Instructor (Adjunct Faculty I)
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Education and Training
1990 B.S., Physical Therapy, University of Santo Tomas (Cum Laude)
1997 Masters in Business Administration, Frostburg State University
2011 Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Maryland
PHYSICAL THERAPY LlCENSURES
Active Maryland (#17287)
Active Pennsylvania (PTO 12583L)
Active West Virginia (PT 002829)
I have worked as a full time employee in the Western Maryland Health System that provides care in the multiple settings of acute in patient, acute in patient rehabilitation, out patient, nursing home and home care settings. I have dealt with a variety of patient caseloads to include but not limited to joint replacement, cardiac care, neurologic impairment, wound care, and general physical therapy care. My most recent work in the last three to four years has been with the general physical therapy care provision in our home care, out patient and nursing home settings. I provided evaluation for physical therapy care and provided gait training, functional training, neurological re-education, therapeutic exercises, therapeutic activity, patient safety education, performed debridement and dressings on wounds, application of modalities of electrical stimulation, ultrasound, iontophoresis, wound vacs, pulsed lavage, hyperbaric oxygen, and others. I have also supervised care provided by Physical Therapist Assistants and performed required duties outlined by State and Federal guidelines for supervision.
SCOPE OF CLINICAL PRACTICE:
1992-present Western Maryland Health System Physical Therapy Department seeing 5-15 patients a day and spending 20% FTE doing leadership and administrative roles.
DEVELOPMENT OF ANY CLINICAL PROGRAMS:
Assisted with development of Total Joint Program, Cardiac Program, Stroke Center, and Wound Care Center
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP
1999-present American Physical Therapy Association
1995 -present Allegany College of Maryland Physical Therapist Assistant Program Professional Advisory Committee
1995-Present Interviewer, ACM PTA program
1999~Present WMHS Home Care Profession Advisory Committee
1992 - present Assisted with varied training presentations in WMHS for staff training on varied topics of care provision
2007 - present Facilitator, Archdiocese of Maryland, Marriage Preparation as a requirement for couples to get married in Catholic Church.
Undergraduate Student Teaching
1992-present Western Maryland Health System Clinical Instructor for Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant Students that we accept for clinical affiliations.
1995-1998 Part time Faculty with Allegany College of Maryland