Rosemarie Cooper, MPT received the BA degree with concentration in International Business from California State University, Sacramento in 1994. She received the MPT degree in Physical Therapy from University of Pittsburgh in 1998. She is currently employed at the University Pittsburgh in the School for Health and Rehabilitation Science as an Instructor within the Department of Rehabilitation Science Technology. She is working as a Clinical Coordinator at the Human Engineering Research Laboratories and as a Clinical Instructor/ Wheelchair Seating Clinician at the UPMC Center for Assistive Technology. Preceding her PT studies, she has worked as a Research Associate for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Prior to coming to Pittsburgh, she has served as an Executive Committee Member at the National Wheelchair Athletic Association (NWAA) Paralympic Training Camps held in Sacramento, CA during Spring 1989-1994. Rosemarie Cooper has been an author on several articles on wheelchairs and seating. She is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, Business academic honor society and a member of APTA.