Our Staff

The International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger is staffed by an interdisciplinary team of professionals with extensive experience caring for children and adults with disabilities. The Center’s leaders, in particular, have dedicated their careers to providing the most comprehensive, innovative therapies possible for patients with spinal cord injuries and paralysis.

Treatment:

In addition to the team listed below, we have a staff of over 45 licensed physical therapists, occupational therapists, and physical therapy assistants. All therapy is rendered by licensed therapists.

Cristina Sadowsky, MD
Cristina Sadowsky, MD
Clinical Director

Albert Recio, MD
Albert Recio, MD
Faculty, Physician

Philippines Cabahug, MD
Philippines Cabahug, MD
Faculty, Physician


Janet Dean, MS, RN, CRRN, CRNP
Nurse Practitioner

Thomas Novotny, MBA
Thomas Novotny, MBA
Director, Operations and Business Development

Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, CBIS
Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD
Faculty, Manager of Clinical Training & Education

 
Patrick Rummerfield
Director, Development

 

Jody Luttrell, MSN, RN
Jody Luttrell, MSN, RN
Director, Care Management

 

Angela Huff, RN, BSN
Angela Huff, RN, BSN
Care Manager

Lisa Trotta, RN, BSN
Lisa Trotta, RN, BSN
Care Manager

Beth Myers, PT
Beth Myers, PT, DPT
Manager, Therapy Services

Christy Sachs
Christy Sachs
Manager, Aquatics

Beth Myers, PT
Erin Michael
PT, DPT, ATP/SMS
Manager, Patient Advocacy
and Special Programs

Anna Schneider
Anna Schneider-Simms, MPA
Manager, Business Operations

 

Elizabeth Farrell, PT, DPT, ATP
Lara Mortimer, LCSW-C
Social Worker

Stephanie Wollschlager
Stefanie Wollschlager
Clinical Coordinator

Elizabeth Farrell, PT, DPT, ATP
Meredith Budai
PT, DPT, ATP/SMS
Senior Physical Therapist IV

Elizabeth Farrell, PT, DPT, ATP
Elizabeth Farrell, PT, DPT, ATP
Senior Physical Therapist IV

Brooke Meyer, PT, DPT
Brooke Meyer, PT, DPT
Senior Physical Therapist IV

Judith Stein, PT
Judith Stein, PT, DPT, NCS
Senior Physical Therapist IV

 

Kristin Sternowski
Kristin Sternowski, PT, DPT
Senior Physical Therapist IV

Danielle Wilt, OTR/L, OTD
Danielle Wilt, OTR/L, OTD
Senior Occupational Therapist IV

Danielle Wilt, OTR/L, OTD
Kimberly Rotondo, PTA
Supervisor, Rehabilitation
Technicians & Support Services

 

Stephanie Wollschlager
Pamela Fisher
Financial Counselor

Judith Stein, PT
Jack Luttrell
Clinical Equipment Coordinator

Kristin Sternowski
Scott Meyer, PTA
Clinical Equipment Specialist

 

Our team of physical and occupational therapists includes specialists who are certified in the following fields:

  • Adaptive technology professionals (Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America - RESNA)
  • Aquatic physical therapy clinical competency (American Physical Therapy Association)
  • Certification in rare neuroimmunologic disorders (Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers)
  • Certified wound specialist (American Board of Wound Management)
  • KinesioTaping I, II, & III (KinesioTaping Association)
  • Neurologic certified specialist (American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties - ABPTS)
  • Pediatric certified specialist (ABPTS)
  • Physical agent modalities (Physical Agent Modalities Practitioner Credentialing Agency)
  • Seating and mobility specialists (RESNA)

In addition, our clinical support team includes approximately 20 rehabilitation technicians, personal trainers, lifeguards, and adaptive aquatics specialists.
 

RESEARCH

Cristina Sadowsky, MD
Cristina Sadowsky, MD
Clinical Research Director

Visar Belegu, PhD
Visar Belegu, PhD
Faculty, Assistant Professor,
Basic Science Research

Su Liu, PhD
Su Liu, PhD
Research Scientist

Shannon Inches
Shannon Inches
Clinical Trials Coordinator

Thomas Novotny, MBA
Thomas Novotny, MBA
Director, Operations 
and Business Development

Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, CBIS
Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD
Faculty, Clinical Research

Anna Schneider
Anna Schneider-Simms, MPA
Grants Manager

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

LAST TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH
Regeneration Generation Patient Education

Next Meeting: February 28, 2017

THIRD MONDAY OF EACH MONTH
Spinal Cord Injury Support Group