IHMS Staff

Louise F. Lynch, PT, CEES, CWCE
Louise F. Lynch, PT, CEES, CWCE
Erica M. Galipeau, PT, CEES, CWCE
Erica M. Galipeau, PT, CEES, CWCE
Charles J. Alexander, OTR/L, CEES, CWCE
Charles J. Alexander, OTR/L, CEES, CWCE
Amy B. Cheever, MPT, CEES
Amy B. Cheever, MPT, CEES
Ashley E. Burghardt, DPT, CEES
Ashley E. Burghardt, DPT, CEES
Travis D. Warmouth, MS, ATC, CSCS, CEES
Travis D. Warmouth, MS, ATC, CSCS, CEES
Talia A. Williams, DPT
Talia A. Williams, DPT
Seth J. Rebeor, ATC, CEES
Seth J. Rebeor, ATC, CEES
Michael D. Hughes, PTA
Michael D. Hughes, PTA
Mitchell L. Ross, OTR/L, CEES
Mitchell L. Ross, OTR/L, CEES
Paul E. Valgoi, ATC
Martha A. Burroughs, Work Hardening Specialist/Coordinator
Martha A. Burroughs, Work Hardening Specialist/Coordinator

 

Administration:

Penny Bolton:  Accounts Receivable & Practice Support Specialist      

Shannon Daniels:  Executive Administrator    

Christine Wichert:  Executive Administrator

Louise F. Lynch, PT, CEES, CWCE
Louise F. Lynch, PT, CEES, CWCE

Louise is the President and Principal Partner of IHMS.  She has been a registered Physical Therapist for 30+ years with specialization in ergonomics, industrial rehabilitation, orthopedics, fitness and manual therapy.  She is well recognized as an expert in her field and is an instructor for the OSHA Education Center and Matheson Education and Training.  She has lectured around the world in ergonomics, functional testing and industrial rehabilitation.  She is a Certified Ergonomic Evaluation Specialist and Work Capacity Evaluator and is contracted in the legal arena as an expert witness.

Erica M. Galipeau, PT, CEES, CWCE
Erica M. Galipeau, PT, CEES, CWCE

Erica is the Vice President and Partner of IHMS.  She is a registered Physical Therapist, Certified Work Capacity Evaluator and Certified Ergonomic Evaluation Specialist.  She is a skilled manual therapist whose goal is to provide companies with top notch industrial rehabilitation.  These services include injury prevention training, work risk assessments, job analyses, individual job site assessments and ergonomic consultations.  She is also an instructor for Matheson Training Associates providing training for clinicians attending the Functional Capacity Certification, ADAA Job Analysis, Post Offer Pre-Employment training and Ergonomic Certification.  Her passion is working with employers to implement prevention strategies to help get their injured workers back to work quickly and safely.  She is currently the onsite Physical Therapist and Ergonomic Specialist for UTC Aerospace Systems.

Charles J. Alexander, OTR/L, CEES, CWCE
Charles J. Alexander, OTR/L, CEES, CWCE

Charles is the Sales Director and Partner of IHMS.  He is a licensed Occupational Therapist in the state of Vermont.  He has vast experience working with businesses on injury prevention efforts and ergonomics.  His clinical focus has primarily been working with individuals who have work-related injuries and in ergonomics.  He works closely with off-site facilities such as: Green Mountain Power, Perrigo, Rhino Foods, Twincraft Skincare, Bombardier, and Nova Bus/Volvo in providing a mixture of onsite injury prevention programs.  He is a Certified Ergonomic Evaluation Specialist and Work Capacity Evaluator and is often contracted in the legal arena as an expert witness.

Amy B. Cheever, MPT, CEES
Amy B. Cheever, MPT, CEES

Amy graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor's degree in Health and Exercise Science, and from the University of Vermont with a Master's in Physical Therapy.  She is also a Certified Ergonomic Specialist.  She has worked closely with companies such as: Mylan Technologies, Lane Press, Heritage Ford and Toyota, and Engelberth Construction in providing preventative services, baseline testing, post offer pre-employment screening, and physical therapy.  She is skilled in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy with extensive knowledge in the rehabilitation of work and repetitive motion injuries, sports-related injuries, and manual therapies.  Amy has been a member of the IHMS team since 2003.

