Dr. Novak is a Scientist at KITE and an Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto. Dr. Novak's primary research area is mobility and community accessibility in challenging environments and the impact of aging, disability and environmental factors to reduce the risk of falls, improve barrier-free access and support aging-in-place strategies. Dr. Novak is actively involved with current changes to the National Building Code of Canada and Canadian accessibility standards to build an age-friendly, accessible and safe environment.

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Faculty Member, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, University of Toronto
Associate Professor (status only), Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto