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Our Office Staff

Judy
Patient Service Representative
Outpatients
Niche:   Scheduling Manager, Insurance Contact
Education: Current Student at UMA in Business Administration
Leisure: Camping, Reading, Spending Time with Family
Years at SMH: 12

Rae
Patient Service Representative
Niche:    Receptionist, Customer Service, Scheduling for Phys Rehab.
Education:   California College of Health Sciences – Medical Assistant
Leisure:   Shopping, Dancing, Walking, Reading & Time with Friends
Years at SMH:  19

Sheila
Patient Service Representative
Outpatients
Niche: Patient Registration, Office Support
Matter of Balance Master Trainer
Education: Northeastern University, BS Education/ PE, 1983
Leisure: Walking, Skiing, Outdoor Activities
Years at SMH: 4

Our Physical Therapy Staff

Lissa, PT                                 
Director of Rehabilitation - Physical Therapist
Niche: Pediatrics, TMJ
Education:  Springfield College- MS, PT, 1998
Leisure:  Family (2 sons) and Fun (ski, hike, bike)
Practiced:  14 years
Years at SMH:  12

Ben, PT
Physical Therapist
Inpatients & Outpatients
Niche:  Neurological Rehabilitation, Geriatrics
Education: Bowdoin College, BS 1984  
Boston University, MS in PT 1990
Leisure: Assyriology: Historical & Archeological Cuneiform Writing
Practiced: 22 years
Years at SMH: 5

Jodie, PT
Physical Therapist
Inpatients & Outpatients
Niche:    Prosthetic Training, Vestibular Rehab, Orthopaedics
Education:   University of New England, BS in PT, 1984
Leisure: Travel, Camping, Cooking/Eating 
Practiced:  28 years 
Years at SMH: 28

Kaz, PT
Physical Therapist
Outpatients
Niche:    Lymphedema, Orthopaedics, Manual Therapy, TMJ 
Education:   Tufts University – MS in OT 1998
Arizona School of Health Sciences – MS in PT 2000
Leisure: Eating & Exercise
Practiced: 12 years 
Years at SMH:  5

Sharon, PT
Physical Therapist
Inpatients, Outpatients & Schools
Niche:    School Based PT, Acute Care, Joint Camp Instructor
Education:   University of New England, BS in PT, 1990
Leisure: Gardening, Cooking, Raising Hens, Knitting, Beekeeping
Practiced: 22 years
Years at SMH: 22

Amy, PT                                                                          
Physical Therapist
Outpatients & Inpatients
Niche:  Balance, Geriatrics, Vestibular Rehab 
Education:   University of New England, DPT, 2011
Leisure: Running, Skiing, Camping, Hiking, Swimming, Rock Climbing
Practiced: 1 year
Years at SMH:  1

Scott, PT                                                                                     
Physical Therapist                                                                    Outpatients                                                                                   
Interests / Specialties: Adult Orthopaedics
Education: University of New England, DPT, 2011
Years at Stephens Memorial Hospital: Joined the PT team in 2011

Tracie, PT
Physical Therapist
Outpatients
Niche:  Orthopaedics, Women's Health
Education:  Franklin Pierce University, DPT, 2010
Leisure: Gardening, Yoga, Snow Shoeing and Hiking
Practiced:  3 years
Years at SMH:  1

Beth, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Outpatients
Niche:  Lymphedema Therapy, Aquatics, Orthopaedics, Balance
Education:  Springfield Technical Community College, AS 1980
Leisure:  Fire Dept/EMS, Camping, Hiking, Fishing, Florida Vacations
Practiced:  32 years
Years at SMH: 19

Wes, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Outpatients & Inpatients
Niche:  Throwing Injuries, Joint Replacements
Education: New Hampshire Community College, AS 1992
Current Student at USM in Occupational Therapy
Leisure: Coaching Football, Fishing, Gardening
Practiced: 20 years
Years at SMH:  14

Our Occupational Therapy Staff

Jennifer, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist
Outpatients & Inpatients
Niche:    Orthopaedics, Splinting, Adaptive Devices 
Education:   Grove City College, BS 1991
Western Michigan University, MS in OT, 1993
Leisure: Cooking, Reading & ‘Family Fun’-3 kids, husband and dog!
Practiced: 19 years 
Years at SMH:  17

Wendy, OT
Occupational Therapist
Inpatient
Niche:  Acute and SNF care OT, Adaptive devices
Education:  University of Southern Maine, 1997
Leisure:  Reading, Sports Mom, Exercising, Gardening
Practiced:  15 years
Years at SMH: 1

Our Speech Therapist
                                                                                                   
Candice, SLP-CCC
Speech Therapist
Outpatients & Inpatients
Niche:  Video Swallows, Pediatrics, Adults with CVA          
Education:  University of Oklahoma, MS 1991
Leisure:  Master Gardener
Practiced:  20 years
Years at SMH: 11

Our Rehab Aides

Dean
Rehab Aide/Exercise Technician
Outpatients
Niche: Step Down Program, Pool Arthritis Program
Education: University of Presque Isle, BS 1987
Leisure: Golfing, Hunting/Fishing, Being a Dad!
Practiced: 23 years
Years at SMH: 16

Dee
Rehab Aide/Exercise Technician
Outpatients
 Niche:  Step Down Program, Pool Arthritis Program
Leisure:  Rock Concert Enthusiast, Hiking & Running
Practiced:  6 years
Years at SMH: 7

 
 
 
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