Dr. Linda Norton, M.Sc.CH, PhD, OT Reg.(ONT), is an Occupational Therapist who is passionate about the provision of appropriate seating and mobility equipment. She developed her seating and mobility expertise running a seating clinic for clients with complex needs for over 12 years. It is her diverse experience in various settings including hospital, community and industry; and experience in various roles including clinician, educator, manager and researcher that give Linda a unique perspective.
Wound prevention and management are also Linda’s passions. She has completed the International Interprofessional Wound Care Course, a Master’s in Community Health focusing on pressure injury prevention and a PhD in Occupational Science focusing on chronic wounds. Her research focused on how health care providers identify and address lifestyle factors for clients with chronic wounds.
Linda is a co-director and faculty member of the International Interprofessional Wound Care Course accredited by the University of Toronto and is a faculty member of the Advanced Health Care Practice – Wound Healing program at Western University. Linda regularly presents workshops and webinars across Canada and is the Manager, Learning and Development for Motion.