Emily began working at Therapeutic Associates in 2023. She went to Ithaca College for both undergraduate and graduate school, earning her Bachelor of Science in Clinical Health Studies with a minor in Asian American Studies and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from there. She completed the LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) Pediatric Physical Therapy residency program at the Child Development and Rehabilitation Center (CDRC) through Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in 2023. She has worked in many different settings in pediatrics, including outpatient, hospital based, school-based, and home health. She is part of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Pediatrics Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) committee, and she helps with Pacific University’s DPT program. She enjoys working with the pediatric population, with interests in chronic pain, developmental delay, and neurodevelopmental disabilities. Her passion for working with children began as a teenager when she began coaching gymnastics and being a camp counselor.
Emily is a Chinese adoptee who grew up in Colorado and was a gymnast for 14 years. She has lived in Colorado, New York, Arizona, and Oregon. She fell in love with Oregon when she moved here for her residency program, loving the options of mountains or water, as well as the kindness of Oregonians. In her free time, she likes to hike, rock climb, and explore new places to eat.
Residency: OHSU, Pediatric Residency