Speaker Bios

Speakers Bios


Dr Jacqueline Lovatt Stern

Dr Jacqueline Lovatt Stern is a PGY 3 resident training at the University of Ottawa. She is outgoing chief resident and isa general council representative for the Professional Association of Residents of Ontario (PARO). She completed medical school at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.

Her Physiatry interests so far include Stroke Rehabilitation, EMG and MSK. She has a special interest in Medical Education Research as well as Quality Improvement in the rehabilitation setting, particularly with regards to patient education and communication.


Dr. Gerald Wolff – Physiatrist, The Ottawa Hospital

Dr. Wolff graduated from Queens’ medical school in 2004 and completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Ottawa in 2009. Since 2011 Dr. Wolff has been the Electromyographer for the Ottawa Peripheral Nerve Trauma Clinic. He has been involved with international working groups exploring the utility of nerve transfer surgery in tetraplegics to restore hand function. In 2015 two of his patients became the first tetraplegics in Canada to have nerve transfer surgery.