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The requirement to wear a mask at Holland Bloorview for all members of the team, clients and families will not be changing for the foreseeable future. See our statement for more information.

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Dr. Karolina Urban


Karolina is the Vice President of Medical Programs at Avicanna and is responsible for managing and developing research and clinical partnerships. Prior to Avicanna, Karolina consulted and conducting due diligence on potential investments and supported portfolio companies. Karolina has MSc in Neurosciences from the University of Calgary and PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences and Neurosciences at the University of Toronto with expertise in neuroimaging and brain injury. She is a former professional hockey player winning the Clarkson Cup Champion in 2018 in the Canadian Women Professional Hockey League and finishing top ten all time in points as an Academic All Canadian and captain for 3 years during her varsity hockey career at the University of Toronto. Karolina was fortunate to complete her PhD within the Bloorview Research Institute and experience first-hand the impact that Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab has on its clients.