Connie L. Montgomery, retired OTR/L

Author and Keynote Speaker

National Patient and Family Advisor

Co-Chair, Medical University of South Carolina Diversity and Inclusion Patient and Family Advisory Task Force

Mrs. Montgomery is affiliated with the Medical University of South Carolina Patient and Family Advisory Council Adult Ambulatory council and she Co-Chairs the PFAC Diversity and Inclusion Task Force. Also, Mrs. Montgomery is the Charitable Campaign Chair for nSpiration. Foundation, a national organization that helps patients and families with rare disorders access financial resources, obtain travel scholarships to educational conferences and also provide community/ familial support for these individuals. She is on the leadership committee for HealthUnlocked National Hemophilia Foundation ‘s Blacks in the Bleeding Disorders Community. Mrs. Montgomery serves patients and families nationally by working with Patient and Family-Centered Care partners founded by Libby Hoy, Patient Family Advisory network and the Health Information Technology Advisory Council.

She attended Francis Marion University and the Medical University of South Carolina.

In 1993, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. After many years of practicing OT in the US and in the US military installations abroad, she retired.  Now, Mrs. Montgomery became an advocate and volunteer for patients and families in her state and nationally. She has published several articles and been a keynote speaker across the United States and in Europe. Her speaking services are a available by written request. Contact her for educational conferences, women’s retreats, lectures and webinars at Topics of interest are compassionate healthcare, diversity and inclusion, and the importance of patient and family-centered care.