Her areas of expertise include long-term care policies, chronic illness and disability, interdisciplinary scholarship, contemporary social theory and qualitative research methods. Her research focuses on children with severe chronic illnesses and/or disabilities, their embodiment, assistive technologies, and the places where they live, attend school and/or receive care.
Dr. McKeever is a Senior Scientist at Bloorview Research Institute at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. From 2007 to 2012, she was the inaugural holder of the hospital foundation’s Chair in Childhood Disability Studies. Dr. McKeever is cross-appointed to U of T’s Department of Paediatrics and its Department of Family and Community Medicine. As well, she’s cross-appointed to the university’s Collaborative Program in Bioethics and Institute of Medical Science.
- Academic Credentials
- 1992 – PhD, York University, Toronto 1976 – MSc(A), McGill University, Montreal 1972 – BN, McGill University, Montreal
- Dr. McKeever’s PubMed link is available here.