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Meet Our Rehab Team

A Caring, Collaborative Team

Together, the rehabilitation team at Cape Cod Healthcare focuses their specialized training and experience on a common goal: helping you recover, relearn skills and regain your quality of life. 

Director - Julie Drake, PT, DPT

Undergraduate education: BS in physical therapy, Upstate Medical Center, NY
Graduate education: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Boston University, MA

Supervisor, Hyannis Office - Sarah Lessard-Reiss, PT, DPT

Undergraduate education: BS in physical therapy, University of Vermont, VT
Graduate education: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Daemon College, NY
Certifications: OCS
Specialty/Areas of Interest: Orthopedics and sports medicine

Additional Providers

Physical Therapy

Sharon Hall, PT

Undergraduate education: BS in physical therapy, University of Massachusetts Lowell, MA

Certifications: CAS in orthopedics from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions

Specialty/Areas of Interest: Adult orthopedics

 

Kathy Weisblatt, PT, DPT

Undergraduate education: BS in physical therapy, Ithaca College, NY

Graduate education: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Daemon College, NY

Specialty/Areas of Interest: Orthopedics

 

Stephanie Gradone, PT, DPT

Undergraduate education: BS in exercise physiology, minor in aquatic therapy, West Virginia University, WV

Graduate education: Doctor of physical therapy, Slippery Rock University, PA

Certifications: Aquatic Therapy and Rehab Institute (ATRI) and Burdenko technique (Levels I & II)

Specialty/Areas of Interest:  Aquatic therapy, sports orthopedics rehab (especially RTC, ACL, total joint replacement, running injury screening/identification/rehab, including video gait analysis)

 

Joanna Monteiro, PT, DPT

Undergraduate education: BS in exercise physiology, minor in nutrition, University of Massachusetts Lowell, MA

Graduate education: Doctor of physical therapy, New York University, NY

Specialty/Areas of Interest: Pediatrics, orthopedics, athletic injury/injury prevention

 

Cheryl Lacey, PTA

Undergraduate education: Associates degree in Physical Therapist Assistant program, Cape Cod Community College, MA

Certifications:  Certificate in massage therapy/LMT, The Massage Institute of Cape Cod

Specialty/Areas of Interest:  Manual therapy/spine/sports/orthopedic rehab

 

Marcella McCarthy, PTA

Undergraduate education: Associates degree in Physical Therapy Assistant program, Cape Cod Community College, MA

Specialty/Areas of Interest:  Aquatics, pediatrics

 

Rachel Ryder, PTA

Undergraduate education: Associates degree in Physical Therapy Assistant program, Harcum Junior College.

Specialty /Areas of Interest: Spinal diagnoses, orthopedics and manual therapy.

Occupational Therapy

Joyce Geissler, OTR/L

Undergraduate education: BA, Bates College, ME

Graduate education:

MS in pathological biology, University of Connecticut, CT

MS in orientation and mobility, University of Massachusetts, MA

OT Doctorate in progress, Quinnipiac University, CT

Certifications: Certified lymphedema therapist

Specialty/Areas of Interest: Mental health, physical disabilities, lymphedema

 

Jen Hevenor, OTR/L

Undergraduate education: BS in occupational therapy, University of New Hampshire, NH

Specialty/Areas of Interest: Hands and pediatrics

 

Rosalyn Conway, OTR/L, CLT-LANA

Undergraduate education:

BA in English, University of Southern California, CA

BS in occupational therapy, Loma Linda University, CA

Graduate education: MA in early childhood special education, California State University LA, CA

Certifications: Lymphedema-certified

Specialty/Areas of Interest: Lymphedema, hand therapy, early intervention, pediatric OT

 

Jeff August, OTR/L, CHT

Undergraduate education: BS in occupational therapy, University of New England, ME

Certifications: Certified hand therapist

Advanced practice in hand and upper quarter rehabilitation, Drexel University, PA

Specialty/Areas of Interest:  Hand/elbow/shoulder injuries, wrist fractures and post-op tendon repairs

 

Brenna Quinn, OTR/L, MPH, CLT-LANA

Undergraduate education: BS in occupational therapy, University of Southern California, CA

Graduate education: MPH, Tulane University, LA

Certifications: LANA lymphedema-certified therapist

Specialty/Areas of Interest: Lymphedema, breast cancer, oncology rehab

Speech Pathology

Deborah Bowman, SLP-CCC

Undergraduate education: BS in communication disorders, Bridgewater State University, MA

Graduate education: MS in speech language pathology, Boston University, MA

Certificates: Certificate of clinical competence, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Specialty/Areas of Interest:  Early intervention to school-age children with a wide range of speech and language disorders including: childhood apraxia of speech, articulation, cleft lip and palate, autism spectrum disorders, specific language impairment, receptive and expressive language delays, fluency and voice. Extensive experience in both low- and high-tech augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).

 

Julie Burns Doll, SLP-CCC

Undergraduate education: BS in communication disorders, Maryville University, MO

Graduate education: MA in communication disorders, St. Louis University, MO

Certificates: Certificate of clinical competence, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Specialty/Areas of Interest: Head and neck cancer, swallow disorders, aphasia

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