Personnel de direction

Le personnel de direction de la division d’orthopédie se compose de bénévoles qui se consacrent à la promotion de la physiothérapie orthopédique au Canada et à l’amélioration des options de traitement pour les patients. En s’appuyant sur divers comités et postes, le personnel de direction dirige et actualise le programme d’études et les programmes de formation, crée et partage les ressources existantes, et propose aux membres des possibilités de réseautage et des événements.


Roxanne Azoory

Chair

Roxanne is the immediate past chair of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia (MPA), the Australian equivalent of the NOD. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy and holds a Clinical Musculoskeletal Specialist title through the Australian College of Physiotherapists and. She currently works at The Orthopaedic Therapy Clinic in Toronto.

Roxanne graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a BA in Psychology in 1998, then from the University of Toronto in 2001 with a BScPT. She started her career in Toronto in neurology and orthopaedics, then moved to Australia for 10 years where she completed her post-graduate MHlthSc in manipulative physiotherapy at the University of Sydney in 2008. She graduated as a Clinical Musculoskeletal Specialist through the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2015 as the class valedictorian.

Roxanne is involved in research in prognosis after whiplash-associated disorders through the University of Sydney and is still closely connected with the Australian physiotherapy community. She still currently sits as an executive member of MPA, chairs a National Curriculum Steering Committee and has held a number of other leadership positions for the Australian Physiotherapy Association.

Roxanne has been an instructor on post-graduate courses and an Associate Lecturer at the University of Sydney. She was awarded the NSW Branch Award by the Australian Physiotherapy Association in 2017 for her contribution to the growth of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in Australia. She is enthusiastic about advancing the profession on a national and global level, and is very happy to be back in Toronto

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Jasdeep Dhir

Ancien Président

Jasdeep Dhir is the owner and director of an outpatient orthopaedic practice and has been treating patients for over 18 years. In that time she has completed her transitional Post Professional Doctorate in MSK Management from EIM and an MClSc (MT) from Western University. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy. She has also earned the Clinical Specialist, Musculoskeletal designation from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor (part-time) and Sessional Instructor in the MPT program at McMaster University and also instructs and mentors within the Orthopaedic Division education system. She was awarded for excellence in mentorship by the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in 2016. She has presented at symposia at both the provincial and national levels. She is also involved in providing and facilitating a variety of continuing education courses. She is the Co-Founder of COMPASS Interactive workshops, which provides continuing education on Communication and Interpersonal skills development.

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Mujeeb Duranai
Trésorier

Mujeeb is passionate about orthopaedics, patient care, and contributing towards the advancement of the profession. He is a private practise physiotherapist at Align Physiotherapy + Sports Clinic in Mississauga, Ontario.

After receiving his Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo, Mujeeb attended the University of Toronto and earned a Master of Science in Physical Therapy. Throughout his education, Mujeeb took on leadership roles, culminating in serving as the President of the Physical Therapy Student Association. In 2019, Mujeeb completed an Advanced Health Care Practice Program (MCISc) through Western University and became a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT). A strong believer in active treatment approaches, Mujeeb is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS – National Strength and Conditioning Association). He utilizes his advanced orthopaedic training to mentor other physiotherapists and physiotherapy students interested in challenging their clinical approach and treatment skills.

Mujeeb is a member of the Validity and Bias Committee for the Cochrane Cervical Overview Group, a research team that focuses on optimal treatments for various neck disorders. He is energized by regularly volunteering with physiotherapy students at the University of Toronto, assisting as a small group facilitator and supervising students on their clinical placements.

Outside of the clinic Mujeeb enjoys an active lifestyle, frequently playing indoor and beach volleyball, strength training, and bouldering.

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Mathew Pulickal
Ancien Trésorier

Mathew est propriétaire de Ottawa Physiotherapy and Sport Clinics à Ottawa et possède une vaste expérience en rééducation sportive et en traitement des douleurs chroniques. Ancien sprinter d’envergure nationale, il aime désormais travailler avec des athlètes de tous niveaux à qui il fournit des analyses et des évaluations et prescrit des exercices de conditionnement physique. Il supervise et suit ces exercices pour améliorer leur état de santé, leurs fonctions, ainsi que leur performance au travail et dans le sport.

Mathew détient un diplôme en sciences de l’activité physique et un diplôme en biochimie, tous deux obtenus en 1997 à l’Université d’Ottawa. Il a obtenu son diplôme de premier cycle en physiothérapie et une maîtrise en physiologie de l’exercice à l’Université de l’Alberta en 2001, puis une maîtrise en physiothérapie en 2004. Physiologiste de l’exercice agréé, il a également une certification en thérapie de stimulation intramusculaire. Mathew a terminé sa maîtrise en sciences cliniques à l’Université Western Ontario en 2013. Il a le titre de Fellow de la Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy.

Mathew siège actuellement au comité de direction de l’unité de la capitale nationale (Ottawa, Ontario) à titre de spécialiste du marketing, et il est co-instructeur et mentor clinique dans les cours du programme de la division nationale d’orthopédie. Il aime aussi encadrer les étudiants qui cherchent à obtenir le titre de Fellow de la CAMPT. En tant que propriétaire d’entreprise et praticien, Matthew s’engage à aider son personnel et ses clients à acquérir de nouvelles connaissances et à améliorer tant leur santé que leur niveau de bien-être.

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Emma Plater

Représentante du comité de gestion des connaissances

Emma a obtenu une maîtrise ès sciences en physiothérapie de l’Université Queen’s. Elle poursuit actuellement un doctorat en biomécanique et neurophysiologie à l’Université de Guelph ainsi que le titre de FCAMPT tout en travaillant à la clinique d’orthopédie et de médecine sportive du campus (Health & Performance Centre). Elle a également été auxiliaire d’enseignement dans les laboratoires de physiothérapie de l’Université McMaster. Emma a un intérêt marqué pour le transfert des connaissances et les autres façons de combler l’écart entre la recherche et la pratique clinique

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Craig Dixon

Senior Resource Chair

Craig is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and McMaster University. After completing his Masters in Physiotherapy, he started working at the University of Guelph’s Health and Performance Centre where he completed a Sports Physiotherapy Fellowship. Since, he has been very active working with a vast variety of varsity and elite/professional teams and athletes on campus and in the community. Some of the most notable experience in sport is his involvement with Rugby Canada, Golf Canada, the Guelph Nighthawks Professional Basketball Club, varsity hockey, rugby and track and field. Aside from sport, Craig remains active in the classroom both as a teacher and student. He continues to take a variety of courses as he works towards his Diplomas in Sport Physiotherapy and Advanced Manual Therapy. He is a sessional lecturer for the University’s Human Kinetics program is a Clinical Instructor for McMaster’s Physiotherapy Program. Craig enjoys treating everything but has a special clinical interest is post-surgical cases and the shoulder.

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Meghan Curle

Junior Resource Chair

Meghan is a private practice orthopaedic Physiotherapist based in Whistler, BC. Her professional practice integrates her passion for leadership, education and evidence-informed client care through clinical practice, her role as a mentor, and her involvement with the University of British Columbia’s MPT program as a clinical skills assistant.

Meghan graduated with her Master’s of Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia in 2009. She then continued her post-graduate training in manual therapy completing her Master’s of Clinical Science in Advanced Health Care Practice (Manipulative Therapy) through Western University. She is a mentor and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists (FCAMPT).

Meghan strives for ever-evolving professional growth through continued learning and collaboration. She hopes to contribute by improving access to professional development for remote and rural clinicians to enhance availability of resources for those communities, thus empowering members of the Physiotherapy profession to provide top quality patient-centered care and evidence-informed practice.

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Lindsay Scott

Secrétaire

Lindsay est une physiothérapeute orthopédique qui exerce en pratique privée à Toronto. Ayant elle-même une passion pour les sports d’endurance, Lindsay se concentre surtout sur les coureurs de tous les niveaux afin d’améliorer leur résilience aux blessures et d’optimiser leur performance.

Lindsay a reçu deux baccalauréats de l’Université Queen’s, soit un en santé et éducation physique et un autre en sciences de la santé. Immédiatement après avoir obtenu sa maîtrise ès sciences en physiothérapie de l’Université de Toronto (2012), elle s’est tournée vers l’orthopédie et la physiothérapie sportive. Afin de se familiariser avec la population des coureurs, elle a occupé diverses fonctions au sein de la communauté de course à pied de sa région. Plus récemment, en 2018, Lindsay a terminé une maîtrise ès sciences cliniques de l’Université Western et reçu le titre de FCAMPT.

Lindsay a un intérêt croissant pour le leadership professionnel et l’évolution de la physiothérapie orthopédique au Canada. Elle est donc enthousiaste à l’idée d’entreprendre de nouveaux projets au sein de la Division nationale d’orthopédie.

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Tanya Tsui-LorussoTanya Tsui-Lorusso

Coordonnatrice des projets spéciaux

Tanya has been an orthopaedic physiotherapist for 14 years, and currently owns, manages, and practices at two private outpatient physiotherapy clinics. She graduated from McMaster University in 2003 with an Honours Bachelor in Kinesiology and then with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy in 2005.

In 2013, Tanya attained her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and became a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapists (FCAMPT).

As an enthusiastic business owner and clinician, Tanya is committed to a high standard of quality care, professional growth, and life-long learning. She also enjoys being a clinical supervisor and mentor for students studying in Kinesiology, Athletic Therapy, and Physiotherapy programs.

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Jasmine Pollice

Représentant étudiant

Jasmine a obtenu son diplôme de l’Université McGill et a travaillé à Montréal pendant une douzaine d’années avant de s’installer à Calgary. Elle a reçu son titre de FCAMPT en 2016, après quoi elle a terminé sa maîtrise ès sciences cliniques en 2018. Elle pratique aujourd’hui au centre-ville de Calgary.

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