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Kevin Reel, OT Reg (Ont), MSc, BSc(OT)

Assistant Professor, MHSc in Bioethics

Position: Senior Ethicist, Health Ethics Alliance, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto
SGS Status: Assistant Professor
Primary Graduate Appointment: Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Graduate Appointment(s): Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Program: Master of Health Science in Bioethics
Primary Teaching Responsibilities: CHL3052H - Capstone
Available to Supervise CSB Students: No

Research Interests
  • disability
  • sexuality and sexual expression
  • end-of-life care
  • professionalization of healthcare ethics practice
Current Research Projects
  • family perspectives on assisted dying
  • OT roles in advance care planning
  • OT roles in assisted dying
  • sensitivity of the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS) to diverse gender identities
  • parental perspectives on dating and relationship supports for neurodiverse individuals
Education & Training History
  • Fellowship in Clinical and Organizational Ethics, Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto
  • MSc (medical ethics) Imperial College, London
  • PGDip (healthcare ethics), King’s College, London
  • PGCert (Teaching in Higher Education), Oxford Brookes University
  • BSc(OT), University of Toronto
Honours & Awards
  • Excellence in Teaching 2017-18, University of Toronto, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
  • Community Partners Award for Outstanding Significant Contribution (Individual) 2010-2011, University of Toronto, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Other Affiliations
  • Canadian Association of Practicing Healthcare Ethicists
  • Canadian Bioethics Society
  • Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
  • CAOT Palliative and End-of-Life Care Practice Network
  • CAOT Sexuality and Occupational Therapy Practice Network
  • Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists
  • College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • Community Ethics Network
  • Global Institute for Psychosocial Palliative and End-of-Life Care
  • Sexual Health and Disability Alliance (SHADA) International
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