Spaulding Nursing & Therapy Center West Roxbury

Christine Reilly
Executive Director
Ms. Reilly is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator with over 25 years of healthcare management experience in both acute and post- acute care. She has a BS in Healthcare Administration from Stonehill College.

Gail Deneault
Director of Nursing
Gail Deneault, RN, MSN, CRRN, is the Director of Nursing at Spaulding West Roxbury. Prior to holding this role, Gail has served as Staff Development Coordinator and Infection Control Nurse.

Ms. Denault holds a BNS from the University of Massachusetts, which was awarded summa cum laude, and received her MSN from the University of Massachusetts, the focus of study on geriatrics and education.

Bernadette Burak-Danielson
Director of Rehabilitation for the Skilled Nursing Facilities
Bernadette is the Director of Rehab for the SNF Division of Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, including Spaulding West Roxbury, Spaulding North End and the Transition Care Unit at Spaulding North Shore. She has over 17 years of rehab experience in skilled nursing industry. In addition to her extensive background in rehabilitation operations, Bernadette has expertise in skilled nursing and Medicare regulations. She is Resident Assessment Coordinator-Certified.

Ms. Burak-Danielson received her MSM from Lesley University and undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology from University of Massachusetts Boston. She also has her Associate Degree in Physical Therapy.

Kristen Lager
Rehabilitation Manager
Ms. Lager is the Rehabilitation Manager at Spaulding West Roxbury. She earned a doctorate of physical therapy from Ithaca College and has been a practicing PT for more than six years, all within the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network. Ms. Lager also received her bachelor of science and master of physical therapy from Ithaca College, as well as a minor in Spanish. 

Ms. Lager has extensive experience in working with orthopedic, geriatric, cardiac and neurology patients.  In addition to her clinical expertise, she is wound care certified and fluent in Spanish. Ms. Lager has had several oversees experiences, most recently as a physical therapy volunteer in Haiti, and she was also a public health volunteer in Paraguay.

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