Sander Hitzig

Photo of Sander HitzigAssociate Professor, Status Only
Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, St. John’s Rehab


Website: Sunnybrook Research Institute



The focus of Dr. Hitzig’s research is on examining issues associated with aging with a disability, assessing the impact of primary impairments and secondary health conditions on quality of life, and identifying factors that promote health and well-being in the community.

His interests include understanding the role of social networks on health and quality of life outcomes following disability, developing and validating patient-reported outcomes, and evaluating novel technologies and clinical services designed to enhance community living.

School of Graduate Studies

Associate Member

Research Keywords

Rehabilitation; Quality of Life; Community Participation; Outcome Measurement; Chronic Pain; Emotional Well-being