Becky Mercuro, SPT, is a sixth year direct entry DPT student at Northeastern University. Many of her undergraduate extracurricular activities have been dedicated to service in the physical therapy community and local mentoring. She has worked at Brigham and Women’s Hospital as a rehabilitation aide and orthopedic technician since 2015, along with co-operative and clinical experiences at ATI Physical Therapy and Elliot Hospital. Outside of physical therapy, Becky also serves clients as a personal trainer, both at the Northeastern Marino Center and independently. She plans to graduate in 2019 with a doctorate in physical therapy with a concentration in sports/conditioning and minor in Spanish.
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
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