Krissy Doyle-Thomas, PhD is a Professor in Brain Disorders Management, and Mental Health and Disability Management at Mohawk College. Krissy is also a Medical Neuroscientist. She completed her Masters in Health Sciences at the University of Calgary and her PhD in Medical Sciences at McMaster University. Upon graduating, she accepted a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Autism Research Centre at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. There, she used Magnetic Research Imaging to investigate structural and functional properties of the brain among those with Autism Spectrum Disorders and how these properties relate to clinical symptoms.
Krissy also held research administrative roles at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital including Manager, Research Operations for the Bloorview Research Institute and Research Associate for the Communication Neuroscience Discovery Team. Krissy was the Project Manager of the Province of Ontario Neurodevelopmental Disorders (POND) Network, which is a multi-institutional research network striving to understand the biology underpinning neurodevelopmental disorders to improve diagnosis, care and long-term outcomes for children. Krissy holds an Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) appointment in Rehabilitation Sciences at McMaster University, and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Toronto and Wilfrid Laurier University. Krissy has also developed courses for private post-secondary institutions, as well as the Brain Disorders Management, and Mental Health and Disability Management at Mohawk College. Krissy is a certified trainer in LivingWorks safeTALK.