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Alexandria Albert, PT Assistant, Long-Term Care Specialist

Graduated from: Niagara County Community College Best part of the job: “Assisting residents to maintain and improve their functional mobility with appreciation in return” Best thing for patients to do: “Participation is key!”  

Kate Bartlett, Speech-Language Pathologist

Joined company in: 2015 Graduated from: University at Geneseo and University at Buffalo Best part of the job: “Helping patients reach their communication goals” Hobbies: She’s a busy working mom who enjoys running and yoga How she encourages patients: She helps patients choose goals that are meaningful and achievable

Sarah Black, BS, Social Worker

Graduated from: Hilbert College Joined company in: April 2017 Graduated from: Hilbert College Best part of the job: Meeting new patients What she tells patients & families: I introduce myself and let them know I’m here for them if they have any questions

Kara Bliss, PTA

Graduated from: Niagara County Community College Best part of the job: “Helping people return to the things they love doing” Best thing for patients to do: “Be motivated and patient”

Michele Clark, COTA

Joined company in: April 2004 Graduated from: Erie Community College Best part of the job: Seeing patients meet their goals and go home Hobbies: Going to sporting events with my family and watching my boys play sports How she motivates people: She asks her patients what their personal goals are and what they want to […]

Karen Cuddihy, OTR/L

Joined company in: October 2007 Graduated from: State University of New York at Buffalo Best part of the job: Seeing my patients get better and go home Hobbies: Baking and tap dancing Most important thing for patients to do: Have a positive attitude and stay motivated

Kayla D., PTA

Joined company in: May 2016 Graduated from: Villa Maria College Hobbies: Enjoying the company of her Bichon Frise dog named Biscuit and observing cows Most important thing for patients to do: Stay positive!

Meghan Dayton, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist

Joined company in: June 2016 Graduated from: University at Buffalo Most important thing for patients: Participate in every session to the best of your ability

Alyssa Dueringer, OTR/L

Joined the company: August 2017 Graduated from: D’Youville College Hobbies: Playing beach and cart volleyball How she motivates patients: By encouraging them Most important thing for patients to do: Keep a positive outlook and stay motivated

 

Melissa Filipski, PTA

Joined company in: August 2014 Graduated from: Villa Maria College

Jackie Gaczewski, PTA

Joined company in: February 2016 Graduated from: Villa Maria College Best part of the job: Seeing functional progress in a patient and when they are discharged Hobbies: Being a mom, spending time with her family and shopping How she motivates people: Every patient is different and requires an individualized plan of approach Most important thing […]

Emily Hart, OTR/L

Joined Company in: July 2017 Graduated from: D’Youville College Best part of the job: Building relationships with the patients Hobbies: Baking and taking walks with her dog How she motivates patients: By being supportive, empathetic and encouraging Most important thing for patients to do: Participate to the best of your ability

Sarah Howard, PT, DPT

Joined company: January 2013 Graduated from: D’Youville College Best part of the job: Getting people back to doing the things they love to do Hobbies: Cooking, playing with her dogs, working on her house and working out How she motivates people: I incorporate my patients’ personal goals into their treatments Most important thing for patients […]

Leah Johnson, MOT, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist

Joined company in: August 2003 Graduated from: St. Francis University Best part of the job: Helping patients and their families Hobbies: Hiking with her family

Jenessa Lucey, LMSW

Joined company in: April 2017 Graduated from: University at Buffalo Best part of the job: Interacting with the residents and learning their stories Hobbies: Hiking, reading, spending time with family and friends She assists patients and family members by always having an open door and helping them feel comfortable with all aspects of the facility

Christy S. Martin, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist

Joined company in: November 2013 Graduated from: Daemen College Best part of the job: Helping patients progress and listening to past experiences and stories Hobbies: Volleyball, exercising, eating healthy and being with family How she motivates patients: I encourage them to be positive Most important thing for patients to do: Have a positive attitude and […]

