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Dale Everett Swett

Dale Everett Swett, American physical therapist. Certified physical therapist.

Background

  • Swett, Dale Everett was born on June 12, 1937 in Eagle River, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Jess Floyd Swett and Velma O. (Vreeland) Swett-Rozich.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Center State University, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, 1960. Certified Physical Therapy, Northwestern University, Chicago, 1962.

    Career

    • Commissioned, United States Public Health Service, 1962;advanced through grades to captain, United States Public Health Service, 1983;retired, United States Public Health Service, 1992;staff therapist, United States Public Health Service, Seattle, 1962-1965;chief physical therapy, United States Public Health Service/Indian Health Svc., Sitka, Alaska., 1965-1970;deputy chief physical therapy Division Hospital and Clinics, United States Public Health Service, Norfolk, Virginia, 1970-1972;chief physical therapy, United States Public Health Service/Indian Health Svc., Gallup, New Mexico, 1972-1975;clinical coordinator field operations, United States Public Health Service/Indian Health Svc., 1975-1985;chief, rehabilitation branch, United States Public Health Service/Indian Health Svc., Window Rock, Arizona, since 1975;acting senior clinician, United States Public Health Service/Indian Health Svc., 1985-1988;therapy program director, Indian Health Svc., Gallup, New Mexico, 1989-1992. Indian Health Svc. representative to Navajo Nation Council on Handicapped, WindowRock. Consultant in sports medicine Gallup H.S. wrestling team, Gallup Gymnastics Club.

    Membership

    Member Commissioned Officer's Association, Association United States Public Health Service (secretary Mount Edgecumbe chapter 1968-1970, president Gallup chapter 1980-1983), American Physical Therapy Association (named Therapist of Year New Mexico chapter 1988, Surgeon General's Professional Advisory Committee 1988-1992, Meritorious Services medal 1991), Reserve Officers Association of Uniformed Services of the United States, National Rifle Association, National Rifle Association Whittington Center, also others.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: outdoor sports, golf, amateur writing, wood carving.

    Connections

    • Children: Jess Scott (deceased), Deanna Marie.
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