Howard Head Sports Medicine
Centennial, Colorado – United States
Kristin Thomas, PT, DPT, physical therapist at Howard Head Sports Medicine. Kristin first discovered her passion for pediatric oncology while attending the University of Michigan and visiting children admitted to Mott Children’s Hospital. She carried this passion to physical therapy school at University of Colorado and completed her final clinical rotation at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During her time at St. Jude, she received specialized training in rehabilitation as it relates to pediatric oncology. From 2013 to 2017, she worked at Children’s Hospital Colorado as the lead physical therapist in the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD). During this time, she developed the oncology specific rehabilitation program for the CCBD and went on to lead a team of rehab professionals who also specialized in the treatment of pediatric patients with oncologic and related disorders in both inpatient and outpatient clinic settings. Dedicating time to both direct patient care and program development, Kristin also assisted with research studies and evidence-based practice projects with multidisciplinary teams. Since 2017, she has been expanding her knowledge of the practice of physical therapy through travel assignments in a variety of clinical settings and with a variety of patient populations. Throughout her time traveling, she has remained passionate about pediatric oncology and has remained up-to-date and involved through various research projects, special interest groups, and collaboration with colleagues.
Wednesday, November 6
4:45 PM – 6:00 PM