Dr. Julia Alleyne is a Family Physician practicing sport and exercise medicine . She initially trained as a physiotherapist and held an active license for 30 years. She practices at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute at the University Health Network as the MSK lead for Outpatient services. Prior to this, she was the Medical Director of Sport C.A.R.E. at Women’s College Hospital. She holds academic appointments with the University of Toronto (UT), Department of Family and Community Medicine. Dr. Alleyne holds a M.Sc. (Community Health) from UT with a focus on Health Practitioner Teacher Education. Dr. Alleyne is the PGY3 Fellowship Director for Sport Medicine at UT and chair the National Sport Medicine Fellowship Directors Committee, the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine.
She is currently Chief Medical Officer for the 2015 PanAm games in Toronto – TO2015.
She is currently team physician for Gymnastics Canada and the national trampoline team. She worked with Skate Canada for 15 years and was Chief Medical Officer for Skate Canada (2001-2010). She has been appointed to the Canadian Olympic medical teams for Salt Lake City 2002, Torino, Italy 2006, Beijing, China 2008, Vancouver, Canada 2010 and London, UK 2012 (as Chief Medical Officer).
She is a Past President of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine and was honoured by the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport and Physical Activity as a recipient of the 2003 Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity List.