ThinkFirst Chapters

Location Chapter Chapter Medical Director Chapter DIrector
ThinkFirst Maryland Shock Trauma Gary Schwartzbauer MD, PhD Cara Lomangino APNP

Alabama

Birmingham, AL 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
Trumann, AR ThinkFirst NE Arkansas TRAC

California

Loma Linda, CA ThinkFirst Inland Empire Dr. Miguel Lopez-Gonzalez Tanya Minasian DO
SANTA BARBARA, CA ThinkFirst Santa Barbara Dr. Sharon Basham MD Doralisa Dearman RN
Lauren Sutherlin RN
Chico, CA ThinkFirst Chico Alison Porter RN
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
ThinkFirst Central Mountains RETAC Christopher Roseberry Sarah Weatherred
Kim Greene CMRETAC
Vail, CO ThinkFirst Vail Health Hospital Dr. Barry Hammaker MD Kim Greene
Grand Junction, CO ThinkFirst of the Western Slope of Colorado Dr. Glenn Burket EMT-T Sherry Johnson RN
Colorado Springs, CO ThinkFirst Centura Health Roger Nagy MD Christy Tennant RN
Robert Hayes
Lakewood, CO ThinkFirst Foothills RETAC Dr. Kara Beasley DO Grace Dobbertin RN

Connecticut

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

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 Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital Dr. Kenneth Ngo MD Yasmin Broomand Khoshbacht PT, DPT
Jennifer Wheeler COTA/L
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

Illinois

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

Indiana

Bloomington, IN ThinkFirst IU Health Bloomington Hospital Jason Kennard MD Cara Wickens
Paul Smith RN
Evansville, IN ThinkFirst Deaconess Dr. W. Matthew Vassy MD Lu Weil EMT, PI, LI
Indianapolis, IN ThinkFirst Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital Dr. Shelly Timmons MD, PhD Tiffany Davis MPH
ThinkFirst Riley Hospital Laurie Ackerman MD FAANS FAAP Nickolas Hogan EMT-P
ThinkFirst Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent Lori Baldwin
Richmond, IN ThinkFirst Reid Health

Iowa

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

Kentucky

Morganfield, KY ThinkFirst Bravehearts Dr. Nathaniel Phelps DO Rachel Jones RN
Lexington, KY ThinkFirst Kentucky Dr. Andrew Bernard MD Baillie McCane 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 Longwood Dr. Martine Stippler MD Kathryn Kowalsky LCSW
ThinkFirst Boston Mark Proctor MD Barbara Digirolamo M.Ed, CPSTI

Michigan

Saginaw, MI ThinkFirst Saginaw Dr. E. Malcolm Field MD Mary Kunz
Marshall, MI ThinkFirst of Calhoun County Dr. Catherine Burtrum Sarah Hughes RN
Kalamazoo, MI ThinkFirst of Kalamazoo at Borgess Dr. Mark Krinock MD Gillian Jones MBA, BS
ThinkFirst at Bronson Oreste Romeo MD Christina Cameron RN, BSN
Detroit, MI ThinkFirst Ascension St. John Detroit Dr. Joseph Buck MD Shallene Moyer, BSN, RN, HNB-BC
ThinkFirst Detroit Receiving Hospital Alita Pitogo
Royal Oak, MI ThinkFirst Beaumont Hospital Dr. Dr. & Mrs. Daniel Michael MD, PhD Lori Sheridan
Dr. Holly Gilmer-Hill MD Lori Sheridan
Trenton, MI ThinkFirst Downriver Kenneth Casey MD Joseph Gomez
Ann Arbor, MI ThinkFirst St. Joe's Ann Arbor
ThinkFirst St Joe's Ann Arbor William Curtiss MD Joseph Keen RN, OSH, AEMT
ThinkFirst University of Michigan Dr. Hugh Garton MD Bethany Folsom
Marie Snodgrass
Jackson, MI ThinkFirst Jackson Dr. Lawrence Narkiewicz Jr, MD Katie Watson RN, BSN
Bad Axe, MI ThinkFirst McLaren Thumb Region Dr. Scott Shisler DO Christina Woods RN
Midland, MI ThinkFirst MyMichigan Health Dr. Thomas Veverka MD Kelli Jankens BA, MBA
Pontiac, MI ThinkFirst St. Joe's Oakland Dr. David Hall MD Anita Barksdale
Livonia, MI ThinkFirst St. Mary Mercy Livonia Dr. Pannu Tejpaul MD Maurice Cox RN
Mt. Clemens, MI ThinkFirst McLaren Macomb Mark Goldberger DO Brooke Jamison

Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN ThinkFirst of Hennepin County Dr. Thomas A Bergman MD Julie Philbrook RN, DNP
St. Paul, MN ThinkFirst of St. Paul, MN Dr. Rebecca Koerner MD Kayla Brinkman Theimer MA, CCC-SLP
Duluth, MN ThinkFirst Collaborative of Duluth Dr. Carolyn Forsman MD Allison Nicolson CTRS

Missouri

Springfield, MO ThinkFirst of the Ozarks Timothy Woods MD Lucas Spain
Columbia, MO ThinkFirst Missouri Joseph Burris MD Melissa Van Dyne
St. Louis, MO ThinkFirst St. Louis Douglas Schuerer MD, FACS Heather Heil
Kansas City, MO ThinkFirst of Greater Kansas City Dr. JONATHAN CHILTON MD Cynthia Randazzo

Montana

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

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

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

New York

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

North Carolina

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

Ohio

Cincinnati, OH ThinkFirst TriHealth Dale Horne MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS 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
Cleveland, OH ThinkFirst Cleveland VA Aubrey Lash CTRS
Canton, OH ThinkFirst Aultman Hospital Mr. Nicholas Roberts MD Lori Leonard BSN, RN, CEN

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK ThinkFirst INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Brent Tipton MD
Hayley Baie RT

Oregon

Hermiston, OR ThinkFirst Good Shepherd Health Care System Jessica Reker

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA ThinkFirst Einstein Cathy Markey RN, MSN, CCRN, CEN
ThinkFirst Magee Rehabilitation Keith Newerla MSW, LSW, CAC
York, PA ThinkFirst Wellspan - Pennsylvania Dr. Brian Nguyen MD Kate Burkett
Hummelstown, PA ThinkFirst Penn State Health Dr. Teresa Such-Neibar DO Nancy Lokey RN, CRRN, CBIS
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

South Carolina

Spartanburg, SC ThinkFirst Spartanburg Dr. Brian Thurston Thomas Mack RN
Columbia, SC ThinkFirst Midlands - SC Brian Denny MSW
ThinkFirst Prisma Health-Midlands Trauma Mark Jones MD Kenishia Golden-Smith
Lara Peck MPH, MCHES
Greenville, SC ThinkFirst Greenville Dr. Kevin Kopera MD Danielle Fitzmorris MSM, CTRS
Charleston, SC ThinkFirst South Carolina-Lowcountry Program Bonnie Muntz-Pope RN, BSN
Aiken, SC ThinkFirst Aiken County Terrence Jackson
West Columbia, SC ThinkFirst Columbia Dr. Jeremy Hertza PsyD Aurora Young-Smith MSW

Tennessee

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

Texas

TEXARKANA, TX ThinkFirst SW Arkansas Beth Peterson MD, FACS Jana House RN
Frisco, TX ThinkFirst BSW Rehab - Frisco David Lo 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

Wyoming

Cheyenne, WY ThinkFirst Wyoming Alexia Harrist MD, PhD Jeff Grant M.S. Exercise Physiology

District of Columbia

Washington, DC ThinkFirst Howard University Dr. Damirez Fossett MD, FACS Deja Rush B.S.