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Sun Health Hour – Nov 18 – Dr Roger Landry
Featuring Roger Landry, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Roger Landry is a preventive medicine physician who specializes in empowering older adults to take control of their own aging. Dr. Roger was trained at Tufts University School of Medicine and Harvard University School of Public Health.
He served as a flight surgeon for 22 years with the United States Air Force, retiring as the Chief Flight Surgeon and a highly decorated full colonel at the Surgeon General’s office in Washington D.C. His duties involved keeping pilots and other aircrew healthy and performing at their best. Dr. Roger saw duty on five continents and was medically involved in a number of significant world events, including the Vietnam War, the Chernobyl Disaster, the Beirut bombing of the Marine Barracks, the first seven shuttle launches and the first balloon crossing of the Pacific Ocean.
For the last twelve years, Dr. Roger has focused his efforts on older adults as a member of the MPL Team of experts developing resources for older adults to maximize their potential and for communities to be the environments where that happens. He was one of fifty innovators chosen in 2011 to chart a new course for aging services in the United States.
He is a nationally known speaker on successful aging, and has keynoted and presented at local, state and national conferences on aging. He is the author of Live Long…Die Short: A Guide for Authentic Health and Successful Aging published in 2012. He also is authoring another book that is due out in the Spring of 2013. As a lecturer, researcher and consultant, he has written extensively and is frequently called upon as a media consultant on the topic of successful aging.
Don’t have time to listen to the whole Sun Health Hour? Listen here for your favorite parts:
- Dr Landry – Introducation and Show Opening
- Dr Landry – Don’t want to leave home
- Dr Landry – Book
- Dr Landry – Humor
- Dr Landry – Purpose in Life
- Dr Landry – Masterpiece Living Background
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