Dr. Landel excels as an orthopaedic clinician, educator and scientist. His clarity of thought and communication has enabled PT's to better understand and treat balance problems of cervicogenic origin or vestibular origin. He is also an educational leader in manual therapy. He has lectured throughout North America and has received awards for his excellence in teaching. Additionally, he is an active researcher with numerous publications in the orthopaedic peer review literature.
Examples of Dr. Landel's accomplishments include:
- The California Physical Therapy Association’s highest honor, the Royce P. Noland Award of Merit, 2012.
- Catherine Worthingham Fellow, APTA, 2012.
- Recipient, James A. Gould Outstanding Teacher Award, Orthopedic Section, APTA, 2009.
- Recipient, Teacher of the Year, Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California (USC), 2005 and 2009.
- Director, Entry-level DPT Program and Physical Therapy Residency Programs, USC.
- Former Chair, Clinical Residency and Credentialing Committee (2003-2005) and Orthopedic Specialty Council (2005-2006), APTA.
- Former Chair and Founding Member, California Orthopedic Manual Therapy Special Interest Group, California Chapter, APTA.
- Recipient, Steven Rose Excellence in Research Award, Orthopaedic Section, APTA, 1998.