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William Levack, Dean and Head of Campus

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Twitter handle: @DrLevack

Current roles

Professor William Levack is Dean of the University of Otago, Wellington, and a member of the Rehabilitation Teaching & Research Unit, in the Department of Medicine.

He is the current President of the New Zealand Rehabilitation Association, and an Executive member of Cochrane Rehabilitation – an organisation he helped establish in 2016. He is a New Zealand registered physiotherapist.

Research interests

William’s work focuses on patient experiences of rehabilitation, goal setting processes, and interventions to increase patient engagement in rehabilitation activities – particularly in the areas of neurological and respiratory rehabilitation. He has ongoing research projects with colleagues in multiple countries, including Japan, Italy, Germany, Pakistan, Malaysia, and the UK.