Leadership & Staff

Tracy Turman

Tracy Turman


Tracy became CEO in 2013 after working in a variety of settings to include acute care, post-acute care and physician practice management. He has more than 22 years of experience in healthcare administration and is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Tracy received his undergraduate degree from James Madison University and a Master of Science degree in health care administration from the University of Maryland University College. Tracy, his wife Amy and two daughters live in Chesterfield County.

Dr. Carlton Miller

Carlton Miller, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Miller is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology, specializing in the treatment of rheumatology, musculoskeletal and connective tissue diseases and osteoporosis. He has more than 25 years of clinical and medical management experience. Dr. Miller also is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology. He completed his fellowship training in rheumatology at the University of Virginia and serves as the assistant clinical professor of medicine, UVA Division of Rheumatology as well as the associate clinical professor of medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine Division of Rheumatology. Dr. Miller received his medical degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He is a board member of the Arthritis Foundation of Virginia, Virginia Society of Rheumatology and the Lupus Foundation of Virginia.

Carlton Miller, M.D. is an independent private practice physician whose office is located at the hospital.

Lisa Barker

Lisa Stewart Barker, SPHR

Director of Human Resources

Lisa came to HealthSouth with more than 25 years of experience in financial office administration with a focus on human resources administration. Bringing extensive experience in recruiting, employee relations, benefits, training and development, Lisa was promoted in March 2007 to the position of director of human resources, after serving in the accounting department since the hospital opened in June 2006. She is nationally certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and is a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Senior Certified Professional. Lisa is a member of the national and state SHRM as well as the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) of the American Hospital Association (AHA), and the Virginia Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (VaSHHRA). A lifelong area resident, Lisa is active in the community, her church, and also volunteers as a World Vision Child Ambassador.

Dana Holladay

Dana Holladay

Area Marketing Director

Dana Holladay was named director of marketing operations of HealthSouth of Fredericksburg in February 2013. Dana’s has 15 years extensive experience in marketing, business development and management. She is a graduate of University of Louisiana, Lafayette and has also completed the Dale Carnegie Sales Management course. She is currently responsible for marketing operations for Fredericksburg, Richmond, and Petersburg.

Ann Norford

Ann Norford


Ann joined HealthSouth in May 2007 as the assistant controller at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Virginia in Richmond and was promoted to controller at Petersburg in 2008. She came to HealthSouth with more than 20 years of accounting and finance experience, including healthcare, service and public accounting. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Miami University. Ann is married, has two children and resides in Midlothian.

Grace Palmer

Grace Palmer

Director of Quality

Grace has been the director of quality of HealthSouth Petersburg since 2011. She uses her significant analytical, management, finance and statistical skills to support the hospitals operations in various ways including FTE Management, automation, development and market penetration of admissions functions, quality, data mining and information functions. Grace began her education in hospital administration and decision sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University. She subsequently became the admissions supervisor and then worked as the controller at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Northern Virginia in Aldie, Virginia. Grace started her career in investment banking and financial advisory services and has worked in the Caribbean and Latin America.

Kristen Porter

Kristin Porter

Director of Therapy Operations

Kristin’s career as a physical therapist has been focused in the inpatient rehabilitation setting and she has been with HealthSouth since 2008. She began her career as a physical therapist at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Rock Hill, SC and joined the HealthSouth Petersburg team as lead physical therapist in 2013. Kristin was then  promoted to  director of therapy operations in 2014. She received her undergraduate degree and a Master of Science in exercise sports science in 2005 and her doctorate in physical therapy in 2008  from Elon University. Kristin is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, as well as, the Virginia Physical Therapy Association and she resides in Richmond, VA.

Patrick Sears

Patrick Sears, R.Ph

Director of Pharmacy

Patrick joined HealthSouth in 2014, bringing almost 20 years of pharmacy experience in both the community and hospital acute care settings. Originally from the Seattle area, he earned his pharmacy degree from the University of Washington School of Pharmacy in 1995, and is now working on his master's degree in business administration through the University Of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is also an adjunct professor/preceptor with the VCU School of Pharmacy, and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He currently resides in Midlothian, Virginia with wife, Heidi and two sons.

Kathleen Seaton

Kathleen Seaton

Chief Nursing Officer

Kathy joined HealthSouth in 2011 as a rehabilitation liaison and has functioned in several roles since. Kathy was promoted to the role of chief nursing officer in May 2015. She has more than 26 years of nursing experience with 16 of those being in hospital nursing management. Kathy belongs to the American Nurses Association and Virginia Nurses Association.  She received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University and her Master of Science degree in management at Walden University. Kathy is also active with the Cheryl Watson Memorial Free Clinic in Mechanicsville, Virginia.   

Lydia Windle

Lydia Windle

Director of Case Management

Promoted to director of case management at HealthSouth Petersburg in October 2015, Lydia began her career with HealthSouth in Richmond in 2010. She received a Bachelor of Science in public health from the University of North Carolina. Lydia and her husband Tyler live in Richmond, VA with their two dogs.