PT, CEES, CSPHP
Margaret’s extensive experience as a hands on physical therapist gives her first
hand knowledge of the physical difficulties faced by therapists in trying to promote
independence in mobility levels for their dependent patients. Her many years as facility
champion for safe patient handling, has resulted in >90% reduction of injuries.
This experience, coupled with her expertise as a Certified Safe Patient
Handling Professional and her passion for teaching, is the foundation behind her
ability to teach and explain ergonomic and safe patient handling principles to all
audiences. Margaret has presented extensively on a variety of topics in ergonomics,
healthcare and rehabilitation, at local, state and national levels, and has published
research on patient outcomes using Safe Patient Handling equipment for rehabilitation.