Our Team of Specialized HD and ALS Health Care Professionals

Compassion and innovation is in our DNA and patient care is our highest priority. Our highly trained staff of skilled health care professionals, and above average staff-to-resident ratio, ensures individuals living with Huntington’s Disease and ALS receive comprehensive care from those who understand their unique needs and have the skills to provide such dedicated services.

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Marc DePerno

OTR/L

Neuro Program Director

Marc DePerno, OTR/L, creates a positive network of resources and care options for residents and families.

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Danielle Barcomb-Busansky

CTRS

Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

Danielle Barcomb-Busansky, CTRS, develops adaptive recreation programs for NeuroCare residents.

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Kelly Mangione

MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Kelly Mangione, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist, addresses the communication, cognitive and swallowing needs of all residents.

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Corrin Flihan

RN, BSN

Nurse Manager of the NeuroCare Program

Corrin Flihan, RN, BSN, supervises all nursing staff and oversight of all resident care on the NeuroCare unit.

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Chelsea Darrow

MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist for LTC/Neuro

Chelsea Darrow, MS, OTR/L provides occupational therapy services to residents of the NeuroCare Program.

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Lindsay Wellman

MS, RD

Registered Dietician

Lindsay Wellman, MS, RD, oversees the clinical nutrition program for Sitrin NeuroCare.

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Ashley Livingston

BS

Neuro Program Coordinator

Ashley Livingston, BS, fosters relationships with the team, the residents, and the families of Sitrin's NeuroCare unit.

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Dr. James Wallace

PT, NCS, CGCP

Director of Clinical Rehabilitation Services

Dr. Wallace, PT, NCS, CGCP, is board certified in Neurologic Physical Therapy and a Certified Geriatric Care Professional.

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Hillary J. Forbes

MSW, LCSW

Licensed Social Worker

Hillary J. Forbes, MSW, LCSW, LICSW, provides individual therapy to residents, and ongoing support for families faced with the devastating effects of neurodegenerative diseases.