Director, Outpatient Programs
Anne Ruecktenwald has worked at The HSC Pediatric Center since 2007 and has more than 30 years of experience leading hospital-based rehabilitation programs as a skilled physical therapist.
As Director of Outpatient Programs, Anne is responsible for all therapy programs, including occupational therapy; physical therapy; speech-language therapy and an equipment clinic that provides seating, positioning, and orthotic support. In addition to overseeing clinical quality improvement projects, Anne has consistently worked to expand HSC’s community based programs, most recently through two outpatient centers in Maryland.
Before joining HSC, Anne worked in a variety of clinical management positions, including serving as Director of Physical Therapy at Children’s Specialized Hospital in New Jersey. A licensed Physical Therapist in the District of Columbia, she is a long-standing member of the American Physical Therapy Association, and also on the steering committee of the International Pediatric Rehabilitative Collaborative (IPRC). Anne has a Bachelor’s Degree in physical therapy from New York University and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy, specializing in pediatrics and leadership, from Seton Hall University