ICDR Executive Team provides support and guidance to the ICDR Groups and ICDR partners on operational and strategic matters.

ICDR Co-Directors

Andrea Duncan, BScOT, MBA, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont)

Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy 
International Entrepreneurship Special Advisor, Office of the Vice President
Co-Director and Director of Education, International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation

Dr. Andrea Duncan is an occupational therapist with an MBA who has worked in a variety of public and private health care settings. Andrea has maintained a core faculty position within the Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy program at the University of Toronto since 2001. Andrea is responsible for teaching MScOT students program development and program evaluation. She has also championed the unique and exciting role emerging fieldwork opportunities for students. Andrea’s research is focused on strategic business development for health care, health care market analysis, disability management, workplace wellness and knowledge translation in role emerging learning environments.

Tim Bressmann, Ph.D

Associate Professor, Department of Speech-Language Pathology, University of Toronto
Cross-Appointed, Department of Dentistry, University of Toronto
Co-Director and Director of Research, International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation

Dr. Tim Bressmann is a faculty member of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology as well as the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at the University of Toronto. His research and teaching  interests focus on structurally related speech and voice disorders. He is particularly interested in speech disorders related to craniofacial syndromes such as cleft palate.

ICDR Strategic Advisor

Christian Noumi, Ph.D

Strategic Advisor, International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation

Research & Evaluation Associate, Future Skills Centre (FSC), Toronto Metropolitan University

Dr. Christian Noumi holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education from the University of Toronto (Canada), a Master’s from the University of Kassel (Germany), and a Bachelor’s and Teacher’s Diploma both from the University of Yaounde 1 (Cameroon). He worked as a high school teacher in Cameroon for several years. With this background, Christian brings his academic and lived experiences of being familiar with a variety of education systems from around the world. Since 2013, Christian has been an active member of the ICDR-Cameroon country group, serving as its vice-chair finance.