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Michel Landry

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Global Health
School of Medicine
Michel Landry


Michel D. Landry PT, PhD is Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, at Duke University Medical Centre in Durham North Carolina. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, and the Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (HPME), at the University of Toronto (Canada). Prior to receiving his doctoral degree in HPME at the University of Toronto, he held clinical and senior management positions within the private rehabilitation sector in Ontario, and within international humanitarian aid and development agencies in Central America and Eastern Europe. Dr. Landry has spent much of his career as a health policy and health services researcher, where his research focus has been developing forecasting methodologies specific to rehabilitation health human resource across the continuum of care. He is a proud French Canadian, a hockey fan, a Past-President of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and a former Career Scientist at the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. He lectures widely on rehabilitation across Canada, the United States and internationally.

Research Interests:

  • Health Policy and Health Services Research
  • Global health and disability
  • Modeling and forecasting physical therapy and rehabilitation Health Human Resources (HHR)
  • Assessing the changing funding, delivery and allocation models in healthcare, and its impact on access to services.


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