Dr. Meghan Simonetti received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. There, she also completed her Master of Science in Healthcare Administration allowing her to fully appreciate the impact physical therapy can have not only on an individual patient, but on society.
During patient treatment and clinic management, Meg strives to truly embrace the American Physical Therapy Association’s vision statement; transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience. Meghan has received many accolades most notably Emerging Leader award from the Illinois Physical Therapy Association; and from Rosalind Franklin University – National Honors Society membership, College of Health Professions Leadership Award, and University Israel Light Leadership Award.
Throughout her career, Meghan seizes the opportunity to engage in the community providing health and wellness education. She has presented to numerous groups including but not limited to yoga instructors, personal trainers, and the elderly. Meghan is also very active within the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) having held both national and chapter leadership positions.
Meghan is a University of Illinois alumni with a bachelor’s in Kinesiology, minor in Gerontology. As a Big 10 supporter, she takes every opportunity to watch and attend sporting events of her Alma Matter. Her athletic background as a participant and coach for soccer, cheerleading, and dance allows her to provide specific and individualized treatment to athletes, whether they be novice or highly trained in sport. When Meghan isn’t running, hiking, boating, or being outdoors with her family she enjoys creating and writing for various physical therapy websites / blogs and serving the profession at the community level and nationally.