Mark Blankespoor, PT, DPT received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Dordt College in 1992. He then received a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Des Moines University in 1994. He continued his education by receiving a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Des Moines University in 2009.
Mark is currently employed by Blankespoor Consulting in Pella, Iowa as a Consultant. Mark was the founder of Work Systems Rehab & Fitness in 1998, which has 5 clinic locations in Iowa (Des Moines, Ames, Pella, Newton and Oskaloosa) and multiple employer contracts throughout the state of Iowa. He has extensive experience in Work Injury Prevention and Management as well as Wellness and Fitness. In addition to clinical practice, he has served in a number of roles with the Iowa Physical Therapy Association (Legislative Chair; Treasurer; Vice President; President) and the American Physical Therapy Association (House of Delegates Representative; Board Member with Occupational Health Special Interest Group).
Mark has been a Faculty Member with WorkWell Systems since 1998, and also serves as an Adjunct Instructor for Des Moines University. He has performed regular provider training with all of the WorkWell Systems programs and has been a consultant on multiple projects with WorkWell Systems.
Dee Daley, PT, DPT is a graduate of the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill and Quinnipiac College physical therapy programs. Dee is currently employed by WorkWell in New Ipswich, NH as Director of Clinical Practice. Dee has been a member of the WorkWell faculty since 2003, and intermittently teaches as a guest lecturer for PT and PTA schools on topics related to Work Injury Prevention and Management. Dee also holds a degree in Health Professions Education from North Carolina State University.
In addition to clinical practice, Dee has been active in the New Hampshire and North Carolina Chapters of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as President and other roles in the area of Education and Policy. In addition to helping develop training materials for WorkWell, she has coauthored several publications on the Role of PT in Occupational Health and Wellness, and Safety in Functional testing. She has also served as a member of the APTA as a working member of the Occupational Health Special Interest Group and Work Rehab Clinical Practice Guideline group.
Stephen (Steve) N. McKenney, PT, is a graduate of the University of North Dakota, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and the University of South Dakota. He is currently employed by WorkWell Prevention and Care as an Occupational Health Specialist. Steve has been a member of the WorkWell faculty since 1997 years. He also holds a BS Degree in Earth Science Education, an MA Degree in Physical Education, and is a Certified Athletic Trainer (retired status with the NATA).
Steve has participated in the development of training materials for WorkWell including Functional Capacity Evaluation, Functional Job Analysis, PreWork Screening, Work Rehabilitation and Ergonomics. He also has clinical experience as a Director at OccuPRO overseeing work conditioning, functional testing and regional employer services in Minnesota and South Dakota, and as a Safety Manager and Industrial Rehabilitation Manager earlier in his career.
Robin Peterson PT is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Physical Therapy Program. Robin is currently employed by Regions Hospital in St. Paul MN as Physical Therapist and Supervisor. Robin has been a faculty member and consultant for WorkWell since 2008. Robin also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Distributive Sciences and Psychology from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter MN.
In addition to clinical practice and consulting, Robin Peterson has been an active member in the MN chapter of the APTA since 1987, and has served as the physical therapy alternate member for the MN Medical Services Review Board with the Department of Labor and Industry since 2002. Robin Peterson is also a member of the National Association of Occupational Health Providers and Human Factor Society. She co-authored Smart Tracks patient management system, Volumes I and II.
Brent Webber, PT, CEAS III is a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina Charleston. He is the Manager of Industrial Rehabilitation at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System in South Carolina. Brent also has experience as an Industrial Case Manager and is a CEAS Level 1, 2, and 3 (Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist).
Brent has been a WorkWell faculty member since 2008 and has spoken on topic related to occupational health, functional testing and Return to work for groups such as the South Carolina Physical Therapy Association, South Carolina Association of Occupational Health Nurses, and the National Association of Occupational Health Professionals. He is also a guest lecturer at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Physical Therapy program.
Marc Yeager, MPT, is a graduate of Loma Linda University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences and a Master of Physical Therapy degree in June 1993. Marc is the Managing Principal of Injury Prevention & Management Consulting.
Marc has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 1994 and the Georgia Physical Therapy Association since 1997. He has been a faculty member for WorkWell Systems since 2006. He achieved the distinction of WorkWell Master Clinician in 2001 with certifications in Functional Capacity Evaluations, Functional Job Analysis, Return to Work Clinical Pathways, Functional and Office Ergonomics.
Marc founded Highland Park Physical Therapy in 2001, shortly before joining WorkWell Systems as an Occupational Health Specialist developing injury prevention and management programs, including Rapid Return to Work, Stress Factor Analysis, and supportive training materials, in addition to implementing internet-based injury prevention and management programs for industrial clients. Marc has assisted in the development and implementation of on-site ergonomic programs for a Silicon Valley-based high-tech Fortune 100 Company, and served as a member on their ergonomic safety committee as an external consultant. Early into his profession, Marc’s clinical experience included providing on-site physical therapy services for several companies in the Silicon Valley area of California. He has utilized that experience to help incorporate functionality into his client’s rehabilitation program and provides practical insight during the return-to-work decision process.
25 years of experience in providing employers with musculoskeletal injury prevention and physical therapy treatment programs.