Michelle Despres, PT, CEAS II
Michelle Despres is the Vice President of Business Development at One Call a leading provider of workers’ compensation care management services. Michelle serves as a clinical liaison among payers, providers, and One Call’s internal teams, helping to strategize to continually improve return-to-work results. Michelle’s physical therapy expertise for the injured worker population includes on-site services, functional capacity evaluations (FCEs), work hardening, work conditioning, post offer employment testing, employer based initiatives, and ergonomic assessments. Nationally, Michelle provides customers with a clinical perspective on their physical therapy claims and delivers continuing education credit seminars on many physical therapy, ergonomics, and rehabilitation topics. Thought leadership includes presentations at RIMS, NWCDC, APTA Combined Sections Meeting and many other conferences around the country. Her work has been published in several publications including Public Risk, National Underwriter Property & Casualty and Workers’ Compensation Magazine. Michelle’s knowledge has also been featured by multiple media outlets including: Good Morning America, Scripps Media News Stations, Parents Magazine, and USA Today.