(Left) Dr. Allen introducing Tina Payne Bryson, Ph. D at the 2015 Aspen Strong Foundation's Changing Brains, Changing Lives Symposium. Roaring Fork Neurology is proud to be a partner in the Aspen Strong Foundation's 2016 Mental Health Screening Initiative. To learn more, click here
Emily Hightower is a trusted Mind Body Medic in the valley with over 20 years of experience empowering wellness to those she serves. She co-owns Intrinsic with husband, Brian Hightower, and together they disrupt limiting beliefs and awaken your body's innate abilities to heal and perform at your best. As multimodality coaches they offer tools you can use every day like breathwork, integrative nutrition, and functional movement that inspire confidence, self-regulation, and resilience from the inside out. Emily works year-round with wounded veterans and EMS and has training and experience with deep trauma release, brain injury recovery and integration. She comes to Roaring Fork Neurology to share awakenings in evolving brain health and longevity through Intrinsic Tools. Among her many trauma and breathwork trainings, Emily is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher with over 14,000 hours of teaching contact and is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach.
Carly Stillman, PA-C, is originally from Glenwood Springs, CO, and was thrilled to return to the Roaring Fork Valley in December 2017, after completing her physician assistant training. She completed her undergraduate degree in Integrative Physiology at the University of Colorado. After a few years working as a medical assistant, she then went on to receive her Masters in Medical Science from Saint Francis University and her Physician Assistant degree at Red Rocks PA Program in 2017. She is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Physician Assistants, and Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants. Carly is active in our Mountain Neurological Research Center which is involved in multiple clinical trials for new and innovative treatments for various neurological diseases. In her spare time, Carly enjoys hiking, biking, crossfit, trail running, rafting, and spending time with her family here in the Roaring Fork Valley.
Dr. Brooke Allen received her medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 2006. She completed her neurology residency at the University of Colorado Denver in 2010, specializing in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system including diseases and injury of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles. She has special interests in multiple sclerosis and headaches.
Dr. Allen is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in the field of Neurology. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Headache Society. She is also active in her local medical society and a member of the Colorado Medical Society.
In addition to her outpatient practice in Basalt, Colorado, Dr. Allen has privileges at Aspen Valley Hospital in Aspen, Colorado, and Grand River Hospital in Rifle, Colorado, where she serves as a consultant to other physicians and health care providers.
Dr. Allen currently serves on the MS Society Colorado-Wyoming Chapter's Board of Trustees. In 2014, she was honored to become the first physician in Colorado and Wyoming to attain recognition as a Partner in MS Care. This designation by the National MS Society recognizes exceptional commitment to MS patient care and the need for patients to have access to a neurologist with current knowledge and experience treating MS. Dr. Allen serves on the Chapter's Healthcare Advisory Committee and the Rural and Young Person Access Committee, where she works to improve health care for individuals living with MS in rural areas of Colorado and Wyoming. She also participates in patient and physician education programs and supports local MS fundraising events.