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lili wellsDr. Lili Wells was born and raised in Quezon City, Philippines. She received her Bachelors in Physical Therapy from De La Salle University and went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Des Moines University in Iowa. Her interest in Physical Therapy comes from years of observing her mother who was the Chief Director of Nursing in one of the hospitals in Manila, Philippines. Prior to coming to work for Jefferson County Health Center in Fairfield, Iowa she was a staff Physical Therapist at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City where she was awarded ‘Best Physical Therapist.’ She is the Director of Rehabilitation Services at Jefferson County Health Center in Fairfield, Iowa. She is a credentialed advanced clinical instructor (CCI) to Physical Therapy interns from St. Ambrose University, Des Moines Univesity, Clarke College and University of Iowa. She serves on the Jefferson County Public Health Medical Advisory Board, an adjunct faculty at Des Moines University Doctor of PT program for their peer reviews and also a guest lecturer for Indian Hills Community Center Physical Therapist Assistant program. Her personal zeal to sharing her knowledge about Physical Therapy skills knows no boundaries. She has given Career Talks to the Farfield High School students and has taught several wellness classes for the community, including Tai-Chi for Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Pre-natal Exercises, Bone Health and Osteoporosis. She also has coordinated programs with community relations with the Jefferson County Wellness Action Coalition. She is a big advocate for volunteerism in the community and has served in JCHC Community Team serving the local school district and partnered with Habitat for Humanity projects and the local Children’s Theater. She was also one of the organizers and major donors for the Indoor Playroom Project built at the local Recreation Center. She is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Iowa Physical Therapy Association (IPTA) and Fairfield Vedic City Moms group. She is a patient-directed practitioner of gifted intellect with a drive to improve every patient that she interfaced with. She has developed a seamless patient care relationship whereby each patient would receive appropriate care. Her primary area of experience and interest lie in the area of orthopedics, pediatrics, geriatrics and aquatherapy area. She has extensive experience in treating pre- and postoperative rehabilitation following joint replacements and therapeutic exercise regimes. She is also a certified specialist in the treatment of lymphedema (CLT). She is currently in the referral pool from Mayo Clinic and University of Iowa Burn Unit Certified Lymphedema Therapists. She also works with the Area Education Agency Physical Therapy Program in coordinating their Individualized Education Program to their pediatric patients with neurological disorders. She has been a contributor for the Health Feature section at the Fairfield Ledger newspaper and has been featured in their 2009 and 2012 Women in Business section. She has done several radio spots and currently in the TV commercials for Jefferson County Health Center. She looks forward to furthering her physical therapy practice in the area of ASTYM non-invasive treatments of soft tissue injury. A very religious person and active in her parish church, she serves as a Eucharistic Minister to the sick and housebound. She is a mother to 9-yearold son, Liam and has been happily married for a little over a decade to Kevin Wells. Her family are currently living in Los Angeles, California. She enjoys spending quality time with her family, near and far and traveling around the world. . Additionally, he had given back to the University where he received his medical degree, the University of the Thomasian Medical Center, a multimedia project for the use of Thomasian graduates. And, some other projects are on-going such as establishment of a Neuropathology Laboratory at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Presently, David serves as trustee to the Morton Grove Public Library, having been re-elected to another six year term in the recent election in April 2013. He also serves as one of the commissioners of the Environmental Health Board of Morton Grove. Dr. Wells was nominated by Ryan Tejero.

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