Dr. Audrey Hicks began her career at McMaster University in 1988, as a Professor in the Department of Kinesiology. While establishing her research expertise and excellence in the areas of neuromuscular physiology, Audrey focused particular attention on aging and exercise rehabilitation in neurological populations. Audrey is the founding director of the MacWheelers and MSFitt Exercise Rehabilitation Programs for individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) and multiple sclerosis (MS), respectively. She has supervised numerous graduate students, authored over 100 peer reviewed papers and has been an invited speaker at many local, national and international meetings. Audrey is truly committed to making a difference in the world by translating the knowledge gained through research to help others achieve optimal health and wellness.