ThinkFirst Chapters

Location Chapter Chapter Medical Director Chapter DIrector

Alabama

Birmingham, AL ThinkFirst Alabama Kohl's
ThinkFirst Alabama Dr. James Johnston MD Julie Farmer MPH, RN
Mobile, AL ThinkFirst Mobile Dr. Anthony Martino MD Mary Wilstrup RN

Arizona

Phoenix, AZ ThinkFirst Barrow Neurological Institute Dr. Laura Snyder MD Lauren Krasner Walsh MS, AT, ATC, CSCS

Arkansas

Bentonville, AR ThinkFirst NW AR TRAC Dr. Joe Olivi MD Anne Kanitz

California

Loma Linda, CA ThinkFirst Inland Empire Dr. Miguel Lopez-Gonzalez Tanya Minasian DO
Indio, CA ThinkFirst Coachella Valley Dr. Tetsuo Tatsumi MD Cindy Tatsumi RN
Chico, CA ThinkFirst Chico Dr. Jeffrey Lobosky MD Judy Cline RN, BSN, CFRN
Santa Barbara, CA ThinkFirst Santa Barbara Dr. Sharon Basham MD Denise Dowd OTR/L
San Diego, CA ThinkFirst San Diego Shelly Atkinson

Colorado

Frisco, CO ThinkFirst Summit Medical Center and Mountain Clinics Dr. Greg Poulter MD Holly Adnan RN, BSN
Grand Junction, CO ThinkFirst of the Western Slope of Colorado Dr. Glenn Burket EMT-T Sherry Johnson RN
Colorado Springs, CO ThinkFirst Centura Health Dr. Charles Mains MD Robert Hayes
Angela Kedroutek NA/RN
Lakewood, CO ThinkFirst Foothills RETAC Dr. Kara Beasley DO Grace Dobbertin RN
Natalie DeBakker
Vail, CO ThinkFirst Vail Health Hospital Dr. Barry Hammaker MD Kim Greene

Connecticut

Wallingford, CT ThinkFirst Gaylord Hospital Dr. Alyse Sicklick MD Megan Palmer OT
GREENWICH, CT ThinkFirst ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education Dr. Scott Simon MD, MPH Dr. Scott Simon MD, MPH

Delaware

Newark, DE ThinkFirst Delaware Dr. Magdy Boulos MD Kaitlyn Angermeier

Florida

St Augustine, FL ThinkFirst Orange Park Neurosurgery Mark Spatola MD, FAANS Mark Spatola MD, FAANS
Jacksonville, FL ThinkFirst of Jacksonville Dr. Robert Levy MD Rebecca Melvin EMT-P
Miami, FL ThinkFirst Kendall Regional Medical Center Dr. Mark McKenney MD Marie Michelle Anzorandia RN

Georgia

Atlanta, GA ThinkFirst Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Dr. Maurice Sholas MD, PhD Michelle Moebes PT
Gainesville, GA ThinkFirst Northeast Georgia Medical Center Dr. Charles Richart MD Jackie Payne RN

Illinois

Peoria, IL ThinkFirst Peoria Dinh Dzung MD Lisa Maynard
Crystal Lake, IL ThinkFirst McHenry Karlie Fisher
Springfield, IL ThinkFirst SIU School of Medicine Megan Eairheart
Urbana, IL ThinkFirst CNI Mae Vogel
DeKalb, IL ThinkFirst Kishwaukee Hospital Marci Millburg RN, BSN
Chicago, IL ThinkFirst University of Chicago Dr. Poj Lysouvakon MD Matt Louzon
Carbondale, IL ThinkFirst Southern Illinois Cori Maynor, OTR/L, CBIST
Palos Heights, IL ThinkFirst Spinal Cord Injury of Illinois Association Dr. David Chen MD Mercedes Rauen
ThinkFirst Brain Injury Association of IL Nelson Escobar MD Philicia Deckard LSW CBIST
Winfield, IL ThinkFirst Northwestern Medicine Andrew Chenelle MD Jill Braselton RN, BSN
Park Ridge, IL ThinkFirst-Advocate Children's Hospital Dr. Joanna Lewis MD Alix McNulty RN

