Lauren E. Romano graduated May 15 from Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pa. with a doctorate of physical therapy degree. She is also a 2008 cum laude graduate of Lebanon Valley with a bachelor of science in health science degree, and a 2004 honor graduate of Pottsville Area School District.

Dr. Romano is employed by Physical Therapy Associates of Manheim in the Lebanon and Hershey offices.

She is the daughter of Christopher and Donna Romano. Grandparents are Ruth Smulligan, Tamaqua, and former Hometown residents, Angelo and Diane Romano, Mt. Holly Springs.