Dr. Jill Cameron is an Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Institute in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and an Adjunct Scientist at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. She currently holds Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator and Ministry of Research and Innovation Early Researcher Awards.
Her primary research interest is to understand the experiences and needs of family members who assume the role of informal caregiver for individuals with disability. Dr. Cameron aims to develop timely and relevant programs to assist them with their care-giving activities and pursuit of other valued activities and interests. The ultimate goal of her research is to support families as they transition across care environments with the aim of optimizing life in the community.