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Lori Van Dusen, DPT Owner/Director

Lori was born in Northern California and grew up playing competitive soccer and softball. From her experience in rehabilitation as a result of multiple sports injuries, Lori was drawn to a career in Physical Therapy. Lori graduated from Sonoma State University in 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology/Exercise Science. She then moved to Washington State to attend graduate school at the University of Puget Sound and received a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Following graduation, Lori worked as a staff therapist at an outpatient orthopedic clinic and was later promoted to Clinic Director. Lori has always aspired to be a business owner and co-founded DuPont Physical Therapy in January 2016.

Outside of work, Lori enjoys spending time with her husband, James, who has been a pediatric Physical Therapist in the North Thurston school district for 11 years. They enjoy spending their time with their 2 children, skiing/snowboarding, camping, gardening, and being outside.

Rachel Ohlde, PTA

Rachel was born and raised in Washington and takes full advantage of all the beautiful hiking, camping, swimming, and snowboarding this beautiful state has to offer. She has always loved building relationships and studying the fascinating human body which lead her to the rewarding field of Physical Therapy. Rachel completed her Bachelor of Science in Clinical Physiology at Central Washington University and then went on to earn her Physical Therapist Assistant degree from PMI. Rachel enthusiastically accepted a position at Dupont Physical Therapy in July of 2016 and is eager to work with the amazing DPT team to meet the needs of the community. Rachel enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband Jacob and their fur-baby Abraham, or curled up with some tea reading whatever she can get her hands on.

Ruth Bailey, DPT

Ruth is originally from Tennessee and received both her bachelors in Exercise Science and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN. While in PT school, Ruth started trail running and has enjoyed running trails in Tennessee, Hawaii, and now Washington as she and her husband move about through the military. Helping people stay moving and active is one of the things she loves about her job as a physical therapist.

Outside of work she continues to enjoy running as well as stand-up paddle-boarding, kayaking, backpacking, camping, hiking, cooking/baking, and gardening.

Sadie Jones, Front Office

Email: sadie@dupontpt.com