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Physical Therapists

Jenny Carrier-1

Jenny Carrier, DPT

Physical Therapist

Jenny graduated in 2002 from Boise State University with a Bachelors of Health Science, and received her doctorate of physical therapy in 2005 from Idaho State University.  She has experience working in hospitals, outpatient care, and pediatrics. Jenny is currently working in the acute care setting specializing in orthopedics and post-op care. 

Special Interests: Pediatrics, Acute Care

Carrie Coen, PT, DPT

Carrie Coen, PT, DPT

Summit Therapy Director, Physical Therapist

Carrie was born and raised in Grangeville, Idaho. After graduating from the University of North Dakota, she returned to Grangeville to own and operate a private physical therapy practice. She moved to the Palouse in 2008 as the Director of Rehabilitation Services at Summit Therapy and Health Services.

Special Interests: Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Orthopedics

Kim Fletcher

Kim Fletcher, PT, DPT, PRPC

Physical Therapist | Certified Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner

After working many years as an outpatient orthopedic physical therapist, Kim Fletcher sought further education to allow her to better serve patients with pelvic dysfunction, pregnancy, and postpartum conditions. She has gone on to earn her Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification (PRPC) after several years of focused work in the area of Pelvic Rehabilitation.

Special interests: Pregnancy and postpartum conditions, coccyx dysfunction, incontinence, bowel dysfunction, and pelvic pain.  

Rory Fletcher

Rory Fletcher, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Rory has worked primarily as an outpatient orthopedic physical therapist specializing in the treatment of sports / orthopedic-related injuries and post-operative recovery for patients of all ages.  He has recently expanded his practice to include Male Pelvic Floor dysfunction as this is an area that is highly under served in the community.  

Special interests: Pelvic pain, urinary incontinence, and bowel dysfunction. 

Karla Gowan

Karla Gowan, PT, DPT, PCC, PRPC

Physical Therapist | Certified Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner

Karla was born and raised in Boise, Idaho.   In September of 2019 she was invited to join the staff at Pullman Regional and is thrilled to be a member of Summit Therapy’s Pelvic Health team. Karla has a passion for fishing, playing pool and target shooting with her husband as well as playing with her dogs and reading a good book.

Erin Hooper, PT,DPT

Erin Hooper, PT,DPT

Physical Therapist

Erin grew up in the town of Colfax and returned to the area after graduating from Franklin Pierce University in Goodyear, Arizona with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  She has worked at Summit Therapy & Health Services since 2016.  Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her son and husband, and going to the lake with her extended family.

Special Interests: Neurological Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Post-Concussion, Fall Prevention, Vestibular Treatment

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Janie Jones, MSPT

Physical Therapist

Janie is a native of Colorado, but has been living and working on the Palouse since 2001.   She has spent a majority of her career specializing in geriatrics in a variety of settings, and she has taken many courses to help her address the unique needs of this population. 

Special Interests: Geriatrics, neurology

Tom Miller, PT

Tom Miller, PT

Physical Therapist

Tom was born and raised in Illinois. He has been an employee at Summit Therapy since 2011 and currently resides in Moscow, Idaho. He received his BA in Physiology from Southern Illinois University, and a BS in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University.

Special Interests: Orthopedics, Foot and Ankle Injuries

Holli Parrish, DPT

Holli Parrish, DPT

Physical Therapist

Holli Parrish spent her first year after graduation working in a skilled nursing facility in Pullman before transitioning to outpatient orthopedics. Holli has pursued further education to be able to treat patients dealing with pelvic dysfunction, pregnancy, and postpartum conditions.

Special interests: Pediatric incontinence and constipation, pregnancy and postpartum, incontinence and pelvic pain.  

Ed Robertson, PT

Ed Robertson, PT

Physical Therapist

Education: BS Physical Therapy, University of Washington, 1990; BS Physical Education/Biology, Lewis Clark State College, 1987; Member of the American Physical Therapy Association; Adjunct Faculty in Movement Studies at WSU
Special Interests: Foot and Ankle Injuries, Hand Rehabilitation, Wound Care, Athletic Injuries

Lenora Waelti, PT, DPT, ATC

Lenora Waelti, PT, DPT, ATC

Physical Therapist

Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Widener University, 2003; MS Physical Therapy, Widener University, 1997; BS Biology, Washington State University, 1992; BA Foreign Languages and Literatures, German, WSU, 1992; Certified Athletic Trainer, 2004; Adjunct Faculty in Biology at WSU; Member of American Physical Therapy Association, Member of National Athletic Trainers Association
Special Interests: Satellite Clinic at WSU Student Recreation Center, Athletic Injuries, Orthopedics, Geriatrics

Tim Williams

Timothy Williams, DPT

Physical Therapist

Tim is a WSU alumnus and returned to Pullman after completing his physical therapy education at Southwest Baptist University in Missouri.  He has worked at Summit Therapy & Health Services since 2011 working with many conditions.  When he is not working with patients, he enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 children. 

