Tania Larsen graduated from Western University in 2003 with a BSc in Physical Therapy. She has worked clinically since graduating at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) in London Ontario, with acute care experience in the areas of critical care, cardiac surgery and outpatient exercise training for individuals with chronic lung disease. Tania completed an MSc in Physical Therapy in 2006 where she investigated the effect of a home rib cage stretching protocol on individuals with chronic obstructive disease. In 2019, Tania graduated from Western University with a PhD in Health & Rehabilitation Science; her thesis qualitatively explored the psychological and environmental factors perceived to shape the process of recovery from critical illness from the patient perspective.
Tania is currently the Manager of Physiotherapy Practice at LHSC. Tania is also a Lecturer within the School of Physical Therapy at Western University. Tania serves on several volunteer committees; she serves on the regional education planning committee for the Ontario Respiratory Care Society and is Past Chair of the Cardiorespiratory Division (CRD) of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Prior to her role as Chair and Past Chair, Tania served as Education Coordinator for 6 six years. Within her role as the Education Co-Coordinator for the CRD, she worked collaboratively within the Division to develop and offer several cardiorespiratory continuing education courses and workshops to physiotherapists across Canada.