Jennifer is a licensed Occupational Therapist and nationally certified Hand Therapist. She earned her degree in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State in 1982, was elected to the American Society of Hand Therapists in 1986 and became Nationally certified as a Hand Therapist in 1991. She has worked in Hand Therapy in clinics in San Jose, Santa Rosa and Sonoma. She graduated from the Physician Assistant program at Stanford Medical Centre and was licensed and Certified as a Physician Assistant in 1994, and worked in that capacity in family practice before returning to Hand Therapy in 1999. She joined Santa Rosa orthopaedics in November 2005.
Jennifer has broad experience in Hand Therapy with strong evaluation and treatment skills enhanced by her training as a Physician Assistant. She enjoys the proximity, communication and collaboration with the Physicians at SRO and finds it the ideal environment for providing effective care for the patients.
When not pursuing her Hand Therapy career, Jennifer enjoys learning about gardening, being a home improvement DIY’er, furniture refinishing and going on field trips with her son.