Licenses & Certificates:

  • Diplomate of Acupuncture by NCCAOM
  • Idaho Acupuncture License
  • Wyoming Physical Therapy License
  • Idaho Physical Therapy License
  • Colorado Physical Therapy License
  • Nationally Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Certified Kinesiotaping Instructor


  • ID Acupuncture Association
  • WY PT Association
  • ID PT Association
  • Member APTA
  • Member Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance

Clinical Experience, Program Development & Teaching

  • Founded private practice combining acupuncture and physical therapy
  • Developed home health physical therapy for St. John’s Hospital
  • Developed Student Clinical Affiliation Program at St. John’s Hospital
  • CCCE (Clinical Coordinator of Clinical Education) for 5 PT schools
  • and 2 PTA schools
  • Developed aquatic physical therapy program for St. John’s Hospital
  • Developed supervisory role for a PT staff of 15
  • Established physical therapy services for 2 rural clinics in Wyoming
  • Founded aquatic therapy private practice
  • Kinesio-taping instructor, teaching workshops
  • Taught workshops for acupuncturists and massage therapists on orthopedic assessment,
  • creating power point presentations and a 35 pg course manual
  • Instructor for CNA and EMT training
  • Educator for Central Wyoming College and University of Wyoming

Professional Experience

  • 2000-present: Founder/Owner, East Meets West Healthcare, Inc
    Physical Therapist/ Oriental Medicine Practitioner
  • 1996-2000: Per diem PT, Boulder Community Hospital / Mapleton Rehabilitation
    Inpatient Rehab, Acute Care, Outpatient, Boulder, CO
  • 1980-2000: Staff / Supervisor Physical Therapist, St. John’s Hospital, Jackson, WY
  • 2000-2001: Educator at Orthopedic Assessment Workshop for Acupuncturists
    Taught weekend workshops in Boulder, CO
  • 1996-1998: Owner, Aquatic Physical Therapy of Jackson, Jackson, WY
  • 1991-1997: Educator at Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
    University of Wyoming Graduate School, Jackson, WY
  • 1990-2007: Outpatient and home health PT, PRN
    High Peaks Physical Therapy, Driggs, ID
  • 1990-1991: Educator at Human Physiology, Central Wyoming College, Jackson WY
  • 1984-92: Air ambulance Flight Attendant EMT, JH Air Ambulance, Jackson, WY