Professional of the Year - Healthcare/Physical Therapy and Special Education

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Kathy Stegle

Title: Physical Therapist
Industry: Healthcare
Type of Organization: Healthcare System/School District
Major Product/Service: Patient care; Adaptive equipment
Expertise: Ms. Stegle has over 35 years experience providing both healthcare and ancillary services to persons with disabilities in the fields of special education, vocational rehabilitation, and physical therapy. She has delivered services in acute care/intensive care units in various hospitals as well as within a school setting. She specializes in pediatrics, acute/intensive care, and fitting/provision of adaptive equipment.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Missouri, Illinois
Affiliations: March of Dimes; American Heart Association; Elks Club
University/Degree: B.S., Special Education (Physically Handicapped), Illinois State University, 1983; M.S., Vocational Rehabilitation, Administration & Services, Southern Illinois University, 1985; M.P.T., St. Ambrose University, 1998; N.D.T. Certification, Pediatrics
Hobbies/Sports: Volunteering, travel
Children: Katie
Work History: Previously, Ms. Stegle worked at acute care hospitals and in a school system.
Career Accomplishments: Ms. Stegle has established wheelchair clinics, and obtained numerous pieces of adaptive equipment for persons with disabilities in Illinois and Missouri. She has served as a board member on several state councils.