The NeuroRecovery Training Institute Hires New Senior Vice President

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Former Co-Director brings more than 10 years of industry experience to The NeuroRecovery Training Institute.

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Karey will certainly be an asset to NeuroRTI in fulfilling our vision to create internationally-scaled physical therapy neuro education programming...

The NeuroRecovery Training Institute (NeuroRTI), an online educational institution providing top-notch postgraduate and continuing education programs for neurologic physical therapists, is pleased to announce a new role and hire within the company.

Karey McDowell joins NeuroRTI as the company’s Senior Vice President, Program Development and Sales. Most recently, Karey served as the Co-Director of the NeuroRecovery Network, managing the development and implementation of all operational processes, systems, and policies. According to John Childs, PT, PhD, MBA, CEO of Louisville, Kentucky based Evidence In Motion (EIM) which is a principle in NeuroRTI, “Karey is the perfect candidate to fill this critical position at NeuroRTI. Her experience and proven track record of success in the realm of neurological rehabilitation and wellness will be invaluable.”

“NeuroRTI is very excited to have Karey on board,” states Andrea Behrman, PT, PhD, NeuroRTI Founder and Professor at the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Louisville. “Karey will certainly be an asset to NeuroRTI in fulfilling our vision to create internationally-scaled physical therapy neuro education programming through collaborative partnerships, integrating the best current evidence of neuro recovery into the practice of rehabilitation specialists to advance recovery and improve patient care.

Karey earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation and Park Administration from Eastern Kentucky University in 2000 and her Master of Science Degree in Recreation and Park Administration with a concentration in Program Management in 2007. She is also a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (C.T.R.S.), a Certified Disability Sport Specialist (CDSS), and a member of the National Federation of Professional Trainers (CPT). In the past, Karey has held professional positions as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and a Supervisor for a Community Fitness and Wellness Facility. She is excited to be on the NeuroRTI team as she shares the passion of the organization in elevating neurological physical therapy.

About The NeuroRecovery Training Institute:
The NeuroRecovery Training Institute (NeuroRTI) is on a mission to create and promote a culture of evidence-based practice (EBP) within the neurologic physical therapy profession. Through transformational education efforts, NeuroRTI is creating a full continuum of neurologic training programs beginning with a large nationally-scaled Physical Therapy Neuro Residency, Postprofessional DPT and online Continuing Education (CE) course work that will include various topics in the treatment of spinal cord dysfunction, acquired brain injury, and other neurologic disorders. For more information, please visit

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