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Deborah Wieder Singer


Deborah Singer

Deborah is the Area Vice President for NovaCare Rehabilitation with 27 NE Ohio area clinics.

She is both a physical therapist and a certified athletic trainer.

EDUCATION

The University of Miami, Florida M.S. Degree in Physical Therapy, December 1988

The University of Iowa B.S. Degree in Sports Medicine, May l986


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Physical Therapist/Management
NovaCare Outpatient Rehabilitation Division, Inc.
Area Vice President, Northeastern Ohio
May 1994 to present

Ohio Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, Inc.
Febuary 1989 to January 1994: Clinical Director

Clinical Internships l987 88:
South Miami Hospital, Miami, Florida
Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida
Dartmouth Medical Center, Hanover, New Hampshire
Ortho and Sport PT, La Crosse, Wisconsin
Harmarville Rehabilitation Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Athletic Trainer
Iowa City Junior High School District, 1985 86
University of Iowa Sports Medicine Clinic, 1984 86
Assistant Trainer Des Moines Knights (semi pro football) 1983 84

Instructor
Cleveland State University, December 1993, July 1994, December 1998 "Microamp Electrical Neuromuscular Stimulation" "Marketing a Physical Therapy Practice"
Hiram College, February 1991
"Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Anatomy" University of Miami, Graduate Assistant, l987 88
"Orthopedics I", "Communications", "PT Clinical Skills" Kirkwood Community College, February 1985 May 1986
"Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries"


EXECUTIVE PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

American Physical Therapy Assoc., Sports Physical Therapy Section, Nominating Committee, 1993 to 1997 Nominating Commitee Chair, 1995

Book Reviewer: Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 1993

Circuit of Reebok Professional Specialists, 1991 to 1997

Board Member: Dance Exercise Committee, American Council on Exercise, 1991 to 1995

National Certification Exam Item Writing Committee, International Dance and Exercise Association, 1990 to 1992

Sports Medicine Columnist Rehab Management: The Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, June 1990 to 1997

Medical Advisory Board: Tech Sport Inc., May 1994 to 1997


HONORS

North Coast99 Award-Top 99 Businesses in NE Ohio, 2000,2001,2002

North Coast99 Best Practice Award - Employee Retention 2000

Ernst & Young's "Entrepreneur of the Year" NE Ohio Finalist, 1998

Crain's Cleveland Business "Forty Under Forty" Award, 1998

Gilford's Who's Who Among Extraordinary Professionals, 1993-94

Who's Who Among Human Services Professionals, 1992 93

Academic Performance Award, University of Miami School of Medicine (3.98 GPA), 1988

AMBUCS Academic Scholarship, l987, 1988

University of Iowa Dean's List, l983, 1984, 1985, 1986

Phi Epsilon Kappa, Professional Academic Scholarship, l986

Magna Cum Laude, Iowa Athletic Training Program, 1985

Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, 1983


MEMBERSHIPS

National Athletic Trainers Association, Certified

National Emergency Medical Technicians Registry, Certified

American Academy of Pain Management, Board Certified Fellow

American Physical Therapy Association, l987 to present

Ohio Athletic Trainers Society, 1990 to present

Ohio Physical Therapy Association, 1989 to present

Florida Physical Therapy Association, l987 to 1989

Iowa Athletic Trainers Society, l985 to 1989


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