Neuro Recovery Clinic Team

Meet the Team

Kim DeChant, PT, DPT, NCS
Clinic Coordinator, Physical Therapist


Kim has a passion for providing patient-centered care using evidence-based principles to maximize patient outcomes in the neurologic population. Kim brings a rich experience in patient care treatment and classroom teaching. Her treatment approach focuses on holistic care that enriches each person's lives and improves quality of life. Along with patient care, she assists with research studies carried out by faculty at Marquette University. Kim is vestibular rehabilitation certified and has expertise with adaptive equipment assessment.


Melissa Dygulski, PT, DPT, NCS
Physical Therapist


Melissa brings specialized training through a neurologic residency program to provide treatment to people with a wide variety of neurologic conditions. She enjoys getting to know each person she works with to individualize care and focus on goals most meaningful to them. Melissa believes in providing patients with the knowledge necessary to empower them to make the most out of their rehabilitation journey. She is proud to provide care partnering with Marquette University- a known leader of rehabilitation education.


Rose Tilton, OTD, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist


Rose has a passion for working with individuals with neurological disorders. Rose has worked with this population throughout the continuum of care, including acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient and home health therapy. She recently completed a post-professional occupational therapy doctorate with a focus on stroke rehabilitation. She values client centered, evidence-based and engaging treatment that improves independence and quality of life. 

Anne Pleva, PT, DPT, PCS
Pediatric Physical Therapist


Anne Pleva is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Physical Therapy Department. She has extensive clinical experience in outpatient pediatrics with an emphasis on treating patients with various developmental disabilities. Anne is certified in Neuro-Developmental Treatment and has expertise in adaptive equipment, serial casting, orthotics, electrical stimulation and aquatic therapy.


Ann E. Millard, MOT, OTD, OTR/L, SCSS
Pediatric Occupational Therapist


Ann Millard is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Marquette University College of Health Sciences Department of Occupational Therapy. Ann has over 15 years of experience working as a full-time Occupational Therapist with ages 3 to 21 in a public school setting.

Her clinical expertise is in the evaluation and treatment of children with developmental disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, sensory processing concerns and multiple physical disabilities. She also has a strong background in early intervention, assistive technology, interprofessional practice, program and procedure development, behavioral intervention techniques and distance education.


Tina Stoeckmann, PT, DSc, MA
Physical Therapist


Tina is a Clinical Professor in the Physical Therapy Department and the academic coordinator for the Neurologic Residency Program partnership with the Milwaukee VA Medical Center. She is a research consultant for labs in both biomedical sciences and exercise physiology and the faculty advisor for the Adaptive Abilities Club of student volunteers. Tina provides expert clinical consultation and physical therapy services on a part time basis for patients with a wide variety of neurologic disorders. She enjoys mentoring students and young professionals and problem solving with clients to optimize their recovery, return to life roles and community engagement.


Jeffrey Wilkens, PT, DPT, OCS

Clinic Director


Jeff is the Clinic Director of the Marquette Physical Therapy Clinic and the Neuro Recovery Clinics well as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Physical Therapy Department. Jeff manages our clinics and a patient caseload. Jeff teaches courses in the Marquette Physical Therapy Program including Introduction to Physical Therapy and Physical Therapy Evaluation, Tests & Measures. Jeff uses his expertise to treat a variety of injuries. He enjoys working with runners and patient with leg and shoulder injuries.


Maggie Klatt
Patient Accounts Representative


Maggie is responsible for the patient account services for the Marquette Physical Therapy Clinic and the Neuro Recovery Clinic. She has extensive experience in office administration and billing in the medical field. Maggie works with both clients and insurance companies to determine cost and use of benefits individualized to each program. Maggie loves working in the Neuro Recovery Clinic and is proud to serve the community next to an incredible team of staff, students and skilled therapists.