ThinkFirst Chapters

Location Chapter Chapter Medical Director Chapter DIrector

Alabama

Birmingham, AL ThinkFirst Alabama Kohl's 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 Laura Snyder MD Lauren Krasner Walsh MS, AT, ATC, CSCS

Arkansas

Fort Smith, AR ThinkFirst Baptist Health-Fort Smith Dr. Kenneth Tonymon MD Courtney Jasna RN
Batesville, AR ThinkFirst WellSpan Health Janie Evans
Trumann, AR ThinkFirst NE Arkansas TRAC Dr. Robert Warner MD
Bentonville, AR ThinkFirst NW Arkansas TRAC Dr. Joe Olivi MD Brendi Gale RN, BSN, CEN

California

Santa Monica, CA ThinkFirst Achieve Brain & Spine Dr. Deven Khosla MD, FAANS Dr. Deven Khosla MD, FAANS
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

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

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

Pensacola, FL ThinkFirst Baptist Healthcare Dr. Colby Maher MD Priscilla Brewer RN, MSN
Orlando, FL ThinkFirst Orlando Health Rehab Institute Dr. David Portee MD Tessa Ladd OTR/L
Fort Pierce, FL ThinkFirst Lawnwood Regional Katy Maxemow
Jacksonville, FL ThinkFirst Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital Dr. Kenneth Ngo MD Yasmin Broomand Khoshbacht PT, DPT
Jennifer Wheeler COTA/L
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
Orange Park, FL ThinkFirst Orange Park Neurosurgery Mark Spatola MD, FAANS Mark Spatola MD, FAANS

Georgia

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

Idaho

Coeur d'Alene, ID ThinkFirst Kootenai Health Dr. William Ganz MD Jacque Alexander DNP, FNP-C
Wendy Ferguson RN, BSN, CEN
Boise, ID ThinkFirst of Idaho Dr. Christian G Zimmerman MD Jeff Sparks

Illinois

Quincy, IL ThinkFirst Brain Trauma Awareness Group Dr. Anthony Biggs DO Margaret Williams RN, PhD
DeKalb, IL ThinkFirst Kishwaukee Hospital Marci Millburg RN, BSN
Crystal Lake, IL ThinkFirst McHenry Dr. Irfan Hafiz MD Karlie Fisher
Lake Forest, IL ThinkFirst Lake County Dr. Jennifer Ron MD Karen Suydam RN
Peoria, IL ThinkFirst Peoria Anthony Avellino MD, MBA Lisa Maynard
Park Ridge, IL ThinkFirst-Advocate Children's Hospital Dr. Joanna Lewis MD Alix McNulty RN
Carbondale, IL ThinkFirst Southern Illinois Cori Maynor, OTR/L, CBIST
Winfield, IL ThinkFirst Northwestern Medicine Andrew Chenelle MD Jill Braselton RN, BSN
Palos Heights, IL ThinkFirst Brain Injury Association of IL Nelson Escobar MD Philicia Deckard LSW CBIST
ThinkFirst Spinal Cord Injury of Illinois Assoc.s ThinkFirst Chapter Dr. David Chen MD Mercedes Rauen
Chicago, IL ThinkFirst University of Chicago Dr. Poj Lysouvakon MD Matt Louzon
Urbana, IL ThinkFirst CNI Mae Vogel
Springfield, IL ThinkFirst SIU School of Medicine Megan Eairheart

Indiana

Terre Haute, IN ThinkFirst Union Hospital Dr. Anita Toussi MD Kelly Mills RN, BSN, CEN
Indianapolis, IN ThinkFirst Riley Hospital Jodi Smith MD, PhD Dawn Daniels PhD
ThinkFirst Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital Dr. Shelly Timmons MD, PhD Tiffany Davis MPH
Richmond, IN ThinkFirst Reid Health Jacob Cox RN, Paramedic
South Bend, IN ThinkFirst of Memorial Hospital Dr. Roger Klauer MD Stacie Bobeck
Crown Point, IN ThinkFirst Franciscan Health Crown Point Eric Woo DO Kathleen Kent
Bloomington, IN ThinkFirst IU Health Bloomington Hospital Dr. Marshall Poor, Jr. MD
Evansville, IN ThinkFirst Deaconess Dr. W. Matthew Vassy MD Lu Weil EMT, PI, LI

