TribLIVE

| Home


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Newsmaker: Anne Marie Witchger Hansen

Daily Photo Galleries

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011
 

Noteworthy : Hansen worked with the nonprofit Brother's Brother Foundation in the North Side to arrange shipment of much-needed mattresses, hospital beds and refurbished stainless-steel operating tables to three rural clinics operated by religious groups in Tanzania, Africa. The supplies were sent Oct. 12. The journey will take about two months.

Age : 59.

Residence : Beaver.

Occupation : Assistant professor in Duquesne University's department of occupational therapy.

Background : Hansen and others from the department of occupational therapy traveled to Tanzania in the summer to conduct a "service-learning research trip." Hansen has researched occupational therapy in the country throughout her career. She conducted a medical needs assessment for the government, hospitals and health centers and clinics.

Education : Hansen earned a doctorate in professional educational leadership at Duquesne University; a master's degree in administrative leadership and adult education from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; and a bachelor's degree in occupational therapy from Mount Mary College in Milwaukee.

Quote : "When I returned, I presented the assessment to the Brother's Brother Foundation, which followed up by securing donations of the items and organizing their transport to Tanzania."

 

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. CDC’s misinformation spreads faster than Ebola virus
  2. Pirates must weigh risk, reward in attempt to sign Martin
  3. Syrian border town emerges as pivot point in Islamic State fight
  4. Starkey: Chryst missed his only shot
  5. Penguins’ Crosby OK with Neal comments about trade
  6. Penn State succumbs to No. 13 Ohio State in double overtime
  7. Pittsburgh Mills mall stability questioned
  8. Penguins rebound with shutout of Predators
  9. Robinson: Rooney retains North Side roots
  10. Pa. Supreme Court in ‘sad state’ as scandals tarnish reputation
  11. Steelers notebook: Ex-Steeler Sanders living up to his word
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.