Melanie was inspired to become an occupational therapist after watching her grandfather go through acute rehabilitation for a stroke when she was in high school. She received a Bachelor of Science in psychology from TCNJ and continued her education at Columbia University where she earned both a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy and in Public Health/Health Policy and Management. She specializes in burn rehabilitation, trauma and wound care and spent 6 years working in New York Presbyterian Hospital’s burn unit. Melanie has been working in outpatient hand therapy since 2010 and became a Certified Hand therapist in 2015.
Specialization: Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, Burn Rehabilitation, Trauma and Wound Care.
Certifications: Hand Therapist (CHT)