Meet our Health Coaching Team!
November 14, 2019
This month, we want to highlight our Health Coaching team! Without each one of these individuals, we would not be able to deliver the quality care to our members and follow up with their progress. Our Health Coaches keep participants accountable and address questions or concerns to guide them along their pain recovery journey.
Tae Won Kim
Tae has long combined an interest in clinical research and a passion for aiding those needing medical help. Born in South Korea and raised in New Jersey, Tae received his BS in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Tae has been involved in research throughout his career. As a senior orthopedic resident, he was the Editor-in-Chief of the University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal. He has numerous publications in the field of joint replacement and has studied the way research in orthopedic surgery is performed.
Tae co-founded SimpleTherapy Inc. and now channels his research interest as the Chief Research Officer. He is also currently the co-director of the orthopedic oncology division at the MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper University in Camden, New Jersey.
Jeff Chiappa PT, DPT, MS
Jeff has been the Director of Therapy Programs for 5 years at Simple Therapy. Jeff is the owner of Synergy Sports & Orthopedic Physical Therapy in Malvern, PA. Jeff has been an outpatient orthopedic physical therapist for 20 years.
Jeff grew up in Malvern Pennsylvania attended Great Valley High School and went to Dickinson College where he obtained a Bachelor’s in Science in Biology. Jeff graduated from Widener University Institute for Physical Therapy with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy. He then began his career in orthopedic working for a large orthopedic group, where he eventually became the director of rehab for four offices. Along the way, he obtained his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University in 2010.
Jeff and his wife Jeannine are both physical therapists who met working at Bryn Mawr Rehab in Malvern, PA. Jeff has three children and he and his wife foster Seeing Eye Dogs for the Seeing Eye Dog Program located in Moorestown, NJ.
Jon has two years of experience in the digital healthcare profession. He graduated the University of Maryland in 2017 as a member of the University’s Lacrosse team for 5 years. He then played a year of professional lacrosse for the New York Lizards. During his time in athletics, Jon developed a tremendous passion and profound understanding of exercise science, physical fitness, and exercise therapy. Jon has taken these passions to the SimpleTherapy team where he is now an ISSA certified exercise therapist and strength & conditioning coach, as well as a certified REBT life coach along with his lead role in customer success. In his free time, Jon likes to travel, snowboard, play lacrosse, and spend time with friends and family.
Darla has been in the health care field for over 8 years she has experience in orthopedics and MSK solutions. As a SimpleTherapy health coach, she assists and guides members to the correct program and provides them with educational information to help improve their health. A fun fact about Darla is she loves to watch black and white films!
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