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Parminder Flora

Registered Kinesiologist, Research Associate

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Dr. Parminder Flora, RKin., Ph.D. is a Research Associate working with Dr. Arlene Astell, Ontario Shores Research Chair in Dementia Wellbeing. She is also a Registered Kinesiologist with the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario. Dr. Flora currently oversees technology-related projects targeting people with dementia and mild cognitive impairment at Ontario Shores.

Prior to coming to Ontario Shores Dr. Flora worked at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (University Health Network) and Stella’s Place in Toronto, where she assisted in the development, implementation, and evaluation of several web-based self-management interventions. 

Dr. Flora is a behavioural sciences researcher specializing in chronic disease management, health/exercise promotion, and technology-based interventions. She has over 10 years of experience developing theory-driven interventions for various symptomatic and aymptomatic populations.