Raphael Lencucha, Ph.D., OT(C)

Associate Professor, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University;
Researcher, CRIR–Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre, Constance-Lethbridge Site, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Phone: 514 487-1891

Fax: 514 487-4079

Email: raphael.lencucha@mcgill.ca


  • B.Sc., Kinesiology, University of Calgary, 2001
  • B.Sc. Occupational Therapy, University of Calgary, 2003
  • Ph.D., Health Promotion, University of Western Ontario, 2009
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Population Health, University of Ottawa, 2010

Research interests

Political, economic and social contextes of health policymaking and implementation

Selected publications

Alias, A., Rideout, M., You, R. & Lencucha, R. (In press 2020 (Online ahead of print)). Global health and rehabilitation education in Canada: a qualitative analysis of experiences and perspectives of educators. Disability and Rehabilitation[doi]

Gómez-Carrillo, A., Lencucha, R., Faregh, N., Veissière, S. & Kirmayer, L. J. (2020). Engaging culture and context in mhGAP implementation: Fostering reflexive deliberation in practice. BMJ Global Health, 5(9), e002689. [doi] OPEN ACCESS

Osman, A., Webber, C., Oliel, S., Couture-Lavoie, K., Lencucha, R. & Shikako-Thomas, K. (2020). Engagement of occupational therapy organizations with public policy: A qualitative analysis. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 87(5), 354-363. [doi]

Lencucha, R. & Shikako-Thomas, K. (2019). Examining the intersection of policy and occupational therapy: A scoping review. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 86(3), 185-195. [doi]

Lencucha, R. & Thow, A. M. (2019). How neoliberalism is shaping the supply of unhealthy commodities and what this means for NCD prevention. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 8(9), 514-520. [doi]



Research orientation

Axis 2: Participation, Social Inclusion and Rehabilitation Services

Research topic

Theme 2: Services, Systems and Policies

Research Site

CRIR – Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre (Constance-Lethbridge site), CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

University Affiliation