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Pierre Côté DC, PhD

Dr. Côté is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and is  also the director of the UOIT-CMCC Centre for the Study of Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation.  He is also an associate professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto.  Dr. Côté graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 1989.  In 1996, Dr. Côté obtained a Master's Degree in Surgery from the University of Saskatchewan. He completed his PhD in epidemiology at the University of Toronto in 2002, and his research focuses on understanding the etiology and prognosis of musculoskeletal disability.

He was a member of the scientific secretariat of the 2000-2010 Bone and Joint Task Force on Neck Pain and its Associated Disorders; a large international collaboration aimed at synthesizing the scientific evidence on the problem of neck pain.  In 2010, he led the development of recommendations on the definition of catastrophic impairment for the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO). In 2012, he was mandated by the FSCO and the Ontario Ministry of Finance to develop a Minor Injury Protocol for the management of minor traffic injuries in Ontario.