Nancy Flinn, PhD, OTR/L
Senior Scientific Advisor
Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
Nancy Flinn is a Senior Scientific Advisor in the Courage Kenny Research Center, a part of Allina Health. Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute provides a full continuum of services for individuals with disabilities, from acute inpatient rehabilitation programs to community based supports. Dr. Flinn’s research has been in the area of long-term consequences of disability, including demonstrating the benefits of fitness activities for individuals with disabilities and demonstrating the value of home and community based services. She has also been involved with quality improvement projects that span the continuum of rehabilitation services. Currently, Dr. Flinn is charged with development and implementation of clinical practice guidelines across the continuum of care. This process of practice change is being studied in an effort to better understand how to efficiently improve the services delivered.