Sister Joan Dumais, SSJ, is a Sister of St. Joseph of Springfield, MA. Sr. Joan has been a sister for 50 years. She was a Sister of St. Anne for 23 years before becoming a Sister of St. Joseph. Sister Joan has taught elementary and junior high for 10 years before moving into healthcare. She obtained degrees in physical therapy and has been practicing physical therapy for 30 years. In her spare time, Sr. Joan enjoys socializing with friends and bird watching.