Meet Our Team


Jeanne Tanner, OTR/L, CHT

Jeanne graduated from Ohio State University and has been in practice since 1983. She became a CHT in November 2001. She works at Raleigh Orthopaedic Therapy Services. 

Jeanne enjoys music, including playing the guitar and dulcimer, art, hiking, biking, the mountains and the beach. She has taken a recent interest in family history but also enjoys photography and has been photojournaling since 1995. 

Jeanne has enjoyed helping NCUESIG grow!

Co-Vice President

Katie Dietrich, MS, OTR/L, CHT

Co-Vice President

Julie Dubas, MS, OTR/L, CHT


Tammy Elliot, MS, OTR/L, CHT

Tammy has been in practice since 1988. She graduated from Colorado State University and has been a CHT since November 1996.  She works at EmergeOrtho.

Tammy also teaches Tai Chi for balance at two assisted living facilities in Cary, NC. She loves the beach, mountains, hiking, and biking, but when she can't do any of that, she enjoys quilting.


 Jennifer Trbovich, MS, OTR/L, CHT

Jennifer  graduated from East Carolina University with a B.S. in Occupational  Therapy. She moved to Raleigh and begin OT practice in outpatient pediatric/orthopaedic  and home health therapy. She has been a certified hand therapist since 2009 and has worked at Raleigh Orthopaedic therapy services since 2008.  

Jennifer is passionate about the continuity of care that she is able to give working in a physician owned practice. She enjoys traveling to ASHT conferences in order to stay up to date on the  latest research as well as to network with other hand therapists  nationwide.


Jennifer and her husband, Andy, have one son, Tanner, who keeps them very busy. 

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Ashley Gaudino, MOT, OTR/L

Ashley has been an OT practitioner since 2010. She started out as an OTA with a burning desire to work with hands, so she returned to school and graduated from Cabarrus College of Health Sciences in 2016 with her masters in Occupational Therapy. She has worked at Duke Physical and Occupational Therapy services since 2019.

Ashley loves the mountains, hiking, Camp Gladiator, crafting, reading and adventures with her husband and four dogs.