Bruce Sack, PT

Bruce Sack, Physical Therapist, is an alumnus of Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mn. He has served on faculty in the University of Florida’s Physical Therapy department and has held clinical leadership positions in several health care institutions in North Central Florida over the past 25 years. He has earned the APTA endorsed Vestibular Rehabilitation Certification through Emory University. He has helped to pilot and manage innovative fall prevention programs for Home Health Agencies, has served as an Orthopedic Director for services provided over a large segment of North Florida and has served as a consultant to Suwannee River Area Health Education Council and Elder Options of North Florida.

Bruce enjoys time with his family. He has been a coach for volleyball teams at A Girl's Place as well as other area club teams. When he gets the chance, he likes to golf, scuba dive, and get in trips to museums.

Rhoda Chiarelli, PT

Rhoda has worked as a therapist and manager of therapy services in home care and rehabilitation centers. Rhoda received her BS of Health Education from Cal State University Northridge and then worked as a PTA in California before attending Physical Therapy school in The Netherlands. She graduated in 1998 with her PT degree and has specialized in neurorehabilitation for treatment of Stroke and brain injury survivors. She has worked in California and Florida in acute care hospital settings, rehabilitation settings, outpatient care settings and home care.

Rhoda enjoys spending time with her three girls and husband traveling, camping, attending UF sporting events, going to the theatre, and going to the movies.

Meg Sack, OTR/L

University of Florida graduate, has worked in rehabilitation settings and home care services in the Gainesville area for more than 20 years.  She has developed expertise in Stroke Rehabilitation and is recognized for her creative and effective safe adaptations of home settings.

Meg enjoys maintaining her aquariums and her garden.  She continues to volunteer extensively in local school activities. 

Reggie Johnson, PT

Reggie atteneded undergrad at the Univeristy of Central Florida studying health science. He also attended the University of St. Augustine for Health Science were he recieved his doctor of physical therapy. His main interset in physical therapy is orthapedics. Reggie is married and his wife Bethany is an Occupational Therapist at UF Health/Shands. Reggie enjoys going to Disney with his wife and family.

Billie Jean

Billie Jean has worked in management and clerical positions in medical and education fields. She has a BA in Intracultural Studies and an AA in Biblical Studies; she has also been licensed and worked as an Insurance agent and as a CNA. Having lived in many states in the USA and overseas, she feels blessed to now be living in Florida’s beautiful Nature Coast town, Chiefland.

Billie Jean enjoys the daily, personal interaction with the patients of New Day Wellness, as well as helping them with their scheduling and insurance needs. Her true passion in life is her family… which includes one grandson presently (and you know he is the cutest one to ever be born J!). She enjoys her pets as well as outings in nature, such as kayaking, hiking, bike riding and random outdoor adventure experiences.

Laura Blanton

Laura lives in the Tri-county area with her husband, Bill and is a proud mother of Taylor, a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps, now transitioning into the private sector. She is a Board Member and Director for Suwannee Valley Players, Inc which is a local community theater company at the Chief Theater in Chiefland, Florida.

Trinh Pahn

Trinh Phan is a senior at the University of Florida majoring in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology. After graduation, she hopes to attend Physician’s Assistant school to specialize in neonatology.

Nick Goranov

Nick is a senior at the University of Florida's college of Health and Human Performance, studying Applied Physiology and Kinesiology. His work expereince and hobbies are mostly technical, including web development, video production, and managing networks or computer systems.

Nick is a licensed general class amateur radio operator. He is co-founder and Treasurer of Gainesville's Disc Jockey Collective, and enjoys participating in music events for UF students. Nick enjoys volunteering, traveling, hiking, and camping with his famly and friends.