New Director of Rehabilitation, Wellness and Diabetes Services

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DELAND, Fla., May 2, 2018 AdventHealth DeLand has selected Janet Kent to serve as director of rehabilitation, wellness and diabetes services.

Kent has nearly 50 years of professional experience as a speech-language pathologist and 40 years of experience as a director of rehabilitation programs in hospitals and nursing homes.

Most recently, Kent served as a speech-language pathologist at AdventHealth DeLand, specializing in treating swallowing disorders, traumatic brain injuries, neurological disorders, and patients with tracheostomies or on respirators.

A New Smyrna Beach resident, Kent earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at the State University at New Paltz, New York and a Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Florida. In addition, Kent has completed more than 1,100 hours of professional education.

About AdventHealth DeLand

AdventHealth DeLand is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses in nine states, serving more than 5 million patients annually. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, AdventHealth DeLand has 164-beds and is one of the seven AdventHealths in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties that composes the AdventHealth Central Florida Division - North Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the AdventHealth Central Florida Division - North Region has 1,226 beds and more than 7,800 employees.

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