Leadership & providers

PeaceHealth Southwest Rehabilitation and Therapy has more than 100 rehabilitation professionals and support staff, with specialized training in various fields. Learn more about our team and physicians.

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Meet our leadership team

Cheryl Orange, OTR/L
Director, Physical Rehabilitation Services

Cheryl brings more than 20 years of clinical and leadership experience. As the director she is committed to education and exceptional service. "I believe that great leadership is all about providing the right resources, initiatives, and environment for talented people to grow. The results show in our patients' experience and our referring physicians' satisfaction with consistent quality outcomes." Hear more.

Christine (Tena) Tate, PT
Manager, Clinical Therapy-Acute Care Therapy/Outpatient Neuro Rehab/Care Coordinator-Joint Journey

Tena was raised in the Midwest and has lived and worked in Vancouver for 25 years. She has been a member of the PeaceHealth Southwest team for more than 20 years and stays because she feels the organization truly lives up to its vision of "Every Patient. Every Time. Every Touch." Hear more.

Josh Laughlin, DPT, ATC, OCS
Outpatient Orthopedic Therapy Coordinator/Clinical Specialist

Josh is the outpatient orthopedic therapy coordinator at the Physicians Pavilion. He is a certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and his interests include patients with shoulder, cervical spine, and sports medicine related injuries. Hear more.

Ann Ferguson, MS, OTR/L
Outpatient Therapy Coordinator/Clinical Specialist

Ann is the coordinator at the Outpatient Neuro Rehabilitation location. She is formerly from Michigan and now loves living in the Pacific Northwest for more than16 years. She enjoys teaching and has presented nationally on her clinical specialty of treatment techniques for patients who have neurological vision impairments.

Outpatient Therapy Coordinator/Clinical Specialist

A coordinator in the Fisher's Landing therapy site, Karl also is a faculty and clinical fellowship instructor with NAIOMT. Formerly from Maine, he has been with PeaceHealth Southwest's rehab team for more than 9 years. "I work with great people and we are actively supported in our continuing education initiatives. We have great community involvement and enjoy an excellent reputation."

Julie Dromgoole, OTR/L
Inpatient Rehab Facility Therapy & Admissions Manager

For more than 9 years, Julie has participated in the care of patients on the inpatient rehabilitation unit. "I feel fortunate to be part of an organization that fosters the growth and advancement of its employees and provides such outstanding rehab care across the entire continuum. By nature of needing rehab, this is often a very vulnerable time in a person's life. It is a privilege to be part of the recovery process." Hear more.

Nicole Lewis
Clinic Office Manager

Nicole is a third generation PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center employee and has been with PeaceHealth Southwest herself for more than 10 years. She enjoys supervising the wonderful clerical staff as well as working closely with the therapy teams and providing administrative support to the Director of Physical Rehabilitation Services. Hear more.