Welcoming Dr Sarah Munce, MSc, PhD, as the Editor-in-Chief for JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies

JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies and JMIR Publications are delighted to announce and welcome Dr Sarah Munce, MSc, PhD as Editor-in-Chief for JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies. 

Dr Sarah Munce, PhD is a health services research and implementation scientist at the KITE Research Institute, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute-University Health Network. She is also an Assistant Professor (status) in the Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy with cross-appointments at the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute (RSI), and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME) at the University of Toronto. Sarah is the former Membership Chair for the Mixed Methods International Research Association (MMIRA). She completed her PhD in Health Services Research-Outcomes and Evaluation with a Knowledge Translation specialization designation from the IHPME at the University of Toronto in 2014. She completed her post-doctoral training at the KITE Research Institute specializing in mixed methods research and implementation science in the rehabilitation context. 

Dr Munce’s program of research relates to the development, implementation, and evaluation of online transitional care interventions (e.g., peer support, self-management, peer navigation) for individuals with complex needs and their family members. She uses mixed methods, implementation science, co-design, and integrated knowledge translation/patient engagement approaches to carry out this research program. Dr. Munce has served as an Academic Editor and Guest Editor at two other journals before she joined JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies as the new Editor-in-Chief. She looks forward to working with the Editorial Board Members and the JMIR team to promote the visibility of JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies and ensure the publication of highly relevant and rigorous research.