William-LevackA/Prof William Levack is the Associate Dean of Research for the Wellington campus of the University of Otago. He also works as an Associate Professor of Rehabilitation and Academic Head of the Rehabilitation Teaching and Research Unit (RTRU) in the University. Dr Levack is an Executive Committee member for Cochrane Rehabilitation – an international, interprofessional Field within the Cochrane community. He has also currently serves as the President of the New Zealand Rehabilitation Association.
Dr. Levack has published over 60 peer-reviewed publications on rehabilitation. He has also published a number of textbook chapters, and in 2015, co-edited a textbook entitled: “Rehabilitation Goal Setting: Theory, Practice and Evidence”. Dr. Levack’s research focuses on rehabilitation for people with neurological and chronic respiratory conditions as well as broader issues regarding interprofessional practice, person-centeredness and patient engagement in rehabilitation.