Physical Therapists

Julie Bender

Julie Bender graduated Magna Cum Laude from Saint Francis University, where she received a Bachelor of Health Science in 2005, and Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2007. She has experience in school based pediatrics, home health, and outpatient orthopedics. Prior to joining Camco she was employed as the Clinical Director of a small outpatient clinic. She attends several continuing education courses annually and holds a current Direct Access certification. Email Julie or call 814.266.6651 ext. 359

Renee Gates

Renee Gates graduated Cum Laude from Saint Francis University in 2004 with a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy. Renee has provided school-based physical therapy throughout numerous counties, including Cambria and Indiana. She also provides preschool and early intervention services. Renee has provided physical therapy in practice areas of acute care, out patient, out patient pediatrics and home health. Renee has attended numerous continuing education courses primarily in pediatrics. She has been an active APTA member since 2002. Email Renee or call 814.266.6651 ext. 347

Kimberly Motter-Wess

Kimberly Motter-Wess, DPT, is a 2012 graduate of Gannon University, where she earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Prior to earning her doctorate, she attended West Virginia University and was a member of the WVU Honors College. She graduated from West Virginia University in 2008, with a degree in Exercise Physiology. During her time at Gannon, Kim completed physical therapy clinical rotations in outpatient orthopedics, acute care, skilled nursing, and school-based pediatrics. As a student, Kim was a member of a research group that examined the fear of falling, in older adults. Kim assisted in presenting their research, “Fear of Falling: A Qualitative Investigation”, at the 2012 PPTA Conference. Kim has enhanced her professional knowledge with participation in clinical education courses including: Cascade Dafo Orthotics, Research and Advances in Spina Bifida Care from Birth Through Adulthood, Exercise for an Aging Population: The Evidence, and Physical Therapy Management of the Child with Complex Medical Needs Across Practice Settings. Kim works primarily as a school-based Physical Therapist for Camco throughout Cambria and Somerset Counties. She also provides home health physical therapy services throughout Cambria County. Email Kimberly or call 814.266.6651 ext. 340

Juliana Ricupero

Juliana Ricupero, MSPT, is a 2002 graduate of D’Youville College in Buffalo, New York, with a Masters of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. She is a well-rounded clinician with a multitude of clinic experiences in school based pediatrics, sub-acute care, home health, and outpatient orthopedics. Her personal areas of interest include school-based pediatrics and home health. Her personal treatment philosophy is: “I believe all of my patients deserve my full attention and utmost respect, during every visit. I will employ my knowledge, skills, and experiences to assist my patients in achieving their personal goals. I will also be an active advocate for all of my patients and work, in concert with parents, families, physicians, nurses, and all members of the healthcare team, to ensure a better quality of life for my patients.” Email Juliana or call 814.266.6651 ext. 341

Christa Stipanovich

Christa Marie Stipanovich, Licensed Physical Therapist, holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from Temple University, as well as Master and Bachelor Degrees in Physical Therapy, from Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia. Christa completed affiliations in the areas of acute care, orthopedic rehab, home health, and pediatrics, during her time at Jefferson. Her pediatric affiliation was completed at the Alfred I DuPont Institute in 2001. Prior to attending Thomas Jefferson University, Christa completed her Bachelor Degree from Slippery Rock University in Exercise Science, as well as a Minor in Gerontology. While attending Slippery Rock University, Christa studied “Cross Cultural Issues in International Health” in Italy, during the summer of 1996. Christa is an active member of the America Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and she has participated in and continues to attend various continuing education courses to enhance her professional practice, and ultimately assist her patients to achieve the most functional outcomes possible. Christa has also achieved a Moms in Motion Specialty Certificate from SCW Fitness Education Specialists, and is a credentialed clinical instructor through the America Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Christa has been an employee of Camco since 2002 and provides skilled physical therapy services in a variety of settings including school-based, early intervention, and home health throughout Cambria and Indiana Counties.  Email Christa or call 814.266.6651 ext. 327

Melissa Pozun

Kristina Shesko

Alissa McMullen

Karen Williams

Jacy Walker

Kristin Millward

Paul Romanchock

Tiffany McCoy

Wendy Kudlawiec