Marie Westby

Physical Therapy Teaching Supervisor
Degrees / Designations 

BSc.(PT), PhD

Email Address 
604-875-4111 Ext. 68834
Mailing Address 
Mary Pack Arthritis Centre 895 West 10th Avenue Vancouver, BC V5Z 1L7


Academic Appointment 
Clinical Associate Professor
Body Locations and Systems 
Bones, Joints and Muscles
Diagnosis and Therapy 
Hip Replacement
Knee Replacement
Other Areas of Research 
Clinical practice guidelines
Quality Indicators
Exercise Therapy

Dr. Westby completed her BSc. in physiotherapy in 1988 and her PhD in rehabilitation sciences at UBC in 2010. She has worked as a physiotherapist at the Mary Pack Arthritis Centre in Vancouver her entire career and published several articles, authored chapters and presented internationally on rehabilitation and exercise therapy for varied forms of arthritis and joint arthroplasty. Building on her doctoral research, she is currently undertaking a CIHR-funded postdoctoral fellowship in the School of Public Health, University of Alberta to develop quality indicators for hip and knee arthroplasaty rehabilitation.

Current Projects 

Developing quality indicators for the process, structure and outcomes of rehabilitation for total hip and knee arthroplasty care in Canada.