Caron Gan

MScN (University of Toronto)
BScN (University of Toronto)

Research Interests

  • Family outcomes, family needs, and family interventions after pediatric brain injury.

Professional Interests

  • Psychotherapeutic interventions and outcomes for children, youth, adults and families living with the effects of acquired brain injury.
  • Development of interventions to optimize outcomes for families after acquired brain injury.
  • Caregiver supports and interventions to enhance resilience after acquired brain injury.


Lead developer of Brain Injury Family Intervention for Adolescents (BIFI-A). Designated a Leading Practice by Accreditation Canada. Co-lead on development and international validation study of Pediatric Family Needs Questionnaire in five countries (collaboration with Sweden, Australia, UK, and Lithuania).

Other Affiliations/Title

  • Registered Psychotherapist, Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Clinical Team Investigator, Bloorview Research Institute, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto