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Author Archives: CPBJ Staff

Heather Staples Lavoie

Heather Staples Lavoie President & CEO Geneia Staples Lavoie has overall accountability for the well-being and success of the organization. As a start-up leader, this means anything and everything. Typical duties range from sales and conference presentations, leading company town hall meetings, budgeting and signing contracts, and participating in product, development, security and compliance activities. She took on the role ...

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Alisa Jones, MPH

Alisa Jones, MPH President & CEO Union Community Care The purpose of Jones’ position is to guide operational alignment, strategic planning, leadership development, and resource development to move Union Community Care forward in our mission to spark equity through patient-led healthcare that welcomes and strengthens our communities by integrating body, mind, and heart. She has been serving Union Community Care ...

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F. Wilson Jackson, MD

F. Wilson Jackson, MD President Jackson Siegelbaum Gastroenterology Dr. Jackson is the physician president of an independent, medical specialty practice with a longstanding presence in our community. He has held the position over 20 years. He is proud of the fact that with counsel from remarkable physician partners and input from dedicated co-workers throughout the organization, the practice has remained ...

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David Holmberg

David Holmberg President & CEO Highmark Health Holmberg is helping to shape the future of the fast-evolving health care industry. He has proactively and regularly engaged with trade associations, regulators, peer organizations, strategic partners, and government entities, both regional and national , to resolve critical health care issues and ensure the equitable treatment of Highmark Health’s patients, policyholders, and business ...

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John J. Herman

John J. Herman CEO Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Herman joined Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health as its CEO March 1, 2021. He brings a deep appreciation for both Penn Medicine and LG Health’s historic legacies as pioneering healthcare organizations. He also has a commitment to community care and experience developing high reliability organizations and productive partnerships to provide personalized ...

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Eric Hauser, RPh

Eric Hauser, RPh President Organic Remedies Hauser’s primary duties involve supporting the Organic Remedies team in their efforts to improve the overall wellness of patients by cultivating, manufacturing and dispensing affordable high quality medical marijuana products, while continuing the advancement of medical marijuana research through innovating in the areas of genetics, dosage form development, collaborative research, and superior patient care. ...

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Philip Guarneschelli

Philip Guarneschelli President UPMC in Central PA Guarneschelli’s primary duties include encouraging, supporting, and leading employees in achieving UPMC’s mission, vision and values. He also has the vital job of listening to patients, their family members, and people in the community to ensure that UPMC is meeting their needs. He’s been in his current position since 2017, but he’s seen ...

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John Goldman, MD

John Goldman, MD Epidemiologist and Vice President of Medical Affairs UPMC in Central PA Dr. Goldman handles all medical staff issues. He is also in charge of graduate medical education at UPMC in Central PA., and he leads the health system’s response to COVID-19. He has been with the health system since 1996 and has been in his present position ...

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Roxanna Gapstur

Roxanna Gapstur President & CEO WellSpan Health As President and CEO, shaping organizational culture and driving strategy rise to the top of the list of duties. “At WellSpan, we are reimagining healthcare as a trusted partner leading in value, and each day, this vision is brought to life by inspiring 20,000 talented team members to achieve our goals,” Gapstur said. ...

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Patricia Fonzi

Patricia Fonzi President & CEO Family Health Council of Central PA Fonzi is responsible for the strategic direction, project development, funding strategies, financial and operational administration of the organization, with the goal of ensuring the overall success of the organization and the success of its dedicated staff. She has served for six years in her current position, but Fonzi will ...

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Jenny Englerth

Jenny Englerth President & CEO Family First Health Englerth’s primary duties are centered around delivering on the mission of the organization. She works with Family First Health’s board of directors and senior leaders to ensure alignment between the organizational capacity and resources and the health needs of our patients and the communities that Family First serves. On a daily basis ...

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Manal El Harrak

Manal El Harrak CEO Sadler Health Center El Harrak said as a federally qualified health center CEO, she is first and foremost a voice and a change agent for the most vulnerable in the community. She is responsible for the successful achievement of the organization’s mission and strategic initiatives, by optimizing its human and financial capital to improve the health ...

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Douglas C. Dyer

Douglas C. Dyer Executive Director Central Penn Business Group on Health Dyer is a healthcare executive with over 25 years of experience in the central Pennsylvania marketplace. Prior to joining Central Penn Business Group on Health, he served as senior vice president of strategic planning and business development for UPMC Pinnacle, Harrisburg. He managed the seven hospital system-wide strategic planning ...

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Barry D. Buckingham

Barry D. Buckingham Executive Director Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) As executive director Buckingham’s role is to direct operations and support the excellent PHC4 team so that they can continue to effectively collect, analyze, and publicly report quality and cost related health care data in the Commonwealth. He also works with the various constituencies represented on the council ...

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Kimberly Brister

Kimberly Brister Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer WellSpan Health Brister is responsible for advancing WellSpan’s long-range strategy to build an engaged, diverse workforce representative of its diverse communities, and an equitable and inclusive workplace where individuals from every background and lived experience have the opportunity to excel in their chosen career path. She was promoted to ...

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