Michel D. Landry, BScPT, PhD

Dr. Michel Landry


Phone: 919-613-4520

Office: Wing B, #233

Email: mike.landry@duke.edu

Michel D. Landry PT, PhD, is an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (HPME), at the University of Toronto.

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 focus has been on developing forecasting methodologies specific to rehabilitation health human resources across the continuum of care. He is a proud French Canadian, hockey fan, past president of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and 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.


  • Postdoctoral fellowship, Health Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007

  • Postdoctoral fellowship, Health Services Research, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, 2006

  • PhD, Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 2005

  • MSc, Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario, 1995

  • BSc, Physiothérapie, Université d’Ottawa, 1993


  • PT 712: Health Policy and Health System Design

  • PT 722: Management of Health Care Delivery


  • 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 the impact on access to services

Recent publications

Awards and honors

  • President, Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2007—2009)

  • Career Scientist Award, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Toronto, Canada, 2007—2011

  • Deputy Editor, Physiotherapy Research International, Wiley-Blackwell, UK, 2011—present

  • Member of Editorial Board, Physical Therapy Journal, American Physical Therapy Association, USA, 2011—present

  • Exceptional Achievement Award (Professional Development), University of Toronto, 2009