is a pediatric hand therapist. She worked as an occupational therapist/hand therapist at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, CA from 1982 through 2017. During these 35 years, she gained expertise with special skills in creative splinting/orthotic intervention and developed the hand therapy program for the hospital.
She is currently devoting her time to sharing her knowledge with the therapy community by teaching continuing education courses. She has been teaching Pediatric oriented CE courses nationwide through Rehab Education, LLC since 2007.
Jill has authored numerous journal articles, chapters on pediatric splinting/orthotic intervention in “Orthotic Intervention for the Hand and Upper Extremity” and “Foundations for Pediatric Occupational Therapy”. She has also co-authored a book entitled “101 Creative Therapy Ideas.
She has presented at annual conferences for professional organizations (AOTA, ASHT and OTAC). She is currently the President of the San Diego Hand Special Interest Group.