Leadership & Staff
Donna Phillips, PhD, PT, CHT
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Phillips brings more than 30 years of physical therapy expertise to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg. She graduated from Rutgers with a bachelor’s degree in physical education and received a master’s degree in physical education from Temple University in Philadelphia. She received a post-baccalaureate certificate in physical therapy from Hahnemann College and her doctorate in pathokinesiology, the study of abnormal movement, from New York University. She has been a clinical associate professor of physical therapy at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey since 1995.
Joseph Paquette, M.D.
Dr. Paquette specializes in family practice and is the medical director at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg. He also serves as chairman of HealthSouth’s medical executive committee and president and chief medical officer at Pratt Medical Center. A Virginia native and graduate of the Medical College of Virginia, Dr. Paquette completed an internship and a residency at the Riverside Family Practice Program. He is board certified in family medicine.
Joseph Paquette, M.D. is an independent private practice physician whose office is located at the hospital.
Director of Quality
Michelle brings more than 15 years of clinical and management experience to HealthSouth Fredericksburg, from acute care, skilled care, home health and government settings. Michelle joined HealthSouth in 2011, and has worked in a variety of roles including nurse manager, nurse liaison, and infection control practitioner. Michelle attends Chamberlain College of Nursing and is currently pursuing her BSN/MSN. She is active in the community, and is a member of the Rappahannock Medical Reserve Corp.
Director of Marketing Operations
Dana Holladay was named director of marketing operations of HealthSouth of Fredericksburg in February 2013. Dana’s has 15 years extensive experience in marketing, business development and management. She is a graduate of University of Louisiana, Lafayette and has also completed the Dale Carnegie Sales Management course.
Human Resources Director
Yolanda is the human resources director for HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg. She is a South Carolina native and brings with her extensive human resources experience. Prior to joining HealthSouth, Yolanda served as an HR consultant for UVA Transitional Care Hospital and talent acquisition manager for the UVA Health System. She is a graduate of Columbia College where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business, and a graduate of Pennsylvania State University earning a master’s degree in human resources and employee relations.
Director of Plant Operations
Michael is the director of plant operations for HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg. A retired Navy Chief Petty Officer, he brings with him more than 28 years experience in plant maintenance. Michael began his Navy service aboard the USS Aylwin in Charleston, South Carolina. He then led the air conditioning, refrigeration and air compressor shop at the Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity in Rhode Island. Michael was stationed in Sabana Seca, Puerto Rico, where he served as Patrol Supervisor and Physical Security Officer. He was also stationed aboard the USS Seattle in Earle, New Jersey, and was later assigned to Naval Healthcare New England in Rhode Island. He finished his naval career as manager of a satellite clinic serving officer indoctrination candidates.
Abby began her career at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg in August 2007. She started in the accounting department as the accounts payable/payroll specialist, working in that role for more than four years. She was promoted to the controller position in 2012. Abby holds a bachelor of professional studies degree from the University of Mary Washington.
Karen Truslow, RN, MSN, ACM, CCM
Director of Care Management
Karen brings 18 years of case management experience to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg. Prior to joining HealthSouth, she served as a case manager/operations manager for the department of care management at Mary Washington Hospital. She began her career at Mary Washington Hospital as a home health nurse. Karen received a bachelor's degree in nursing and a master's degree in nursing administration both from George Mason University. She is an Accredited Case Manager and Board Certified Case Manager.
Ravi started working for HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg in February 2009. Prior to coming to HealthSouth, he was a pharmacist with Wal-Mart. A native of Nagpur, India, he has a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from India. He received a master’s degree in biological science and in adult and technical education from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. Ravi is also a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist.