Mercedes Aguirre is a first year Physical Therapy student at Rutgers School of Health Professions (SHP) in New Jersey. She is the Secretary of the American Physical Therapy Association New Jersey student assembly and the Rutgers SHP Student Governing Association. In her spare time, Mercedes enjoys reading, painting, and cuddling with her dogs.
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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