Indiana

Bloomington, IN ThinkFirst IU Health Bloomington Hospital Jason Kennard MD Paul Smith RN
Cara Wickens
Indianapolis, IN ThinkFirst Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital Dr. Shelly Timmons MD, PhD Tiffany Davis MPH
ThinkFirst Riley Hospital Laurie Ackerman MD FAANS FAAP Crystal O'Donnell
Evansville, IN ThinkFirst Deaconess Lu Weil EMT, PI, LI

Iowa

Sioux City, IA ThinkFirst Siouxland Dr. Rick Colwell DO Amanda Monroe-Rubendall RN

Kentucky

Lexington, KY ThinkFirst Kentucky Dr. Andrew Bernard MD Baillie McCane RN
Morganfield, KY ThinkFirst Bravehearts Dr. Nathaniel Phelps DO Rachel Jones RN

Louisiana

Shreveport, LA ThinkFirst of the Ark-La-Tex Dr. David Cavanaugh MD Donna Cavanaugh BA

Maryland

Baltimore, MD ThinkFirst University of Maryland Rehab Dr. Henry York MD Katie Peck
Silver Spring, MD ThinkFirst Montgomery County Zachary Levine MD Heidi Armonda RN, BSN

Massachusetts

Boston, MA ThinkFirst Boston Mark Proctor MD Barbara Digirolamo M.Ed, CPSTI

Michigan

Saginaw, MI ThinkFirst Saginaw Dr. E. Malcolm Field MD Mary Kunz
Ann Arbor, MI ThinkFirst St Joe's Ann Arbor William Curtiss MD Joseph Keen RN, OSH, AEMT
ThinkFirst St. Joe's Ann Arbor
Royal Oak, MI ThinkFirst Beaumont Hospital Dr. Daniel Michael MD, PhD Lori Sheridan
Dr. Holly Gilmer-Hill MD Lori Sheridan
Bad Axe, MI ThinkFirst McLaren Thumb Region Dr. Scott Shisler DO Christina Woods RN
Mt. Clemens, MI ThinkFirst McLaren Macomb Mark Goldberger DO Brooke Jamison
Kalamazoo, MI ThinkFirst of Kalamazoo at Borgess Dr. Mark Krinock MD Gillian Jones MBA, BS
ThinkFirst at Bronson Scott Davidson MD, FACS Amanda Wyman RN, BSN
Livonia, MI ThinkFirst St. Mary Mercy Livonia Dr. Pannu Tejpaul MD Maurice Cox RN
Midland, MI ThinkFirst MidMichigan Health Dr. Thomas Veverka MD Kelli Jankens BA, MBA
Detroit, MI ThinkFirst Detroit Receiving Hospital Alita Pitogo
Marshall, MI ThinkFirst of Calhoun County Dr. Catherine Burtrum Sarah Hughes RN

Minnesota

St. Paul, MN ThinkFirst of St. Paul, MN Dr. Rebecca Koerner MD Lisabeth Mackall
Amy Stenman
Minneapolis, MN ThinkFirst of Hennepin County Dr. Thomas A Bergman MD Julie Philbrook RN, DNP
Duluth, MN ThinkFirst Collaborative of Duluth Dr. Carolyn Forsman MD Allison Nicolson CTRS

Missouri

Columbia, MO ThinkFirst Missouri Dr. Gregory Worsowicz MD, MBA Tiffany Bowman MSW
Kansas City, MO ThinkFirst of Greater Kansas City Dr. JONATHAN CHILTON MD Cynthia Randazzo
Springfield, MO ThinkFirst of the Ozarks Timothy Woods MD Lucas Spain
St. Louis, MO ThinkFirst St. Louis Douglas Schuerer MD, FACS Heather Heil

Montana

Billings, MT ThinkFirst Yellowstone County Dr. Michael Morone MD, PhD Ryan Carroll

Nebraska

Lincoln, NE ThinkFirst Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital Dr. Paul Krabbenhoft MD Kipp Ransom MS, LMHP, LPC

Nevada

Reno, NV ThinkFirst Northern Nevada Dr. Lali Sekhon MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS Sara Depaoli MA, CCRC

New Hampshire

Portsmouth, NH ThinkFirst Northeast Rehabilitation Health Network Dr. Roderick Sembrano MD Zoe McLean MSOTR/L

