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Christine Guptill, PhD, MSc(OT), BSc, BMus

Assistant Professor

Rehabilitation Medicine

Occupational Therapy

About Me


  • CAOT Research Fellow, 2013-14
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship - McMaster University/ Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St. Joseph’s Healthcare, London, ON, 2010-13
  • PhD, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Western University, 2010
  • MS (Occupational Therapy), Western Michigan University, 2000
  • BSc Biology, Western University, 1996
  • BMus (oboe performance), Western University, 1995

Clinical Experience

  • Adult home care, VHA Rehab Solutions
  • Motor vehicle insurance examinations, DMA Rehability and Southwestern Rehab Assessments
  • Occupational Health & Safety Services, London Health Sciences Centre
  • Hand & Upper Limb Centre, St. Joseph’s Healthcare
  • School Health Support Services, Pathways Centre for Children

Dr. Christine Guptill received her occupational therapy training at Western Michigan University, and her PhD at Western University in Rehabilitation Sciences. She holds a Status Only appointment at the University of Toronto’s Music and Health Research Collaboratory. Dr. Guptill is Chair of Education for the Performing Arts Medicine Association. She was a founding member of the Health Advisory Team at National Youth Orchestra Canada (NYOC) in 2007, and provided primary care occupational therapy to the orchestra from 2011 to 2015. In 2012, she was honoured to receive a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of her work at NYOC. In 2013-14, Christine was the Research Fellow at the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists. In her spare time, she performs as a freelance oboist.