Dr. Mark Bayley is a specialist physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Bayley is currently the Medical Director of the Brain and Spinal Cord rehabilitation Program at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute of the University Health Network (UHN). He is currently an Associate Professor at University of Toronto. He is the holder of the Saunderson Chair in Brain Injury Research. He is also appointed as a Clinician Scientist at the KITE Research Institute at UHN and associate scientist at the Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and the Heart and Stroke Foundation Center for Stroke Recovery.
Dr. Bayley has research interests in: Outcome Measurement, Health System efficiency, and Rehabilitation of Acquired Brain Injury, Stroke and Multiple Sclerosis. He has a strong interest in the field of knowledge translation i.e. how the best evidence can be implemented into practice and how to measure its uptake by clinicians. He is one of authors of the Evidence Based review of the Acquired Brain injury Rehabilitation (www.abiebr.ca) He is also one of the Principle investigators the Ontario Neuro Trauma Foundation Acquired Brain injury Knowledge Uptake Strategy ( ABIKUS), the ONF-INESS best practice guidelines and one of the lead authors the INCOG-International Cognitive rehabilitation guidelines. He is co-author of the Best Practices the Best Practice Guidelines for the Management of Persistent Symptoms after Mild Traumatic Brain injury. He ha been involved in the development of a novel rapd access concussion clinic at UHN-Toronto Rehab known as the Hull-Ellis Concussion Care clinic that aims to better understand the process of recovery in mild traumatic brain injury.