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Gail Keys Strid

Gail Keys Strid, American occupational therapist. Registered occupational therapist. Recipient Maddak award for physical disabilities, Maddak, Inc., 1981.


  • Strid, Gail Keys was born on August 4, 1953 in California, United States. Daughter of Walter Scott and Shirley Mae (MacDonald) Keys.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, Colorado State University, 1975. Postgraduate, University of Alaska, 1978. Postgraduate, University Washington, 1992.


    • Staff occupational therapist Nakoyia Skilled Nursing Facility, Anchorage, 1976-1978. Supervisor occupational therapy Alaska Treatment Center, 1978-1981. Occupational therapist Humana Hospital Alaska, 1982-1984.

      Staff occupational therapist Providence Hospital, 1987-1990. Private practice occupational therapy, since 1992. Member medical advisory board Alaska chapter Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1980-1990.

    Major achievements

    • Registered occupational therapist.


    Volunteer Parent Teacher Association, Anchorage, since 1985. Volunteer clinic staff Muscular Dystrophy Association, Anchorage, 1976-1990. Troop leader, organizer, adult trainer Susitna council Girl Scouts, Anchorage, since 1987.

    Member American Occupational Therapy Association, Alaska Occupational Therapy Association (president 1980-1982, vice president 1978-1980, various committees since 1982), National Head Injury Foundation, Mothers Against Drunk Driving.



    Boating, fishing, gardening, crafts, reading.


    • Married Gene R. Strid, July 22, 1978. Children: Kyla Joann, Carl Everett.
    • father: Walter Scott Keys
    • mother: Shirley Mae (MacDonald) Keys
    • spouse: Gene R. Strid
    • children: Kyla Joann Strid
    • Carl Everett Strid
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    Born August 4, 1953
    (age 64)