Iowa

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

Kansas

Wichita, KS ThinkFirst Wichita Dr. Kimberly Molik MD, FACS Karen Nicole Law RN

Kentucky

Lexington, KY ThinkFirst Kentucky Dr. Andrew Bernard MD Baillie McCane RN
Morganfield, KY ThinkFirst Bravehearts Dr. Nathaniel Phelps DO Rachel Jones RN
Owensboro, KY ThinkFirst Owensboro Health David Eggers MD, FACS Kay Ewing 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. Martina 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
Pontiac, MI ThinkFirst St. Joe's Oakland Anita Barksdale
Mt. Clemens, MI ThinkFirst McLaren Macomb Mark Goldberger DO Brooke Jamison
Royal Oak, MI ThinkFirst Beaumont Hospital Dr. Dr. & Mrs. Daniel B. Michael MD, PhD Lori Sheridan
Dr. Holly Gilmer-Hill MD Lori Sheridan
Ithaca, MI ThinkFirst Gratiot/Isabella RESD Dr. E. Malcolm Field MD Mary Kunz
Detroit, MI ThinkFirst Detroit Receiving Hospital Alita Pitogo
ThinkFirst Henry Ford Hospital Jeffrey Johnson MD
Trenton, MI ThinkFirst Downriver Kenneth Casey MD Barbie Loreto RN
Bad Axe, MI ThinkFirst McLaren Thumb Region Dr. Scott Shisler DO Wendy Holdwick RN
Christina Woods RN
Marshall, MI ThinkFirst of Calhoun County Dr. Catherine Burtrum Sarah Hughes RN
Midland, MI ThinkFirst MidMichigan Health Dr. Thomas Veverka MD Kelli Jankens BA, MBA
Kalamazoo, MI ThinkFirst at Bronson Scott Davidson MD, FACS Amanda Wyman RN, BSN
ThinkFirst of Kalamazoo at Borgess Dr. Mark Krinock MD Gillian Jones MBA, BS
Grand Rapids, MI ThinkFirst West Michigan Dr. Casey Madura MD
Jackson, MI ThinkFirst Jackson Dr. Lawrence Narkiewicz Jr, MD Jessica Bammer MSA
Ann Arbor, MI ThinkFirst St Joe's Ann Arbor William Curtiss MD Joseph Keen RN, OSH, AEMT
ThinkFirst St. Joe's Ann Arbor
East Lansing, MI ThinkFirst of Greater Lansing Dr. Timothy M Heilman MD
Livonia, MI ThinkFirst St. Mary Mercy Livonia Dr. Pannu Tejpaul MD Maurice Cox RN

Minnesota

St. Paul, MN ThinkFirst of St. Paul, MN Dr. Rebecca Koerner MD Lisabeth Mackall
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

Joplin, MO Joplin ThinkFirst Chapter Dr. Brian Curtis MD Donna Hughes RN
Columbia, MO ThinkFirst Missouri Dr. Gregory Worsowicz MD, MBA Tiffany Bowman MSW
Springfield, MO ThinkFirst of the Ozarks Timothy Woods MD Michael Dawson EMT-P
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 Tessa Savell

Nebraska

Omaha, NE ThinkFirst Creighton University Medical Center Dr. Karl Sandin MD, MPH Alicia Gentle RN, BSN, CEN
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 Kathy O'Sullivan MS, PT

New Hampshire

Portsmouth, NH Northeast Rehabilitation Health Network ThinkFirst Chapter 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 Jodee Dennison MPH
Albuquerque, NM ThinkFirst AASTEC Alan Sixtus Dominguez
ThinkFirst New Mexico Dr. Howard Yonas MD Helen Sisneros RN

