Gina Baumgartner, PT, DPT, GCS, CLT-LANA, CAPP-Pelvic

Doctor of Physical Therapy

PT and Massage Manager

Springdale location

Gina Baumgartner, PT, DPT, received her B.A. in Biology from the University of North Texas in 1994, B.S. in Physical Therapy from U.T. Southwestern Allied Health Professions in 1997, and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Montana, Missoula in 2016. Gina became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) from Klose Training in 2018 and is Lymphology Association of North America (LANA) certified. She is also a board certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association. Gina is the manager of Physical Therapy and Massage. Other areas of competency include pelvic and bowel health, vestibular disorders, generalized deconditioning weakness, gait and balance deficits, neuromuscular conditions, fall prevention, and orthopedic problems. She enjoys hiking, cycling, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Tenley Williams, PT, DPT, CLT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Rogers location

Tenley received her B.S in Exercise Science from Harding University in 2017 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in 2020. Tenley served on the Board of Directors for the North Street Clinic at UAMS, providing free interprofessional healthcare services to the Marshallese population living in Northwest Arkansas and was awarded the Excellence in Orthopedic Rehabilitation Award. She also was awarded the Ethan Van Camp Memorial Award for community service through physical therapy. Tenley became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist through Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy in 2019. Tenley has a passion for serving oncology patients affected by lymphedema. She enjoys crafting, reading, running, and spending time with her family and her dog.

Anne Cope, PT, DPT, OCS, CLT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Springdale and Rogers location

Ann is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and is an APTA board-certified Orthopedic Specialist. Anne received her CLT training with Klose Training in September 2023. She completed her DPT at Maryville University in St. Louis, MO in 2014, Her BS in 2012, and her orthopedic residency through Evidence in Motion in 2016. She is also certified in trigger point dry needling. Anne was the clinic manager for ApexNetwork Physical Therapy in Centerton since 2018 and the Clinic Director of Texas Physical Therapy Specialists in Leander, TX. She will be working at the PW location. Anne lives in Bentonville with her husband and two young daughters.

Aileen Wolf Johnson, OTD, OTR/L, CLT

Doctor of Occupational Therapy

Springdale and Rogers locations

Aileen is a Doctor of Occupational Therapy who is coming to us from Kansas City, Missouri. She has worked with adult patients at North Kansas City Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation and pediatrics in school and outpatient settings. She has been a CLT since March 2022. She received her OTD from Mary Baldwin University in 2017 and her BS in Psychology in 2014 from Virginia Commonwealth University. She received her CLT from the Academy of Lymphatic Studies. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. Aileen will be working at both the BCC and PW clinics. She has partnered with PT to develop peripheral neuropathy, cancer-related fatigue, and chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairment programs in addition to treating patients with impaired fine motor skills and lymphedema. She worked and lived in NWA in the past and has returned to settle in Fayetteville with her husband.

Ali Guthrie, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Ali received her B.S in Kinesiology from the University of Arkansas in 2016 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Central Arkansas in 2020. She went on to complete a Residency in Acute Care from Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine Residency Program in Chicago, IL and graduated from this program in 2023. She has a special interest in treating patients with traumatic injuries, neurologic pathologies, and cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions. She plans to become Lymphedema Certified through Klose Training by the end of 2023. Ali returns to the NWA area with a passion for learning and growing in the field of Oncologic Physical Therapy. Ali is also a 200-hour certified Yoga instructor and enjoys incorporating the breath and movement principles of yoga into her treatment plans.

Theresa Brooks, MS, OTR/L,CLT-LANA

Occupational Therapist

Theresa received her Bachelor of Science degree (2012) and Master of Occupational Therapy degree from Saint Louis University (2013). She began her career working in acute care at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, IL which is where she developed her passion for working with the hematology and oncology patient population. While there, she also enjoyed both working and volunteering at the rare neuromuscular disease clinic.  In 2016, she moved to St. Louis, MO to work in an outpatient lymphedema clinic, where she underwent training to become a KLOSE Certified Lymphedema Therapist and Lymphology Association of North America (LANA) certified practitioner. In 2022, she moved to NWA and underwent training in clinical research where she obtained her Good Clinical Practice (GCP) certificate.  In addition to lymphedema, Theresa is experienced in providing rehabilitation services in diverse treatment settings with neurological, cardiac, and cognitive conditions. When not at work, she enjoys the outdoors and family time with her husband and 2 young daughters. 

Nadia Marconi, PT, PhD, DPT

Physical Therapist

Nadia earned her B.S. in Physical Therapy from Methodist University in Sao Paulo, Brazil in
1997 and her PhD in Motor Control from Campinas State University, Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2005.
With over twenty years of teaching and research experience in Brazil and the United States,
Nadia served as a core faculty member in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) for three years. In October 2020, she became a licensed Physical Therapist in the United States and in April 2022 she became a proud American citizen. Nadia is working towards obtaining her Lymphedema Certification in May 2024 and she plans to continue growing her expertise in oncology care. After spending many years in academia, Nadia is excited to work full-time with patients at Highlands.