Meet Our Team
Ross Zafonte, DO
Title: President of Spaulding Hospital for Continuing Medical Care Cambridge
Dr. Ross D. Zafonte is Earle P. and Ida S. Charlton Professor and Chairman of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School. He also serves as chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, as well as Senior Vice President Medical Affairs Research and Education at Spaulding Rehabilitation. In his role at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, he oversees the medical and research staff.
Dr. Zafonte has a distinguished career in field of traumatic brain injury, spasticity and other neurological disorders. He is the author of more than 300 peer review journal articles, abstracts and book chapters.
Joanne Fucile, RN, DNP, CRRN, NEA-BC
Title: Associate Chief Nursing Officer (ACON)
Education: BSN and MSN, Salem State College; Doctorate in Nursing Practice, MGH Institute of Health Professions
Recognitions/Memberships: Member of Sigma Theta Tau, Association of Nurse Executives and the Association of Rehabilitation Nursing. American College of Healthcare Executives, Association of Nursing Association and Organization of Nurse Leaders Board – past president 2018. ACP Veteran Mentor; Member of Lynn Council of Elder Services.
Jonathon Schwartz, MD
Title: Medical Director
Education: BA in chemistry Johns Hopkins University; MD Temple University, Residency: internal medicine, Boston Medical Center; Fellowship: nephrology Boston Medical Center.
Recognitions: Led numerous symposia and given multiple lectures on varied topics from medical education, physician-patient relationship to nephrology management for primary care doctors as well as intensivists. His received outstanding teacher awards as a resident and teaching undergraduate chemistry.
Breanne Muchemore, LICSW, CCM
Title: Senior Director of Case Management
Breanne Muchemore, LICSW, CCM is the Senior Director of Care Management at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Spaulding Hospital Cambridge. She oversees inpatient and outpatient case management and social work departments at Spaulding Boston and Cambridge. Breanne is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Certified Case Manager. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Baylor University and is a graduate of Boston College with her Master's in Social Work. She has worked for Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital since 2013 and is the chair of the Customer Service Committee and Utilization Review Committee. In 2020, Breanne managed Case Management teams at Boston Hope, 500 bed field hospital for patients with COVID-19 and post-acute care needs. Breanne is a Board Member for American Case Management Association-Massachusetts Chapter.
William J. Reilly, MS, OTR/L
Title: Director of Inpatient Rehabilitation
Education: Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy, Tufts University; undergraduate degree is from Saint John’s Seminary College
Recognitions: Clinical Practice Leader on the Pulmonary and Cardiac units at Youville Hospital; Director of Rehabilitation, Spaulding Nursing and Therapy Center Brighton