Lesley d’Apollonia

Discipline: Physiotherapist
Languages spoken: English,Italian

Born and raised in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Lesley graduated from Satakunta University of Applied Sciences in Finland in 2019 where she obtained her degree in Physiotherapy. Her international experiences enabled her to practice physiotherapy as an intern in Italy and Finland in the areas of cardiopulmonary, musculoskeletal, and neurological physiotherapy. With a special interest and focus in the area of geriatrics, Lesley chose to write her thesis on Health Promotion for Older Adults. Her journey in the healthcare field began at Dalhousie University where she obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology in 2013. During her time at Dalhousie, she was an avid member of the Dalhousie Tigers Track & Field and Soccer teams and volunteered with Wheelchair Rugby Nova Scotia. In her free time, Lesley enjoys cycling and hiking. As a dual Italian and Canadian citizen, she is fluent in both English and Italian.