PowerBack Rehabilitation, Lombard Street
1526 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146

215 546-5960

Our Leadership Team

Jen Valinoti
Center Executive Director

Jennifer has been with Genesis HealthCare since 2008 and a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator since 2005.  Jennifer completed both graduate and undergraduate studies at Temple University in Philadelphia PA and has majored in social work with an emphasis on business and public health.  She holds a Genesis Lean Six Sigma Green Belt which she applies in operations management at the center every day.

Sandra Thompson, RN
Center Nurse Executive

Sandra has been with Genesis HealthCare since 2008 and a Registered Nurse since 1998. Sandra completed her nursing studies at James Martin School of Nursing in Philadelphia and BCCC in Newtown, PA.  Sandra began her nursing career as a certified nursing assistant and has been in the medical field for over 27 years.

Brittany Almquist
Admissions Director

Brittany has been with Genesis HealthCare since 2016. She began her career as the Assistant Admissions Coordinator at PowerBack Center City before transitioning into the Admissions Director role in May of 2017.

Jim Dugan
Director of Rehabilitation

Jim Dugan has been the Director of Rehabilitation at PowerBack Center City since January 2011. He graduated from Temple University with his Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, Hahnemann University with an Associate Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant Studies, and his MBA from the Fox School of Business at Temple University. He spent the first seven years of his therapy career as a staff clinician with a focus on neurologic conditions at Moss Rehab Hospital, and he has two years of experience as a health care business consultant. Jim has spent the last seven years helping to grow sub-acute businesses and develop staff to provide the most intensive sub-acute services to get patients home quickly and safely.