Meet a Member

Frannie Westlake PT, DPT, NCS

Meet Frannie Westlake, Education Chair of the Academy of Oncologic PT. Frannie is an active contributor to our journal, Rehabilitation Oncology, and she was recently awarded a 2018 Emerging Leader Award from the APTA.

Frannie received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, FL in 2012. She went on to complete her neurological residency at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA and received her NCS in 2014. Since 2015, Frannie has worked at Oncology Rehab in Denver, CO and is the clinical coordinator for the neurological and exercise rehab program. She treats a variety of oncology, vestibular, and neurological diagnoses. Her passion is working with patients who are currently undergoing chemotherapy and have complaints of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy. She is also actively working on a pre-operative protocol for patients who have been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

In her free time, Frannie enjoys spending time with her husband and 13 month old son and black lab. They enjoy going on hikes and spending time in the mountains of Colorado.

Frannie actively lectures at CSM with the APTA and has published 2 journal articles in Rehabilitation Oncology. She is the current education chair for the Academy of Oncologic PT.