Dr. Jeff Leiter has been with the Pan Am Clinic Foundation since January 2006. He currently holds the position of Albrechtsen Research Chair, awarded in May 2009.
He is also the Executive Director of the Foundation and the President/CEO of Pan Am Rehabilitation Services at the Pan Am Clinic. Jeff has faculty appointments at the University of Manitoba in the Departments of Surgery; Human Anatomy and Cell Science; Family Medicine; and Kinesiology. He holds a Master of Science in Biomechanics and obtained his PhD in April of 2009 from the Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Science at the University of Manitoba. He oversees the Research Program at the Pan Am Clinic that has over 40 active studies ranging from investigating the differences between surgical techniques for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction to the activation of muscle stem cells from pathological rotator cuff muscle. Jeff's research expertise focuses on the areas of orthopaedics, sports medicine, concussion, human performance and surgical education. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts in these areas.