Joanne Finegan, MSA, CTRS, FDRT

Joanne leads ReMed utilizing her skills as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, her Masters Degree in Administration (West Chester University, 1990) and her years of experience specializing in brain injury treatment. She has worked continuously on educating others on the impact and lifelong effects of brain injury and utilizes ReMed’s “real life rehabilitation” model as her foundation. Finegan has served on the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for many years as a board member, trustee and Chairman of the Board in 2004. She has also served as the Chairman of the Board of the National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) and has been honored by the American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA) as a Distinguished Fellow, the organization’s highest distinction, in 2005. During 2010, she was presented the Distinguished Alumni Service Award by the Penn State University’s College of Health and Human Development and is the President of a non-profit, Council on Brain Injury (CoBI).  Joanne received the Alumni Fellow Award from Penn State, the most prestigious award given by Penn State’s Alumni Association.