GTKYFS – Eilish Byrne

Get To Know Your Fellow Swimmer of the week – meet Eilish Byrne – with a family picture.

Where were you born? Meriden, CT

Where did you grow up? Same place I was born

Where did you go to school? Undergrad was at the University of Pennsylvania, where I also swam. And, I remained in Philly for graduate (physical therapy) school number 1.

What did you do after school (job, career, etc.)? I am a physical therapist who worked at Stanford Children’s Hospital for over 20 years. After getting my DSc (Doctor of Science) degree (a while ago), I decided to get into teaching! I now teach in a DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy) program and do relief clinical work only at the hospital.

Fun facts? Eek. Well, I am an EU citizen through my parents (who were born and raised in Ireland). My name is the Gaelic for Elizabeth. And, I also like to play the flute!

How long have you been swimming at MVM?I started with MVM back in 2004!

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