Did you know that April is Occupational Therapy Month? Today, we want to introduce you to Kathleen Maroney, an OT at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare. Keep reading to learn more about Kathleen!
Q. What are some of your hobbies outside of work?
A. I belong to the YMCA and take a variety of their classes. I enjoy fitness yoga, Zumba, step and PiYo. I love movies and every year try to see all of the Oscar contenders before the awards show. I am in a book club and a wine club. I love doing anything outdoors.
Q. Do you have any kids or pets?
A. I have a son and a daughter. The youngest began college this year so we are now “empty nesters”. We have a Portuguese Water Dog who will be 12 years old March 18th.
Q. What is your favorite book or food?
A. My addictions are Diet Pepsi and Chocolate Chunk Chewy bars. I would pick salmon with grilled vegetables as a favorite meal. I have read many books that I really enjoyed, so it is hard to pick just one. Some of the recent ones would be The Help, Molokai and the “Dragon Tattoo and “Hunger Games” series.
Q. If you could travel anywhere where would you go?
A. Florence and Venice, Italy
Q. Favorite subject in school?
A. Art History
Q. Favorite musician or band?
A. The Why Store
Q. What do you enjoy most about your job at Gillette?
A. I enjoy the people I work with. They are very committed to their professions and the families they serve. I have been very impressed with the support I receive from Judy Miller as our Rehab manager. The continuing education opportunities are fantastic.