Michelle Von Arx, M.S., OT/L

Chief Executive Officer

Michelle Von ArxMichelle Von Arx, M.S., OT/L, is the chief executive officer of Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital and oversees the day-to-day operations of this 98-bed hospital. She is responsible for the financial oversight, overall delivery of safe, quality rehabilitation care and services and providing patients, families and staff with an exceptional environment.

Prior to being named CEO in 2017, Michelle was director of rehabilitation for Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital for nearly four years. Earlier, she spent seven years with Kindred (RehabCare) as the executive director of rehabilitation services and held various leadership positions in inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient therapy settings.

Michelle has a Master of Science in occupational therapy and Bachelor of Science in general studies with a psychology minor from Misericordia University. She is also certified in Lean Six Sigma.

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