Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose
Research Director, Falls Prevention Clinic
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, UBC
Dr. Liu-Ambrose’s research laboratory, The Aging, Mobility and Cognitive Function Lab, focuses on defining the role of exercise to promote healthy aging and prevent cognitive and functional decline among seniors.
Currently, she is conducting two randomized controlled trials among seniors at risk for dementia to determine the effect of exercise on cognitive performance, brain function as measured by functional MRI, and physical function.
Dr. Liu-Ambrose works collaboratively with faculty in Psychology, Family Practice, Geriatric Medicine, and Health Care and Epidemiology.
Dr. Liu-Ambrose is an investigator with the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility and the Brain Research Centre. Her areas of methodological expertise include randomized controlled trials, exercise prescription for seniors, falls prevention, and neuropsychological assessments.
For more information on The Aging, Mobility and Cognitive Function Lab, please visit their website at http://cogmob.rehab.med.ubc.ca.