Marilyn Lefaivre, PT, M.Ed.

Marilyn Lefaivre, PT, M.Ed.
Marilyn Lefaivre, PT, M.Ed.Marquette University

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America

Physical Therapist

Physical Therapy



  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, cum laude, 1981   Marquette University
  • Master of Education, 2002   Carroll University. Thesis: An Analysis of Academic Advising Practices in Midwestern Physical Therapy Programs

Professional Experience

  • Certified NDT – Adult Hemiplegia
  • 16 years at Waukesha Memorial Hospital – acute, rehab, pain management experience.  Manager of Therapy Services.
  • 19 years at New Berlin Therapies, SC – Director of Quality Management, treatment of orthopedic and adolescent patients; became Curative New Berlin Therapies – Director 2015-2016
  • At Ignace since Jan, 2017

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), 1978-present
  • Sports Section of the APTA, 1980-present
  • Orthopaedic Section of the APTA, 1980 - 1989
  • Wisconsin Chapter of the APTA, 1989 - present
  • National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), 1979-present
  • Wisconsin Athletic Trainers Association (WATA) - present


  • Teaching: Adjunct at Marquette in Gross Anatomy Dissection Lab x 5 years (1997-2001) and Assistant Professor Master of Physical Therapy Program, Carroll University (1997-2001), and then current teaching of C and D (2018 – present)
  • Areas of interest: Risk Management, Fall Prevention, Underserved Populations