Crescent Cities Center
4409 East West Highway
Riverdale, MD 20737

301 699-2000

Our Leadership Team

Bret Stine
Center Executive Director

Bret is an experienced a Licensed Administrator in the State of Maryland, licensed since 1983.  He holds a Master's Degree in Health Services Administration from The George Washington University.  Since becoming the Administrator of Crescent Cities Center in March 2007, the facility received the Genesis President's Award in 2008, 2009 and 2010.  Mr. Stine was recently given the honor of being the Southern Division's Administrator of the Year.  He is married with 2 children and has resided in the Washington Area since 1980.  

Julie Panergo
Director of Nursing

I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and I am also a Certified Director of Nursing Administration-Long Term Care.  I have 18 years of diverse hospital, rehab, and long term care experience and joined Genesis HealthCare in 2003.  I have a great team at Crescent Cities Center who continuously aim for clinical excellence for the staff and quality customer service for the patients and their families.

Melody Bragg
Director of Admissions

Melody is the Director of Admissions at Crescent Cities Center.

Elizabeth Michele Shabazz, PT
Director of Rehabilitation

Elizabeth Michele Shabazz, PT has been practicing since 1984.  Early in her career, she worked at some of the leading hospitals in the Metropolitan Area.  She then moved into the outpatient setting working with one of the areas most renowned orthopedic surgeons.  Later, she settled into the LTC setting where she has been practicing for more than 20 years.  Michele has worked with Genesis for more than 20 years and has been the Director of Rehabilitation Services for 17 years; 15 of them here at Crescent Cities Center.  Along with her dedicated, knowledgeable and professional staff, Michele and her team provide exceptional care along with stellar customer service leading to remarkable clinical outcomes.