Practice Location: 1634 Avenue of the Cities
Moline, Illinois 61265-4860
Phone : 563-940-2481
Fax     : 866-761-7464

Achievements

    Degrees and certifications

  • DPT - Doctor of Physical Therapy December 2007 from Saint Ambrose University Davenport Iowa
  • WCS – Women's Health Certified Specialist from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists 2010
  • BCB-PMD - Board Certified in EMG Biofeedback for Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction since October 2004. Fellow with the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance Specialist mentor and teacher in pelvic floor muscle dysfunction (for more information about this certification www.BCIA.org )
  • Leduc Certified Lymphedema Therapist (www.lymphedemamanagement.com)

    Current positions and projects

  • Instructor of nationally and internationally recognized courses in women's health for PTs, OTs, RNs, PAs, NPs, and MDs since 1993 (over 100 courses)
  • Eleven chapters and multiple articles published (see Curriculum Vita / Resume in Adobe PDF Format*)
  • Current International Continence Society Standardization Committee member (www.ics.org)
  • Current member ICS/IUGA working group on development of terms for Conservative Management in the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence
  • Current coordinator of the ICS Wiki (wiki.ics.org)
  • Past  US ambassador to the International Urogynecology Association (http://www.iuga.org/)
  • Creator and lead presenter of Pelvic Physiotherapy Distance Journal Club
  • Advisory board member Analytica Pericoach http://pericoach.com/)

    Past positions and awards

  • Past Director of Financial Development for the Section on Women's Health of the American Physical Therapy Association
  • Past Endorsement committee chair Section on Women's Health of the American Physical Therapy Association
  • Past Chair of Publications International Organization of Women's Health Physical therapists
    (www.ioptwh.org)
  • Past treasurer of Mississippi Valley chapter of the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates
    (https://www.suna.org/)
  • Section on Women's Health volunteer of the year 2005 and 2006
  • Past committee member and instructor for the Section on Women's Health Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy (CAPP-pelvic) courses make "CAPP-pelvic" (http://www.womenshealthapta.org/education/capp/)
  • 2007 recipient of the Elizabeth Noble award for leadership and dedication from the Section on Women's Health of the American Physical Therapy Association.

 


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