Townson, Andrea, MD, FRCPC
Dr. Andrea Townson is a Clinical Associate Professor and Head of the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UBC. She obtained her medical degree at Queen’s University and held a rotating internship at the University of Calgary. She completed her residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UBC. Dr. Townson is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and is a certificant of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. In addition, she holds subspecialty certification in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
She is the medical site lead for GF Strong Rehab Centre and an attending physician on the spinal cord injury rehabilitation program at GF Strong Rehab Centre. Her research interests include spinal cord injury, high tetraplegia, ventilator dependency and fatigue.