REHABILITATION SERVICES- MEET OUR STAFF

  

Keena Miller, RN, BSN, MA
Director of Wellness, Occupational Medicine and Rehabilitation Services


Keena is an alumna of Western Kentucky University, the University of Florida and Murray State. She has been with MCCH since 2000, when she was recruited to open the Center for Health and Wellness. Since then she has assumed responsibility for the health promotions program (Wellness Works), the Occupational Medicine Clinic and Rehabilitation Services. Keena is the Co-chair of the Murray-Calloway Wellness Consortium. She has served on several local non-profit boards including the Calloway Co. American Red Cross, the Calloway County Agency for Substance Abuse Prevention, and currently serves on the Murray Calloway County United Way board as Vice President.



Meet our Occupational Therapy Department

Occupational Therapy, often called OT, is the use of treatments to develop, recover, or maintain the daily living and work skills of people with a physical, mental or developmental condition.

Occupational Therapist at MCCH Kim Clark, MOT, OTR/L
Education:  Master's Degree from the University of North Dakota
Experience:  Acute, Inpatient Rehab Facility, Outpatient
Certification / Specialties:  Deep Physical Agents Modality Certified (2014). Currently pursuing National Hand Therapy Certification; Kinesiotaping.
Occupational Therapist at MCCH Shandi Puckett, MS, OTR/L
Education:  Master's Degree from Saint Louis University
Experience:  First Steps Pediatrics, Inpatient Rehab Facility, Outpatient, Traumatic Brain Injury Rehab
Certification/Specialties:  LSVT/BIG for Parkinson's Disease, Saebo Hand System, Bioness H200
Occupational Therapist at MCCH  Chad DeLancey, COTA
Education:  Associate's Degree from Brown Mackie College (2012). Currently working on Master's Degree.
Experience:  Long Term Care 
Occupational Therapist at MCCH  Christy Dossett, COTA
Education:  Associate's Degree from Brown Mackie College
Experience:  Geriatrics, Inpatient, Outpatient, Pediatrics, Skilled Nursing

Occupational Therapist at MCCH Ramona Green, COTA
Education:  Licensed Practical Nurse degree from Tennessee Tech (1999), Applied Science Degree from Brown Mackie
Experience:  Alzheimers Care, Geriatrics, Long Term Care, Mental Health




 
Meet Our Physical Therapists

Physical Therapy, often called PT, is a health care profession primarily concerned with the remediation of impairments and disabilities and the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement potential through examination, evaluation, diagnosis and physical intervention.

Physical Therapist at MCCH Robin Blake, PT
Education:  University of Central Arkansas
Experience:  MCCH Acute Care, Long Term Care, Outpatient
Certification/Specialties:  Certified in Manual Lymph Drainage and Complete Decongestive Therapy
  
Physical Therapist at MCCH Jennifer Lindsey, PT, DPT
Education:  Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Evansville
Experience:  Long Term Care, Outpatient-Pediatric & Adult
Certification/Specialties:  Certified Clinical Instructor
Physical Therapist at MCCH Sarah Martin, PT, DPT
Education:  Bachelor of Arts from Murray State University 91997), Masters of Physical Therapy (2000) and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Kentucky (2009)
Experience:  Acute Care, Long Term Care
Certification/Specialties:  Certified Clinical Instructor, Special interest in wound care
Physical Therapist at MCCH Cindy McArtor, PT
Education:  Bachelor of Health Sciences from the University of Kentucky (1980).  Currently pursuing a transitional doctorate of Physical therapy through the University of Augustine for Health Sciences (Fall 2014).
Experience:  Acute Care, HomeCare, Long Term Care, and Outpatient
Certification/Specialties:  Completion of courses in stroke rehab, pediatrics, motor control, wound care, balance and vestibular disorders, geriatrics, shoulder, spine, and general orthopedic rehab.
Physical Therapist at MCCH Leah Patton, PT
Education:  Bachelor of Science from Murray State University (1998), Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Kentucky (2001)
Experience:  Inpatient, Long Term Care, Outpatient
Certification/specialties:  Lymphedema certification from Klose/Norton
Physical Therapist at MCCH Bryn Spengler, PT, DPT, Outpatient Rehab Coordinator
Education:  Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine from Mercyhurst College (2002), Doctorate of Physical therapy from Elon University (2005)
Experience:  Outpatient
Certification/Specialties:  WorkWell Systems, Inc. 
Physical Therapist at MCCH Kevin Spengler, PT, DPT, Inpatient Rehab Coordinator
Education:  Bachelor of Science from Murray State University (2003), Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Elon University (2007)
Experience:  MCCH Acute Care, Inpatient, Outpatient
Certification/Specialties:  Specialty interest in back pain, pediatrics and scoliosis treatment; postural restoration; WorkWell Systems, Inc. 





