Patrice de Peiza
OT Reg.(Ont.), ND, MScCH, CLT, Faculty, Shoulder Rehab after Breast Cancer
Patrice de Peiza is a registered Occupational Therapist (OT), Naturopathic Doctor (ND), and a certified lymphedema therapist (CLT). She has amassed a wealth of valuable knowledge and experience working in acute care facilities and rehabilitation hospitals in Canada and the United States. Patrice currently works full-time as an OT at the University Health Network (UHN) in Toronto, Ontario. She is a well-respected, seasoned clinician who prides herself on the provision of safe, innovative, and high-quality services for all of her patients.
Patrice was the recipient of the UHN Oncology Program Health Professions Fellowship, whereby she developed the RESTORE (Reducing Effects on the Shoulder Through Oncology Rehab and Education) program to help patients with breast cancer manage the adverse physical effects of their cancer treatments.
Patrice holds undergraduate and professional degrees from McGill University and the University of Toronto (U of T), respectively. She completed a Masters of Science in Community Health at U of T, where she maintains a status appointment in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy and has won teaching awards.