Sabrina Tonima is a research associate and project coordinator at the Institute for Work & Health (IWH). Since joining IWH in 2013, she has been involved in a variety of qualitative and mixed-methods studies, including research on the evaluation of working-at-heights training, workplace violence, the role of health-care providers in the return-to-work process, validation of a leading indicators tool, and more. She is currently providing research support to Dr. Monique Gignac’s partnership grant to deliver workplace resources to sustain employment of people with chronic, episodic conditions.
Previously, Tonima was the national coordinator of the Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy (CRWDP), housed at the Institute. Her previous experience also includes working in front-line health and safety in the manufacturing and education sectors.
Tonima is currently pursuing a master's degree in health evaluation at the University of Waterloo.