Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

Current evidence based practice is a strong focus of the DTS staff. Over the past year, the following courses have been taken and their content subsequently shared with staff. [Course list coming soon] We cover a wide range of specialties and together can offer you the best in patient care.

Meet… Lu Miller | Venetia Reilly | Jaime Bourgeois | Tara Pucci | Jessica Roy | Heather Bowen | Jennifer Tagliaferro | Kathy Boselli | Kelly Dobe | Kristen Kenny | Diane Donahue | Katie Finken

Lu Miller, PT

Lu Miller, PT has been practicing physical therapy for more than 30 years, over half of them at DTS. After graduating from Sargent College at Boston University, Lu moved to Minnesota where she worked for six years in a large physical therapy department. While at St. Cloud Hospital she enjoyed her work in adult rehabilitation with a special interest in traumatic head injury, pediatrics and sports medicine. During this time Lu was fortunate to receive her certification in NDT (Neuro Developmental Treatment), which focuses on a specific treatment approach for neurological impairments. After moving to New Hampshire in 1985, Lu worked full time at SNHRMC’s early intervention program, then part time at Easter Seals and CMC when her three children were young. Lu is a member of the APTA, Allied Physical Therapy Practices and is also a certified Graston therapist. When not at DTS, you can find Lu traveling, jogging, reading or knitting. She is a strong advocate for health and fitness at all ages from the very young to the aging population. Lu has volunteered in the Sports Medicine Tent for many years to support the Susan Komen 3 Day Breast Cancer Walk.

Venetia Reilly, PT

Venetia C. Reilly, PT has practiced physical therapy for over 30 years, graduating from the Bouve College at Northeastern University in 1981. Her work experience includes six years in a large rehabilitation hospital in San Jose CA. This experience included work with adults and children following traumatic and non- traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury and work in the NICU with premature infants. This position also included working as a team member in a Muscle Disease as well as a Brace Clinic with other related health care professionals. Upon her return to New Hampshire Venetia worked part-time in the out-patient departments at SNHRMC and CMC as well as in the rehabilitation department at CMC while her three children were young. During this time she successfully completed the coursework to become certified in NDT (Neuro Developmental Treatment), which focuses on a treatment approach used when working with children and adults with neurological impairments. Venetia, along with the staff of DTS recently became certified in the Graston technique in response to the interest from physicians and patients alike. Venetia, representing DTS, is a member of the  Allied Physical Therapy Practice Group.  This group is comprised solely of NH based therapist owned private practices.   Outside of DTS Venetia enjoys spending time with her family and grandchildren.  She continues to enjoy playing tennis, golf and most especially riding her horse Kooper.

 

Jaime Bourgeois

Jaime Bourgeois received her B.S. degree in Exercise Science in 2003 from Springfield College where she played collegiate volleyball. Following graduation, she worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, private clinics, fitness facilities and schools. In 2012 Jaime earned her MBA in healthcare from New England College in Henniker. She joined DTS Inc. Therapy, Rehab & Exercise in 2013 working as office manager and insurance specialist. Jaime has a passion for fitness, health and staying active. She resides in Southern NH with her husband and two children. She loves spending time with her family and friends and doing projects around the house.

Tara Pucci, DPT

Tara Pucci, DPT, received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology with double minors in psychology and nutrition at the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2009. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Massachusetts Lowell in May of 2012. Tara finished her final clinical rotation in 2012 with DTS Inc. and then began her career as a PT with them until 2015 working in the outpatient clinic as well as the Merrimack School system expanding her skills in orthopedics and pediatrics. At that time as a PT she decided to increase her skillset in additional areas by working in the assisted living setting with the geriatric population, with a focus on Parkinson’s Disease. She became certified in PWR! Moves, a Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery program helping clients to become more active and mobile in the community. She also taught senior yoga, tai chi and strengthening classes with the geriatric population. She has spent 7 years with Southern New Hampshire Medical center both in the acute and outpatient settings, focusing on post-op and general orthopedics, athletic injuries, post-concussion syndrome and craniosacral treatment. She continues to specialize in pediatric and orthopedic conditions, treating a wide variety of diagnoses. She received a certification to utilize Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), specifically the Graston Technique. She is also certified in Craniosacral Therapy, which she has had success with in treating concussions and long standing headaches and neck pain. She has also been part of the Cantu Concussion Diagnosis & Management Conferences held by Emerson Hospital to expand her treatment of Post Concussive Syndrome. Tara has a specific interest in physical fitness and assessing individual functional movement patterns, for this she has also completed her certification in the SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment) to conduct a comprehensive musculoskeletal assessment to determine points of limitation or dysfunction with movement. What Tara enjoys most about her job is improving the quality of life for her patients and helping people to move better and achieve their goals. She is highly passionate about fitness and overall health. Outside of DTS, Tara finds happiness in exercising – she just completed her first marathon this year virtually in 2020! She has also completed a few Spartan races, half marathons, various charity races and loves working out in her home gym with her husband. She enjoys spending time on outdoor adventures with their dog Roxy as well as traveling and spending time with her family and friends golfing, shopping or sitting by the campfire.

