Rodney Li Pi Shan

Clinical Associate Professor

Clinical Neurosciences

Full Member

Hotchkiss Brain Institute

M.D. (Doctor of Medicine)


Contact information


Office: 403.944.4500


Office : SSBAC142

Preferred method of communication

Administrative Assistant:
Susan Morson

Research and teaching

Research areas

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • ALS
  • Neuromusculoskeletal disorders

Research activities

My research has been varied and has focused on brain injury, neuromuscular diseases with ALS in particular, as well as spasticity. In addition, I am very interested in the use of ultrasound in neuromusculoskeletal disorders and have been instrumental in organizing educational activities to introduce this modality to our learners.


2010 College of Physicians and Surgeons (Alberta) – Full Licensure

2004 Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of PM&R

2003-2010 College of Physicians and Surgeons (Saskatchewan) – Full Licensure

2003 FRCP(C) Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R)

2003 Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists EMG Certification




2011, Dr. John Latter University of Calgary Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Resident’s Teaching Award

2003, Elan Pharmaceutical Award for Outstanding Paper Presentation at the Association of Academic Physiatrists' Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida