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Doug Gross, PhD, PT


Rehabilitation Medicine

Physical Therapy

About Me


  • PhD - Physical Therapy - University of Alberta - 2003
  • BSc - Physical Therapy - University of Alberta - 1997


  • Licensed to practice since 1997
  • Worked clinically in both private practice and occupational rehabilitation centers
  • Completed graduate studies then started work in the UofA's PT department
  • Interim department chair from July 2014 to June 2016


Dr.Gross’ research primarily focuses on individuals with musculoskeletal conditions, including work disability prevention, clinical decision support tools, as well as investigating the effectiveness of clinical and public health interventions. He has given numerous national and international presentations and published over 70 articles and book chapters.   

Dr. Gross is also the director of the Rehabilitation Research Centre (RRC).


Douglas Gross, PhD, is a graduate supervisor at the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.