Dr Julia Schmidt’s research focuses on improving everyday life for people after brain injury through investigation of neurological and cognitive-psychological impact of brain injury to determine effective individualized interventions.
Dr Schmidt is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of British Columbia. She completed her BSc(OT) at the University of Alberta. Her PhD was obtained from the University of Queensland, Australia, with a focus on the efficacy of cognitive interventions for people with traumatic brain injuries. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Brain Behaviour Lab at the University of British Columbia, investigating the neurophysiological differences in children with a concussion compared to children with no concussion history.