Vanessa Morales, had the honor of being accepted into the first PTA program in the nation, Miami Dade College. Vanessa excelled during her time at Miami Dade College, she was chosen to be the APTA/FPTA student liaison by her professors, and the class vice president by her peers. She was also accepted to be part of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society.

Vanessa’s passion for physical therapy began with her passion for fitness and healthy living. Once she became a mother herself a new passion came about as well; it was to help children. Prior to becoming a PTA, Vanessa worked as an insurance verifier, therapy aid and patient service manager at Physiotherapy Associates. This is where she first became exposed to Physical Therapy and were her love for the field flourished.
Vanessa is continuing to further her education in the field to continue helping and learning as much as possible. She is very happy and excited to be a part of such a wonderful team.