Occupational Therapy

Bernadette Kroon PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA

Lecturer

Office Location

185C

Phone

207-753-6582

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, 2011
  • B.S. in Physical Therapy, Haagse Hoge School, 1988

Profile

Bernadette has been a practicing physical therapist since 1988. She has primarily practiced in rehabilitation. Her area of expertise is adult rehabilitation with a focus on acquired brain injury, complex medical conditions and aging. Currently, Bernadette works with the geriatric population and is interested in their ability to remain active participants in their own lives and their community..

Bernadette works closely with OTs in clinical practice and training and is interested in inter-professional education and practice to better meet the needs of clients.

With her free time, Bernadette enjoys traveling, visiting family in the Netherlands, running, reading.

Areas of Expertise

American Board Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) in Geriatrics (GCS)
Certified Exercise Expert for the Aging Adult (CEEAA)
LSVT BIG trained
Neuro-developmental training (NDT) trained

Professional Activity

Maine state advocate for the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy (AGPT)

Treasurer of International Association of Physiotherapist working with Older People (IPTOP-physio)