Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician, Canada Research Chair, Injury Prevention and Physical Activity for Health, Editor, British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM), Canadian Olympian and World Champion Rower; Canada
Dr. Jane Thornton is a Sport Medicine Physician and Canada Research Chair in Injury Prevention and Physical Activity for Health. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, with cross appointments in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and School of Kinesiology at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. She is also an Editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Her research focuses on long-term athlete health, female athlete health, and physical activity in the prevention and treatment of chronic disease. Dr. Thornton is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM) and of Rowing Canada. She represented Canada for over a decade in the sport of rowing, as a World Champion and Olympian.