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Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England recognizes newly accredited CRRNs

WOBURN, Mass., March 2, 2020– Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England congratulates its 28 recently designated Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurses. The CRRN certification indicates that a nurse is especially proficient in the knowledge base of care in a rehabilitative and restorative setting and signifies a commitment to the profession.

Deb Rich, Robin Carrigg, Karen Delosa Suzzette Chiong-Oglesby, Kristen Piendak, Stephanie Brooks, Melissa Bowman, Karen Martin, Paulina Sarpong-Kumankomah, Robin Downing, Debora Mannarino, Michelle Noel, Cecile Felizardo, Nicole VanKuilenburg, Kristen McCordick, Susan Barbera, Amy Carroll, Diane Villarreal Claudine Kanoni, Erin Lucido, Nailya Magangcong, Jaime McLennan, Jennifer Barlett, Michelle Santisi, Carmen Stevens, Ketty Lhermitus, Abdul Abikan and Sandra Surette are registered nurses at Encompass Health New England who recently passed their certification tests.

“We are so proud of each of our nurses for pushing themselves to be the very best, and earning this prestigious accreditation,” said David Coggins, CEO of Encompass Health New England. “It’s not only a commitment to their professions and their colleagues, but a dedication to providing our patients with a specialized and optimal level of care after they have faced an illness, accident or surgery.”

Recognized as experts in rehabilitation, CRRNs specialize in restoring abilities often taken for granted such as motor skills, walking and personal care. In a rehabilitation hospital setting, like Encompass Health New England, they help patients apply skills learned in therapy to activities of daily living, such as dressing, bathing and eating, while meeting their medical and safety needs.

About Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England is a 210-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout the Greater Boston area, the hospital is located at 2 Rehabilitation Way in Woburn. Encompass Health New England also operates inpatient hospitals in Beverly, located at 800 Cummings Center, and in Lowell, located at 1071 Varnum Avenue as well as two outpatient centers in Woburn, and Billerica. These hospitals may be found on the web at

About Encompass Health

As a national leader in integrated healthcare services, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) offers both facility-based and home-based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. With a national footprint that includes 134 hospitals, 245 home health locations, and 83 hospice locations in 37 states and Puerto Rico, the Company is committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective, integrated care across the healthcare continuum. Encompass Health is ranked as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit, or follow us on our newsroom, Twitter and Facebook.