Cardiopulmonary Rehab Team

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Susan Brown, RN

Registered Nurse

Susan Brown graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. In addition, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Master’s degree in Physical Education from Texas A & M University.  She started her nursing career in cardiac critical care and then moved on to working in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab and Interventional Radiology Suite.  She began working at Montrose Regional Health in 2003 with the Cardiac Cath Lab team.  She supervised the Cardiopulmonary Rehab program for 10 and half years and is now working as a staff RN in that program.  Susan enjoys cooking, hiking, camping, and gardening.

Stephanie Sheley

Stephanie Sheley, MS, MES

Cardiopulmonary Rehab Supervisor

Stephanie Sheley received her Master’s of Science degree in Exercise Physiology with a concentration in High Altitude from Western Colorado University. She has experience working in clinical exercise physiology, sports performance testing, clinical research, cardiopulmonary rehab, group exercise programs, and health coaching. She is a firm believer that exercise is medicine and is passionate about chronic disease management, lifestyle and behavior modifications, and improving overall health and fitness. In her free time, you can find Stephanie running, biking, and backpacking in the great outdoors of Western Colorado.

Melissa Wright

Melissa Wright, RRT

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Melissa Wright, along with her two children moved from Texas to Montrose in 2004, to be closer to her mom. Since then she has held many positions at MRH since starting in 2006. In 2010 she graduated from Independence University with an Associate Degree in Respiratory Therapy. She has worked in Respiratory Therapy acute care for the last 11 years; changing rolls in November 2021 to Cardiopulmonary Rehab. In her free time, you can find her on the water paddleboarding with her friends or at the gym. She has a crafty side and likes to paint, sew, and make T-shirts. Melissa is also active in the community gathering donations for the Dolphin House and Shop With A Cop and is a member of the Olathe Fireman’s Association and the ELKs.