Juanita Robel is a physical therapist with the Des Moines University Physical Therapy Clinic and associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy. Her clinical practice has been diverse, with a special interest in wound care and complex medical cases. She is a certified lymphedema therapist. Her extensive career has included positions as a therapist, supervisor and coordinator of clinical education at rehabilitation centers and a medical surgical unit. She also served on the faculty of Maryville University before joining Des Moines University. Ms. Robel earned her physical therapy degree at St. Louis University and her master’s degree in physical therapy at Washington University.