Christine Nelson, MBA, M.Ed, MOT, CBIS, CDRS
Vice President of Operations
Christine is a licensed occupational therapist and a Certified Driver Rehab Specialist with a background in neurorehabilitation. She has an MBA in strategic management and oversees the operations across all Pate locations. She works with the clinical director to ensure the clinical care and patient experience at Pate is evidence-based and meets our high standards for quality.
David Salisbury, Psy.D., ABPP - CN
David is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of adult patients with brain injury and neurological disorders. He leads Pate's team of clinical psychologists and neuropsychologists who supervise patient treatment plans. David completed a NIH-funded fellowship at the University Of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine with a focus on neuropsychology, rehabilitation and neurology populations in both inpatient and outpatient TBI treatment and research settings. Active in research, David's publications have primarily focused on traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury.
Barbara Giesing, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Vice President of Human Resources
Barbara is a licensed, Senior Professional of Human Resources and a SHRM-Senior Certified Professional, joined Pate in 2004, and has a Master of Public Affairs. Barbara has over 25 years of experience in Human Resources, working for small to multi-national companies. Barbara has extensive experience in payroll, benefits, compensation and all things employee related.