United States Chapters

Alabama

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
Kohl's ThinkFirst Alabama Birmingham, AL Julie Farmer MPH, RN Dr. James Johnston MD
ThinkFirst Mobile Mobile, AL Mary Wilstrup RN Dr. Anthony Martino MD

Arizona

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst @ Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ Erin Kuroiwa Dr. P David Adelson MD, FACS
ThinkFirst Arizona Phoenix, AZ Shannon Coleman
ThinkFirst Banner University Tucson Tucson, AZ Susan Kinkade BSN, RN, CEN Martin Weinand MD
ThinkFirst Dignity Health Chandler-Gilbert Chandler, AZ V. Melissa Beauchamp RN, MSN-Ed Dr. Terry Happel MD

Arkansas

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Little Rock Little Rock, AR Ronnie Brown RN, BSN, CRRN Dr. Florian Keplinger MD

California

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
North Valley ThinkFirst Redding, CA Dr. Kimberly Page MD, FACS Dr. Kimberly Page MD, FACS
ThinkFirst Chico Chico, CA Judy Cline RN, BSN, CFRN Dr. Jeffrey Lobosky MD
ThinkFirst Loma Linda Loma Linda, CA Miguel Lopez-Gonzalez Miguel Lopez-Gonzalez
ThinkFirst Los Angeles County Los Angeles, CA Bernadette Abou-Harb MS, CPST Dr. Kelly Katzberg MD
ThinkFirst North County/Temecula Valley Murrieta, CA Jennifer Seitel Dr. Kathleen A Hurwitz MD
ThinkFirst San Diego San Diego, CA Shelly Atkinson
ThinkFirst Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA Denise Dowd OTR/L Dr. Sharon Basham MD
ThinkFirst Ventura County Ventura, CA Neetha Hsu RN Dr. Forrest Hsu MD

Colorado

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
Summit Medical Center and Mountain Clinics ThinkFirst Frisco, CO holly adnan RN, BSN Dr. Greg Poulter MD
ThinkFirst Foothills RETAC Lakewood, CO Linda Underbrink Dr. Kara Beasley DO
ThinkFirst Roaring Fork Aspen, CO Amy Carter RN, BSN William Rodman MD, FACS
ThinkFirst Vail Valley Medical Center Vail, CO Kim Greene Dr. Barry Hammaker MD

Connecticut

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Gaylord Hospital Wallingford, CT Megan Palmer OT Alyse Sicklick MD
ThinkFirst Hospital for Special Care New Britain, CT Catherine Feeney PT
ThinkFirst ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education Greenwich, CT Dr. Scott Simon MD, MPH Dr. Scott Simon MD, MPH

Delaware

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Bayhealth Dover, DE Deborah Eberly RN, BSN, CEN, CNML Edward Alexander MD
ThinkFirst Delaware Newark, DE Kathleen Boyer MSN, RN Dr. Magdy Boulos MD
ThinkFirst Nemours Wilmington, DE Jennifer McCue RRT, BSEd Stephen Murphy MD

District of Columbia

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
HUH ThinkFirst Washington, DC Bethany Anderson-Dodd MPH Damirez Fossett MD, FACS
ThinkFirst Greater Washington Area Washington, DC Kassie Savoy RN, BSN, CCRN Rocco Armonda MD

Florida

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
Orange Park Neurosurgery ThinkFirst Orange Park, FL Mark Spatola MD, FAANS Mark Spatola MD, FAANS
ThinkFirst Baptist Healthcare Pensacola, FL Priscilla Brewer RN, MSN Colby Maher MD
ThinkFirst Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital Jacksonville, FL Lindsey Wells Kenneth Ngo MD
ThinkFirst Lawnwood Regional Fort Pierce, FL Katy Maxemow
ThinkFirst of Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL Rebecca Melvin EMT-P Robert Levy MD
ThinkFirst Orlando Health Rehab Institute Orlando, FL Tessa Ladd OTR/L Dr. David Portee MD

Georgia

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Atlanta, GA Terri Stewart MOT, OTR/L Dr. Maurice Sholas MD, PhD
ThinkFirst Hamilton Medical Center Dalton, GA Suzanne Brown RN, MSN Dr. Michel Pare MD

