Katrine Sauvé-Schenk


Katrine Sauvé-Schenk
Assistant Professor

2019 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Organization of health services, Institut du Savoir Montfort
2018 PhD Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ottawa
2009 MPH Masters of Public Health, Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg (HAW)/ Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany)
2003 BSc Specialization in Occupational Therapy, University of Ottawa

Room: 3013 Roger Guindon Hall
Bureau: 613-562-5800 ext. 7278
Email: ksauvesc@uottawa.ca

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Katrine Sauvé-Schenk is a registered Occupational Therapist since 2003. In this role, she has had the opportunity to gain experience working with clients in both the public and private practice settings, in acute care, rehabilitation and community services. Katrine obtained her master’s in public health from the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany) in 2009, her PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Ottawa in 2018 and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in organization of health services with the Institut du Savoir Montfort and the Telfer School of Management in 2019. She is currently assistant professor in the School of Rehabilitation Sciences.

Through her research, Katrine aims to understand the influence of social determinants of health on rehabilitation, and to find solutions that will reduce the resulting health inequities. Her research currently focuses on the influence of income, housing and linguistic minority status. 

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