Dana earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University. During her time there, she was inducted into the Alpha Eta National Honor Society for academic excellence among allied health professionals. She also earned her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with a minor in Nutrition and Biochemistry from the University of Delaware.
Throughout her clinical experiences, Dana was exposed to a variety of patient populations and settings. She has experience in a mixed outpatient orthopedic and neurologic clinic that focused on a variety of musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. She commonly worked with patients returning from orthopedic surgeries and sports injuries, as well as patients with neurological issues, including return-to-play athletes, cerebral palsy, and patients recovering from strokes. Dana also attended a clinical that specialized in vestibular rehabilitation and in the management of complex inner-ear disorders, including hypofunctions, acoustic neuromas, and particular forms of vertigo.
Dana has a passion for maintaining an active lifestyle stemming from her love for dance and running. She has competed in half marathons and triathlons, and just completed her first marathon last year! She also enjoys yoga, hiking, traveling, and biking.