Idaho

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst of Idaho Boise, ID Jeff Sparks Dr. Christian G Zimmerman MD

Illinois

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
Brain Injury Association of Illinois ThinkFirst Chapter Chicago, IL Philicia Deckard LSW CBIST Nelson Escobar MD
SCIA of Illinois ThinkFirst Chapter Palos Heights, IL Mercedes Rauen Dr. David Chen MD
ThinkFirst Brain Trauma Awareness Group Quincy, IL Margaret Williams RN, PhD Dr. Anthony Biggs DO
ThinkFirst Kishwaukee Hospital DeKalb, IL Marci Millburg RN, BSN
ThinkFirst Northwestern Medicine Winfield, IL Jill Braselton RN, BSN Andrew Chenelle MD
ThinkFirst Peoria Peoria, IL Lisa Maynard Anthony Avellino MD, MBA
ThinkFirst SIU School of Medicine Springfield, IL Nancy Kyrouac MPH
ThinkFirst Southern Illinois Carbondale, IL Cori Maynor, OTR/L, CBIST

Indiana

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Deaconess Evansville, IN Lu Weil EMT, PI, LI W. Matthew Vassy MD
ThinkFirst Indiana University Health Indianapolis, IN Catana Philipps BSN, RN, CEN Richard Rodgers
ThinkFirst IU Health Bloomington Hospital Bloomington, IN Lesley Lopossa RN Dr. Marshall Poor, Jr. MD
ThinkFirst of Memorial Hospital South Bend, IN Alice Blakesley Dr. Roger Klauer MD
ThinkFirst Parkview Hospital Fort Wayne, IN Shelvy Lewis Dr. Madhav Bhat MD
ThinkFirst Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent Indianapolis, IN Karen Terrell Dr. Ronald Young, II MD
ThinkFirst Reid Health Richmond, IN Ryan Williams RN, Paramedic
ThinkFirst Riley Hospital Indianapolis, IN Dawn Daniels PhD Jodi Smith MD, PhD
ThinkFirst Union Hospital Terre Haute, IN Kelly Mills RN, BSN, CEN Anita Toussi MD

Kansas

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Topeka Topeka, KS Teresa Taylor BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN William Sachs MD, FACS
ThinkFirst Wichita Wichita, KS Dr. Kimberly Molik MD, FACS

Kentucky

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst HealthPark Owensboro, KY Janie Walther BS, MS David Eggers MD, FACS
ThinkFirst Kentucky Lexington, KY Amanda Rist RN, BSN Dr. Andrew Bernard MD

Louisiana

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst of the Ark-La-Tex Shreveport, LA Donna Cavanaugh David Cavanaugh MD

Maryland

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Montgomery County Silver Spring, MD Heidi Armonda RN, BSN Zachary Levine MD
University of Maryland Rehabilitation ThinkFirst Chapter Baltimore, MD Courtney Heavner PTA Dr. Peter Gorman MD

Massachusetts

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Boston Boston, MA Barbara DiGirolamo M.Ed, CPST Mark Proctor MD

