Briana received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Rhode Island in 2020, and a B.S in Exercise Science from Elon University in 2017. She has clinical experience in pediatrics, inpatient acute care, and orthopedics, including a five-month rotation working with veterans and active duty military at the Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi.
While at Elon, Briana competed in Division I Track and Field and continues her passion for athletics as an assistant track and field coach at South Kingstown High School. She enjoys helping her patients recover from injury, improve everyday function, and return to the fitness and recreational activities they love.
Briana was born and raised in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. When she is not in the clinic, she enjoys spending time out on the water with her family, relaxing with friends, and watching New England sports.
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