CARF appoints director of medical rehabilitation

Peggy S. Neal, MA, MBA, has been named to the position of national director of medical rehabilitation at CARF...The Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission. Neal began her responsibilities Oct. 5 at the Tucson, AZ-based accreditation organization.

Neal has been assistant vice president in the General Reinsurance Corp.’s Rehabilitation Advisory Service unit, where she coordinated rehab services for people with disabilities. Her work involved case management, educational seminars, marketing presentations, and public speaking.

Neal joins Chris MacDonell, who has served as CARF’s national director of medical rehabilitation for the past eight years. In the future, MacDonell will focus on CARF’s role in the international market of medical rehabilitation and will lead CARF’s new Adult Day Services Division.

[Editor’s note: For additional information on CARF and its programs, contact: CARF...The Rehabilitation Commission, 4891 E. Grant Road, Tucson, AZ 85712. Phone: (520) 325-1044, Medical Rehabilitation Division, ext. 107; Adult Day Services Division, ext. 171. Fax: (520) 318-1129. Web:]

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