Celeste Freeman, BS, OTR/L, CHT
Celeste Freeman graduated from the University of Buffalo with a BS in 1977 and earned her CHT in 1992. She worked the first decade of her career at Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center in Southern California, where she had a wide berth of experience in orthopedics and rehabilitation. Celeste began working in outpatient upper extremity rehabilitation in 1990. She has also worked as an adjunct faculty member at Russell Sage Graduate School of Occupational Therapy for many years. She currently is at Albany Memorial Hand Center in Albany NY where she has worked in full time patient care for the past 25 years. This is where she gained her direct experience with the Scleroderma population. In addition, Celeste serves as an executive board member of the Ann Steffens Scleroderma Foundation. Celeste has spoken locally and regionally since the first few years of her career.