Brentwood, Tenn. (April 1, 2021)
– Numotion, the nation’s leading and largest provider of products and services that provide mobility, health and personal independence has appointed Tara Kersten, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Kersten will provide Numotion with strategic clinical advice, support advocacy efforts, and lend her expertise to outcomes studies.
“We are excited to welcome Dr. Kersten at Numotion, said Mike Swinford, Numotion CEO, “She is uniquely positioned to help the company become an ever-more-essential partner to our customers, physicians, and referral partners and we will greatly benefit from her clinical experience in the CRT industry.”
In this new role, Dr. Kersten will also help educate and interact with clinicians and referral sources and help ensure Numotion’s interactions with clinicians, referrals, payors, regulators, and government bodies are grounded in sound clinical research and expertise.
“I’m thrilled to be joining such an awesome group of people who share my passion for improving the quality of life and functional independence of patients across this country, said Dr. Tara Kersten, “ I have had the opportunity to work with Numotion ATPs in my interdisciplinary wheelchair seating clinic in Southeast Wisconsin, on legislative efforts to improve access to CRT for patients in Wisconsin, on educational programs for physical and occupational therapists and through medical mission work on the annual Guatemala trip. I am looking forward to expanding my work with Numotion on a national level.”
A graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Kersten is board certified both in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. She practices at Advocate Aurora Health, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she focuses on electrodiagnostic testing, spasticity management, and custom wheelchair seating. For over 5 years, Dr. Kersten has run, and will continue to run, one of the largest interdisciplinary wheelchair seating clinics in the nation and has been involved in advocating for the rights and benefits of the disability community.
Numotion is the nation’s largest and leading provider of products and services that provide mobility, health and personal independence. Our focus in Complex Rehab Technology (CRT), urological supplies, home accessibility, accessible vehicles and other assistive technology helps improve the lives of people with disabilities by enabling them to actively participate in everyday life. CRT is medically necessary, individually configured mobility products and services, including manual and power wheelchairs, designed to meet the unique medical and functional needs of individuals with significant disabilities and medical conditions to provide them with greater independence. Based in Brentwood, Tenn., Numotion has more than 150 locations across the country and serves more than 260,000 people. At Numotion, Mobility and Independence Start Here. For more information, please visit www.numotion.com