Jean Minkel – SVP, Care Management

Jean is a physical therapist and master clinician internationally recognized for her work in assistive technology.  She is also an independent consultant who provides educational and consulting service to all members of the Assistive Technology team – consumers, therapists, suppliers, manufacturers and payers.

Jean is the former director of the Seating and Mobility Program at the Center for Rehabilitation Technology at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, NY.  She produced the videotape series, “Spending or Investing – Funding Assistive Technology.” She is co-author of the Wheelchair Selection Guide: How to use the ANSI – RESNA Standards, the Manual Mobility Training Guide, and the Power Mobility Training Guide. Most recently, Jean co-edited a new textbook titled, “Seating and Wheeled Mobility: A Clinical Resource Guide.”

The Assistive Technology community has recognized Jean for her expertise and contributions with the RESNA Fellow award in 1995 and the Sam McFarland Mentor Award in 2012.