ThinkFirst Chapters

Location Chapter Chapter Medical Director Chapter DIrector

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

California

San Diego, CA ThinkFirst San Diego Shelly Atkinson
Loma Linda, CA ThinkFirst Inland Empire Dr. Miguel Lopez-Gonzalez Tanya Minasian DO
Chico, CA ThinkFirst Chico Dr. Jeffrey Lobosky MD Judy Cline RN, BSN, CFRN
Santa Barbara, CA ThinkFirst Santa Barbara Dr. Sharon Basham MD Lauren Sutherlin RN
Molly Hawkins

Colorado

Frisco, CO ThinkFirst Summit Medical Center and Mountain Clinics Dr. Greg Poulter MD HOLLY ADNAN RN, BSN
ThinkFirst Central Mountains RETAC Christopher Roseberry Kim Greene CMRETAC
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 Christy Tennant RN
Robert Hayes
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

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
Miami, FL ThinkFirst Kendall Regional Medical Center Dr. Mark McKenney MD Marie Michelle Anzorandia RN
Jacksonville, FL ThinkFirst of Jacksonville Dr. Robert Levy MD Rebecca Melvin EMT-P
jacksonville, FL ThinkFirst Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital Dr. Kenneth Ngo MD Yasmin Broomand Khoshbacht PT, DPT
Jennifer Wheeler COTA/L

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

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

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 Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent Lori Baldwin
ThinkFirst Riley Hospital Laurie Ackerman MD FAANS FAAP Crystal O'Donnell

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

Pontiac, MI ThinkFirst St. Joe's Oakland Dr. David Hall MD Anita Barksdale
Marshall, MI ThinkFirst of Calhoun County Dr. Catherine Burtrum Sarah Hughes RN
Ann Arbor, MI ThinkFirst University of Michigan Dr. Hugh Garton MD Bethany Folsom
Marie Snodgrass
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. Dr. & Mrs. Daniel Michael MD, PhD Lori Sheridan
Dr. Holly Gilmer-Hill MD Lori Sheridan
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
Saginaw, MI ThinkFirst Saginaw Dr. E. Malcolm Field MD Mary Kunz
Midland, MI ThinkFirst MyMichigan Health Dr. Thomas Veverka MD Kelli Jankens BA, MBA
Mt. Clemens, MI ThinkFirst McLaren Macomb Mark Goldberger DO Brooke Jamison
Bad Axe, MI ThinkFirst McLaren Thumb Region Dr. Scott Shisler DO Christina Woods RN
Detroit, MI ThinkFirst Detroit Receiving Hospital Alita Pitogo
Livonia, MI ThinkFirst St. Mary Mercy Livonia Dr. Pannu Tejpaul MD Maurice Cox RN

Minnesota

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

Missouri

Columbia, MO ThinkFirst Missouri Joseph Burris MD 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 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 New Mexico Dr. Christian Ricks MD, MS Helen Sisneros BSHS
ThinkFirst AASTEC Alan Sixtus Dominguez
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

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
New Hyde Park, NY ThinkFirst NYC/Long Island Jose Prince MD Jessica Grella MPH
Jillian Savino MS
White Plains, NY ThinkFirst White Plains Dr. Alan David MD Elizabeth Dominick PT, DPT
Dr. Barry Jordan MD Elizabeth Dominick PT, DPT
Brooklyn, NY ThinkFirst Brookdale Hospital Dr. Nassir Mansour MD Judith Lussier PAC

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

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

Oklahoma

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

Pennsylvania

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

Rhode Island

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

South Carolina

Charleston, SC ThinkFirst South Carolina-Lowcountry Program Bonnie Muntz-Pope RN, BSN
Aiken, SC ThinkFirst Aiken County Terrence Jackson
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
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

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.