"Helping people go home to the activities they enjoy, after surgery or illness in the hospital, has presented me with challenges and given me rewards I never thought possible."
Inpatient Rehab Supervisor at North Valley Hospital
Physical Therapist Education: Laurel earned her Master's of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Montana. She also has a B.A. in English from the University of Minnesota.
Memberships: Co-chair Recycling Committee, North Valley Hospital.
Continuing Education: Geriatric Strengthening and Movement Re-education for Mobility, Pharmacology for Physical Therapists, Wound Care Challenges, A Systemic Treatment Approach to Wound Care, Current and Popular Concepts in the Evaluation and Non-Operative Treatment of the Lumbar Spine, The Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes Level 1, Manual Physical Therapy: From Research to Practice. Community Involvement: Whitefish Co-ed Softball, Community volunteer work including Whitefish Theater Company.
Hobbies: Alpine, telemark, and cross-country skiing, hiking, mountain biking, rafting, water sports, tennis, softball, reading and music.