Special Interests: Neurological Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Post-Concussion, Vestibular Treatment

Physical Therapy Assistants

Kris Allen, PTA

Kris Allen, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Education: AS Physical Therapy Assistant, Green River Community College, 1995; BS Kinesiology and Leisure Studies, Washington State University, 1990
Special Interests: Back and Neck Rehabilitation, Myofascial Release

Kyle Hopwood, PTA

Kyle Hopwood, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Education: AS Physical Therapy Assistant, Spokane Falls Community College, 2010; BS Exercise Science, Central Washington University, 2005
Special Interests: Athletic Injuries, Orthopedics

Maile Keller, PTA

Maile Keller, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Education: AS Physical Therapy Assistant, Kapi'olani Community College, 1996; BS Health Science, Idaho State University, 2005
Special Interests: Orthopedics, Acute Care

Certified Athletic Trainers

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Nicole Clements, MS, LAT, ATC

Athletic Trainer

Nicole has lived in Pullman for 16 years. Having graduated from Pullman High School, WSU, and UI, she considers herself a native of the Palouse. She loves working hands-on as an Athletic Trainer at Potlatch High School (Go Loggers!). She lives with her husband, daughter, horses, dog, and sheep on the outskirts of Pullman.

Special Interests: (I'm assuming this means professionally, and not like bear wrestling) Sports concussions, Knee injuries, Neuromuscular treatments

Jasmine Kalili, LAT, ATC

Athletic Trainer

Jasmine is from Beverly Hills, Michigam. She received her Associated of Science degree before transferring to the University of Michigan where she was part of the Women's Rugby team and achieved her Bachelor's of Science in Athletic Training.

Kai Seshiki, Ed.M, ATC

Kai Seshiki, Ed.M, ATC

Athletic Trainer

Kai Seshiki was born and raised in central Washington State.  He attended WSU and graduated with a degree in movement science and then sat for the NATA exam.  Kai was given the position of high school athletic trainer in Colton Washington in 2008 and has been part of their athletics program since then. 

Special Interests:  Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion, Manual therapy, Regional High school Athletic Training Program, and small school help and support.

Amy Vu, MS, LAT, ATC

Athletic Trainer

Amy was born and raised in Johnson, Kansas and completed her undergraduate degree in Athletic Training from the University of Kansas. She then obtained a graduate degree of Sports Medicine from the University of Utah.

Occupational Therapists

 Frances Davies, OTR/L

Frances Davies, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Frances is a pediatric occupational therapist with more than 20 years of experience in school and outpatient settings.

Special Interests: pediatrics, sensory processing, visual perceptual processing, and tai chi.

Kaela Dewan, OTR/L

Kaela Dewan, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Kaela believes finding meaning and purpose to one's therapy journey is extremely important. Her inpatient and outpatient experience gives her the opportunity to "fill in the gaps" that some individuals face and provide more seamless care for patients. Kaela is always willing to learn something new and think outside the box to provide the highest quality care possible.

Special Interests: Community Integration, Community Wellness, Neurological Rehabilitation, Acute Care, Pediatrics

Christy Gould, OTR/L

Christy Gould, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Christy came to work at Pullman Regional Hospital in 2004. She initially worked with all patient populations, but now focuses primarily working with teens and adults.

Special Interests: Neurological Rehabilitation and Hand Therapy

Allie Johnson

Allie Johnson, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Allie grew up in Colfax, WA and decided to make the Palouse her home. She now lives with her husband and son on their farm outside of Pullman. Outside of work, she spends her time chasing a toddler and attending WSU sporting events to cheer on the Cougs (a passion that many of her patients share!)

Special Interests: Acute care, Pediatrics, Neurological rehab, UE/hand rehab, and Aging in Place

Chelsea Shors, OTR/L, OTD

Occupational Therapist

Chelsea grew up in Eastern Montana and ventured off to Florida for graduate school. Her first job out of school was at a rehab hospital in Jacksonville, Florida where she worked on the stroke team for 3 years. She then toured the country as a traveling OT where she ended up in Seattle and met her husband. She has worked at Pullman Regional Hospital and Summit Therapy since 2013, both inpatient at the hospital and now primarily outpatient. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children.

Special Interests: Stroke rehab, neurological impairments, orthopedic injuries, and post concussion therapies

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Kaitlin Watson, OTR/L

Occupational Therapy

Kaitlin is an Occupational Therapist specializing in Geriatrics and Pediatrics.  Moving to the Palouse from Seattle where she worked for Seattle Children’s Hospital and a local Skilled Nursing Facility, she continues to work with clients along the age spectrum.  When not at work, she enjoys time with her family exploring local parks, biking, and swimming.

Special interests: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Pediatric Neurology, Fall Prevention in Community Dwelling Adults, Acute Care

Speech Language Pathologists

Carrie Balazs, M.Ed, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Carrie is a recent transplant to the Palouse from Washington DC. When not at Summit Therapy, she serves as a clinical adjunct at WSU/EWU, working with undergraduate and graduate students.  Outside of work, Carrie enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children, exploring all that the region has to offer, and cheering on her Baltimore Orioles!

Special Interests: Adults with dysphagia and neurogenic speech/language/cognitive impairment and acute/critical care.

