Prerna graduated in 2010 from L.T. Medical College, India with a degree in Occupational therapy and pursued a Masters in Occupational therapy from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating in 2011. She further went on to complete her PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences and Technology from the University of Pittsburgh in 2016. She joined the STARS Rehab team in 2016 and has proven to be a valuable asset to our company with her extensive advanced knowledge and excellent patient care.
Prerna worked primarily in nursing homes and in-patient rehabilitation after completing her masters. After completing didactic work for the PhD program she accepted a position as an Instructor at the University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences in 2015. She continued conducting her PhD research work while she taught at the University and started practicing as a home health therapist. Prerna has advanced training and certifications in wound care, lymphedema therapy, oncology & lymphedema management, and in gerontology with a specialization in mental health. She is continuing to conduct research at the University of Saint Augustine and presenting at national conferences.
Prerna lives in Saint Augustine with her husband and dogs. Please feel free to contact Prerna with any questions.