Professional Bio

Julie graduated from Northeast Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. She has over 36 years of work experience as a Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR) working in southeast Missouri before joining Western Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in 2014.

She obtained certification in 1991 in the specialization of treating the upper extremity as a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT). Her practice over the past 25 years has included owning her own practice, mentoring and training other therapists to become CHT’s, and working in orthopedic surgeon’s clinics.

Education History

  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy Northeast Louisiana University
  • Certified Hand Therapist Certification from the Hand Therapy Certification Commission