Meet the Team

Education in Motion is powered by a highly educated and experienced team of professional clinicians with diverse backgrounds from all over the world. They understand what it means to find solutions to their clients' mobility challenges and are here to share their insights with you.

Faith Brown - Sunrise Medical UK & EIRE

Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist (OT), Clinical Educator - United Kingdom and Eire

Faith Brown - Sunrise Medical UK & EIRE, Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist (OT), Clinical Educator - United Kingdom and Eire

Faith has 19 years of international experience in the field of seating and mobility including an extensive career in the British National Health Service, as well as the private and not-for-profit sectors.

She believes in tailoring clinical training programmes so that participants leave feeling energised with new practical applications to their work. She enjoys integrating field experience and evidence-based information along with emerging concepts from facilitation and design. Workshop participants have fed back ‘she knows her stuff’ and (perhaps Faith’s favourite) ‘you have a good sense of humour on you.’

Faith is an HCPC registered Occupational Therapist with a postgraduate certificate in Postural Management for People with Complex Disabilities from Oxford Brookes University. She is a member of PMG (Posture and Mobility Group).

Outside of work Faith usually has a project in process, often involving some form of DIY.

Devis Trioschi - Sunrise Medical Italy

Clinical & Product Specialist – Occupational Therapist (OT) and Physioterapist (PT)

Devis Trioschi - Sunrise Medical Italy, Clinical & Product Specialist – Occupational Therapist (OT) and Physioterapist  (PT)

Graduated in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Sport Science, Devis previously worked for 14 years in one of the most known centre for Assistive Technology in Italy dealing mainly with seating posture and powered mobility devices for adults and children.

Since 2007 he has lectured extensively both in training courses and national conferences on the topics of AT, wheeled mobility, seating and posture management, autonomy and quality of life of people with disabilities.

Previously, since 2009, he has gained experience in the coordination of interdisciplinary teams. He has been a lecturer in the Physical Therapy Degree Course at the University of Ferrara and he is currently a lecturer in Occupational Therapy Course at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. He believes in multidisciplinary team work and in integration of field experience and evidence-based practice. He considers very important sharing experiences and information concerning his job.

 

Federico Rizza - Sunrise Medical Italy

Clinical & Product specialist - Occupational Therapist (OT)

Federico Rizza - Sunrise Medical Italy, Clinical & Product specialist - Occupational Therapist (OT)

Based in Italy, Federico graduated with a bachelor of Health Sciences (Occupational Therapy) degree from University of Pavia in 2017. He is the youngest Occupational Therapist that joins this Sunrise Medical Clinical Team, he is a talented and brilliant clinician despite his young age. He gained experience with a lot of Internships in different facilities, being able to see different clinical realities, from spinal units to neurological rehab,  working with blind or visually impaired patients always targeting independence in ADL’s. 

Federico now is one the Product Specialists for Sunrise Medical Italy, his focus are Manual wheelchairs, Pediatric, seating and posture. With his creativeness he supplies relative lack of experience, and thanks to his determination he keeps growing knowledge day by day, and now is ready to share his ideas with others to keep the learning process on.

Federico has lots of interests in his spare time, passing from skiing through steep mountains to surfing rolling waves under a sunset sky.

Matt Eveleigh - Sunrise Medical EU

Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist (OT) - Clinical Education Specialist

Matt Eveleigh - Sunrise Medical EU, Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist (OT) - Clinical Education Specialist

Matt previously worked for the NHS Wheelchair Service in South Wales where he led both adult and paediatric teams before moving to the Special Seating Service at the Rehabilitation Engineering unit in Swansea where he provided bespoke custom seating and mobility solutions for children and adults across South West Wales. From and educational perspective, Matt has a Bachelor of Science Degrees in both Occupational Therapy and Sports Science and gained specialist Post Graduate Certificates in both Professional Mentoring and Posture Management for Individuals with Complex Disabilities.

Matt has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally on the topics of seating, wheeled mobility and posture management. He is an active member of PMG (Posture and Mobility Group) was a PMG Conference Committee Member from 2015-2018.

Amy Bjornson - Sunrise Medical Australia

BS, MPT, ATP, SMS - Clinical Education Manager - Asia Pacific

Amy Bjornson - Sunrise Medical Australia, BS, MPT, ATP, SMS - Clinical Education Manager - Asia Pacific

Based in Sydney, Australia, Amy currently develops and implements national and international training programs on using Assistive Technology to enhance inclusion, health, and well-being in those with physical disabilities. She also serves a product improvement and development role for Sunrise Medical Australia.