New York

New Hyde Park, NY ThinkFirst NYC/Long Island Jillian Savino MS
New York, NY ThinkFirst BSSNY Dr. Michael Tobias MD Cari Martone CPNP
West Haverstraw, NY ThinkFirst Helen Hayes Hospital Dr. Ferne Pomerantz MD John Ficucello PT
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
White Plains, NY White Plains ThinkFirst Dr. Alan David MD Elizabeth Dominick PT, DPT
Dr. Barry Jordan MD Elizabeth Dominick PT, DPT
Utica, NY Oneida/Herkimer ThinkFirst Dr. Clifford Soults MD James Baker RN, BSN

North Carolina

Shelby, NC ThinkFirst Cleveland County Jiselle Bock MD Jessica Crawford RN
Durham, NC ThinkFirst Duke Trauma Center Dr. Steven Vaslef MD, PhD Tricia Smar MSW, CHES
Charlotte, NC ThinkFirst Carolina's Medical Center Shannon Wilfong MS
Greenville, NC ThinkFirst Pitt County Dr. Shannon Longshore MD Sue Pilgreen

Ohio

Columbus, OH ThinkFirst Central Ohio Dr. W. Jerry Mysiw MD Ann Smith RN, CRRN, PhD, ANP
Middletown, OH ThinkFirst Southwest Ohio Charles Briggerman
Zanesville, OH ThinkFirst Genesis Dr. Stuart Chow DO Rebecca Geyer RN, MSN
Cincinnati, OH ThinkFirst TriHealth Dr. Juan Peschiera MD, FACS Krista Jones BS, CPSTI
Stephanie Lambers OTR/L, MEd
Canton, OH Aultman Hospital ThinkFirst Chapter Dr. Mark Weiner MD Lori Leonard BSN, RN, CEN
Cleveland, OH ThinkFirst Cleveland VA Aubrey Lash CTRS

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK ThinkFirst INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Dr. Amal Moorad MD Dana DuRoy OTR/L, MBA

Oregon

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

Pennsylvania

Erie, PA ThinkFirst UPMC Hamot Dr. J. Brad Bellotte MD Trishia Ford RN
Philadelphia, PA ThinkFirst Magee Rehabilitation/ Keith Newerla MSW, LSW, CAC
ThinkFirst Einstein Cathy Markey RN, MSN, CCRN, CEN
Hummelstown, PA ThinkFirst Penn State Health Dr. Teresa Such-Neibar DO Nancy Lokey RN, CRRN, CBIS
Danville, PA ThinkFirst Central PA Darren Jacobs DO Julianne Gay LPN
Amanda Chapin RN
Bethlehem, PA ThinkFirst St. Luke's University Health Network Peter Thomas DO Andrea Nesfeder MPH
York, PA ThinkFirst Wellspan Dr. Brian Nguyen MD Kate Burkett
Wilkes-Barre, PA ThinkFirst of Northeast PA Dr. Michael Raymond PhD

Rhode Island

Newport, RI ThinkFirst Navajo Dr. Mark Flitter MD Jodee Dennison MPH

South Carolina

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

Tennessee

Knoxville, TN ThinkFirst University of Tennessee Medical Center Deborah Tuggle
ThinkFirst Tennessee Dr. Mary Dillon MD Carrie Bowman CTRS
Johnson City, TN ThinkFirst Northeast TN Heatherly Sifford

Texas

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

West Virginia

Charleston, WV ThinkFirst Charleston Dr. John Schmidt MD Deborah Toney RN, CNRN

Wisconsin

Summit, WI ThinkFirst Aurora Summit Dr. Lynn Bartl MD Shana Lebanowski RN, BSN
Janesville, WI ThinkFirst MercyHealth Dr. Merle Rust MD Kim Hesgard
Manitowoc, WI ThinkFirst Holy Family Memorial Amy John RN, BSN, MBA
Madison, WI ThinkFirst Madison Aimee Lemrise CPC
Green Bay, WI ThinkFirst St. Vincent Dr. Gerald Bannasch MD

District of Columbia

Washington, DC ThinkFirst Greater Washington Area Rocco Armonda MD Jessica Foster MHA
HUH ThinkFirst Damirez Fossett MD, FACS Erika Cooksey MPH