ThinkFirst Chapters

Location Chapter Chapter Medical Director Chapter DIrector
ThinkFirst Southwest Ohio Ellen Claiborne
Ann Brock RN

Alabama

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

Alaska

Anchorage, AK ThinkFirst Alaska Dr. Roland Torres MD Cathy Torres RN

Arizona

Phoenix, AZ ThinkFirst Barrow Neurological Institute Laura Snyder MD Lauren Krasner Walsh MS, AT, ATC, CSCS
ThinkFirst @ Phoenix Children's Hospital Dr. P David Adelson MD, FACS
, AZ ThinkFirst Navajo Dr. Mark Flitter MD Jodee Dennison MPH

Arkansas

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

California

Santa Barbara, CA ThinkFirst Santa Barbara Dr. Sharon Basham MD Denise Dowd OTR/L
Redding, CA North Valley ThinkFirst Dr. Kimberly Page MD, FACS Dr. Kimberly Page MD, FACS
Santa Monica, CA ThinkFirst Achieve Brain & Spine Dr. Deven Khosla MD, FAANS Dr. Deven Khosla MD, FAANS
Loma Linda, CA ThinkFirst Inland Empire Miguel Lopez-Gonzalez Tanya Minasian DO
Chico, CA ThinkFirst Chico Dr. Jeffrey Lobosky MD Judy Cline RN, BSN, CFRN
Indio, CA ThinkFirst Coachella Valley Dr. Tetsuo Tatsumi MD Cindy Tatsumi RN
San Diego, CA ThinkFirst San Diego Shelly Atkinson

Colorado

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

Delaware

Newark, DE ThinkFirst Delaware Dr. Magdy Boulos MD Kaitlyn Angermeier
Dover, DE ThinkFirst Bayhealth Dr. Edward Alexander MD Deborah Eberly RN, BSN, CEN, CNML
Wilmington, DE ThinkFirst Nemours Stephen Murphy MD Jennifer McCue RRT, BSEd

Florida

Miami, FL ThinkFirst Kendall Regional Medical Center Dr. Mark McKenney MD Marie Michelle Anzorandia RN
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
Orange Park, FL Orange Park Neurosurgery ThinkFirst Mark Spatola MD, FAANS Mark Spatola MD, FAANS
Pensacola, FL ThinkFirst Baptist Healthcare Dr. Colby Maher MD Priscilla Brewer RN, MSN
Fort Pierce, FL ThinkFirst Lawnwood Regional Katy Maxemow
Orlando, FL ThinkFirst Orlando Health Rehab Institute Dr. David Portee MD Tessa Ladd OTR/L

Georgia

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

Idaho

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

Illinois

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

Indiana

Evansville, IN ThinkFirst Deaconess Dr. W. Matthew Vassy MD Lu Weil EMT, PI, LI
Indianapolis, IN ThinkFirst Indiana University Health Richard Rodgers Michaela Graham
ThinkFirst Riley Hospital Jodi Smith MD, PhD Tiffany Davis MPH
Dawn Daniels PhD
ThinkFirst Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent Dr. Ronald Young, II MD Kia Humphrey
Terre Haute, IN ThinkFirst Union Hospital Dr. Anita Toussi MD Kelly Mills RN, BSN, CEN
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 Lesley Myers RN
Richmond, IN ThinkFirst Reid Health Jacob Cox RN, Paramedic

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
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

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

Massachusetts

Boston, MA ThinkFirst Floating Hospital for Children Dr. Jesse Winer MD
ThinkFirst Longwood Dr. Martina Stippler MD Kathryn Kowalsky LCSW
ThinkFirst Boston Mark Proctor MD Barbara Digirolamo M.Ed, CPSTI

