Brendan Houser, LNHA
Received B.S. from Shawnee State University, 2007
LNHA Core of Knowledge, The Ohio State University, 2011
Internship at Adams County Manor and Morris Nursing Home, 2011
Brendan began working in Healthcare in 2008 serving as the Environmental Service Manager at the Arbors of Milford. In 2009, Brendan took a position with our skilled nursing and rehabilitation services serving as our Human Resource Manager. In 2011, he furthered his education and obtained a License to Practice Nursing Home Administration. Brendan moved into the Assistant Administrator position at Morris Nursing Home in 2012 and in 2013 he moved into the Administrator role while still serving as the Human Resource Manager for both Morris Nursing Home and Adams County Manor. Brendan continues to work his way up and as of 2019, Brendan is now the Administrator for both of our skilled nursing homes, Adams County Manor and Morris Nursing Home. Brendan has helped develop policies and practices in our skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities that strive to provide quality care to our residents and create a great workplace for our employees. He has been married to his wife Lacey since 2007 and they have three sons, Simon, Max, and Miles, and two daughters, Madelyn and Quinn. He is very excited to work in his hometown Bethel, Ohio and surrounding areas and be able to give back to the community in which he was born and raised.
Jennifer Newman RN, DON
Received LPN from Scioto County Joint Vocational School, 2004
Received RN from Rio Grande University, 2012
Jennifer became the Director of Nursing at Adams County Manor in July of 2014. Prior to accepting this position, Jennifer served in an administrative role with Adams County Manor as the MDS Coordinator and Clinical Manager since 2008. Jennifer has been in the healthcare field since 1999, receiving her Phlebotomy license and LPN license. She has served as a Phlebotomist, Charge Nurse, and Ancillary Nurse. Jennifer has gained a wide array of experience and education throughout her years in healthcare. Among the specialties that she brings to our team are wound care, Alzheimer’s disease, pain management, leadership skills, person centered care, MDS, geriatric nursing, behavior management and much more. When Jennifer is not at Adams County Manor she enjoys spending time with her family. She has been married to her husband Mike since 2002. Together they have two boys, Austin and Andrew. She also enjoys being outdoors, reading and sports.
Felicia Messer, PT, MPT
Received B.S. from The College of Mt St Joseph, 2005
Received Masters of Physical Therapy from The College of Mt St Joseph, 2007
Felicia has been welcomed to our team as the Director of Rehabilitation over our skilled nursing facilities and home health agency. She began working as a rehab aide in 2003 while she was in college to allow herself the opportunity to work with all disciplines (PT/OT/ST) in order to gain knowledge regarding patient care from all therapy aspects as well as get a head start on hands on training. She has over 10+ years of experience as a Rehab Manager and 15+ years of healthcare experience. Felicia has specific experience/training in: Geriatrics, Alzheimer’s, wound care (including MIST therapy), modalities, Neurological, and Orthopedic. Felicia loves being a physical therapist and enjoys working with patients to help them achieve their goals.
In Felicia’s spare time, she donates her time to the MS Association as her sister was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and participates in the Cincinnati chapter MS walk yearly. She resides in the town of Amelia with her two fur babies– Drax (Dracula) and Abigail. Felicia has recently gotten into running marathons, such as the Flying Pig, but has ran half marathons in the past all over the United States; she loves staying active and traveling. Felicia also enjoys Mexican food!
Becky Vincent, LPN
Becky received her LPN license in 1976 in Madisonville, Kentucky. She has been in the healthcare field for more than 40 years and has worked in a variety of settings, such as on the Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Room, and on the surgical care units in the hospital. Becky has also worked as a community liaison for a large multi-special clinic and in a physician’s office. However, her favorite job was working in an in-patient psychiatric hospital where she worked for 10 years prior to moving to Ohio. Working with residents with psych issues, or dementia, is what she finds the most rewarding.
She was born in Chicago, but has spent most of her life in Western Kentucky, which she considers home. She’s been married to her husband, Steve, for over 20 years. They moved to Ohio in 1998 due to his job. Becky has two sons, one grandson, and one ornery, little, 10 pound dog named Izzy. Most of her interests revolve around music; she plays the piano, dulcimer, ukulele, and mandolin. Attending concerts with her kids is something that she also enjoys.
Marti Knauff, LPN
Marti became the Director of Admissions and Social Services in 2007; she also works at our sister facility, Morris Nursing Home. Prior to accepting this position Marti served as an ACM charge nurse when she came here in April of 2005 and later the MDS Coordinator. Before ACM, Marti worked at Eastgate Springs, Cedar Works, and at ACRMC; she has served for many positions, including a home health nurse, unit manager, occupational nurse, and a charge nurse. In Marti’s spare time, she likes to spend time with her grandchildren, refinish furniture, and is an agent with a local Real Estate Company.
Charles D. Miller, M.D.
Dr. Charles Miller has an orthopedic practice with concentrations in adult reconstructive, sports, and trauma. He is known for taking time with his patients and trying to make his patients as comfortable and knowledgeable about their medical condition as possible. He completed his medical degree at The Ohio State University– College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. His residency was completed at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital in the Orthopedic Residency Program. He completed his internship at the Naval Regional Medical Center in the Family Practice Residency Program. He is certified in the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and American College of Surgeons. He has many hospital and school affiliations.
Sabir Quraishi, M.D.
Received Medical Degree at S.N. Agra Medical College in Agra, India
Completed Internship and Residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio
Dr. Quraishi provides patient care in the Medical Surgical/Observation Unit of the Adams County Regional Medical Center. His physician office is located at 25800 SR 41, Peebles, Ohio. He is certified by The American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Quraishi has been the Medical Director at Adams County Manor since January 2004.
Cherry R. Cousins, RN, NP
Cherry has been in healthcare since an early age. She initially worked as a critical care and emergency room registered nurse, but decided to move forward and obtain her master’s degree from University of Cincinnati in 2012. She is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner, who has three years of experience in primary care.