Michigan

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst at Bronson Kalamazoo, MI Rita Cox RN, BSN Scott Davidson MD, FACS
ThinkFirst Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, MI Lori Sheridan Dr. Holly Gilmer-Hill MD
ThinkFirst Detroit Receiving Hospital Detroit, MI Joe Gomez RN Dr. Kenneth F Casey MD
ThinkFirst Downriver Trenton, MI Kathy Franzen RN, BSN Kenneth Casey MD
ThinkFirst for Kids - Huron Medical Center Bad Axe, MI Becky Stephan Dr. E. Malcolm Field MD
ThinkFirst Genesee County Grand Blanc, MI Zachary Landers RN, BSN, TNCC-I Dr. Avery Jackson III, MD
ThinkFirst Gratiot/Isabella RESD Ithaca, MI Pamela Brown Dr. E. Malcolm Field MD
ThinkFirst Henry Ford Hospital Detroit, MI Dwana Bass MSN, RN Jeffrey Johnson MD
ThinkFirst Jackson Jackson, MI Jessica Bammer MSA Lawrence Narkiewicz Jr, MD
ThinkFirst McLaren Macomb Mt. Clemens, MI Jennifer Dixon RN, BSN Mark Goldberger DO
ThinkFirst MidMichigan Health Midland, MI Kelli Jankens BA, MBA Thomas Veverka MD
ThinkFirst Northwest Michigan Cadillac, MI Cathy Booher Robert Graham DO, MPH
ThinkFirst of Greater Lansing East Lansing, MI Patricia Filko Dr. Timothy M Heilman MD
ThinkFirst of Kalamazoo at Borgess Kalamazoo, MI Gillian Jones MBA, BS Mark Krinock MD
ThinkFirst of Scheurer Hospital Pigeon, MI Kelli Braun Dr. Paul Scaddan MD
ThinkFirst Saginaw Saginaw, MI Mary Kunz Dr. E. Malcolm Field MD
ThinkFirst St. Joe's Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI Matthew Budd MSN, RN David Steinberg MD
ThinkFirst St. Joe's Oakland Pontiac, MI Sarah Gothard RN, BSN David Hall MD
ThinkFirst St. John Hospital Detroit, MI Sheryl Hurst RN Richard Fessler MD
ThinkFirst St. Mary Mercy Livonia Livonia, MI Maurice Cox RN Pannu Tejpaul MD
ThinkFirst University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI Bethany Folsom Hugh Garton MD
ThinkFirst West Michigan Grand Rapids, MI Laura Maclam RN Gaby Iskander MD, MS
Wayne State University Physicians Group - ThinkFirst Detroit, MI Patricia Bekowies MBA

Minnesota

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Collaborative of Duluth Duluth, MN Allison Nicolson CTRS Carolyn Forsman MD
ThinkFirst of Hennepin County Minneapolis, MN Julie Philbrook RN, MA Dr. Thomas A Bergman MD
ThinkFirst of St. Paul, MN St. Paul, MN Lisabeth Mackall Dr. Rebecca Koerner MD

Mississippi

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Forrest General Hospital Hattiesburg, MS Serina Carpenter Richard Clatterbuck MD, PhD
ThinkFirst Memorial Hospital at Gulfport Gulfport, MS Dr. Remi Nader MD

Missouri

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
Joplin ThinkFirst Chapter Joplin, MO Donna Hughes RN Dr. Brian Curtis MD
ThinkFirst - Ozarks Springfield, MO Michael Dawson EMT-P Timothy Woods MD
ThinkFirst Cape Girardeau Cape Girardeau, MO Robert Grayhek RN, BSN, TNS Michael Heid DO
ThinkFirst Missouri Columbia, MO Michelle Gibler PhD Dr. Gregory Worsowicz MD, MBA
ThinkFirst of Greater Kansas City Kansas City, MO Cynthia Randazzo Dr. Robert A Morantz MD
ThinkFirst St. Louis St. Louis, MO Heather Heil Douglas Schuerer MD, FACS

Montana

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Yellowstone County Billings, MT Andrew Goss Dr. Michael Morone MD, PhD
ThinkFirst-Heads Up Missoula! Missoula, MT Becca Robertson OTR/L, MSOT, CBIS

Nebraska

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Children's Hospital and Medical Center Omaha, NE La'Risa McLennon CPH, CPST
ThinkFirst Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital Lincoln, NE Kipp Ransom MS, LMHP, LPC Dr. Paul Krabbenhoft MD

Nevada

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Northern Nevada Reno, NV Kathy O'Sullivan MS, PT Dr. Lali Sekhon MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS

New Hampshire

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
Northeast Rehabilitation Health Network ThinkFirst Chapter Portsmouth, NH Zoe McLean OT

New Jersey

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst New Jersey West Orange, NJ Jeanine Valenti Steven Kirshblum MD

New Mexico

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Navajo Farmington, NM Jodee Dennison MPH Robert Crowell MD
ThinkFirst New Mexico Albuquerque, NM Helen Sisneros RN Dr. Howard Yonas MD

New York

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
Oneida/Herkimer ThinkFirst Chapter Utica, NY Tracey Barone RN, BSN Dr. Clifford Soults MD
ThinkFirst Brookdale Hospital Brooklyn, NY Judith Lussier PAC
ThinkFirst Helen Hayes Hospital West Haverstraw, NY John Ficucello PT Ferne Pomerantz MD
ThinkFirst NYC/Long Island New Hyde Park, NY Jillian Savino MS
White Plains ThinkFirst White Plains, NY Elizabeth Dominick Dr. Barry Jordan MD

