Learn about the Global Health Rehabilitation Initiative (GHRI) at the School of Physical & Occupational Therapy

Global Health Rehabilitation Initiative (GHRI)

Global Health Rehabilitation Initiative (GHRI)

The School of Physical and Occupational Therapy (SPOT) is actively engaged in capacity building initiatives at the intersection of global health, rehabilitation and disability. Members of SPOT take part in knowledge sharing and train-the trainer initiatives and many SPOT students in the professional programs also conduct fieldwork placements in low- or middle-income countries or with new immigrants and undeserved communities across Canada.

Rehabilitation Research

SPOT Researchers are conducting several innovative global health projects covering a wide range of topics and methodologies, learn more here.

Capacity Building

SPOT Faculty are actively engaged in various initiatives to build capacity at the intersection of global health, rehabilitation and disability, learn more here.

Upcoming Events

SPOT hosts and collaborates in events which gather leaders in the field to discuss the current state and future direction of rehabilitation and disability in a global context, upcoming events and more here.


SPOT Global Health Coordinator

Anik Goulet, PT is the coordinator for global health events at the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy (SPOT). Joining the global health team in Fall 2016, Anik brings a range of profound experience and insight to the team, read about her journey in the McGill SPOT Blog.

For questions, comments or suggestions regarding the new Global Health Forum or other global health and rehabilitation topics, please do not hesitate to contact Anik Goulet at SPOTglobalhealth [at] mcgill.ca