Roya Ghazinouri

Roya Ghazinouri PT, DPT, MS, is an Instructor in Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School and the Director of Operations and Strategy at the Center for Healthcare Delivery Sciences,  an academic research organization at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, dedicated to improving health care by identifying, designing, rigorously evaluating, and reporting transformational solutions to engage patients and providers in care delivery

Prior to her role at the Center, Dr. Ghazinouri led numerous quality improvement and process improvement initiatives at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Her interest and passion for improving health care quality stems from her clinical background and experience as a physical therapist and her desire to promote seamless, multidisciplinary and evidence-based care for patients.

Over the past 20 years, she has designed and led numerous programs to reduce unnecessary variation in practice and improve collaboration and communication among teams. A dedicated clinician and educator, Dr. Ghazinouri has co-authored numerous publications in physical therapy, orthopedic outcomes research, quality improvement and health services research.

The Iran native received two degrees from the Institute: a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 1999, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2007.