Giana is originally from Columbia, South Carolina. She attended Winthrop University in which she obtained her undergraduate degree in exercise science. She then moved to Washington, D.C, and obtained her Master’s of Occupational Therapy from Howard University. After attending the program, she relocated to North Carolina for job opportunities and to be closer to her family. Her desire to help people be as independent as possible in the daily activities they enjoy is what led Giana to this work. She loves that occupational therapists can work in a variety of settings. Giana has experience in various settings including pediatrics, acute care, long term care, short term rehab, and outpatient therapy. She has experience with oral motor and oral sensory feeding, sensory processing disorder, orthopedic disorders, neurological disorders, developmental delays, and mental health disorders. Giana Partlow Giana is married with a 1-year-old son and a lab mix named Jane. Giana enjoys traveling and trying new restaurants. She loves good food and great times!