Donald L. Hayes, PT, GTC, GCS
Donald Hayes, PT, GTC, GCS, has been on the cutting-edge of telehealth in rehab for the past few years. As a physical therapist at the VA hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, Don worked on an award-winning tele-rehabilitation team to connect homebound veterans in rural settings to outpatient clinics and home health service via telehealth. He is also a member of the APTA’s frontiers in Research, Science, and Technology (FiRST).
His knowledge and passion for telehealth can be seen in the various articles he has authored or co-authored as well as the presentation that was featured at AOTA’s annual conference in 2017. Don earned his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Northern Iowa in 1996 and his physical therapy degree from the University of Missouri in 2005.
Financial: Donald Hayes has an employment relationship with the VA hospital in Iowa. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Donald Hayes is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.