Laprade, J.

lapradeJudi Laprade, Associate Professor (Teaching Stream)

B.A., B.Sc.P.T., M.Sc., Ph.D.

University of Toronto
Medical Sciences Building
1 King's College Circle - Room 1193
Tel: (416) 978-4097
Fax: (416) 978-3844

Dr. Laprade received her degree in Physical Education at the University of Western Ontario and then went on to complete her Physical Therapy degree,  MSc and PhD in the Department of Anatomy at Queen’s University. She has previously taught Anatomy and Physical Therapy courses at Queen’s University and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  Currently she is the course director for the Anatomy for Dentistry course.  She also contributes in the Structure and Function and Brain and Behaviour blocks for first year medical students as well as to Anatomy for Physical Therapy.  Her research interests involve functional anatomy and rehabilitation, specifically for musculoskeletal conditions.

Graduate Faculty Member:

Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Sciences


ANA126  Elementary Human Anatomy
Gross anatomy of the body including topics in histology, organ systems, and neuroanatomy.  Special focus on the musculoskeletal anatomy is undertaken in the second term.

DEN106Y  Anatomy for Dentistry
Gross anatomy of the entire body is covered in this course, with emphasis on the head and neck. Laboratories provide the opportunity to dissect human specimens.

ANA 300Y Human Anatomy and Histology
Structure of the human body and its relationship to function. Basic Human Cytology, Histology, Gross Anatomy, and Neuroanatomy.
(Spring-Summer Term Only)

STF 111F Structure and Function
A multidisciplinary course for undergraduate Medicine that provides students with a sound, integrated, basic background in Gross Anatomy, Embryology, Radiologic Anatomy, Histology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry (excluding Metabolism), Cardio-Respiratory Physiology, Haematology and Ethics.

BRB 111S Brain and Behaviour
Brain and Behaviour is an eight-week course occupying the months of April and May. Brain and Behaviour provides a good foundation in neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and an introduction to the clinical neurosciences. The course is organized around four blocks: I) neuroanatomy and cell biology, II) the motor system, III) the sensory systems, and IV) higher cognitive function and behaviour.