Samantha E. Antoun, PT, DPT, was recently named Director of Physical Therapy for Advance Therapy Associates at Salem Medical Center.
Dr. Antoun received her doctorate at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, Calif. She completed a post-graduate neuro residency at Kaiser Permanente Foundation Acute Rehabilitation Center, Vallejo, Calif., and is certified through the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals.
Prior to SMC, Dr. Antoun worked as a physical therapist and fall prevention consultant at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, where she evaluated patients post-acute vision impairment with emphasis on safety education, home modifications, self-care strategies and discharge planning.
She formulated and utilized a fall risk management program for the inpatient setting which includes a screening questionnaire for staff to determine the need for a physical therapy evaluation, and provided staff education on the necessity of fall risk management for the visually impaired population.
Dr. Antoun has also worked at Good Shepherd Penn Partners in Philadelphia, and Mass General Brigham — formally known as Partner’s Healthcare — in Boston, Mass.
Dr. Antoun will share time between SMC and The Health Center at Beckett.
To learn more about the physical therapy program, visit smc.health/services/rehabilitation-services. For an appointment, call 856-339-6025.