Dr. Michel Landry

Chief, Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Division
Duke University Medical Centre
United States


Dr. Michel D. Landry is Chief of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, in the Department of Community and Family Medicine, 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). He is also the Injury/Rehabilitation Consultant at World Health Organization (WHO) in Nepal. 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.

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. Over the past 15 years, he has been involved in a variety of roles including physical therapist, program manager and consultant related to global health initiatives. Dr. Landry has received many awards and recognition nationally and internationally.