Observation and shadow experiences within Therapy Services are coordinated by clinicians within each work area.
For information regarding shadow experiences in Respiratory Therapy contact:
For information regarding observation experiences in Occupational Therapy contact:
Adult Patient Areas: Erica Umback, OTR/L Phone: 434-760-4525
Pediatric Patient Areas: Lisa Wickersty, OTR/L Phone: 434-465-8650
For information regarding observation experiences in Physical Therapy contact:
Adult Patient Areas: Shannon Shoup, PT Phone: 434-760-5240
Pediatric Patient Areas: Diana Wells, PT Phone: 434-465-3183
For information regarding observation expereinces in Speech-Language Pathology contact:
Adult Patient Areas: Renee Bricker, CCC-SLP Phone: 434-760-4729. The adult in-patient SLP's allow observers at the medical center for a maximum of 10 days. If you are a graduate student at U.Va or J.M.U., please contact your student coordinator for spring semester observation dates.
Pediatric Patient Areas: Polly Bickley, CCC-SLP Phone: 434-465-3118