Meet the Team

Christopher Brozena

Chris received his Bachelor of Science in Biology and Doctor of Physical Therapy degree both from Misericordia University. Chris’s doctoral project focused on the use of aquatic therapy for children with cerebral palsy. In addition to pediatrics, Chris has a special interest in working with individuals with chronic pain and complex conditions. Chris has an extensive history in aquatics, working as a swim instructor and coach prior to becoming a physical therapist. He is also an adjunct professor in pediatrics at Misericordia University. He enjoys baking and expanding his vinyl record collection in his free time. Chris resides in Clarks Summit, PA with his wife and their dog, Penny.


“I love being able to put my patient’s needs first and spend the time needed to really get them on the path to improvement.”

Jennifer Herold
Physical Therapy Assistant

Jennifer graduated Summa Cum Laude from De Anza College in 1999 with an Associate of Science and is a fully licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. She has diverse work experience in various settings including acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, wound care, outpatient rehabilitation, and aquatic therapy. Her special interests include neurologic diagnoses, gait and balance dysfunctions, and maximizing mobility and quality of life in the geriatric population. In her free time, Jenn enjoys cooking, reading, walking, playing golf, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. She resides in Clarks Summit, PA with her husband and two children.


“I’m a people person and really enjoy getting to know my patients. It’s very rewarding to help them work toward goals and improve their quality of life.”

Lynn Ricciardi
Physical Therapy Assistant

Lynn graduated Summa Cum Laude from Lackawanna College in 2013 with an Associate of Science for Physical Therapist Assistant. She is a fully licensed physical therapist assistant who continues to grow her knowledge through continuing education. Lynn is able to listen to her patient’s needs and goals to create an effective individualized therapy program under the supervision of the primary therapist. She enjoys working with all age groups, including athletes recovering from injuries, individuals rehabbing from joint replacements, and the geriatric population looking to regain a mobile lifestyle. Lynn enjoys quality time with her family, whether they are kayaking on the Delaware River or hiking in the mountains of NEPA. She also loves sports, especially playing basketball and tennis. Lynn resides in Throop, PA with her husband and son.


“My favorite part of being a physical therapist assistant here is building a connection with my patients. It is very rewarding to see them grow and transition into a more active lifestyle.”

Marissa Vogue
Physical Therapy Assistant

Marissa graduated from Lackawanna College in 2017 with an Associate of Science degree for Physical Therapy Assistant. She is a highly trained PTA with 6+ years of experience working in outpatient and SNF settings. Marissa started to have an interest in PT at the age of 13 when her grandfather needed s shoulder replacement which required rehabilitation with a PT. Marissa attended every appointment. Marissa completed her 2nd clinical rotation at St. Joseph’s Center and fell in love with aquatic therapy. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and their Australian Shephard, Toby. Marissa has a passion for fly fishing, especially along the Madison River in Montana, which her daughter was named after. Marissa resides in Pittston, PA.


“I love coming to work at St. Joe’s because of the positive atmosphere. It’s nice to come to a place where my patients are like family.”

Jennifer Barillo

Jen received her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Utica College of Syracuse University. She has over 27 years of experience as an occupational therapist. Jen’s areas of practice began in geriatrics, including skilled nursing, assisted living, and home health. She then broadened her practice toward school-based therapy, pediatrics, and early intervention. Jen also became a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) with the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB), working with homeowners who choose to stay at home instead of moving to a residential facility. Currently, Jen’s area of practice is focused in outpatient pediatrics, and early intervention services. In her leisure time, Jen enjoys watercolor painting, home renovations, and yoga. Jen currently resides in Lake Ariel, PA.

Kathleen Klatt

Kathleen is a graduate of Misericordia University where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science and Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She has extensive pediatric experience in outpatient, early intervention, and school-based settings. Kathleen also has experience with the geriatric population, completing rotations in acute care, outpatient, and skilled nursing settings. She is trained in providing PROMPT (prompts for restructuring oral muscular phonetic targets) Therapy for children diagnosed with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS). Kathleen’s special interests include working with children with articulation/phonological disorders, language delays, and CAS as well as adults with dementia or recovering from strokes, etc. In her free time, Kathleen enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, yoga, exercising, and traveling. She currently resides in Dunmore, PA.