Meet the Inpatient Rehabilitation Team


Lori Asato, PT

Lori Asato enjoys working in the inpatient setting with a focus on orthopedics. Her passion is providing patients with a strong foundation for their road to recovery. She obtained her Physical Therapy degree at California State University - Long Beach.

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Maria Brask, MS, CLP-CCC

Maria Brask is a speech-language pathologist whose clinical interests include dysphagia, aphasia, and cognitive-communication skills. Maria has a specific interest in working with Spinal Cord Injury patients with swallowing difficulty. She works primarily with individuals in the Critical Care Unit, and Progressive Care Unit in the hospital, assisting in the Acute Rehab Unit with a goal of improving functional communication, swallowing, and cognitive skills. Maria earned her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Boston University in 2012.

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Eric Collins, PT

Eric Collins is a licensed physical therapist whose interests lie in treating the orthopedic patient, specifically the aging patient, and addressing the patient’s physical, physiological and community integration needs. He earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Montana.

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Jillian Gjoshi, OTR/L

Jillian Gjoshi is an occupational therapist who works primarily on the acute rehabilitation unit at EvergreenHealth Medical Center. Jillian enjoys working with her patients and their families in order to return them to daily living at their highest level of independence. Jillian earned her Master's in Occupational Therapy from Eastern Washington University. 

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Cory Hipke, SLP

Cory Hipke is a speech-language pathologist whose clinical interests include aphasia, apraxia of speech, dysarthria, dysphagia, and cognitive impairments. She works primarily with individuals on the acute rehabilitation unit, as well as in the hospital. Cory earned her Masters of Science in Medical Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Washington.

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Chris Lugibihl, PT

Chris Lugibihl focuses on the treatment of the geriatric population, primarily for neurological and orthopedic disorders. His goal is to provide the highest quality of care while meeting and exceeding the expectations of our patients and family members. Chris received his Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of North Dakota.

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Marianna Shank, PTA/L

Marianna Shank loves working with hospitalized patients, especially in the orthopedic unit and the Acute Rehabilitation Unit. She earned her Associate Degree in Applied Science in Physical Therapy Assistant at Green River Community College.

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Annie Wong, OTR/L

Annie Wong has been working with the adult and geriatric populations in the acute care and skilled nursing settings. Assisting patients on their road to recovery based on client-centered care and evidence-based practice is her passion and priority. Annie received her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Washington Rehabilitation Medicine program. 

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Douglas Zimmerman, PTA/L

Douglas Zimmerman is a physical therapy assistant who works with patients at EvergreenHealth Medical Center. He earned his Associate of Science in Physical Therapy at Miami Dade Community College.

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