CFMC™ Advisory Council
Amy Morse, PT, DPT graduated from Medical University of South Carolina with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2009. She worked at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville, SC for four years where she began working with people with Parkinson’s Disease. Following this, Amy moved to Atlanta in 2013 and took a job with Emory Healthcare until 2021. During her time at Emory, Amy expanded and led the Movement Disorders rehab program and was a mentor for Emory University’s Physical Therapy Neurological Residency program. She has spoken at many local and national community events and conferences including Emory’s Udall Community Conversations, National Parkinson’s Foundation “Living Well” and “Fitness Counts”, and World Parkinson’s Congress in 2016. She teaches the Parkinson’s lab materials for Emory University and GA State’s Physical Therapy students.
Amy has been involved with the LDBF Boxing for Parkinson’s™ program since 2014. She is co-author and presenter of the LDBF Affiliate Certification Training Program.
In 2021, Amy opened a private PT practice with co-owner and PT, Brittney Hooker adjacent to CFMC™. They started Synapse NeuroRehab and Wellness in hopes to connect rehab and wellness for optimal care for people with Movement Disorders.
Brittney Hooker, PT, DPT, NCS graduated with a BS in Exercise Science from Southeast Missouri State University in 2014 and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from The University of Missouri in 2017. She completed her Neurologic PT Residency at Emory University in 2018 and was board certified as a Neurologic Clinical Specialist in 2019.
She worked as a PT at Emory Brain Health Center from 2018 – 2021, where she primarily treated people with Parkinson’s disease and other Movement Disorders. During her time at Emory, she was also a mentor for the Emory Neurologic PT Residency Program. Additionally, she teaches Movement Disorders lectures/labs for Emory University DPT School. Brittney presented her research on PT for people with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy at a National PT Conference in 2020.
In 2021, Brittney transitioned to her current role as Co-Owner and PT at Synapse NeuroRehab and Wellness, where she continues to focus on improving the quality of lives of people with Parkinson’s Disease and other neurologic diagnoses. Brittney also serves as a member of the Advisory Board for the Parkinson’s Foundation of Georgia.
Lynn Ross, LMSW, is a retired medical social worker that has found it hard to retire. In April 2017, after ten years, she retired from the Movement Disorders program in the Department of Neurology at Emory University and in July of the same year began working part time as a Care Coordinator with Caring Companions of Atlanta, a home care agency.
Lynn also serves on the Advisory Councils of Culture Change of Georgia and the Georgia’s Alzheimer’s and Related Dementia (GARD) State Plan.
Using her 20 + years’ experience in medical social work, Lynn offers a listening ear and assists people living with PD and MS and their families in finding local resources and information.
Carolee Horner, Functional Nutritionist, Health and Wellness Coach Owner of Uniquely Nourished began her educational journey graduating from the University of Pittsburgh with a BSBA in Marketing. She then continued on to receive a Post Bachelor’s Certificate and Master’s Degree in Integrative Nutrition from Maryland University of Integrative Health.
Functional Nutrition Therapy integrates evidence-based biology and wellness solutions to heal the entire mind, body and spirit.
Scott Oglesbay, LMT, MMT, BCTMB practices Myoskeletal Alignment Therapy (MAT), an osteopath-based modality to improve body alignment and posture. MAT, a form of manual therapy uses scientific evidence about the body and brain to inform the practitioner’s approach to musculoskeletal problems. MAT relies heavily on strategic deep tissue and muscle activation for posture correction and pain relief.
MAT training teaches how the musculoskeletal and nervous system work together, the root causes of the pain and how to restore optimal balance and performance. Scott also practices Relaxation Massage and Reiki Energy Healing, a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation.