About Us: New Hampshire Professional Team

About Us: New Hampshire Professional Team

2000 years of collective experience and growing...

About Us: New Hampshire Professional Team

Amanda Goza, PhD – Clinical Director

Dr. Goza joined Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center with over decade of clinical leadership and management experience. Dr. Goza received her doctorate in clinical Psychology from the APA accredited program at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), and completed her APA accredited internship and fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical College of Virginia Hospital’s Treatment Center for Children. She served has served as a director of behavior therapy and program support and staff psychologist at large programs in Abilene, TX, and most recently as Director of Psychology and Clinical Services Development for Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute before joining Lakeview. Dr. Goza has treated, trained and published in the areas of childhood anxiety and depression, developmental disabilities, autism, self-injury, assessment, best practices and integrating behavioral and psychopharmacological treatments.

David Armstrong, RN - Administrator

David Armstrong graduated from Perth College of Nursing (Scotland) in 1978. His 15 years of clinical psychiatric nursing included 4 years in a forensic unit. Since coming to America in 1988, Mr. Armstrong has worked for Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center. He held the positions of Case Manager, Program Director and Director of Quality Assurance prior to assuming the role of Administrator in 2005. Mr. Armstrong has presented at Brain Injury Conferences at state and national level and has facilitated Brain Injury education for nurses in training. He is best known for his “Positive Practice” training, which has been adopted as part of service delivery philosophy in schools, rehabilitation centers and homes. He is passionate about staff education, with special focus on developing and maintaining therapeutic relationships with persons served.

Dennis Badman, MD, FAAFP - Primary Care Medical Director

Dennis S. Badman, MD, FAAFP joined Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center as Primary Care Physician in August, 2004. Dr. Badman is Board Certified in Family Practice. He has been active in the nearby community at Wakefield Family Medicine since 1993, and has been serving as a staff physician at Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire since 1993. Huggins Hospital is the closest emergency care hospital to Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center, and it has been a great benefit to have Dr. Badman provide continuity of care and foster greater understanding of our Lakeview’s program participants and our mission. Dr. Badman is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1985. Dr. Badman has the distinction of being one of the few physicians certified as a medical examiner for FAA. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice.

Nicholas Cioe, PhD, - Operations as Director of QA/QI

Nicholas Cioe, PhD, has joined our New Hampshire Operations as Director of QA. Dr. Cioe recently served as Clinical Program Manager of the NeuroRestorative program in Paducah, KY in 2011-12, where he oversaw program development, leadership, scheduling, supervision, training, internal investigations and other aspects of clinical operations.  Previously, Dr. Cioe served as both a Rehabilitation Counselor in brain injury rehabilitation settings (2007-2011) and early in his career provided direct care to youth with neurodevelopmental disorders at the Sargent Rehabilitation Center of Rhode Island (2004).  Dr. Cioe was the Program Evaluator and Facility Information Analyst Consultant for the Evaluation and Developmental Center of Carbondale, IL, where he revised data and reporting systems, developed and established Information technology plans, and oversaw preparation for CARF accreditation.

Dr. Cioe received his Doctorate of Philosophy in Rehabilitation from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, completing his dissertation on factors influencing post-acute brain injury rehabilitation treatment outcome.  He received his Masters of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, and his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.  Dr. Cioe is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Qualified for Licensure (LPC) through reciprocity, a reviewer for the Vocational Evaluator and Career Assessment Professional Journal, a member of National Rehabilitation Association, a member of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, and has both graduate level teaching experience in rehabilitation counseling, as well as clinical research experience in MRI and behavioral health studies at Brown University.  He has presented at national conferences and has published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on various topics in the field of rehabilitation.

Robert ‘Francis’ Berks, ARNP – Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Francis Berks, ARNP, has dual degrees in Nursing and Music and worked at New England Rehabilitation Hospital in Portland, ME. After graduation with a BSN he continued to work as a Registered Nurse attending to the needs of patients recovering from neurological injuries or major surgery. He received certification as a Rehabilitation Registered Nurse and continued to work full time while completing his Master’s degree in Nursing, becoming an Adult Nurse Practitioner in 1997, at which time he helped Lakeview develop a Clinical Coordinator role utilizing the flexible skills of the NP training to serve in a variety of areas, including development of policy and procedure, primary care assessment and treatment, and management of Employee Health. After a few years he stepped into the position of Director of Health Services where he managed the Nursing Department and worked closely with Lakeview’s medical specialists to ensure coordinated prescribing. An increasing interest in psychopharmacology led to a return to the University of Southern Maine where he did post-graduate work and received a certification as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. He stepped down as Lakeview Director of Nursing in order to take a psychiatric position at St Mary’s Hospital in Lewiston, ME while continuing his relationship as psychiatric nurse practitioner with Lakeview .

Susan Bartlett, LCSW, CRC - Director of Admissions

Ms. Bartlett, a long-time Lakeview employee, oversees community outreach, admissions, program development, and contracting. Ms. Bartlett has extensive experience in brain injury rehabilitation working with various facilities in New England and Northern California. Ms. Bartlett is an experienced case manager for occupational health and vocational rehabilitation. She serves as the liaison to the Case Mangagement Society of America’s Public Policy Committee for the Case Management Society of New England. She is also the Chairperson for the Cumberland and York Counties Branch of Maine’s National Association of Social Workers Chapter. Ms. Bartlett serves on the Board for the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists. She is an Advisory Group member of the Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Optimization Center (TBI-ROC).She has a Masters Degree in Social Welfare Organization, Planning and Administration from the University of California at Berkeley and is both a licensed clinical social worker and a certified rehabilitation counselor. Ms. Bartlett presents in the areas of Advocacy, Outcome Measurement, Funding for Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Service Plan Development, and Discharge Planning for Individuals with Severe Neurological Impairments..

Michael P. Mozzoni , PhD, BCBA, CBIST - Director of Behavioral Services & Training

Dr. Mozzoni is the Director of Behavioral Services and Training for Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center in Effingham, NH. He is a board certified behavior analyst and certified brain injury specialist clinical trainer who has worked with people with brain injuries since 1985. He holds a PhD in applied behavior analysis from Florida State University and a Master’s in experimental psychology from Harvard University. He serves as treasurer for both the ACRM (American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine) Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group and AACBIS (American Academy for the Certification of Brain Injury Specialists). Dr. Mozzoni is a member of the National Advisory Board for the Sarah Jane Brain Project and serves as a member of the editorial board of Behavioral Interventions. He has numerous publications and presentations in the areas of: Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Employee Turnover, Behavior Management and Skill Acquisition.

Corinne Rocco, MEd, CAGS, Director of Education

Corinne Rocco, MEd, CAGS, is the Director of Education for Lakeview NeuroRehabilitaiton Center, NH. Ms. Rocco is a Certified Special Education Administrator with over 30 years of experience across grade levels. She completed her Bachelor and Masters Degrees at Salem State College and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies from Plymouth State College, and is a member of the NH Principal’s Association and North Country Special Educators.

Lorene Zammuto, BSN, RN, Director of Nursing

Lorene Zammuto joined Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation in 2012 as the Director of Nursing for the Effingham location. Lorene received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University in Arizona. She has emergency, medical/surgical, transitional care, administrative, Long-term care, and obstetrical nursing experience. She has also worked as a clinical nurse educator. She is the acting Home Health Administrator for Lakeview’s rehab at Home program and oversees pharmacy services.

Lorene is a member of the American Nurses Association (ANA) as well as the New Hampshire chapter of the ANA. She is also the acting 2014 Nurse Planner for the Alaska Brain Injury Conference.

Gary Usher, MD - Neurology

Dr. Gary Usher, MD is a Board Certified Neurologist who has been consulting with Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center since 1991. His own practice is Coastal Neurology Services, Inc. in Dover, New Hampshire. Dr. Usher graduated from Medical School at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. He completed his residency and fellowship at Boston University Medical Center.

Joseph Viana, MS, CRC, LMHC – Director of Adult Services

Joseph Viana, MS, CRC, LMHC, holds a Master’s degree in counseling from the University of Southern Maine. He begin his career in human services after receiving his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts (Boston)and a Master’s degree in human services administration from Springfield College. Currently he serves as a board member for the New Hampshire Brain Injury Association, and is employed as the Director of Community Services for Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center. Mr. Viana is a nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New Hampshire, and a practicing Licensed Clinical Counselor in Maine.