2019 Spring Scientific Symposium Program Recap 

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INVITED SPEAKERS

Dr. Renée Ostertag, DPT, MPT, Cert. MDT, M.Physio, CCTP

Dr. Ostertag has had the privilege of speaking to ophthalmologists since 2011 at ASOPRS, AAO, Women in Ophthalmology, and Eye Care for Animals.  She provides ergonomic advice, corrective exercises and strategies to minimize musculoskeletal loading and reduce pain during the inevitable demands of the ophthalmologists’ strenuous day.  Renée loves helping *YOU* do what you do best.

Dr. Ostertag has been a practicing clinician of Physical Therapy for patients with neuromusculoskeletal pain since 2003; her clinical experience includes acute care, sub-acute care, rehab, sports medicine, chronic pain, occupational medicine and Spine Rehab.   

Renée has obtained her Masters Degree and clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2003. As a student of life-long learning and empowerment through education, she obtained a second Masters degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy from the University of South Australia in 2008.  In addition, she has a credential in Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment, a certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy, is certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling and is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.  

Dr. Ostertag started Green Tree Mind, LLC in 2012, sees patients in Denver, Colorado and works virtually with clients around the country.  She teaches classes, workshops and delivers keynotes on Somatic Mindfulness, using the Polyvagal theory to train and calm the nervous system.  In addition, she does consultant teaching for the University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program’s Musculoskeletal Course series. 

Marsheila DeVan

Marsheila DeVan has over twenty years of training experience. Her expertise includes work within the university systems as well as the pharmaceutical and medical industries, concentrating on professional speaker development, interpersonal skills improvement, meeting moderation, media training, curriculum development and one-to-one coaching.

She spent seven years following her passion for the developing public/private partnerships between communities and businesses to enhance community empowerment programs. Her outstanding communication skills and ability to work with diverse audiences earned her multiple national awards.