Lisa Tuttle, MSOT
Occupational Therapist, Supervisor
Lisa graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 2002 with a master of science degree in occupational therapy. She joined the Rehab Connection team in 2003 and has worked in the outpatient clinics, medical day care settings, homecare, and schools. She enjoys treating a variety of pediatric populations and is now focused in the school based setting. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time at the beach and traveling with her family.
Debra Lischak, MSPT
Deb was born and raised in South Jersey. She graduated from Susquehanna University in 1997 with a degree in biology then earned her master's degree in physical therapy from Springfield College in 2001. Deb has been with Rehab Connection since 2001 and works with special needs kids across multiple South Jersey schools. She also has run the Aqua Buddies Swim Program since 2002. Deb is the Clinical Coordinator for Clinical Education for the company. Debra is married and the busy mother of two. She enjoys swimming, Sea Isle City in the summer and football season in the fall.
Jane Sippel MSPT
Physical Therapist, Manager
Jane graduated from Thomas Jefferson University with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 2000 and has been with Rehab Connection since 2000.
Lori Lombardo, PT
Lori Lombardo graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1988. She has experience in various settings, including acute care, workmen's compensation, orthopedics and rehab with specialty in spinal cord injury prior to coming to Rehab Connection in 1993. Lori started with the company shortly after the doors opened and has had the opportunity to work in all of Rehab Connection's settings.
Carolyn Eron MPT
Carolyn graduated from Richard Stockton College in 2000 with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy and has been with Rehab Connection since 2003.
Dorothy Gillon, PT, MPT
Dorothy Graduated from Temple University with her Bachelors in Biological Anthropology in 1994 and her Masters of Physical Therapy in 1998. She always had an interest in working as a physical therapist since she was in grade school when she volunteered at local hospitals and at Shriner's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. Dorothy worked for RehabConnection in 1998 to 2001 and then relocated to NYC working as pediatric physical therapist in various settings. In 2016, Dorothy moved back to the Philadelphia area and rejoined the RehabConnection team as a pediatric physical therapist and is excited to be working in the school settings! Dorothy is an avid traveler and enjoys learning and experiencing other cultures and meeting new people around the world!
Lisa Gosweiler, MSPT
Lisa graduated from Old Dominion University in 1995 and has been with Rehab Connection since 1995.
Sondra Jacob OTR/L
Sondra was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and graduated from McGill University in Montreal with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy in 1997. She loves music, dancing, cooking, travelling abroad, and spending time with her family. Sondra has been a part of the Rehab Connection team since 2013.
Kelly Konrad, MSOT
Occupational Therapist, Supervisor
Kelly graduated from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2004 and has been with Rehab Connection since 2006.
Palak Bavalia Arora, MS, OTR
Palak graduated from the University of the Sciences in 2002, and since has worked as a school based Occupational Therapist. She joined Rehab Connection in 2005, when she and her family moved to the South Jersey area. Palak enjoys practicing yoga, and incorporates yoga daily into her students' therapy sessions.
Ashley Costa, MOTR/L
Ashley graduated from University of the Sciences in 2016. She have a background in art (BFA from Rowan) and yoga (completed teacher certification through Lourdes Institute for Holistic Studies). Her OT experience includes subacute rehab and clinical experiences in hand therapy and pediatric inpatient rehab. Prior to becoming an OT, she worked as a substitute teacher, graphic designer and yoga teacher.
Natalie Jean Jensen, MS, OTR/L
Natalie has been with Rehab Connection since 2015. Natalie was inspired by her brother Luke, who is diagnosed with Autism, to become an Occupational Therapist. She attended Paul VI High School, where she participated in dance team, musical theater, field hockey, and lacrosse. She graduated from Elizabethtown College in 2013 with a Master's degree in Occupational Therapy. Natalie was a former ballerina with The Rock School of the Pennsylvania Ballet. She enjoys coaching children with special needs in Rehab Connection's Aqua Buddies swim program as well as volunteering in the special needs community through the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill. In her spare time, she enjoys writing her food blog and going down the shore to Ocean City with her family and friends.
Monica Howell, OTR/L
Monica graduated from Temple University with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2013 and joined Rehab Connection in 2015.
Kate Persinger, MS, OTR/L
Kate graduated from Misericordia University with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy in 1999 and has been with Rehab Connection since 2000.
Kara Neal, DPT
Kara joined the Rehab Connection staff in 2011. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from LaSalle University in 2006 and went on to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2009. Her interests and experience are in the areas of pediatric rehabilitation, aquatic therapy, and orthopedics.
Kara George, MS, OTR/L
Kara graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 2006 with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy. She enjoys working with both pediatric and geriatric populations. When she has free time, it is spent chasing her two little girls. She's been with Rehab Connection since 2012.
Nicole Duty MOTR/L
Nicole was born and raised in Elkview, West Virginia and joined the staff of Rehab Connection in 2013. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Charleston and her Master of Occupational Therapy degree from Temple University. She enjoys spending time with her family hiking, fishing, and camping.
Nicole Zimmerman, DPT
Nicole graduated from Ursinus College in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. She then received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Rutgers Graduate School of Camden and School of Health Related Professions in 2015. In her spare time she dances in the Marcia Hyland Dance Company, travels, and is an avid Phillies fan! As a physical therapist, she displays a positive and empathetic attitude to all of her patients. She enjoys treating both the orthopedic and pediatric population and is excited to be a part of the Rehab Connection team.
Colleen Graham, PT, DPT
Colleen joined the Rehab Connection staff in 2015. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from The University of Texas in 2006 and went on to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman's University in 2010. Colleen loves to watch college football.
Elizabeth Kummer, PT, DPT
Ellie grew up in Mt. Ephraim, NJ and attended Gloucester Catholic High School. She graduated magna cum laude from Stockton University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and went on to earn her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Stockton University in 2015. She enjoys treating both the pediatric and orthopedic populations.