Michel D. Landry BScPT, MBA, PhD is a Professor in the School of Medicine, the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI), and the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina (USA). Prior to completing his doctoral and post-doctoral training, he held senior clinical management positions within the private rehabilitation sector in Ontario (Canada), and leadership positions within international humanitarian aid and development agencies in conflict and disaster settings. Dr. Landry is a health policy and health services researcher, where his area of study is the policy implications of the gap between available supply (financial and human resources) and increasing demand for rehabilitation and health services across the continuum of care. He is currently leading research into the disproportional impact of COVIDI19 on people with disabilities. He is a Past-President of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, a former Career Scientist at the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC), and has been a consultant to many global multilateral agencies including the World Health Organization. Mike is an 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.