Michel D. Landry, BScPT, PhD
Michel D. Landry is a Professor in the School of Medicine, Duke Global Health Institute and the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina (USA). Before this, Dr. Landry spent seven years as Division Chief of the Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Division where he successfully led an important rebuilding of the program that has now grown into one of the top physical therapy programs in the United States. Before receiving his doctoral degree, he held clinical and senior management positions within the private rehabilitation sector in Ontario (Canada), and within international humanitarian aid and development agencies. Dr. Landry is a health policy and health services researcher, where his area of study is the interface between available supply (financial and human resources) and increasing demand for rehabilitation and health services across the continuum of care. He is a Past-President of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and a former Career Scientist at the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC). He lectures widely on policy and political dynamics of rehabilitation services and is a provocative advocate for the moral, ethical and economic necessity to ensure accessible and affordable rehabilitation services across the continuum of high, middle and low-income countries. Dr. Landry completing his Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA), with a Health Sector Management Certificate (HSM), at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Dr. Landry sees DGNN emerging as a high performing global health focal point at Duke and looks forward to participating by adding a voice for rehabilitation services.