Forty for 40: Roya Ghazinouri, DPT ’07, MS ’99
Dr. Roya Ghazinouri has spent her professional life pioneering new programs and implementing innovative approaches to the delivery of health care, both in the United States and abroad since earning a Master of Science in Physical Therapy and Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees from the MGH Institute.
She is the Strategic Program Manager for the Center for Healthcare Delivery Sciences academic research center in the department of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She also has served as the first Chief Operating Officer of the non-profit Operation Walk Boston since its 2008 founding. Each year, she has led a multi-disciplinary team of health care providers to perform surgery, provide rehabilitation care, and conduct research at the Plaza de la Salud Hospital in the Dominican Republic. A native of Iran, she received the IHP’s Bette Ann Harris Distinguished Alumni Award in 2016.