    

Meet Our Physical Therapy Assistants

Physical Therapy Assistants work under the supervision of a physical therapist and assist in carrying out patient treatment programs, providing treatment that improves mobility, relieves pain, and prevents or lessens physical disabilities of patients.

Physical Therapy Assistant at MCCH Betty Bouland, PTA
Education:  Associate's Degree from West Kentucky Community & Technical College (2005)
Experience:  35 years in healthcare,with the last eight as a PTA at Spring Creek
Physical Therapy Assistant at MCCH Nancy Burton, PTA
Education:  Associate's Degree from Michiana College (1997)
Experience:  Acute, Home Health, Long Term Care, Outpatient
Certification/Specialties:  Aquatic therapy, Traumatic Brain Injury Team with community reintegration, Work Hardening Program
Physical Therapy Assistant at MCCH Kristie Dukes, PTA
Education:  Associate's Degree from West Kentucky Community & Technical College (2004)
Experience:  Acute Care, Outpatient
Physical Therapy Assistant at MCCH  N. Jill Holshouser, PTA
Education:  Associate's Degree from West Kentucky Community & Technical College (1999)
Experience;  Home Care, Inpatient Rehab Facility, Long Term Care
Certification/Specialties:  Wheelchair positioning and preventing falls with geriatrics
Physical Therapy Assistant at MCCH  Amy Johnson, PTA
Education:  Associate's Degree from West Kentucky Community & Technical College (2007)
Experience:  Acute Care, Inpatient Rehab Facility
Physical Therapy Assistant at MCCH  Melesa Renee Miller, PTA
Education:  Associate's Degree from West Kentucky Community & Technical College (1994)
Experience:  Outpatient, Acute Care, Home Care, Long Term Care

Physical Therapy Assistant at MCCH Carlos Ransey, PTA
Education:  Associate's Degree from West Kentucky Community & Technical College (2008)
Experience:  Acute Care, Inpatient Rehab Facility, Outpatient
Certification/Specialties:  Certified Clinical Instructor
 Physical Therapy Assistant at MCCH Emilie Reinhardt, PTA
Education:  Associate's Degree from West Kentucky Community & Technical College (2011)
Experience:  Inpatient, Long Term Care, outpatient
Certification/Specialties:  Certified Clinical Instructor
 Physical Therapy Assistant at MCCH Pam Smith, PTA
Education:  Associate's Degree from Paducah Community College (1992)
Experience:  Acute Care, Home Health, Inpatient Rehab Facility, Long Term Care, Wound Care
Certification/Specialties:  Certified Clinical Instructor



  

Meet Our Speech Language Pathologists

Speech Language Pathologists specialize in the evaluation and treatment of communication disorders and swallowing disorders.

Speech Language Pathologist at MCCH Crisann Chandler, MS, CCC-SLP
Education:  Bachelor of Science degree (2007) and Master's degree (2009) from Murray State University
Experience:  Acute Care, Long Term Care, Outpatient
Certification/Specialties:  VitalStim Therapy Provider
  
Speech Language Pathologist at MCCH Erin R. DeLancey, MS, CCC-SLP
Education:  Bachelor of Science degree (2008) and Master's degree (2010) from Murray State University
Experience:  Acute Care, Inpatient Rehab, Long Term Care, Outpatient, Modified Barium Swallow Studies
Certification/Specialties:  VitalStim Therapy Provider, Certification in Music and Memory, ASHA special interest group in Gerontology, and Cognition CHAMP at Spring Creek
Speech Language Pathologist at MCCH Beth McCuiston, MS, CCC-SLP, Rehab Coordinator (LTC)
Education:  Bachelor of Science degree (1995) and Master's degree (1997) from Murray State University
Experience:  Long Term Care, Acute Inpatient, Early Intervention, Home Health, Outpatient
Certification/Specialties:  ASHA Special Interest Group in Gerontology Member