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Dr. David H. McFarland

LSVT Global, Inc. Co-Founder
Dr. David H. McFarland

After his clinical training, Dr. McFarland obtained a doctorate in Speech/Neuroscience from Purdue University and completed his post-doctoral studies in Neurophysiology at the University of Montréal.

Dr. McFarland holds the position of Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Montréal, and his academic affiliations include a position as Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University.

Dr. McFarland has over 25 years of experience in teaching and student supervision at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He also serves as editor and reviewer for several major Canadian and U.S. scientific journals and has published widely in several prestigious scientific periodicals. He is the author of a well-recognized reference book in anatomy and physiology.

In addition to his academic interests, Dr. McFarland also consults in the private sector, and from 2000 to 2003 served as Vice-President of Research and Development for Biotonix, Inc., a company providing internet-based, health assessment and treatment products and services. His responsibilities included research, product development, strategic positioning and change management associated with web-based postural assessment and correction tools used by medical and sports professionals. Dr. McFarland was also responsible for regulatory affairs and he supervised and co-authored several U.S., Canadian, and International Patents.

Continuing his focus on the healthcare sector, Dr. McFarland also served on the Research Academy and Advisory Board of the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and founded a Montreal-based scientific healthcare consulting firm, Consultation Scientifica.

Dr. McFarland hails originally from Long Beach, California and lives in Montréal, Québec, Canada.