Kathleen Mateja, Rehab Aide

Joined company in: September 1984 Graduated from: Lackawanna High School Best part of the job: Making her patients smile Hobbies: Ballroom dancing and playing the guitar and keyboard. Also, spending time with her 3 cats and dog How she motivates people: I talk to them about everything that interests them Most important thing for patients […]

Kristen Metz, DPT

Joined company in: May 2016 Graduated from: D’Youville College Best part of the job: Helping people reach their fullest potential and helping them get back to their families Hobbies: Hiking, reading and spending time with her family How she encourages patients: “I tailor my sessions around each patient as an individual.” Best thing for patients […]

Nathan Moran, PTA

Joined company in: May 2015 Graduated from: Villa Maria College Best part of the job: Meeting new people Hobbies: Boating, sports, cooking and gardening How he encourages patients: I try to connect with patients on a personal level and find out what motivates them Best thing for patients to do: Understand that it is expected […]

Chelsea O’Neill, PT, DPT, PT Director

Joined company in: April 2018 Graduated from: University at Buffalo

Colleen M. Pandolfino, MS, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist

Joined company in: April 2007 Graduated from: D’Youville College Most important thing for patients to do: Actively participate

 

Jill Pyszczynski, OTR

Joined company in: August 2016 Graduated from: Keuka College Best part of the job: Watching patients progress and seeing them achieve their goals Hobbies: Sports, reading and playing cards How she motivates people: She looks to find what motivates each individual Most important thing for patients to do: Try your best, giving a little more […]

Krystal Reed, MS, OTR/L

Joined company in May 2015 Graduated from: D’Youville College Best part of the job: Watching patients achieve their goals of becoming more independent Most important thing for patients to do: Be motivated and push yourself

Mary Snyder, COTA

Joined company in: April 2016 Graduated from: Erie Community College Best part of the job: Seeing patients progress and achieving their goals. I also enjoy listening to the stories about their lives Hobbies: Reading, word puzzles, jigsaw puzzles and Sudoku How she motivates people: I find out what they like to do and encourage them […]

Stephanie Sova, PT, DPT

Joined company in: May 2014 Graduated from: University at Buffalo Best part of the job: Watching patients improve and meet their goals Hobbies: Spending time with her family, reading and cooking How she motivates people: I like to point out the positives, showing them their progress and showing them their potential for improvement Most important […]

YaYa Tiller, Therapy Clerk

Joined company in: January 2007

Rick Van Curen, COTA

Joined company in: August 2015 Graduated from: Jamestown Community College Best part of the job: Working with the patients and residents Hobbies: Exploring and learning about nature with his two grandsons How he motivates patients: I try to encourage each person to work hard each session because it will all pay off Most important thing […]

Kevin Vinh, PTA

Joined company in: June 2018 Graduated from: Villa Marie College Best part of the job: “Seeing patients progress” Hobbies: Painting, hunting and reading Best thing for patients to do: “Work hard and keep a positive mindset”

Shauna Weber, PTA

Joined company in: 2017 Graduated from: Genesee Community College Best part of the job: Helping patients succeed Hobbies: Spending time with her family, friends and dogs as well as going to the beach How she motivates patients: I encourage them Most important thing for patients to do: Have positivity

Becky, COTA, Long-Term Care Specialist

Joined company in: October 2007 Hobbies: Cooking How she motivates patients: Helps them work toward the ultimate goal of independence in the home setting

Marichu, PT

Joined company in: August 2003 Graduated from: Cebu Doctors’ College Best part of the job: Knowing that I can make a difference in the patients’ lives through treatment. Also, when I’m able to help them regain their ability to walk and carry out daily activities How she motivates people: I encourage them to do the […]

Jessica, PTA

Joined company in: September 2011 Graduated from: Villa Maria College

Jill, MSOTR/L

Joined company in: January 2006 Graduated from: Ithaca College

Lisa, COTA

Joined the company in: December 2011 Graduated from: Erie Community College