Physical therapist specializing in pediatrics for nearly 20 years; turned tech entrepreneur with a passion to drive change in the rehab industry by integrating innovative augmented reality technology into treatment. Co-Founder/CEO of Augment Therapy Inc, a company which combines the best of augmented reality and telehealth to improve the delivery of pediatric physical therapy. She has led her company to win many awards, participate in multiple tech accelerators, and receive recognition such as “Most Promising Startup” and “A Company to Watch,” by Inc. Magazine. In 2019, she was named one of Cleveland’s Notable Women of Technology. She is passionate about driving change in the healthcare and physical therapy industry by automating more precise data collection, making therapy more widely accessible, and better engaging today’s tech savvy patients.
Maintaining physical and mental health through evidence-based exercise is especially important for cancer patients, as they are often limited to their rooms for days and weeks at a time while undergoing treatment. We can truly provide 24/7 access to exercise with our software while transforming the experience and setting to make exercise more fun. Who would not want to exercise on the surface of the moon or while swimming with sea turtles? The company’s technology can and should be leveraged not just to improve access to care but to improve the experience of care for today’s children in all settings.19 November 2021