Kristin Matteson, MS, OT

Kristin Matteson, MS, OT, CHT

Occupational Therapist

Kristin Matteson is an Occupational Therapist in the Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center at Newport Hospital.

Education: MS in Occupational Therapy, San Jose University; BS in Occupational Therapy, Boston University 

Special Training/Certifications:  Certified Hand Therapist, PWR!Moves Certified Instructor (parkinson's specific exercise), Certified Medical Exercise Specialist (CMES), Certified Dry Needling, Trained Nordic Walking Instructor, Trained Parkinson's Cycling Coach

Practice/Research Interests: Special interest in health and wellness through physical activity, local ambassador for PMD Alliance (Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Alliance), Community Action Committee leader for Newport County for the Healthy Parkinson’s Community Project, and Davis Phinney Foundation APDA Parkinson’s Disease support group leader on Aquidneck Island