John Ward PT, MHSA has been the owner and operator of John Ward Physical Therapy since April 2004. John graduated with a Bachelors in Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh in 1985 and with a Masters of Health Services Administration from Salve Regina University in 2002.
He has over 28 years of experience as a RI Licensed Physical Therapist. He has a strong interest and experience in running injuries as a former competitive runner himself. John has completed 14 marathons (PR 3:08). In the winter months John enjoys skiing, and assisting fellow skiers in injury prevention and ski specific exercise training. Currently John enjoys distance bike riding and mountain biking.
Regina Peloso is the office manager for the clinic and has extensive experience in the healthcare field both as a RI Licensed CNA and a National Licensed Medical Administrator. Regina has worked for over 20 years in the medical and insurance industries. She is extremely helpful when dealing with the complexities of health insurance coverage. In October 2008, Regina's article Introduction to ICD-9: Medical Billing was published in the National Center for Competency Testing and in October 2010 she wrote an article on Medical Billing Modifiers that was also published and will be used for a 3 credit course.
Ku Hunley is a Licensed PTA and AFAA certified Personal Trainer, is the newest addition to John Ward PT. She graduated from CCRI in May 2013 with a degree in Applied Sciences for Physical Therapy Assistant. She was a personal trainer at SC YMCA, a former Special Olympics coach in the female bench press and powerlifting events, and the RI Silver Sneakers instructor coordinator to evaluate a fitness program for older adults offered in all Greater Providence YMCAs. She is married with two children and resides in Wakefield. She spends her spare time taking her children to after school activities which include soccer and softball and finds time to workout regularly at a gym or in her home.