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Anna DiMarco


Anna has been a physiotherapist for over 30 years, having graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physiotherapy. Asides from the first two years of her career, she has spent the majority of her professional time in private practice working in the musculoskeletal realm of care.  
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Derek Purvis

President Elect / Co-Chair, Private Practice

Derek is the owner of LOCAL Physiotherapy and has been a practicing Physiotherapist since 2015. He has a special interest in vestibular rehabilitation including vertigo and concussions. 

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Tami Prado-Tecter


Tami has a Physiotherapy degree from Brazil and a Masters in Rehabilitation Sciences degree from the University of Manitoba. She has completed additional training in Pilates, neuropediatrics, pelvic health, acupuncture, and dry needling.   
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Kaitlyn Joyal


Kaitlyn had a unique beginning to her career in physiotherapy that has given her the opportunity to help a variety of populations including athletes, seniors, adults and children. She found her home at Nova Physiotherapy treating both orthopedic and pelvic health conditions.
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Monica Arnuco

Newsletter Editor

Monica graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor of Physical Health and Education. She is now completing her Master of Physical Therapy at the University of Manitoba. She enjoys running, travelling, and trying local restaurants. Monica looks forward to her beginnings of involvement in this growing profession. 

Liza Cordova

Co-Chair, Private Practice

Liza has been practicing physiotherapy for 15 years. She has worked in the public and private sectors. At Concordia hospital,  she worked with the orthopaedic team to provide pre-op and post-op assessments, and treatment to allow hip and knee patients have a smooth recovery.    Full Bio Here!

Jessika Aiello

Public Practice Co-Chair

Jessika graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2019 with a Bachelor of Recreation Management and Community Development, obtaining an Option in Aging.

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Brenda Tittlemier

Public Practice Co-Chair

Brenda graduated in 2006 from the University of Manitoba with her physiotherapy degree. After graduation, she moved to Yellowknife, NT where she worked at the Stanton Territorial Hospital in for 8 ½ years.
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Kyle Crockatt

Rural and Remote Chair

Kyle graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2005 with a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation and has treated orthopedic and vestibular patients in private practice ever since.  Kyle has spent his entire career in rural Manitoba, primarily in Brandon, but has also worked in Neepawa and Virden.  Full Bio Here!

Maddy Lengyel

Professional Development Chair

Maddy graduated from the University of Manitoba with her Masters of Physiotherapy in 2020. She is currently employed at Spire Physiotherapy and enjoys working with a variety of musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.
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Peter Sidhu

Professional Development Co-Chair

Peter obtained his Masters of Physical Therapy in 2014 from the University of Manitoba. Since then he has been working in private practice treating a wide variety of patients with their orthopaedic and neurological rehabilitation needs. Full Bio Here!


Sarah Conci

Awards Chair

Sarah graduated from the University of Alberta (MScPT) in 2009. After working at Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg for 11 years in the areas of acute medicine and neurosurgery, Sarah now works as an instructor at the University of Manitoba in the Master of Physical Therapy program.   Full Bio Here!

Andrea Loraas

Senior Student Representative

Andrea is a second-year student in the University of Manitoba's Master of Physical Therapy program. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Saskatchewan, with convocation from the College of Kinesiology in spring of 2022.  Full Bio Here!