Jessica Roy, PTA

Jessica Roy, PTA, received her Physical Therapist Assistant degree from River Valley Community College in 2017, and has primarily been working with the pediatric population both in school and office-based settings since she graduated.  She also has experience working in home healthcare, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, and skilled nursing facilities with short term, long term, and memory care populations.  Jessica holds a certification in pediatric kinesio-taping, and enjoys working with the pediatric population, treating a wide variety of diagnoses. Aside from her passion for helping people, Jessica believes that having fun and working hard go hand in hand. Jessica lives in Southern NH with her boyfriend and dog Ellie, in her spare time she enjoys traveling, hiking, running, yoga, and golf.  

Heather Bowen, DPT

 

Heather Bowen, DPT received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Stonehill College in 1998 and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2006. Prior to her work with DTS, Heather primarily worked in outpatient orthopedic settings with all patient populations. She enjoys using her manual therapy skills and likes the opportunity to provide education on improving postural awareness and body mechanics. Heather resides in Merrimack with her husband and her two children. Outside the clinic, Heather enjoys spending time with family, running, kickboxing and being outdoors.

Jennifer Tagliaferro, PT

Jennifer Tagliaferro, PT has been with DTS since 2010 working initially in the Merrimack Schools and more recently the Bedford Schools working with students from elementary up through high school.  Jen immerses her clinical skills in the school environment, collaborating and educating all school team members, for the maximal benefit and participation of the student in the school setting.  She uses researched based techniques, positioning equipment, school resources to implement and develop positioning programs for the medically complex students she serves in the school setting.  Working in the schools has been a great opportunity for Jen to combine her clinical expertise, utilizing all available resources, team approach, previous work experiences and personal experiences to meet this ever changing challenge.  Jen looks forward to using this holistic approach with clients in the office.  Prior to her work with DTS, she worked for New England Rehabilitation Hospital in the adult brain injury and stroke rehab units. She also worked at the Reading Hospital in Reading Pennsylvania, post-surgical orthopedics, stroke, and wound care areas in both inpatient and outpatient settings.  She also received training in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit working with the nurses for positioning and developmental techniques. Jen graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in Physical Therapy. In addition to her studies at Northeastern Jen was a scholarship Division I swimmer.  Jen continues her competitive athletics in marathon running, triathlons and tennis. Jen and her husband Jeff enjoy time with their three children, outdoor activities and family dinners.

Kelly Dobe, PT

Kelly Dobe, DPT, received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology/Pre-Medical Studies from Tufts University in 2000. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Simmons College in 2003. Prior to her work with DTS, Kelly worked across multiple locations, settings, and populations including outpatient orthopedics, rehabilitation facilities, home care, wound care, and acute care/hospital settings. She has worked in the states of Massachusetts, Florida, and New Hampshire, and is also trained in lymphedema therapy. She began working for DTS in 2021 in the Bedford school district, and is thrilled to be using her previous work and personal experiences to take on the challenge of such a dynamic environment. Kelly resides in Southern New Hampshire with her husband, 4 children, and 2 dogs. Outside of work, Kelly enjoys spending time with her family and friends, kickboxing, being outdoors, crafting, and doing house projects.

Kathy Boselli, PT

Kathy Boselli received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan in 1972. Her first job was with Easter Seals of Manchester, NH where she worked with children and adults for 6 years. After her own children began school in 1986 she began working in the school system covering all the PT needs for all the Merrimack and Bedford schools. She continued her work in the Merrimack school system until 2017 when she retired from full time work. Now as a DTS employee, Kathy provides evaluation services as a member of the Child Find team, which is part of the Merrimack Early Education Program (MEEP). Kathy has many outside interests including tennis, golf, pickleball, sewing, boating, playing in an orchestra and spending time with her four grandchildren. Her favorite place is on Lake Winnipesaukee.  

 

Kristen Kenny, OTR/L

Bio coming soon

 

Diane Donahue, COTA/L

Diane Donahue, COTA/L graduated from Becker College in 1990, receiving her Associate of Science degree major in occupational therapy assistant. She has worked with children in NH public schools for over 20 years and has been with DTS Inc. Therapy, Rehab & Exercise since 2007. She has experience working with a broad range of disabilities and diagnoses. Diane loves helping children of all ages achieve their goals and improve their abilities. She believes that OT should be functional and fun! Diane is married with two children and enjoys hiking, running, going to the beach and spending time with her family.

Katie Finken, MS, CCC-SLP

Katie is a speech-language pathologist from Southern NH. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology with Magna Cum Laude honors and a Gerontology certificate at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania in 2015. She then received her Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2018 from ESU. Upon graduation, she completed her Clinical Fellowship working with Elementary Age children in a school setting. She continues to work in this setting as well as the private clinic. Katie specializes in childhood articulation/language disorders and social-pragmatic communication treatment. She has experience working with children with various challenges such as hearing loss and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She enjoys using various methods of communication including Alternative Augmentative Communication (AAC), sign language, and gestural communication. She loves to help children reach functional outcomes using family based approaches to help skills carry over to the home setting. In her spare time, Katie enjoys painting, reading, cooking, and gardening!

 

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