Promoting Fitness and Healthy Lifestyles for Everyone

The work conducted in the ProFILE Lab addresses timely research questions around promotion of the health and well-being of children with disabilities and long term conditions. Weight-related issues (including overweight and obesity, physical activity and nutrition) are priority areas of investigation.  Learn more about our Mission.

The ProFILE Lab is part of the Bloorview Research Institute at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, and is led by Dr. Amy McPherson, Scientist at Holland Bloorview and Assistant Professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. If you are interested in learning more about our research projects or to become involved in a study, visit our Research page.

What's new in the Bloorview Research Institute

  • October 14, 2016
    Register now for the 11th annual BRI Symposium!
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  • July 27, 2016
    A decade of propelling bright futures for childhood disability student researchers
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  • June 20, 2016
    Scientist Amy McPherson to speak at upcoming conference on childhood obesity
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