Ep. 96 – Double Trouble: Dual Board Certifications in Oncology & Women’s Health – Alexandra Hill, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT-LANA

Headshot: Alexandra Hill, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT-LANA

Within oncology, there’s so much to know, mainly because our patients aren’t neatly siloed into “just” having cancer. They have other impairments, or impairments that were exacerbated by their cancer & treatments. It’s important to know how these other issues can affect our patients & our plans of care.

Alexandra Hill, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT-LANA, is part of an elite group of clinicians in the US: she is dual-board certified in both oncology & women’s health PT! She’s using her incredible knowledge, experience, & passion for treating these patient populations that often go hand-in-hand, & she stopped by the podcast to share how she found her path, how she prepared for these exams, & how she’s making a significant & positive impact on her patients’ lives. You don’t want to miss this interview!

Follow Alexandra on social media:

Instagram: @oncopelvicPT

Twitter: @AlexHillPT

Alexandra’s Bio

Alexandra Hill graduated from Kent State University with a B.S. in Chemistry, going on to earn her Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of Florida and complete the Women’s Health Physical Therapy Residency at Duke University Health System. She is presently a physical therapist at a hospital-based outpatient clinic in Annapolis Maryland, specializing in pelvic health, lymphedema, and oncology rehabilitation.  Alexandra is a dual Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Women’s Health and Oncology through the ABPTS, and a Certified Lymphedema Therapist through the Lymphology Association of North America (LANA). In addition to her clinical work, she is a credentialed clinical instructor for physical therapy and physical therapist assistant students and has experience as a teaching assistant and guest lecturer for both the University of North Carolina and Duke University Doctor of Physical Therapy programs.  Alexandra has several peer-reviewed research publications on pelvic health and oncology-related concerns.  She enjoys hiking, Zumba, watching sports, and food trucks.

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