Ashley E. Burghardt, DPT, CEES
Ashley E. Burghardt, DPT, CEES

Ashley is a licensed Physical Therapist in the states of Vermont and New York.  She graduated from the University of Vermont with both a B.S. in Nutrition and Food Science, and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  She is also a Certified Ergonomic Evaluation Specialist.  She is currently the onsite Physical Therapist and Ergonomic Specialist for UTC Aerospace Systems, Green Mountain Power, and Vermont Teddy Bear.  Ashley has been a member of the IHMS team since 2008.

Travis D. Warmouth, MS, ATC, CSCS, CEES
Travis D. Warmouth, MS, ATC, CSCS, CEES

Travis is a Certified Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Certified Ergonomic Evaluation Specialist with a wide range of skills.  He is experienced in working with many types if clients – from the weekend warrior to the elite athlete.  He works closely with off-site facilities such as: BioTek, Weidmann, Heritage, and Dartmouth Journal Services to provide ergonomic evaluations, onsite therapy, post offer pre-employment screenings, job analyses, and injury prevention programs.  Travis has been a member of the IHMS team since 2008.

Talia A. Williams, DPT
Talia A. Williams, DPT

Talia graduated from the University of Vermont with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She is passionate about manual therapy and is certified in the Graston Technique.  She works closely with companies including: Nova Bus/Volvo, Green Mountain Power, Lake Champlain Chocolates, Vermont Gas, and Mold-Rite Plastics in providing preventative services, baseline testing, post offer pre-employment screenings, and physical therapy.  Talia has been a member of the IHMS team since 2012.

Seth J. Rebeor, ATC, CEES
Seth J. Rebeor, ATC, CEES

Seth graduated from the University of Vermont with a bachelor's degree in Athletic Training.  He is also a Certified Ergonomic Evaluation Specialist.  He is skilled in working with all manner of clients – from the weekend warrior to the elite athlete.  Off-site, he works closely with companies such as: Champlain Cable, Perrigo, Camoplast, Green Mountain Power, Teknor Apex, NRG, Rhino Foods, and Keurig Green Mountain in providing ergonomic evaluations, onsite therapy, post offer pre-employment screenings, job analyses, and injury prevention programs.  Onsite at IHMS, he works closely with the Work Hardening and Work Conditioning team.  Seth has been a member of the IHMS team since 2014.

Michael D. Hughes, PTA
Michael D. Hughes, PTA

Mike graduated from Colby-Sawyer College with a bachelor's degree in Health Promotion, and from Bay State College with an associate’s degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant.  Off-site, he works closely with companies, such as: Green Mountain Power, Weidmann, Vermont Electric Co-Op, GlobalFoundries, Vermont Electric Power Company, Rhino Foods, and Bombardier in providing ergonomic evaluations, onsite therapy, post offer pre-employment screenings, job analyses, and injury prevention programs.  Onsite at IHMS, he also works closely with the Work Hardening and Work Conditioning team.  His focus is in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy as well as promotion of workplace wellness and injury prevention.  Mike has been a member of the IHMS team since 2015.

Mitchell L. Ross, OTR/L, CEES
Mitchell L. Ross, OTR/L, CEES

Mitchell graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences, and from Huntington University with his Doctorate of Occupational Therapy.  He is also a Certified Ergonomic Evaluation Specialist. Off-site, in Ohio, he works closely with Weidmann providing ergonomic evaluations, post offer pre-employment screenings, job analyses, and injury prevention programs.  His focus is in promotion of workplace wellness and injury prevention programs.  Mitchell has been a member of the IHMS team since 2018.

Paul E. Valgoi, ATC

Paul graduated from the University of Vermont in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in Athletic Training and is the newest member of the IHMS team.  While in school he spent time working with a wide variety of patients from Olympians to JV B high school sports teams.  He is currently focusing on outpatient physical therapy, post offer pre-employment screenings, injury prevention programs/trainings, and assisting the Work Hardening and Work Conditioning team.

Martha A. Burroughs, Work Hardening Specialist/Coordinator
Martha A. Burroughs, Work Hardening Specialist/Coordinator

Martha “MAB” has run the Work Hardening and Work Conditioning programs here at IHMS since 2003.  She is Matheson Certified and has been in the field for over 23 years.  Martha has worked with hundreds of clients and has successfully helped them return to their original occupations or move on to new ones.  She has effectively coordinated care for her clients – working with nurse case managers, vocational rehabilitation counselors, insurances companies, and medical providers to help expedite outcomes.  Her attention to detail, along with her knowledge of proper body mechanics and alignment, assist her in motivating her clients – helping them gain control over their injury versus their injury controlling them.  She believes her clients’ journey is her journey; and the Work Hardening and Work Conditioning program is not just a job, it is her passion.