Our Team

At The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center, our dedicated staff is available 24-hours a day to meet your care needs. We treat our residents and their families as valued friends and respected members of our community.

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Leann R. Curtis
Executive Director

Leann has been the executive director for The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center since March 2005. She has degrees in psychology and sociology and has worked in mental health and long-term care since 1992. Her passion for excellence and improving the lives of others has motivated her to build a team of caring professionals who strive daily to provide the best quality of care and life possible for the residents at the center. A Texas native, Leann moved to The Dalles in 1998 where she lives with her husband, two dogs and two cats.

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Betty West
Business Office Manager

Betty was raised in The Dalles and has worked at the center since 1995 in various roles. Betty is committed to excellence and strives to improve the lives of others daily.

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Dr. Lawrence Elzinga, MD
Medical Director

Born and raised near San Francisco, Dr. Elzinga has lived in Beaverton since 1981. He graduated from Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL and earned his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco. He has been practicing medicine in Oregon ever since. Dr. Elzinga enjoys snow skiing, hiking, gardening and reading. "My biggest passion is to promote health and well being in individuals. "

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Kristi Steinfeld
Rehabilitation Manager
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Cindy Miller
Director of Nursing Services

    Quick Facts

  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • 83 beds
  • Smoke-Free Center
  • Admissions 24/7
  • Free Cable for Residents and Guests
  • Select In-Room Telephone Access
  • Televisions Available
  • Post-Acute Unit with 11 Private Rooms
  • Only Facility in the Area with 100% Private Rooms!
2015 AHCH-NCAL Bronze National Quality Award button
Pinnacle-2013 Pinnacle Customer Experience Award