Who We Are
June Wilson, OTL, graduated from the University Of Puget Sound in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy. In addition to functioning as the rehab department manager, June provides patient care for daily living activities, balance retraining, home safety evaluations and fall prevention, hand, wrist and elbow dysfunction, and power mobility needs.
Cathy Webb, PT, graduated from Idaho State University in 1992 with a master’s degree in physical therapy. She has worked in patient rehab for more than 15 years helping inpatients regain mobility after surgery, illness, trauma, or neurological events and continuing outpatient therapy.
Roger Akers, PT, graduated from California State University at Long Beach in 1978 with a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy. His professional background is in orthopedic and sports medicine, skilled nursing care and acute care rehab. He currently works at GRH Rehab with home care and outpatient therapy as his primary areas.
Vicky Lynn Sullivan, LPTA, graduated from Mt. Hood Community College with an associate degree for physical therapist assistant in 1998. Vicky Lynn specializes in pediatric rehabilitation, as well as postural improvement, fall prevention and balance rehabilitation with geriatrics. She currently works in outpatient therapy.
Jeff Whinery, MPT, graduated from Eastern Oregon University with a bachelor’s degree, before obtaining a master’s degree in physical therapy from Andrews University, Ohio. His specialties include knee, spine, and shoulder dysfunction. Jeff has specific interest and expertise in knee and shoulder disorders and wrote the protocols used by area physicians and Grande Ronde Hospital for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and Rotator Cuff Repairs. Jeff is a clinical instructor for numerous universities affiliated with Grande Ronde Hospital. Other professional interests include manual therapy skills and techniques for integration of the whole body to resolve dysfunctions.
Regina Valainis, OTA/l graduated with an associate of science degree for occupational therapy assistant. Her specialties include geriatric rehab and treating balance disorders. Gina also provides preoperative education for total hip and knee replacement patients. She has a strong interest in treating children and adults with sensory processing disorder, and teaches at a community college class for OTA students.
Elizabeth Zastrow, PTD, graduated from Duke University in 2002 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy, and has a master’s degree in physiology from the University of Arizona. Elizabeth specializes in Women’s Health and orthopedic physical therapy.
Vanessa Braden, PT, graduated from Linfield College with a bachelor’s degree, before obtaining a master’s degree in physical therapy from California State University. Vanessa has worked in a variety of settings including acute care, sub-acute care, aquatic therapy and orthopedics. Her special interests include pediatrics, woman’s health and orthopedics with an emphasis in manual therapy techniques in combination with neuromuscular reeducation and therapeutic exercise.
Julie Richard, P.T., graduated from Pacific University with a bachelor degree in physical therapy in 1977. Julie provides physical therapy in a variety of areas including inpatient, outpatient and home health. Her specialties include lymphedema management and wound care.
Chris Butterworth, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a 2000 graduate of University of New Hampshire School of Communication Disorders. Chris specializes in the remediation of cognitive-linguistic disorders and traumatic brain injury.
John Evans, SLP, graduated from University of Oregon with a master degree in speech pathology in 1983.