Amy focuses on providing sound solutions that create positive results, even in challenging environments. She consistently implements innovative ideas focused on improving the lives of people with disabilities. She assisted with foundation of Australia's chapter of GoBabyGo, a charitable organization dedicated to early mobility for very young children.

Amy is a dynamic speaker who has lectured extensively on seating and mobility, wound management, and the physical therapy treatment of spinal cord injured clients. She has also traveled to several developing countries, learning and sharing information with their medical communities.

Amy received her ATP certification in 1995, SMS certification in 2015, and Australian Physiotherapy certification in 2018. She is a friend of NRRTS and a member of RESNA. She is an active member of Wheelchairs for Humanity, Health Volunteers Overseas, and offers technology support to Hidden Treasures Home, Fuzhou China.

Amy is an avid cyclist and appreciates the beautiful coastline of Sydney, but still misses the mountains and snow of Colorado.

Angie Kiger - Sunrise Medical USA

M.Ed., CTRS, ATP/SMS - Clinical Strategy & Education Manager

Angie Kiger - Sunrise Medical USA, M.Ed., CTRS, ATP/SMS - Clinical Strategy & Education Manager

Throughout her career she has had the opportunity to work with clients ranging from infants to adults with a variety of diagnoses in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She has also worked as a contractor providing Assistive Technology evaluations and trainings in schools and in the community. In addition to working as a clinician, Angie has served as an adjunct instructor at George Mason University and presented at numerous conferences in the United States and beyond.

Angie has become known in the CRT industry for her engaging presentation style, diverse knowledge base, passion for advocacy, and dedication to improving the lives of each individual she comes in contact with. She has been featured in and written articles for numerous trade publications. She is a member of the Mobility Management Magazine Editorial Advisory Board. In 2018 she was recognized by the National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (NRRTS) board of directors with the NRRTS Leadership Award.

In 2016 Angie began traveling to the Dominican Republic with a group of CRT industry colleagues as a part of "Propel DR." This all-volunteer mission group focuses on training local therapists, medical professionals, and educators through lectures and hands-on trainings. In addition, the group runs a week-long pediatric wheelchair clinic with local therapists and technicians providing complex rehabilitation to more than 50 children each year.

When she is not working, one of Angie's favorite places to relax is Topsail Island Beach, North Carolina, sipping on some real sweet tea.

Kim Davis - Sunrise Medical USA

MSPT, ATP - Clinical Rehab Manager, Northeast Region

Kim Davis - Sunrise Medical USA, MSPT, ATP - Clinical Rehab Manager, Northeast Region

Immediately prior to joining Sunrise Medical, she worked as a physical therapist and assistive technology specialist at ATECH Services in Concord, New Hampshire (2008-2015), providing evaluations for both children and adults in the specialty areas of seating/wheeled mobility, pressure mapping, home access, ADL equipment, postural care, and child passenger safety. She has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally on the topics of seating, wheeled mobility, and pressure mapping, and has been an active volunteer for Eleanore's Project since 2012.

Her research focus has included wheelchair seating, pressure ulcer detection/assessment, and clinical application of interface pressure mapping. She is a long-standing member of the ISO and RESNA Standards workgroups on Wheelchair and Related Seating, recently joined the RESNA Standards Committee on Wheelchairs and Transportion, and has co-authored a book chapter on wheelchair seating for people with SCI, as well as several peer-reviewed journal articles.

During her early days in the wheelchair seating clinic, Kim earned the nickname "Millimeter Kim" due to her attention to detail and measurement precision. She continues to wear the nickname proudly and believes it is important to sweat the small stuff - the folks we serve depend on it.

Sheilagh Sherman - Sunrise Medical Canada

BA, BHScOT, MHM, OT Reg. (Ont.) - Clinical Educator

Sheilagh Sherman - Sunrise Medical Canada, BA, BHScOT, MHM, OT Reg. (Ont.) - Clinical Educator

Sheilagh also has an educational background that makes her well suited to the role of Clinical Educator. Sheilagh earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Toronto in 1988, which enables her to understand healthcare policy and policy changes. Sheilagh graduated with a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Occupational Therapy) degree from McMaster University in 1994. In 2012, Sheilagh earned a Certificate in Adult Education/Staff Training from Seneca College. She applies adult learning principles to the workshops she leads. Finally, she also has a Master of Health Management (MHM) degree from McMaster University after graduating in 2015. Courses that Sheilagh completed during the MHM degree, such as Knowledge Translation, Evaluating Sources of Evidence, and Quality & Safety in Healthcare, assist Sheilagh in using an evidence-based approach to her role as Clinical Educator.

In her spare time, Sheilagh is an avid runner. She enjoys marathon training and has a goal to run a marathon in every Canadian province.

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