Richmond

Alex Li

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Alex graduated in 2017 from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor in Kinesiology. He joined the JR Rehab team in September 2017. Alex has gained a lot of experience volunteering as a Rehab Assistant with a diverse mix of individuals which include people with concussion, people with disabilities, and seniors. He is most passionate about the topic of concussion and continues to expand his knowledge in this area. Alex strongly believes that every individual is unique and thus, should be given a personalized rehab program that is tailored to his or her specific needs and abilities.

Alex is interested in participating in all activities that keeps him physically active, but especially enjoys playing basketball. He is also a NBA and NHL fanatic. In addition to English, Alex also speaks Cantonese.

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Andrew Wong

Type: Occupational Therapists

JR Rehab Community Based Return to Work Coordinator

Andrew completed his undergraduate degree in Cellular Biology and Genetics at the University of British Columbia and his Masters in Occupational Therapy at the University of Western Ontario. Andrew started his OT career working on a multidisciplinary team helping clients with orthopedic injuries and chronic pain overcome physical and psychosocial barriers to return to work. Having worked on a multidisciplinary team has helped him recognized the importance of taking a holistic approach in recognizing each individual client needs. Andrew is motivated in helping clients recognize their rehab potential and returning to meaningful occupations in all facets of their lives. When he is not working, Andrew stays active going to the gym and playing ice hockey.

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Ashley Huff

Type: Occupational Therapists

Ashley received her undergraduate degree, where she majored in Kinesiology, and her Master of Occupational Therapy from the University of British Columbia. Ashley is passionate about using evidence-based interventions to enable clients to engage in occupations that are meaningful to them. Her philosophy on rehabilitation is centered on the belief that all clients have the potential for recovery. When Ashley’s not working you can find her running, cooking, or exploring the local mountains surrounding Vancouver.

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Denny Choi

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Denny graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Active Health and Rehabilitation from Simon Fraser University. He has gained experience in working with all ages from children to seniors providing gross motor improvement, exercise programs, and injury management. When not working, Denny enjoys being outdoors exploring the nearest mountain or indoors catching up on the latest TV show and movie. In addition to English, Denny also speaks Cantonese.

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Deo Madrazo

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Deo graduated with a Bachelor in Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia. He joined the JR Rehab team in August 2016. His primary region covered is the Vancouver area. Deo’s previous experience includes his time as an exercise leader for older adults with the UBC GOAL Exercise Program. He also spent time leading and developing physical activity programming for youth and adolescents. His experiences, passion for exercise and physical activity, and lifelong participation in team sports, have been the catalyst for his career in active rehabilitation. Deo relishes all aspects of rehabilitation, ranging from resistance training, fitness programs, and aqua therapy. He believes in a client centered approach and co-involvement between the client and the health professional. Deo is constantly learning new techniques and continuing his education in active rehabilitation science to further benefit his clients. During his spare time, you can find Deo playing basketball, football, golf, tennis, cycling and snowboarding.

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Emily Ferguson

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Emily graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2018 with a Bachelor of Kinesiology and joined the JR team in June 2018. During her time at UBC, Emily focused on neuroanatomy, physiology, adapted physical activity, healthy policy, and program development. With a background in competitive swimming and coaching, Emily understands the physical and psychological aspects of athletics, and overall fitness. Emily enjoys expanding her knowledge base both inside the classroom and out, and is always looking for opportunities to put her skills and knowledge to use to help educate others. She understands the importance of client involvement during the rehab process and strives to integrate her clients’ needs and goals into program planning as much as possible. In her spare time, Emily enjoys yoga, swimming, walking her dog, and trying new things.

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Emmeline Chang

Type: Occupational Therapists

Emmeline has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of British Columbia. She went on to pursue Occupational Therapy, which she completed from the University of Western Ontario with a Master’s degree in 2007. Emmeline has a diverse clinical background in orthopaedics and trauma, neurology, return to work services, gerontology, skin integrity management, and mental health. Her special interests are education, cognitive rehabilitation, brain injury, chronic pain management, vocational rehabilitation, as well as home health and accessibility. She has years of experience working in both the public and private sector.

Emmeline values continuing education and evidenced-based practice. As a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, Emmeline enjoys teaching students in their fieldwork placements and inspiring them to become excellent therapists. She was awarded a Certificate of Preceptor Recognition to recognize Emmeline’s commitment and contribution to supporting students and new staff while she worked at Vancouver Coastal Health for many years. Outside of work, Emmeline thrives on being outdoors. You can find her hiking, jogging, snowshoeing, travelling, and photographing scenic areas.

 

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Grace Fong

Type: Occupational Therapists

Mainland OT Team Manager

JR Rehab Work Ability Evaluation and WSBC Coordinator

After completing her undergraduate degree at the University of British Columbia, Grace attended Queen’s University where she acquired her Master’s in Occupational Therapy.  Grace specializes in cognitive rehab, coaching, assistive technology, return to work, and home and community re-integration. She takes a special interest in low vision rehab and incorporating interdisciplinary collaboration into her work.  When she’s not at work, she enjoys baking, hiking and biking.

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Grace Fong

Gurinder Dosanjh

Type: Rehab Assistants & Kinesiologists

Gurinder graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor in Kinesiology in 2015. He joined the JR Rehab team in February 2016. He enjoys all aspects of rehabilitation varying form gym based programs to aqua therapy. He enjoys prescribing and directing specific exercise programs in the pursuit of helping a client reach their goals. He believes in constantly learning and bettering himself so aspires to learn about new treatment methods and philosophies to further aide his clients. Some of his interests include playing sports, hiking, jogging and reading.

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Jordan Landy

Type: Occupational Therapists

Ergonomic Services Coordinator

Initially trained as a paramedic, Jordan’s passion for the health industry developed into a focus on Occupational Therapy while working as a Case Manager for a workers compensation insurance agency in Australia. After graduating with a Bachelor in Occupational Therapy from the University of Queensland, Jordan relocated to practice in his home province and has since enjoyed working within both the public and private sectors. During his time with the Fraser Health Authority, Vancouver Coastal Health (GF Strong) and as an Occupational Therapist for a private firm based in the Fraser Valley, Jordan’s commitment and passion to the industry has grown to help clients across a diverse population including surgical, cardiac, geriatric, orthopedic, acquired brain and spinal cord injuries.

Outside work hours, Jordan enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, hockey, writing and playing the guitar.

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