Rebecca De Rosier, DPT began working as a physical therapist at Patriots Colony in 2018. Prior to working at Patriots Colony, she worked in a local acute care hospital as a physical therapist for six years with a focus on orthopedic joint replacement aftercare. She received her Bachelor of Arts from The College of William and Mary and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Old Dominion University. She will be completing further continuing education to receive her advanced geriatric certification in 2021. When not at work she enjoys spending time with family and friends, being active outdoors and traveling.
Jen Foster, DPT started working at Patriots Colony in the middle of 2019. She received her Bachelor of Science in human nutrition foods and exercise at Virginia Tech in 2008, then went on to earn her doctorate in physical therapy at Old Dominion University in 2011. After graduation, Jen spent eight years practicing physical therapy at a local acute care hospital. Jen's favorite aspect of physical therapy is seeing the progress patients make from admission to the day of discharge. She enjoys helping her patients make a successful recovery returning back to their homes. In her free time, Jen enjoys spending time with her husband who is also a physical therapist and their young daughter. Her favorite place to enjoy family time is down on the water at Lake Gaston, North Carolina.
Jackie Fox, OTR joined the Riverside rehab team at Patriots Colony in 2019. She graduated with honors from the University of Florida with her Bachelor of Science in health education and behavior in 2011, and Mary Baldwin University with a doctorate in occupational therapy in 2017. She has been practicing occupational therapy for three years with a focus on physical rehab, hand and upper extremity rehab, vision rehab, wheelchair fitting and training. As clinician she has become a Certified Dementia Practitioner, served as a clinical instructor for fieldwork students and completed her Home Modification Certification by AOTA. Her favorite part of being an occupational therapist is using a holistic approach to help people regain their independence with personal self-care tasks such as toileting and showering. Jackie also enjoys developing creative solutions to improve a client’s return to participation in the activities that they need and want to do in their home and community. In her free time she enjoys cooking, exercising, kayaking, mountain biking, gardening and walking her dog.
Courtney Gaudet, OTR is a senior occupational therapist at Patriots Colony. She attended Longwood University for her undergraduate studies with a focus in therapeutic recreation and was accepted early into Virginia Commonwealth University's graduate OT program where she received her Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy in 2007. She has been employed with Riverside Health Systems for over 12 years and has gained extensive experience working in adult acute care, the NICU and outpatient therapy. She began working at Patriots Colony in September of 2011. What she loves most about working at Patriots Colony is how much quality time she gets to spend treating residents from the community, getting to meet their families and loved ones and having the resources to make their therapy program unique and personally tailored to address their goals. For Courtney, an added bonus to working at Patriots Colony is frequently running into those she has treated in the past and seeing how they are thriving! She has held professional credentials in LSVT-BIG, geriatric therapy, and is experienced in upper extremity splinting, manual therapy techniques and modalities for the upper extremity including NMES, US, and kinesio taping, and providing dementia-centered care to our aging population. She has served as an OT fieldwork supervisor for many OT and COTA students over the years as well. When she’s not at work she enjoys playing outside as much as possible with her two young daughters and husband of 10 years. Her personal hobbies include cooking, getting lost in a good book, home redecorating, outdoor sports, wine tasting and traveling.
Amy Havasy, M.S. CCC-SLP is a native of California and earned her Bachelor of Arts in speech and audiology in 2009 from Winthrop University and her Master of Science in speech language pathology in 2011 from James Madison University. Prior to joining the Patriots Colony team in 2020, Amy worked as an acute care speech language pathologist in various local hospitals for nine years. Amy's favorite part of her job is assisting patients live more fully and independently by regaining their capacity to communicate and swallow. Outside of work Amy enjoys traveling with her husband and two little girls.
Tony Lynch, PT is a California native who received his Master of Physical Therapy from Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, California in 1998. Tony left California in 1982, when he volunteered for the Army’s High School to Flight School Program. He served 26 years before retiring at the rank of Chief Warrant Officer Five. Tony has flown fixed wing and helicopters including the Blackhawk, Apache and MI-17. His personal favorite was flying the King of Saudi Arabia in the VIP S-92 helicopter. Tony joined the Riverside outpatient therapy team in 2018. Patriots Colony has given him the ability to serve those who served his family while deployed in combat and several assignments with Special Operations. He has worked in the acute care, inpatient and outpatient orthopedic settings. Tony is certified in dry needling which blends well with his holistic approach to strength training and manual therapy. His LSVT-BIG certification has assisted many community residents manage the physical limitations and loss of function which occur with Parkinson’s disease progression. Tony enjoys spending time traveling with his high school sweetheart and wife of 37 years.
Chris McHose, COTA, BSHA began working at Patriots Colony in 2003. He attended Radford University in therapeutic recreation, Jefferson College of Health Sciences in occupational therapy, and most recently earned his Bachelor of Science in health administration from St. Josephs College. Chris enjoys his work at Patriots Colony as it provides the opportunity to serve those who have served our nation. He loves to help seniors live their healthiest lives and recover from injury as quickly as possible. Chris sees his role as Director of Therapy Services as a chance to expand that mission to a greater population through servant leadership of a skilled team of professionals. Chris lives in Williamsburg with his wife, son and daughter. He enjoys vacationing with his family, cycling, cooking, reading and taking long walks with his labradoodle, Bentley.
Mike Power, COTA has worked at Patriots Colony for more than 10 years. He feels it is a great place to work and likes the people. One of his favorite things is working with the same families many times. He notes he has treated husbands, wives, cousins and friends of the same family. Returning patients often ask for Mike by name. It is rewarding to help his patients heal and return to the community. Mike grew up in Ireland and his hobbies are running and traveling.
Lauren Prinkki, LPTA is a physical therapist assistant. She graduated from Riverside College of Health Careers in 2015 and took a full-time position at the end of that year. She is thrilled to be a part of this team. Her interest in the physical therapy field began after a family friend was treated at another Riverside facility following a stroke. He raved about the staff and felt that she would be well suited for that career path. It turns out her family friend was right, and she couldn’t be more grateful for his insight. Lauren is so thankful to have learned the skills that have such a positive impact on people’s lives. When she is not at Patriots Colony with her work family, she enjoys taking trips to the beach or grilling out in the backyard with her husband and two dogs.