Linda S. Roherty, PT, CLT-LANA, is a 1989 graduate of Northwestern University school of Physical Therapy. Prior to this she was a PTA for five years.
Linda took her initial lymphedema therapy training in 1998 and ince has amassed additional hours of specialty training in the field of lymphedema therapy focusing on patient treatment and the education of the medical community. In 2008 Linda joined Provena St. Joseph Hospital, Bob and Edna Meadows Cancer Center, to develop their cancer rehabilitation program with an emphasis in lymphedema. From 2000 until 2003 Linda taught at Klose Norton Training & Consulting, LLC as an Associate Instructor for their Lymphedema Therapy Certification courses and from 2005 to present is a Klose Training Associate Instructor, nationally and internationally. Linda earned her CLT-LANA credentials in May 2001. She was elected to the Lymphology Association of North America's Board of Directors in 2000 and acted as Vice President of LANA from 2002-2005.
Linda lectures extensively, nationally and internationally on lymphedema and cancer. She is an important resource to many therapists information setting up lymphedema programs and helps with difficult-to-treat patients.
Her professional organizations include:
- American Physical Therapy Association (APTA - 25 years)
- Member of Acute Care & Oncology Section of the APTA
- National Lymphedema Network (NLN)