North Carolina

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
Carolinas Medical Center ThinkFirst Chapter Charlotte, NC Tracie Campbell MS Dr. Hunter Dyer MD

Ohio

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
Aultman Hospital ThinkFirst Chapter Canton, OH Sheree Nuske RN Mark Weiner MD
ThinkFirst Central Ohio Columbus, OH Ann Smith RN, CRRN, PhD, ANP W. Jerry Mysiw MD
ThinkFirst Cleveland VA Cleveland, OH Aubrey Lash CTRS
ThinkFirst Genesis Zanesville, OH Rebecca Geyer RN, MSN Dr. Stuart Chow DO
TriHealth ThinkFirst Program Cincinnati, OH Stephanie Lambers OTR/L, MEd Juan Peschiera MD, FACS

Oklahoma

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Oklahoma City, OK Dana DuRoy OTR/L, MBA Dr. Amal Moorad MD

Oregon

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Oregon Portland, OR Kayt Zundel MS, MPA Edward Neuwelt MD

Pennsylvania

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
Einstein's ThinkFirst Philadelphia, PA Cathy Markey RN, MSN, CCRN, CEN
Magee Rehabilitation/ThinkFirst Philadelphia, PA Keith Newerla MSW, LSW, CAC
ThinkFirst Central PA Danville, PA Caitlin Davenport PA Darren Jacobs DO
ThinkFirst of Northeast PA Wilkes-Barre, PA Matthew Banford OTR/L, CBIS Dr. Michael Raymond PhD
ThinkFirst Penn State Children's Hospital Hershey, PA Amy Morgan RN, BSN Dr. Mark Iantosca MD
ThinkFirst St. Luke's University Health Network Bethlehem, PA Rachel OBrien M.Ed Peter Thomas DO
ThinkFirst-Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA Diane Cantella RN Jack Wilberger MD

South Carolina

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
Greenville ThinkFirst Greenville, SC Danielle Fitzmorris MSM, CTRS Dr. Kevin Kopera MD
Horry County ThinkFirst Chapter Conway, SC Ellen Leftwich
Midlands ThinkFirst Columbia, SC Angela Rodriguez MSW
ThinkFirst Aiken County Aiken, SC BonnieAnne Fulghum
ThinkFirst Columbia West Columbia, SC Jennifer Brooks MSW Dr. Jeremy Hertza PsyD
ThinkFirst Florence County Florence, SC Carla Ammons
ThinkFirst Palmetto Health Trauma Columbia, SC Nichole Spivey MBA Mark Jones MD
ThinkFirst South Carolina-Lowcountry Program Charleston, SC Bonnie Muntz-Pope RN, BSN
ThinkFirst Spartanburg Spartanburg, SC Thomas Mack RN Brian Thurston

Tennessee

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Tennessee Knoxville, TN Carrie Bowman CTRS Mary Dillon MD

Texas

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Austin Austin, TX Maricela Wilson RN Craig Kemper MD, FACS
ThinkFirst BIR Dallas, TX Danielle Carlton MPH Seema Sikka MD
ThinkFirst Greater Houston Foundation The Woodlands, TX Robin Lillegard Dr. Peter Shedden MD
ThinkFirst South Texas Harlingen, TX Yolanda Padilla CSTR Hillary Chollet

Washington

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst of Washington Tacoma, WA Dr. Richard N Wohns MD

West Virginia

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Charleston Charleston, WV Deborah Toney RN, CNRN Dr. John Schmidt MD

Wisconsin

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
St. Vincent ThinkFirst Green Bay, WI Sarah Badalamenti RN Dr. Gerald Bannasch MD
ThinkFirst Aurora Summit Summit, WI Shana Lebanowski RN, BSN
ThinkFirst Holy Family Memorial Manitowoc, WI Lisa Sherman RN, BSN, MBA
ThinkFirst Madison Madison, WI Aimee Lemrise CPC
ThinkFirst Mercy Health System Janesville, WI Terry Michel Dr. Merle Rust MD

Wyoming

Chapter Name Location Chapter Contact Chapter Medical Director
ThinkFirst Wyoming Casper, WY Eric Schubert MD Eric Schubert MD