Leadership & Staff

Janette Daniels

Janette Daniels

Chief Executive Officer

Janette Daniels serves as the chief executive officer of CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of HealthSouth. Janette started her with HealthSouth in 2009 and has previously served in the positions of associate administrator and human resources director. She has more than 12 years of healthcare experience. 

Amy Reid, M.D.

Amy Reid, M.D

Medical Director

Dr. Reid joined CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Rehabilitation Hospital as medical director in 2017. Dr. Reid is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, a medical specialty focused on the treatment of a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles and tendons. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Miami and medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. She completed her physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University where she served as chief resident.

Leigh Ann Hicks

Leigh Ann Hicks, CPA

Controller

Leigh Ann Hicks is the controller for CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Rehabilitation Hospital. She is a certified public accountant with 12 years of experience as a healthcare controller. Hicks is an honor graduate of the University of Arkansas and loves to cheer for the Hogs. She and her husband recently relocated from Texas and are happy to be in the beautiful Hot Springs area.

Sonja Buchanan

Sonja Buchanan

Director of Therapy Operations

Sonja brings more than 20 years of diverse clinical experience and a wealth of managerial skills to CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Rehabilitation Hospital. She is experienced in many facets of rehabilitation healthcare including acute care and inpatient rehabilitation, pediatrics with emphasis on school age populations, home health and long-term care focusing on dementia management. Sonja consistently advocates for her patients and ensures they receive the top level of care. In addition, she prides herself on continual professional development for her rehabilitation staff. Sonja is a graduate of the University of Central Arkansas where she received degrees in occupational therapy and psychology. She resides in Hot Springs with her husband and four children.

Lesalee Chilcote

Lesalee Chilcote

Director of Pharmacy

Lesalee Chilcote oversees the pharmacy department with more than 15 years of experience. She graduated with honors from the University of Louisiana at Monroe in pharmacy and has experience in psychological and behavioral rehabilitation medicine as well as institutional and research practices.  She is a member of the Arkansas Pharmacists Association and is passionate about improving patient outcomes and balancing the pharmaceutical benefits/risks for each patient. Outside of work, Lesalee enjoys spending time with her husband and three boys and enjoying the beautiful Hot Springs outdoor life.

Rebecca Kaufmann

Rebecca Kaufmann

Director of Quality and Risk

Rebecca brings more than seven years of experience in healthcare quality. Prior to joining HealthSouth in Hot Springs as the director of quality and risk management in 2016, Rebecca held positions in quality in the acute care setting as well as at the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care (AFMC) Quality Improvement Organization (QIO). There, she held the role of quality improvement specialist assisting acute care hospitals, critical access hospitals, inpatient psychiatric hospitals and physician practices with various quality improvement initiatives through contract work with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Arkansas Medicaid and the Arkansas Department of Health Office of Rural Health and Primary Care. She earned her associate degree in nursing from National Park Community College and her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Arkansas Tech University.

Dana Ramsey

Dana Ramsey

Director of Case Management

Dana has more than 20 years of nursing experience including emergency department, staff development, cardiac rehabilitation as well as case management. She is a Certified Case Manager and has a passion for rehabilitation as it allows the patients to be able to get back to doing the things they enjoy.

Michael Robertson

Michael Robertson

Director of Human Resources

Michael serves as director of human resources. She has held a human resources leadership position for the past 25 years in a number of industries including healthcare, aerospace, transportation and hospitality. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Arkansas Tech University and holds certification from both the Human Resource Certification Institute (PHR) and Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-CP). 

Debbie Taylor

Debbie Taylor

Area Business Development Director

Debbie brings more than 20 years of registered nursing experience to the hospital. Debbie’s career branched from an acute setting, home health, psychological and physical rehabilitation. She strives on a daily basis to promote team building, leadership and education to the community on the benefits of physical rehabilitation. She is involved with many area community organizations to promote St. Vincent Rehabilitation Hospital in the Central Arkansas area.