Our Staff

Meritus Total Rehab Care- Robinwood

Therapists

Susan Abbott, M.P.T., CLT

Susan Selby, M.P.T., CLT

Ms. Selby 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 six 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. Additionally, she is a Certified Lingraphica Technology Specialist trained to optimize outcomes for people with aphasia.

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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 six specially trained SPEAK OUT! providers in the state of Maryland. Her special interests include aphasia, dysphagia, and voice treatment.

Karen Grove, D.P.T.

Joan Divinagracia, PT

Joan earned her Physical Therapy degree from University of St. Tomas in Quezon City, Philippines. She has a special interest working with geriatrics.

Karen Grove, D.P.T.

Anna Peterson, MS, CCC/SLP, CBIS - Clinical Manager of Meritus Total Rehab Care

Anna earned her Bachelor and Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from West Virginia University. She is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist and completed certification in administration and supervision at Hood College. As an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist since 2003, Ms. Peterson has worked with patients across the continuum of care in multiple settings including outpatient, acute, home health, public schools, and private and state facilities.

Therapy Assistants

Judy Peck

Judy Peck, PTA

Judy Peck, PTA earned her PTA degree from Penn State Mont Alto in 1997. Her special interests are in neurology and aquatics. She is Graston certified, Bioness certified, has published articles and spoken at area conferences as a Meritus staff educator.

Karen Grove, D.P.T.

Todd Masters, PTA

Todd Masters, PTA, earned his AA degree in Physical Therapist Assistance from Penn State University and is certified in Graston Technique manual therapy. He has 25 years of experience, working in outpatient, home health, and hospital therapy settings.

Karen Grove, D.P.T.

Jenn Mills, PTA

Jenn Mills, PTA has an associates of science in physical therapy from Penn State University. She is currently pursuing her bachelors in exercise science and minor in biology from Shenandoah University. Her special interests include neurological rehab and rehabilitation for amputees. Jenn is trained in the Bioness L300 Plus system and is certified in Graston Technique.

Michelle Ost

Michelle Ost, COTA

Michelle Ost, COTA earned her degree from Penn State Mont-Alto. Her special interests include brain injury and stroke rehab. She is also certified in Graston Technique manual therapy.

Karen Grove, D.P.T.

Kim Heiston, PTA

Kim Heiston , PTA earned her Associates degree from Northern Virginia Community College in Fairfax , Virginia and is certified in Graston Technique. Her special interests include Orthopedics, Lymphedema, Oncology, Wellness and teaching fall prevention program “Stepping On’’.

Lauren Bollacker, PTA

Lauren Bollacker, PTA

Lauren Bollacker, PTA earned her Bachelors of Science Degree in Fitness and Exercise Science at Shepherd University, Shepherdstown WV. She then earned her Associates in Physical Therapy Assistant Degree at Blue Ridge Community College, Martinsburg WV. Lauren is Graston Certified and has interest in manual techniques, orthopedic injuries, and rehabilitation.

Karen Grove, D.P.T.

Colt Redman, PTA

Colt Redman, PTA earned his A.S in Physical Therapy Assistant from Allegany College of Maryland in Cumberland, Maryland. He is certified in Graston Technique manual therapy. He has special interest in orthopedic disorders, as well as hands-on manual techniques.

Patricia Zeigler, PTA

Patricia Zeigler, PTA

Patricia Zeigler, PTA earned her Associate in Science degree from Pennsylvania State University. She is certified in Cancer Rehab, Graston, and Lymphedema Management. Her special interests are in Oncology, Lymphedema, and general orthopedics.

Karen Grove, D.P.T.

Brian Darius, PTA

Brian Darius, PTA earned his B.S. in Exercise Science Pre Professional at Liberty University, and received his certification as an Exercise Physiologist. He also gained his A.S. in Physical Therapist Assistant at Penn State Mont Alto. His special interests are in orthopedics, spine injury prevention and re-conditioning, and manual therapy.

Karen Grove, D.P.T.

Kelly Hudson, PTA

Kelly Hudson, PTA earned her A.S in Physical Therapy Assistant from Mount Aloysius College in Cresson, PA. She is certified in Graston Technique manual therapy, and is an APTA credentialed clinical instructor. She has special interest in orthopedic disorders, as well as hands-on manual techniques.

Amy Hansen, PTA

Amy Hansen, PTA

Amy Hansen PTA earned her degree from Pennsylvania State University in Mont Alto PA and is certified in Graston Technique manual therapy. She has a special interest working with manual therapy and orthopedic injuries and rehabilitation.

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