Occupational Therapy


Debbie Tammaro

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Debbie Tammaro is originally from Northfield, MN and has been living in the Iron Range for the past 29 years. Debbie graduated from Lake Superior College with an Occupational Therapy Assistant degree. She has 2 daughters and in her free time she enjoys camping, gardening, genealogy, and spending time with her 4 grandchildren. Debbie has […]

Germaine Bauer-Larson

Occupational Therapist

Germaine Bauer-Larson is a graduate from the University of Minnesota. Germaine enjoys spending time with family, teaching and playing volleyball, motorcycling, antiquing, gardening, drawing, and painting. She has been providing rehab care for over 37 years in areas of pediatrics and developmental disabilities. Germaine has an extensive background in developmental disorders and sensory integration. Specialties: […]

Carissa Krebsbach

Occupational Therapist

Carissa Krebsbach is a Gilbert, MN native where she grew up on a farm with her parents and brother. She returned to the Iron Range after graduating with her Master’s Degree from the University of North Dakota. She missed the trees and beautiful outdoors the Iron Range has to offer. Carissa enjoys cooking, shopping, and […]

Kelsey Buelow

Occupational Therapist

Kelsey grew up on a farm in southern MN. After high school, she sought out her undergraduate and graduate degree at University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in Kinesiology and Occupational Therapy. Kelsey has a high interest in hand therapy and completed an extra internship at HCMC. However, Kelsey truly enjoys variety in her work and […]

Leah Gray

Occupational Therapist Assistant

Leah was born and raised in the Bagley, MN area. After high school she attended Northland Community and Technical College in East Grand Forks, MN and graduated in 2004 with an A.A.S. degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. After college Leah and her husband moved to Rochester, MN for 5 years working in the transitional […]

Roberta Erickson


I am a native of Grand Rapids MN and a ’75 graduate of UND in OT.  My early career included LTC facilities in Detroit Lakes, Grand Marais, north Mpls, and Belle Plaine.  The last 26 years were with Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, Mn., beginning in acute inpatient  and home care evolving into outpatient ortho, […]

Kori Geiger

Occupational Therapist

Kori grew up in Eveleth, MN and after high school went on to college at Minnesota State University Moorhead to earn a Bachelor’s in Photography. She was then sent out into the world and it turns out…the real world is harder than initially anticipated. So after living and working in various parts of the country […]

Marlee Wheelhouse

Occupational Therapist

Marlee was born and raised in Crookston Minnesota. She graduated from Bemidji State University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, while also playing women’s hockey for the Beavers. She graduated with her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of North Dakota in 2015. She enjoys helping others and working in […]

LeAnn Brambrink

Support Staff

LeAnn was born and raised in Blackduck. She graduated from the local high school in 2015. She enjoys spending time outdoors and participating in outdoor sports and activities. Some of her favorite pastimes include horseback riding, four-wheeling, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, and camping. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends.
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