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COVID and CRT: 'The whole flavor of stuff' is going to change

May 1, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NEW YORK CITY - Gerry Dickerson, an ATP and CRTS who works the New York City area for National Seating & Mobility, says telehealth has moved from luxury to necessity amid the coronavirus pandemic. Here's what Dickerson, also the president of NRRTS, had to say how “the whole flavor of stuff” is going to change due to the crisis.HME News: What's it like in your area?Gerry Dickerson: I live in western New Jersey, about a 45-minute drive from the George Washington Bridge, and my last day...

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Fellow fighters wanted

August 31, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NEW YORK - Gerry Dickerson has held nearly every other position on the NRRTS executive committee, but this month, he was finally named president-elect.Here's what Dickerson, an ATP and CRTS who works for National Seating & Mobility, had to say about the challenges and opportunities in the complex rehab industry.HME News: The story goes you've had a hand in complex rehab since you were a teenager. At 13, you were constantly tinkering with an uncle's Colson wheelchair, at one point adding pneumatic...

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Dickerson, Gunn set high watermark for complex rehab

April 14, 2017Jeff Rowe

YARMOUTH, Maine - Even as a kid, Gerry Dickerson of National Seating & Mobility was working on wheelchairs.“I was fairly handy and my uncle had a disability,” he said recently.  “So I started working on chairs to help him get around.”You could say that early desire to put his handiness to work helping others came full circle recently, when Dickerson was one of two complex rehab providers awarded the Simon Margolis Fellow Award at the International Seating Symposium.Dickerson's...

Gerry Dickerson, Michele Gunn, National Seating & Mobility, Simon Margolis Fellow Award


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Two longtime complex rehab advocates honored

March 9, 2017HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Michele Gunn of Browning's Pharmacy and Health Care, and Gerry Dickerson of National Seating and Mobility were named the inaugural recipients of the Simon Margolis Fellow Award at the International Seating Symposium this month. Gunn, a NRRTS registrant since 1996, currently serves on the NRRTS and NCART boards, and the Professional Standards Board. Dickerson, a NRRTS registrant since 1994, currently serves on the NRRTS Executive Board. Margolis, a longtime leader in the complex...

Gerry Dickerson, International Seating Symposium, Michele Gunn, Simon Margolis Fellow Award


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NRRTS promotes political activism

January 6, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LUBBOCK, Texas - NRRTS celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2017, giving the organization and its registrants a morale boost in a year that it hopes to settle the score on an important complex rehab-related issue.NRRTS, along with other stakeholders, has been trying to create a separate benefit for complex rehab for several years. In 2016, bills in the House of Representatives and Senate drew 146 and 25 co-sponsors, respectively.“I'm hoping, in our 25th year, that we can finally get the CRT bill...

Gerry Dickerson, National Seating & Mobility, NRRTS


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