Healthy Aging and Neurology

Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT

Mike Studer is the president and co-owner of NWRA. “I am proud of what we have created at NWRA. Our staff includes master clinicians that are exceptional people. It is a pleasure to treat patients alongside them.” Mike has been the vice-president of the American Physical Therapy Association’s Neurology Section and has been chair of […]

Brady Whetten, PT, DPT, GCS

Brady’s passion for evidence based medicine is only outweighed by is passion for human beings. He has the rare combination of the ability to listen and the ability to lead clients toward their true potential. Specialist care with a personal touch indeed. Brady has served on national vestibular task forces, participated in podcasts, authored APTA […]

Kelsi Smith, PT, DPT

Kelsi Smith, PT, DPT        Kelsi completed her doctorate in physical therapy at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine in 2014 and quickly joined the NWRA team. She has an astounding level of maturity, and combines this with a passion for high quality, evidence-based care. Kelsi enjoys working with a variety of patient populations […]

Marissa Floodman, PT, DPT

Marissa Floodman, PT, DPT Marissa graduated from University of Utah with her doctorate in physical therapy and brings with her a focused intensity, passion for exceptional care and a desire to be a constant student of evidence-based care in neurology. With her background working at a stroke wellness clinic and assisting in intensive stroke camp […]

Erin McMullen, PT, DPT, NCS

Erin McMullen, PT, DPT, NCS Erin is our Director of Rehabilitation at the West Salem site – located in Capital Manor. She has taken this program from it’s infancy, and built a solid resource for patients to access exceptional, NWRA-quality healthcare onsite. Erin is a graduate of University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. […]

Caitlin Burbank, PT, DPT

Caitlin Burbank, PT, DPT      Caitlin joined NWRA with a devoted passion for clinical excellence in neurology and geriatrics, supported by her research foundation and dedication to evidence-based practice from Washington University in St. Louis. She excels in treating balance disorders, stroke, diabetic neuropathy, PD, vestibular, and deconditioned patients- at both our South and West Salem […]

Whitney Gray, PT, DPT

Whitney Gray, PT, DPT Whitney took a unique route to NWRA through Emory University in Atlanta, having worked in an NIH stroke research fellowship upon graduation.  Whitney brings a passion for working with people that have challenging neurologic impairments, including PD, stroke, vestibular, brain injury, MS and others. While a student, she completed certification in […]

Nancy Cox

Welcome to NWRA, Nancy Cox! In October 2011, Nancy joined our team and has fit right in. You will see her bright smile and feel the intelligence, patience and warmth that she brings every afternoon. On a personal note, Nancy has extensive experience in medical and educational offices, is a tennis coach AND is a […]

Marie Hook, MS, OTR

Marie is a true student of the profession and “OT of all trades”. She brings a very diverse set of skills to NWRA, with the capacity to see patients with neurologic impairment, those with difficulty after joint replacement, orthopedic injuries due to sport or overuse, visual impairment, and has extensive training in adaptive home changes, […]

Shelly Mendoza, MS, CCC-SLP, LSVT

Shelly Mendoza, MS, CCC-SLP, LSVT        Shelly is a true master of all things speech and voice. From those that are rehabilitating their ability to speak, to those that are perfecting either their professional voice or accent reduction. She is LSVT certified for Parkinson’s Disease and Vital Stim certified for swallowing disorders. She is additionally highly-skilled in […]