Meet Our Outpatient Therapists | Allen Hospital, Waterloo IA

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Meet Our Outpatient Therapists

                            

Tristan Boaldin, Physical Therapist

 

Tristan Boaldin

Physical Therapist

  • Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Iowa
  • Professional Interests: Professional Interests: Functional movement, injury risk reduction, performance improvement/enhancement, outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation, work rehab, and ergonomic assessment/modification
  • Certifications: Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 1 and 2, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) Level 1 and 2, Y-Balance Test (YBT), Physical Capacity Profile (PCP), PCP Fit for Duty (F4D), Ergonomic Assessment Specialist (CEAS)
  • Personal Interests:  Being with family including three children, Kansas Jayhawks sports, playing basketball and watching football
 

Taylor Digmann

Physical Therapist

  • Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Iowa
  • Professional Interests: Outpatient orthopedics, pediatric therapy
  • Certifications: Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Personal Interests:  UNI Panthers athletics, spending time with family and friend, outdoor activities

Jeremy Fehrmann, Physical Therapist

 

Jeremy Fehrmann

Physical Therapist

  • Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Des Moines University
  • Professional Interests: Outpatient neurology and orthopedics
  • Personal Interests: Spending time with family, watching college football and basketball
 

Katie Jo Funk

Pediatric Therapist


Sheila Gerken, Occupational Therapist

 

Sheila Gerken

Occupational Therapist

  • Education: College of Saint Catherine, St Paul, MN
  • Professional Interests: Hand therapy and ergonomics
  • Certifications: ASTYM provider, Functional Capacity Evaluations, Physical Capacity Profiles (PCP)
  • Personal Interests: Family, cooking, baking, crafts, and reading

 

Shari King

Physical Therapist, Executive Director Behavior Health and Therapy Services

  • Education: Masters of Physical Therapy, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
  • Professional Interests: Clinical and administrative roles for UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital
  • Personal Interests: Performing arts, golf, cycling
 

Jared Kunkel

Physical Therapist Assistant

  • Education: Associates of Applied Science, Kirkwood Community College
  • Certifications: Graston Level 1, RockTape Level 1 & 2, FMS Level 1
  • Professional Interests: Outpatient orthopedics and post-operative orthopedics
  • Personal Interests: Weightlifting and Iowa Hawkeye football

 

Thea Kurtz

Pediatric Therapist


Lisa Loy, Physical Therapist Assistant

 

Lisa Loy

Physical Therapist Assistant

  • Education: Penn Valley Community College, Kansas City, MO
  • Professional Interests: General therapy
  • Certifications: Graston technique, Kinesiotaping
  • Personal Interests: NASCAR, camping, outdoor activities

Brook Maher, Physical Therapist


 

Brook Maher

Physical Therapist

  • Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Iowa
  • Professional Interests: Orthopedics, workman's compensation and industrial rehab, sports rehab and performance
  • Certifications: Graston technique
  • Personal Interests: Family, friends, time on the river, golf, and Iowa/UNI athletics
 

Steven Nus

Physical Therapist

  • Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Iowa
  • Professional Interests: Outpatient orthopedics, vestibular rehabilitation
  • Certifications: Graston Technique, Kinesiotaping, Selective Functional Movement Assessment
  • Personal Interests: Family and friends, professional and college sports


 

Kelli Ohde

Pediatric Therapist

  • Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Iowa
  • Professional Interests: Pediatrics
  • Personal Interests: Spending time with family and friends, biking, golfing and Hawkeye athletics
 

Justin Phelan

Physical Therapist

  • Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Bradley University
  • Professional Interests: Outpatient orthopedics and neurology, functional movement training, pain science, vestibular rehab, gait/running analysis, sports performance, strength and conditioning
  • Personal Interests: Trips with family and friends, cycling/hiking/outdoor activities, nutrition, fitness, sporting events

Samantha Roelfsema, Rehabilitation Office Coordinator

 

Samantha Roelfsema

Rehabilitation Office Coordinator

  • Education: Associates in Applied Science (Health Information Technology-Medical Billing and Coding Specialists, Northeast Iowa Community College
  • Personal Interests: Outdoors, camping, grilling, spending time with family and friends

Kimberley Sommermeyer, Occupational Therapist

 

Kimberley Sommermeyer

Occupational Therapist

  • Education: Concordia University
  • Professional Interests: Hand and upper extremity management; advanced training in chronic pain, women's health, and pediatrics; national speaker/trainer for Graston Module 1, pain management, and upper extremity orthopedic management
  • Certifications: Graston technique, Manual Lymphatic drainage, posture specialist
  • Personal Interests: On stage and directing local theater productions, family

Ann Springer, Speech-Language Pathologist

 

Ann Springer

Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Education: Masters in Speech Pathology, University of Northern Iowa
  • Professional Interests: Pediatric and adult clients, inpatient and outpatient therapy for speech, language, dysphagia, voice, and cognition.
  • Personal Interests: Sewing, crafts, reading, visiting family and friends
   

Jennifer Sutton

Pediatric Therapist

  • Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Washington University
  • Professional Interests: Pediatric and adult therapy, burn rehabilitation
  • Personal Interests:  Spending time with family, running, cheering the UNI Panthers and Iowa Hawkeyes

Chris Wiedmann, Physical Therapist - Outpatient Therapy Manager


 

Chris Wiedmann

Physical Therapist, Outpatient Therapy Manager

  • Education: Masters and Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Professional Interests: Outpatient orthopedics, shoulder and knee rehabilitation, post-operative orthopedics
  • Certifications: ASTYM provider
  • Personal Interests: Family, college sports, running/triathlon, hiking/outdoors

Karmen Woelber, Physical Therapist


 

Karmen Woelber

Physical Therapist

  • Education: Bachelor's of Exercise Science Northwestern College, Masters of Fitness and Wellness Administration, University of Iowa, Masters of Physical Therapy St. Ambrose, University, Davenport, IA
  • Professional Interests: Outpatient orthopedics
  • Certifications: Dry Needling
  • Personal Interests: Mountain biking, origami