New Jersey

West Orange, NJ ThinkFirst New Jersey Kessler Institute Dr. Steven Kirshblum MD Jeanine Valenti

New Mexico

Rio Rancho, NM ThinkFirst SRMC Heather Ouellette RN
Farmington, NM ThinkFirst Navajo (territory includes AZ, NM and UT) Dr. Mark Flitter MD Barbara Roy MPH
Albuquerque, NM ThinkFirst New Mexico Dr. Howard Yonas MD Helen Sisneros RN
ThinkFirst AASTEC Alan Sixtus Dominguez

New York

White Plains, NY ThinkFirst White Plains Dr. Alan David MD Elizabeth Dominick PT, DPT
Dr. Barry Jordan MD Elizabeth Dominick PT, DPT
West Haverstraw, NY ThinkFirst Helen Hayes Hospital Dr. Ferne Pomerantz MD John Ficucello PT
New Hyde Park, NY ThinkFirst NYC/Long Island Jillian Savino MS
New York, NY ThinkFirst BSSNY Dr. Michael Tobias MD Cari Martone CPNP
Poughkeepsie, NY ThinkFirst Marist Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Julie Fineman PT, EdM
Brooklyn, NY ThinkFirst Brookdale Hospital Dr. Nassir Mansour MD Judith Lussier PAC

North Carolina

Greenville, NC ThinkFirst Pitt County Dr. Shannon Longshore MD Sue Pilgreen
Charlotte, NC ThinkFirst Carolina's Medical Center Shannon Wilfong MS
Shelby, NC ThinkFirst Cleveland County Jiselle Bock MD

Ohio

Canton, OH ThinkFirst Aultman Hospital Dr. Mark Weiner MD Lori Leonard BSN, RN, CEN
Cincinnati, OH ThinkFirst TriHealth Dr. Juan Peschiera MD, FACS Krista Jones BS, CPSTI
Stephanie Lambers OTR/L, MEd
Middletown, OH ThinkFirst Southwest Ohio Charles Briggerman
Columbus, OH ThinkFirst Central Ohio Dr. W. Jerry Mysiw MD Ann Smith RN, CRRN, PhD, ANP

Oregon

Portland, OR ThinkFirst Oregon Edward Neuwelt MD Kathy Zundel MS, MPA

Pennsylvania

Hummelstown, PA ThinkFirst Penn State Health Dr. Teresa Such-Neibar DO Nancy Lokey RN, CRRN, CBIS
Philadelphia, PA ThinkFirst Einstein Cathy Markey RN, MSN, CCRN, CEN
ThinkFirst Magee Rehabilitation/ Keith Newerla MSW, LSW, CAC
Bethlehem, PA ThinkFirst St. Luke's University Health Network Peter Thomas DO Andrea Nesfeder MPH
Erie, PA ThinkFirst UPMC Hamot Dr. J. Brad Bellotte MD Trishia Ford RN

Rhode Island

Newport, RI ThinkFirst Navajo Dr. Mark Flitter MD Barbara Roy MPH

South Carolina

Columbia, SC ThinkFirst Midlands - SC Angela Rodriguez MSW
ThinkFirst Prisma Health-Midlands Trauma Mark Jones MD Mandy Felder RN
Lara Peck MPH, MCHES
Spartanburg, SC ThinkFirst Spartanburg Dr. Brian Thurston Thomas Mack RN
Greenville, SC ThinkFirst Greenville Dr. Kevin Kopera MD Danielle Fitzmorris MSM, CTRS
Charleston, SC ThinkFirst South Carolina-Lowcountry Program Bonnie Muntz-Pope RN, BSN
West Columbia, SC ThinkFirst Columbia Dr. Jeremy Hertza PsyD Jennifer Brooks MSW

Tennessee

Johnson City, TN ThinkFirst Northeast TN Heatherly Sifford
Knoxville, TN ThinkFirst University of Tennessee Medical Center Deborah Tuggle

Texas

Frisco, TX ThinkFirst BSW Rehab - Frisco Dr. Seema Sikka MD Jennifer Halwes OTR
Waco, TX ThinkFirst Central Texas - Waco Dr. Kimball Pratt MD, FAANS, FACS

Virginia

Richmond, VA ThinkFirst Richmond Timothy Lavis MD Irene Montero CTRS