Marie Nelson

Peer Support Volunteer

Age: 34

Disability: Transverse Myelitis, EDS, RP

Age of Onset: 29

Ethnicity: Caucasian

Work Experience (post injury): Sharp HealthCare, Challenged Women's Support Initiative associate-electronic communications specialist

Education: Bachelor's degree in music

Primary language: English

Life goals: To marry, have a child and get off of SSDI.

Hobbies: Singing, music (opera-rock), karaoke, poker, concerts and much more

Interests: Music, shopping, working with the public, dog training (service, therapy and pet dogs), movies

Anything you would like to share about yourself that might be helpful to someone newly injured?
I live in San Diego, Clairemont area. I love to listen and talk about almost anything. I like hanging out with friends and meeting new and interesting people. I also like to spend time with my boyfriend. 

For More Information
To learn more about the Sharp Rehabilitation Peer Support Advisor Program, please call 858-939-6709 or send us an email. To contact Marie Nelson, be sure to include Marie's name in your message.

To learn more about Sharp's rehabilitation services or to find a Sharp-affiliated physician who can refer you to a physical therapist, call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm. To find general information about rehabilitation, visit Rehabilitation in Adult Health or read the Rehabilitation News archive.