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Marina B. Wasilewski, PhD


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
St. John's Rehab
285 Cummer Ave., Room B1 14
Toronto, ON
M2M 2G1

Phone: 416-226-6780, ext. 57957


  • B.Sc. (Hons), 2009, human biology & philosophy, University of Toronto, Canada
  • MSc, 2012, rehabilitation sciences, U of T, Canada
  • PhD, 2016, rehabilitation sciences, U of T, Canada

Appointments and Affiliations:

Research Foci:

  • Rehabilitation
  • Caregiving
  • Peer support
  • Digital innovation
  • Aging/gerontology

Research Summary:

Dr. Wasilewski’s program of research is focused on optimizing the health and wellbeing of patients and families using social and peer support strategies in the hospital, and as they transition back into the community. Dr. Wasilewski has also championed the use of social media—specifically, Twitter—in academic research and higher education.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed (Wasilewski) (Bastawrous).