Dr. Mark Bayley

External Research Associate University of Regina Key Interests: best practice, knowledge translation, models of rehabilitation, and rehabilitation outcomes.

Dr. Mark Bayley is the Medical Director of the Neuro Rehabilitation Program at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Currently, he is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Bayley has published and lectured extensively in his areas of research. He received his MD from Queen’s University in Kingston, and holds a Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is a Clinician Scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and an Associate Scientist at the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario Center for Stroke Recovery. Dr. Bayley’s research interests include: rehabilitation of acquired brain injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis, neurological pharmacology and functional outcome measurement after rehabilitation.

Dr. Bayley and his colleagues are one of the first groups to study how to implement best practices in rehabilitation after stroke and acquired brain injury. The studies’ primary aims are to determine the most effective components of rehabilitation, and to investigate the best approach in translating evidence-based recommendations into standard practice that is: i) responsive to the needs of clients; ii) improves patient outcomes; iii) cost-effective.