Leadership & Staff

Julie Taylor

Julie Taylor

Chief Executive Officer

Julie Taylor is a West Tennessee native growing up in Puryear, Tennessee. The majority of her 25 years of experience has been in post-acute rehabilitation across a diverse range of settings across West Tennessee including skilled nursing, home health, pediatrics and inpatient rehabilitation. In 2002, Julie earned her Assistive Technology Practitioner certification and has performed many custom wheelchair evaluations during her career. Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. In 2017 she earned her MBA at Bethel University.

Davidson Curwen, M.D

Dr. Davidson Curwen

Medical Director

Dr. Davidson Curwen is a board-certified physiatrist who serves as the medical director for Spire Rehabilitation Hospital in Jackson, Tenn. Prior to the hospitals opening in July 2017, he served as the medical director for West Tennessee Rehabilitation Center since 1992. He also has a private practice clinic, West TN Rehab Group, where he specializes in guided pain and spasticity management using an array of procedures. Dr. Curwen received his medical training at the University of California at Los Angeles and completed residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York, New York. His memberships include: American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Southern Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; American Institute of Ultra-Sound in Medicine; and American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine.  

* The hospital provides access to independent physicians.
Tasha Glass

Tasha Glass

Director of Human Resources

Tasha joined Spire Rehabilitation Hospital in August 2017 as the director of human resources. She graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance. Tasha brings more than 12 years of experience in Human Resources with nine of those in healthcare human resources. She is an active member of SHRM and also a member of the local West TN SHRM.

Amy Lambert Kiestler

Amy Lambert Kiestler, RN

Business Development Director

Amy serves as the director of marketing operations and was promoted to this role from her former position as a senior rehab liaison with HealthSouth that she started in early 2016. While attending school, she worked as a technician and intern at the West Tennessee Rehabilitation Center; and after receiving her registered nurse degree in 2007, she continued her work with rehabilitation patients first as a staff floor nurse and then a nurse liaison. She also has experience serving as a rehab liaison for Rehab Care where she continued providing all inpatient rehabilitation services for the hospital. 

Kyle Lusby

Kyle Lusby, PharmD

Director of Pharmacy

Kyle earned his bachelor’s degree in pharmacy and doctorate degree of pharmacy from Ole Miss. He worked as a community pharmacist before joining the Tennova Volunteer Martin as a staff pharmacist. Kyle joined Spire Rehabilitation Hospital in May 2017 and enjoyed the challenge of opening a new hospital pharmacy. Outside of work, Kyle serves as a board member of Women’s Resource and Rape Assistance Program and the Weakley County Adult Leadership Program. He also serves as a student mentor for the Tennessee Promise Program and a mock interviewer for the Ned Ray McWherter Institute on the campus of University of Tennessee at Martin. Kyle is a graduate of the Weakley County Leadership Program and WestStar Leadership Program. In 2013, Kyle founded the Robert C. Lusby Memorial Scholarship that is awarded yearly to a graduating senior of Greenfield High School. 

Jonathan A. McAnulty

Jonathan A. McAnulty, OTR/L

Director of Quality and Risk Management

Jonathan joined Spire Rehabilitation Hospital as the director of quality and risk in 2017. He graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in health and human performance and began his career in healthcare as a medical sales marketing executive. In 2011, he earned his master’s degree in occupational therapy from Tennessee State University and started his occupational therapy career at West Tennessee Rehabilitation Center where he served for five years as the lead therapist on the spinal cord injury team. While at West Tennessee Healthcare, he was able to treat a variety of diagnoses in acute care, inpatient, neonatal and outpatient settings. 

Joshua Rotger

Joshua Rotger

Director of Plant Operations

Joshua joined Spire Rehabilitation Hospital in April 2017 as the director of plant operations. His tenure began with HealthSouth in March 2015, where he previously served as a maintenance mechanic at HealthSouth Cane Creek in Martin, Tennessee, before joining the Spire team. Joshua brings more than 10 years’ experience in construction and maintenance with the Tennessee Army National Guard, and then graduated in 2010 from the University of Tennessee at Martin with a bachelor’s degree in university studies. He is currently completing his commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) certification and is an active member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE). 

Kenneth White

Kenneth White, MSSW, LAPSW

Director of Case Management

Kenneth, a licensed advanced practice social worker, started his social work career in 1993 at West Tennessee Rehabilitation Center before coming to Spire Rehabilitation Hospital. He received his bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Tennessee-Martin and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Tennessee-Memphis. In addition, he has served as an adjunct instructor at a local community college and worked in the areas of home care and hospice as both a care provider and consultant.