Titles and Education
- PT, 1994, University of Wisconsin Madison
Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner, 2003, University of Tennessee
Physical Rehabilitation Specialist at the UW-VMTH
ResponsibilitiesFounder of the Small Animal Rehabilitation Program in 2003
- Examination, evaluation, development of a rehab plan of care, provide individualized patient treatments
- Clinical Protocol Development and Ongoing Revisions in collaboration with Board Certified Surgeons at University of Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (2003-Present)
- Immediate supervisor for fourth year Veterinary students at the University of Wisconsin Veterinary Teaching Hospital (UW-VMTH) - Directed Study/Preceptorships (1-2 weeks rotations)
- Introduction to Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation lecture for 3rd year students (yearly)
Clinical InterestsI enjoy the opportunity to integrate and synthesize my professional education as a physical therapist with education acquired during the canine rehabilitation certification program. Evaluating and treating small animal patients with musculoskeletal and/or neurologic dysfunction is very rewarding for me as I love to assist in optimizing their return of function and improving their quality of life.
Graduate TrainingDPT, 2009, University of Tennessee Chattanooga
In her time away from the clinic she enjoys spending time with her husband Zak, 5 year old bordercollie (Roscoe), friends, and family. She also enjoys staying active hiking, biking, boating, and traveling.