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Board Members

Director of Physical Therapy Services

Diane Wege, PT, MS, NCS (PRESIDENT) is a licensed physical therapist (PT) with over 15 years of experience (both clinical and managerial).  She is currently employed as a physical therapist on the Brain Injury and Stroke Team at TIRR Memorial Hermann. Ms. Wege is a Neurological Certified Specialist. She received her BS in Education from Baylor University and her MS in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University.

Director of Nursing Services

Kerry Davis, BSN, RN, CRRN, CBIS (VICE-PRESIDENT)  is a registered nurse (RN) with over 20 years of experience (clinical, educational, and managerial), almost all of it in rehabilitation. She is currently employed as a nurse manager on the Brain Injury and Stroke Team at TIRR Memorial Hermann. Ms. Davis is a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) and a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS). She obtained her ADN from Oklahoma State University-Technical Branch  and her BSN from the University of Texas-Houston.

RSVP-Clinic Coordinator

Denise M. Crow, RPh, BCPS (SECRETARY) is a clinical pharmacist with over 20 years of experience in the rehabilitation setting. She is currently employed as a clinical pharmacist at TIRR Memorial Hermann. Ms. Crow is board certified in Pharmacotherapy and a graduate of the University of Houston College of Pharmacy.

Director of Speech Therapy Services

Sofia Tilton, M.S., CCC-SLP (TREASURER)  is a bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) with over 5 years of experience in various settings including rehabilitation hospitals, acute care hospitals, home health, and schools. In addition to her prn clinical work, Ms. Tilton recently opened her private practice treating adults, adolescents, and children with communication disorders. She received her M. S. in Speech Pathology from Texas Christian University and her B.A. from the University of Houston.

Director of Medical Equipment Division

Patricia E. Tully, OTR, ATP is a registered Occupational Therapist (OT) and Assistive Technology Practitioner with over 13 years of experience in the rehabilitation setting, including the Brain Injury/Stroke and the Pediatric/Adolescent Programs. She is currently employed as a registered OT in the Outpatient Wheelchair Clinic as well as a leader of the Therapy Department Continuing Education Committee  at TIRR Memorial Hermann. Ms. Tully has a B.S. in Community Education from Texas A&M University and a B.S. in Occupational Therapy from Texas Tech University.

Medical Director

Sunil Kothari, M.D. is board-certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, specializing in Brain Injury Rehabilitation for the past 15 years.  He is currently an attending physician on the Brain Injury and Stroke Team at TIRR-Memorial Hermann and a faculty member at Baylor College of Medicine (where he is director of the Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship). After receiving degrees from Yale University and the University of Texas, he completed his residency at Northwestern University (Chicago) and his fellowship at the Baylor College of Medicine.

Director of Spiritual Services

AnneMarie Wallace has worked for over 25 years in the field of healthcare in management and chaplaincy roles and serves on various non-profit organization boards, including The Institute of Spirituality and Health. A constant proponent for the religious and spiritual needs of individuals and families, Ms. Wallace is the executive director for Presbyterian Outreach to Patients, an organization that trains lay chaplains who serve in hospitals around Houston. She has trained and serves as a counselor, chaplain and, while pursuing ordination in the Presbyterian faith tradition, she is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity with Fuller Seminary, Texas.


Savitha Bonthala is a resident at BCM PM&R. Her interests in PM&R include performing arts medicine, pediatrics and brain injury. She enjoys dancing (both hip hop and classical indian dance), enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and taking her rescue dog Lambchop for walks at Hermann Park.


The Leadership Council is the primary decision making body in charge of programming at RSVP. In addition to Board members, active members of the Leadership Council include: Nicole Buongiorne, PT,  Catherine Cooper-Hay, OTR, Megan Ford, SLP, Kelly Shaw, SLP, Tara Scully, OTR, and Dr. Monica Gutierrez.

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To refer a patient, volunteer, or for questions or more information, do not hesitate to contact us.

Phone: 855-825-RSVP (7787)
Fax: 855-825-8636
E-Mail: [email protected]

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