Moni Fricke
Moni Fricke, BMR(PT), PhD
Assistant Professor
Director, Office of Interprofessional Collaboration, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Current Research Interests

  • Impact of interprofessional education on collaborative person-centred care
  • Impact of enabling health policy on collaborative person-centred practice
  • Social justice and health equity in the teaching and learning environment
  • Access to interprofessional health services by refugees and newcomers to Canada
  • Interprofessional team empathy
  • Decolonizing education practices

Teaching Fields

  • Epidemiology
  • Qualitative research methodology
  • Professional issues in physical therapy practice
  • Social determinants of health
  • Interprofessional collaborative practice
  • PT 6100 Theoretical Basis of Physical Therapy Practice - Instructor
  • PT 6110 Foundations to Evidenced-Based Practice 1 - Instructor
  • PT 6260 Physical Therapy Practice and Professional Issues 1 – Course Coordinator 
  • PT 7160 Physical Therapy Practice and Professional Issues 2– Course Coordinator 

    Areas of Special Interest

    • Interprofessional education
    • Primary health care
    • Cross-cultural issues in rehabilitation
    • Indigenous health care
    • Broader determinants of health

    Selected Publications

    Grymonpre, R., Dean, H., James, M., Wener, P., Ready, A.E., MacDonald, L., Holmqvist, M., & Fricke, M. (2016). Quantifying Interprofessional Learning in Health Professional Programs: The University of Manitoba Experience. Canadian Journal of Higher Education 46(4): 94-114.

    Gasparelli, K., Crowley, H., Fricke, M., McKenzie, B., Oosman, S., & Nixon, S.A. (2016). Mobilizing Reconciliation: Implications of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report for Physiotherapy in Canada. Physiotherapy Canada 68(3): 211-212.

    Fricke, M. (2015). Ka- wachi-wa-pinaywin (Coldness in the bones): The application of a Canadian First Nations Disablement Framework to Rheumatoid Arthritis. Physiotherapy Practice Magazine 5(2): 28-30.

    Anderson, J.E., Ateah, C., Wener, P., Snow, W., Metge, C., MacDonald, L., Fricke, M., Ludwig, S., & Davis, P. (2011). Differences in pre-licensure interprofessional learning: classroom versus practice settings. Journal of Research in Interprofessional Practice and Education 2(1), 4-24.

    Ateah, C., Snow, W., Wener, P., MacDonald, L., Metge, C., Davis, P., Fricke, M., Ludwig, S., & Anderson, J. (2011). Stereotyping as a Barrier to Collaboration:  Does Interprofessional Education Make a Difference? Nurse Education Today 31, 208-213.

    November 26, 2019



    Ph: 204-789-3814

    Fax: 204-789-3927

    Email: Moni.Fricke@umanitoba.ca