Lori Brady

PMP (Project Management Institute)
CHE (Canadian College of Health Leaders)
ACPAC (Advanced Clinician Practitioner in Arthritis Care)
MHSc (University of Toronto)
MScPT (McMaster University)
BA (University of Western Ontario)

Professional Interests

  • Physiotherapy
  • Clinical Leadership
  • Quality Improvement
  • Clinical Service Planning
  • Health System Planning
  • Health System Strategy
  • Population Health Management
  • Health System Integration


Lori Brady has been a Registered Physiotherapist for 12 years, working initially as an Inpatient Physiotherapist, before transitioning to the leadership role of Advanced Practice Physiotherapist. In this position, she implemented the Hip and Knee Arthritis Program of the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). She subsequently took on non-clinical roles within the acute care sector, working as a Project Manager and Clinical Planner.

Presently, Lori is the Director, Strategic Initiatives at the Central Community Care Access Centre (CCAC). With accountabilities for strategic planning, annual business planning and the project management office. She has been integral on key initiatives such as the Integrated Funding Model pilot projects, which Central CCAC is partnering on. Lori has a history of propelling innovative, system-level change and is a strong advocate for patient-centred care.

Lori holds a Master of Science (PT) degree from McMaster University and a Master of Health Administration (MHSc) degree from the University of Toronto’s Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. She also holds designations as a Certified Healthcare Executive (CHE) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).

Other Affiliations

Director, Strategic Initiatives, Central Community Care Access Centre

Speaking Engagements

Speaker at the Ontario Rheumatology Association annual conference. Lecture topic: Medical Directives in Arthritis Care (2011)



Additional Recent Publications

A study evaluating the satisfaction of patients seen by Advanced Clinician Practitioner in Arthritis Care (ACPAC) Program-trained Advanced Practice Practitioners (APPs) in Ontario (2011)

Abstract: Hip and Knee replacement Program in the Toronto Central LHIN
GTA Rehab Network Best Practices Day (2008)

HIV-Associated Distal Sensory Polyneuropathy: A Systematic Review and Protocol for Physiotherapy Treatment (2004)