Diane has worked at UTMB since 2001. She attained a Bachelor's of Science degree in Psychology at University of Houston in 1999 and a Bachelor's of Science degree Occupational Therapy at UTMB in 2001. Diane is a member of the Texas Occupational Therapy Association, American Occupational Therapy Association and American Society of Hand Therapists. She earned a Master's of Science degree in Fitness and Human Performance at University of Houston - Clear Lake in 2010 where she was awarded the Most Outstanding Graduate as well as graduated with honors. She received her hand certification in 2012. Diane's tenure at UTMB includes inpatient and outpatient experience where the majority of her work has been in upper extremity rehabilitation.