Sinéad Dufour
Assistant Instructor


Dr. Sinéad Dufour has worked as a physiotherapist for over a decade with an emphasis on treating issues in the back and pelvis. More recently, Sinéad added to this expertise by completing additional training in obstetrics and urogyenecology that now allow her to practice with advanced standing through the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario as a rostered Pelvic Health Physiotherapist. Clinically, Sinéad is fortunate to work with a wonderful collaboarive team at The World of my Baby (


Sinéad’s clinical work is complimented by her research and teaching in the Faculty of Health Science at McMaster University. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor both the in the Schools of Rehabilitation Science and Nursing, as well as a Lecturer in the Schulich School of Medicine. In addition, she is a Research Associate in the Aging Community and Health Research Unit also at McMaster. Sinéad completed her MScPT at McMaster University in 2003, her PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Science at Western in 2011 and returned to McMaster to complete her Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Aging, Community and Health Research Unit in 2014.


Sinéad’s passion for improving current perinatal practices accelerated through her own experience having twins. She is an advocate for women’s health nationally and internationally through presentations, invited speaking engagements and volunteer work.