Joanne Finegan, MSA, CTRS, FDRT

Joanne Finegan is the CEO and President of ReMed Recovery Care Centers, a rehabilitation and supported living provider for people with acquired brain injury and has been with the organization for over 31 years.  Leading ReMed utilizing her skills as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, her Masters Degree in Administration and her years of experience specializing in brain injury treatment, she has continuously worked to grow a strong, clinically focused organization and to educate others on the impact and lifelong effects of brain injury. ReMed’s real life rehabilitation model serves as her foundation.  Finegan has served on the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for many years as a board member, trustee and was Chairman of the Board in 2004.  She has also served as the Chairman of the Board of the National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certification and in 2005 was honored by the American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA) as a Distinguished Fellow, the organization’s highest distinction.  During 2013, she was honored as a Fellow by the Pennsylvania State University Alumni Association, and is the President of the Council on Brain Injury (CoBI), a non-profit organization.  Finegan is also an Advisory Board member of the Health and Human Development College at the Pennsylvania State University.