Cathy Kelly, MML, MS, OTR/L

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Cathy Kelly, MML, MS, OTR/L

Cathy Kelly, MML, MS, OTR/L

Director of Inpatient-based Rehabilitation Services

Expertise & Research Interests

  • Healthcare Management
  • Program Development
  • Clinical Operations
  • Staff Development

Education

  • M.S., MML, Management and Leadership, Immaculata University
  • BSOT, Occupational Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University
  • n/a, Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies, Biology, Immaculata University

Cathy Kelly, MML, MS, OTR/L

Director of Inpatient-based Rehabilitation Services

Cathy has been an Occupational Therapist (OT) for over 30 years. She has extensive experience as an OT and as a manager in topics specific to acute care and acute rehabilitation, including recovery from neurological and neurosurgical conditions/injuries, orthopedic conditions, vision impairments (low vision or visual perception) and aging related changes in activity and cognition. As an OT, Cathy has partnered with local agencies and groups related to Trauma, Adults with Physical Disabilities, Dementia, Brain Injury, Muscular Dystrophy, Arthritis and Visual Impairments.

In her administrative roles, Cathy has over 25 years of experience related to running high performing teams, aligning organizational missions and expectations with operational challenges, and pathways to developing a strong management team. Cathy values the roles of creating strong teams through a mindful and considerate leadership style.

Experience

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Selected Honors and Awards
  • Use of Seating Protocol and Tilt in Space Wheelchairs to Reduce Pressure Injuries in Critically Ill Patients, Christiana Care Way Award
Patents

Wheelchair with Dynamic Occupant-Tilt Feature

2024-07-22 , ####
Wheelchair with Dynamic Occupant-Tilt Feature; Developed for Pressure Ulcer PreventionWheelchair with Dynamic Occupant-Tilt Feature; Developed for Pressure Ulcer Prevention
US US Patent Application filed October 2019.