (2020)

The patient perspective: arthritis care provided by Advanced Clinician Practitioner in Arthritis Care program-trained clinicians (2015)

Analysis of the effect of the oral contraceptive pill on clinical outcomes in women with ankylosing spondylitis (2014)

Geographic information systems (GIS): an emerging method to assess demand and provision for rehabilitation services (2013)

Development, sensibility, and reliability of the Toronto Axial Spondyloarthritis Questionnaire in inflammatory bowel disease (2013)

System integration and clinical utilization of the Advanced Clinician Practitioner in Arthritis Care (ACPAC) Program-Trained Extended Role Practitioners in Ontario: a two-year, system-level evaluation (2013)

Evaluation of perceived collaborative behaviour amongst stakeholders and clinicians of a continuing education programme in arthritis care (2013)

Physiotherapy for ankylosing spondylitis: evidence and application (2011)

The FIM™ as a measure of change in function after discharge from inpatient rehabilitation: a Canadian perspective (2011)

Exercise in ankylosing spondylitis: discrepancies between recommendations and reality (2010)

Wait times for publicly funded outpatient and community physiotherapy and occupational therapy services: implications for the increasing number of persons with chronic conditions in ontario, Canada (2009)