Directors

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Salim Janmohamed
MBA, B.Sc. OT, CWCE

Salim completed his B.Sc. in occupational therapy in 1998. In 2002, he earned the designation of Certified Work Capacity Evaluator through RMA. He also holds an MBA from the UBC Sauder School of Business (2006). Salim’s clinical expertise includes Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE), Return to Work Rehabilitation (RTW) and Ergonomics. He has been accepted as an expert in FCE and testified before the Supreme Court of BC. Salim has also served as the lead instructor of Vocational Rehabilitation for the UBC Master of OT program since 2010. This module provides foundation training in FCE, RTW and disability prevention. As the Managing Director for Community Therapists, he is responsible for strategic planning and operations.

Linda Hirsekorn Director of Quality Assurance

Linda Hirsekorn
BSR OT

Linda founded CTI in 1989 after over 13 years of experience in the public health sector in long term care and mental health services. Her areas of clinical expertise are life-care planning/cost of future care evaluations, brain injury rehabilitation and home health for clients with orthopedic and catastrophic injuries and limitations. Along with director Sue Reil, Linda developed CTI’s Driver Assessment & Rehabilitation program in 1993. Linda has previously been accepted as an expert in the Supreme Court of British Columbia and in 2008, she was honored by the British Columbia Society of OTs (now CAOT-BC) with the Leadership Award for contributions to the occupational therapy profession in BC.

Sue Reil Director of Clinical Services

Sue Reil
B.Sc. OT

Sue has practiced for over 25 years and prior to joining CTI, she worked in both in-patient and out-patient settings in neurosurgery, psychiatry and orthopaedic services within the public sector. Since joining the practice in 1993, Sue has focused her clinical work in the areas of brain injury and driver rehabilitation. She was a co-developer of the Functional Driving Evaluation protocol with Linda Hirsekorn and leads the Driver Rehab practice at CTI. Sue has served as an Expert Witness in the Supreme Court of BC on driving-related human rights cases and since 2003 has been retained by ICBC to provide consultation to the ICBC Driver Training & Certification program and Regulated Driver Programs with respect to certification of disabled driving instructors. She has co-published 2 research articles on the use of VR technology in driving evaluation and regularly speaks on Driver Rehabilitation at conferences and fee payer education seminars. She has also served as the lead instructor for the Driver Rehabilitation module for the Master of Occupational Therapy program at UBC.

 
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