Our Staff

Meritus Total Rehab Care Team

Susan Abbott, M.P.T., CLT

Susan Selby, M.P.T., CLT

Ms. Abbott earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Maryland at Baltimore. She is a certified lymphedema therapist and is also certified in cancer rehab. Her special interests are in oncology, lymphedema and orthopedics.

Karen Grove, D.P.T.

Karen Grove, D.P.T.

Ms. Grove earned her doctorate in physical therapy from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Va. She is certified in cancer rehab and is a certified rehabilitation service provider with the Maryland Workers Compensation Commission. Her special interests are in orthopedics, worker’s compensation and cancer rehabilitation.

Glenn Divinagracia, PT, CCI

Glenn Divinagracia, PT, CCI

Mr. Divinagracia earned his degree in physical therapy from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. He is a certified rehabilitation service provider with the Maryland Workers Compensation Commission. His special interests are in orthopedic and work related injury prevention and rehabilitation.

Lisa Younkers, PT

Lisa Yonkers, PT

Ms. Yonkers earned her degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Kean University, in Union, NJ. Her special interests are in vestibular balance disorders and dizziness.

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Kim Weaver, M.P.T., CBIS

Kim Weaver, M.P.T., CBIS

Ms. Weaver earned her master’s from Shenandoah University in Wincherster, Va. She is a certified brain injury specialist. Her special interests are in neurology and vestibular balance disorders and vertigo.

Meredith Cirtwell, OTR/L, CHT, CLT

Meredith Cirtwell, OTR/L, CHT, CLT

Ms. Cirtwell earned her degree in occupational therapy from Utica College in Utica, NY. She is a certified hand therapist with the American Society of Hand Therapists, a certified rehabilitation service provider with the Maryland Workers Compensation Commission and certified in lymphedema management. Her special interests are in hand and upper extremity rehab, ergonomics and lymphedema.

Andrea Rankin, M.P.T.

Andrea Rankin, M.P.T.

Ms. Rankin earned her master’s in physical therapy from Gannon University in Erie, Pa. She is a certified Meeks Method for Osteoporosis therapist as well as certified in cancer rehab. Her special interests are in women’s health, oncology, osteoporosis, incontinence/pelvis floor rehab, craniosacral therapy and orthopedics.

Patty Runkles, M.S., OTR/L

Patty Runkles, M.S., OTR/L

Ms. Runkles earned her degree from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Va. She is a certified brain injury specialist. Her special interests include stroke, brain injury and visual deficits due to neurological impairment.

Carolyn Bradley, DPT

Carolyn Bradley, D.P.T.

Ms. Bradley earned her doctorate of physical therapy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Her special interests include manual therapy and orthopedic injuries and rehabilitation.

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Brittany Witt, MOTR/L, CBIS C-PAM

Brittany Witt, MOTR/L, CBIS C-PAM

Ms. Witt earned her degree in occupational therapy from St. Francis University in Loretto, Pa. She is a certified Brain Injury Specialist and a certified rehabilitation service provider with the Maryland Workers Compensation Commission. Her special interests are in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.

Marissa Yoes MS CCC-SLP

Marissa Yoes, M.S., CCC-SLP

Ms. Yoes earned her bachelors and master’s degrees in Speech-Language Pathology at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Ariz. She holds a certificate of clinical competence through the American Speech- Language Hearing Association and has completed specialized training in the areas of apraxia, AAC, and social- pragmatic language skills. Marissa is a specially trained SPEAK OUT! provider, one of only four in the state of Maryland. The Parkinson Voice Project developed the SPEAK OUT! certification program to help individuals with Parkinson's regain and maintain their speaking skills.

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Heidi Moore, LCSW-C

Ms. Moore earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Salisbury University in Salisbury, MD. She is licensed in the State of Maryland as a Licensed Certified Social Worker - Clinical (LCSW-C) and also has additional training and certification as a Gerontology Practitioner through West Virginia University. Ms. Moore's practice and special interests include aging in place, medical social work, and grief and loss.

Karen Grove, D.P.T.

Tiffany Vera, M.A., CF-SLP

Tiffany Vera earned her bachelors and master’s degree in speech-language pathology from State University of New York at Buffalo in Buffalo, NY. She is a certified speech-language pathologist with the Maryland Department of Health and a clinical fellow with the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. Tiffany is one of four specially trained SPEAK OUT! providers in the state of Maryland. Her special interests include aphasia, dysphagia, and voice treatment.

Kay Reed, MPT, cert. MDT

Kay Reed earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from University of Maryland Baltimore County in 1993 and her Master’s in Physical Therapy from University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1997. She has enjoyed working in outpatient orthopedics since graduating. She is a certified McKenzie therapist and also holds certification in ASTYM. Her special interests are orthopedics, geriatrics and spine rehab.

Pam Grzadzielewski, JD, MOT, OTR/L, CHT

Ms. Grzadzielewski earned her Master's in Occupational Therapy from West Virginia University. She is a certified hand therapist with special interests in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation as well as work place injuries.

Ellen Barr, D.P.T

Ms. Barr earned her doctorate in physical therapy from University of Maryland, Baltimore. Her special interests include treatment of vertigo, balance and vestibular disorders as well as orthopedic conditions. She is currently working towards her 200 hour yoga teaching certificate and has taken continuing education courses in chronic pain, manual techniques, and is a Graston certified therapist.

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