Tami Dial

Tami Dial, MA-CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Tami grew up in Moscow and is a WSU alumnus.  Prior to transitioning to Summit Therapy and Health Services in 2018, Tami worked as a SLP in various local schools since 1996.   When she is not working with patients, she enjoys spending time with her grown children and extended family, hiking, pottery, quilting and hunting. 

Special Interests:  Early Intervention, Pre-Literacy, School Age Children, Speech Sounds Disorders and General Language Delays

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Jennifer Griffin, SLP

Speech and Language Pathologist

Jennifer fell in love with the Palouse while attending WSU for her undergraduate degree. Since beginning her career at Summit Therapy, Jennifer has received additional training and education to assist individuals who demonstrate difficulty reading and spelling. Outside of work, Jennifer enjoys baking, camping, being outdoors, and spending time with her family. 

Special Interests: Pediatrics, Pre-Literacy/Literacy (i.e. dyslexia) and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Keri Jones, MA, CCC-SLP

Keri Jones, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech and Language Pathologist

Keri is well-versed in working with people of all ages for speech, language, voice, accent modification, cognitive, and swallowing concerns. In recent years Keri collaborated with Pullman Regional Hospitals’ Center for Learning & Innovation to create the Speech Sounds Visualized App. She has also enjoyed teaching at Washington State University as adjunct faculty.

Special Interests: Swallow Studies, Pediatrics, Voice Therapy, Cognitive Therapy following Neurological Impairment and working with adults who have sustained a brain injury

Kelly Sebold, MA, CCC-SLP

Kelly Sebold, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech and Language Pathologist

Kelly has 2 children and loves living in Pullman, the community she was born and raised in.  Kelly has worked primarily in the outpatient pediatric setting and helped establish the Pullman Feeding Team.  Kelly also enjoys working with the Prescription Pets program and her dog, Lily, is one of the founding members. 

Special Interests: Infant and Child Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, Pediatric Modified Barium Swallow Studies, General Speech and Language Delay, Autism, Early Intervention, Apraxia of Speech, Head and Neck Issues, Pet Partners/Prescription Pets program, care coordination and multidisciplinary collaboration.

Massage Therapists

 Tyne Gray, LMP

Tyne Gray, LMP

Massage Practitioner

Education: Moscow School of Massage, 2003
Specializing in: Pregnancy and Infant Massage, Structural Relief Therapy and Post-Mastectomy Massage

Jill Jefferies, LMP

Jill Jefferies, LMP

Massage Practitioner

Education: Professional Member of American Massage Therapy Association, 2000; National Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, 2000; Port Townsend School of Massage, 2000; Certified Instructor of Infant Massage, 2002; Prenatal Massage Therapist, 2002

Greg Larson, LMP

Greg Larson, LMP

Massage Practitioner

Greg grew up in Denver, Colorado and attended college in Claremont, California. He then came to the Palouse where he studied massage therapy  at the Moscow School of Massage. Since receiving his Washington state massage license, Greg has focused his studies on osteopathic manual therapies, including positional release and craniosacral therapy.

Special Interests: Acute and Chronic Pain Therapy, Temporomandubular (TMJ) Dysfunction.

 Colin Meyer, LMP

Colin Meyer, LMP

Massage Practitioner

Education: Moscow School of Massage 2006
Specializing in: Structural Relief Therapy, Pregnancy Massage, Active Isolated Stretching- The Mattes Method and Swedish Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy

Esther Sanders, LMP

Esther Sanders, LMP

Massage Practitioner and Certified Sports Massage Specialist

Born and raised in Seattle, Esther started a private massage practice in 1998 specializing in motor vehicle, work, and sports related injuries. She enjoyed working with athletes in training on and off the field as a member of the Washington Sports Massage Team.  In 2009 her family relocated to the Moscow-Pullman area and she joined her “work-family” at Pullman Regional Hospital in 2011.

Special Interests: Pediatrics, Scoliosis, Lumbo-Sacral Dysfunction, Eastern Integration, Emotional Release, Myoskeletal Alignment Technique.

Genetic Counselors

Ian Wallace

Ian Wallace

Genetic Counselor

Ian established a new Genetic Counseling clinic at Pullman Regional Hospital in 2011. He sees patients for any indication, including cancer, prenatal, pediatric, and adults. He also offers webcam appointments to patients from anywhere in the U.S. or internationally.

Special Interests: Connective tissue disorders, providing care to underserved/rural populations. Ian is the only known genetic specialist who has exceeded Mach 1.

Licensed Acupuncturists

Liz Lee, LAc, EAMP

Liz Lee, LAc, EAMP

Licensed Acupuncturist, East Asian Medicine Practitioner, Certified Qigong Instructor

Liz was born in Seoul, Korea and immigrated to San Francisco with her family at the age of nine.  She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Namibia, 1991-1993, where she taught math and science at a secondary school.  Mother of two girls, she stays engaged and curious by exploring nature, learning to cook (mostly plants) creatively, and practicing simple and clean living.

Special Interests: Pain management, lifestyle, diet, mind/body connection, healthy aging, Qigong, Taichi

Wellness for Life Coordinators

Veronica Hopwood

Veronica Hopwood

Wellness for Life Coordinator