Mary Pugh Alligood has been a physical therapist since 1992, practicing in multiple settings including inpatient SCI rehabilitation and most recently home health care. She is deeply dedicated to her work, recognized by her patients and co-workers as a joyful and compassionate soul who radiates sunshine and hope. In October, 2010 she experienced a massive life threatening seizure, and was found to have brain cancer. She continues to remain loving and optimistic through her struggles and values the opportunity to share the challenges of her journey to help others. She resides in Naples, Florida with her two incredible sons.
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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