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The one hundred honoree: Jean O’Toole, PT, MPH

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The one hundred honoree: Jean O’Toole, PT, MPH

Mass General Giving

Mass General physical therapist Jean O’Toole is an extraordinary individual who brings her patients great creativity, knowledge and compassion. Jean called attention to lymphedema, a problem that affects our patients, and she designed interventions to treat this condition and reduce the discomfort and suffering it causes. Through research, education and innovative practices coupled with great patience and kindness, Jean has helped hundreds of patients live with this chronic ailment.

Jean also has educated many professionals about diverse aspects of orthopaedics, most recently in relation to cancer. She now concentrates her clinical practice on cancer patients. The empathy and expertise of her care make a very positive impact on the quality of life of her patients.