Michigan

Detroit, MI ThinkFirst St. John Hospital Richard Fessler MD Sheryl Hurst RN
ThinkFirst Detroit Receiving Hospital Joe Gomez RN
ThinkFirst Henry Ford Hospital Jeffrey Johnson MD Dwana Bass MSN, RN
Ithaca, MI ThinkFirst Gratiot/Isabella RESD Dr. E. Malcolm Field MD Pamela Brown
Pontiac, MI ThinkFirst St. Joe's Oakland Dr. David Hall MD Sarah Gothard RN, BSN
Kalamazoo, MI ThinkFirst at Bronson Scott Davidson MD, FACS Amanda Wyman RN, BSN
Kimberly Reed
ThinkFirst of Kalamazoo at Borgess Dr. Mark Krinock MD Gillian Jones MBA, BS
Ann Arbor, MI ThinkFirst St. Joe's Ann Arbor Dr. Stephen Bloom DO Jennifer Brown MA, CCC-SLP
Matthew Budd MSN, RN
Pigeon, MI ThinkFirst of Scheurer Hospital Dr. Paul Scaddan MD Kelli Braun
Bad Axe, MI ThinkFirst McLaren Thumb Region Dr. Scott Shisler DO Wendy Holdwick RN
Christina Woods RN
Royal Oak, MI ThinkFirst Beaumont Hospital Dr. Daniel Michael MD, PhD Lori Sheridan
Dr. Holly Gilmer-Hill MD Lori Sheridan
Livonia, MI ThinkFirst St. Mary Mercy Livonia Dr. Pannu Tejpaul MD Maurice Cox RN
Jackson, MI ThinkFirst Jackson Dr. Lawrence Narkiewicz Jr, MD Jessica Bammer MSA
Marshall, MI ThinkFirst of Calhoun County Dr. Catherine Burtrum Sarah Hughes RN
Trenton, MI ThinkFirst Downriver Kenneth Casey MD Barbie Loreto RN
Grand Rapids, MI ThinkFirst West Michigan Dr. Casey Madura MD Kim Hernden
Midland, MI ThinkFirst MidMichigan Health Dr. Thomas Veverka MD Kelli Jankens BA, MBA
East Lansing, MI ThinkFirst of Greater Lansing Dr. Timothy M Heilman MD
Saginaw, MI ThinkFirst Saginaw Dr. E. Malcolm Field MD Mary Kunz
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
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 Lisabeth Mackall

Mississippi

Gulfport, MS ThinkFirst Memorial Hospital at Gulfport Dr. Eric Wolfson MD Haley Moon BA, RN

Missouri

Springfield, MO ThinkFirst - 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 Rose Simone
Cynthia Randazzo
Joplin, MO Joplin ThinkFirst Chapter Dr. Brian Curtis MD Donna Hughes RN
Columbia, MO ThinkFirst Missouri Dr. Gregory Worsowicz MD, MBA Tiffany Bowman MSW

Montana

Billings, MT ThinkFirst Yellowstone County Dr. Michael Morone MD, PhD Audre Reeve

Nebraska

Omaha, NE ThinkFirst CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center Dr. Karl Sandin MD, MPH Alicia Gentle RN, BSN, CEN
ThinkFirst Children's Hospital and Medical Center La'Risa McLennon CPH, CPST
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 Dr. Steven Kirshblum MD Jeanine Valenti

New Mexico

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

New York

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
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
New Hyde Park, NY ThinkFirst NYC/Long Island Jillian Savino MS

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
Greenville, NC ThinkFirst Pitt County Dr. Shannon Longshore MD Sue Pilgreen

Ohio

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

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 Kayt Zundel MS, MPA

Pennsylvania

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

South Carolina

Spartanburg, SC ThinkFirst Spartanburg Dr. Brian Thurston Thomas Mack RN
Columbia, SC Midlands ThinkFirst Angela Rodriguez MSW
ThinkFirst Prisma Health-Midlands Trauma Mark Jones MD Mandy Felder RN
Lara Peck MPH, MCHES
Charleston, SC ThinkFirst South Carolina-Lowcountry Program Bonnie Muntz-Pope RN, BSN
Conway, SC Horry County ThinkFirst Chapter Ellen Leftwich
Aiken, SC ThinkFirst Aiken County BonnieAnne Fulghum
Greenville, SC Greenville ThinkFirst 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
ThinkFirst Tennessee Dr. Mary Dillon MD Carrie Bowman CTRS

Texas

The Woodlands, TX ThinkFirst Greater Houston Foundation Dr. Peter Shedden MD Robin Lillegard
Frisco, TX ThinkFirst BIR Rehab Dr. Seema Sikka MD Stacey McCoy PT
Waco, TX ThinkFirst Central Texas Dr. Kimball Pratt MD, FAANS, FACS Matthew Beseda RN

West Virginia

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

Wisconsin

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

District of Columbia

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