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Congratulations to the 2021 Health Care Heroes honorees

Let’s celebrate the health care heroes of Central Pennsylvania.

Each year the Central Penn Business Journal and Central Penn Parent recognizes excellence, promotes innovation and honors the efforts of individuals and organizations making significant positive impacts on the quality of health care

More than 40 leaders and organizations have been named honorees this year. Winners will be announced at a special virtual celebration event on May 27 at the CPBJ.com

More information about the event can be found here. Here are the 2021 honorees:

Advancements in Innovation and Health Care

Smilebuilderz LLC

Community Outreach/Education Hero

Kelly Blechertas
York County Coalition on Homelessness

Oralia Dominic
Highmark Inc.

Ann Kunkel
WellSpan Health

Hamilton Health Center

Penn State Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention Program

COVID-19 Hero

Eugene Curley
WellSpan Health

Rich Feczko
Compass One Healthcare

Allison Polinski
Penn State Health Holy Spirit Hospital

Hamilton Health Center

Penn State Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention Program

Health Care Specialties Hero

Ron Coughlin
The Campus of the Jewish Home of Greater Harrisburg, PA

Cristine Frantz
WellSpan York Hospital

Holly Gilmore
WellSpan Philhaven

Ashutosh Kumar
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Music Therapists – Board Certified
Penn State Health, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Donald Steely Jr
WellSpan Health York Cancer Center

Duane Williams
Penn State Children’s Hospital | Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Health Professional Hero

Anne Bizup
Central Penn College

Robert W. Callahan Jr.
US Department of Veterans Affairs, Lebanon VA Medical Center

Mark Goedecker
WellSpan Health

Elena Guk
Cornerstone Dental Health

Jaime Bashore Long
PSU COM

Amber Stower
WellSpan Philhaven

Lifetime Achievement Hero

Robert C. Aber
Penn State Health

Cheston Berlin
Penn State Children’s Hospital

Mental Health Caregiver Hero

Michael Diller
WellSpan Health

Amy Eichelberger
WellSpan Philhaven Behavioral Health

Hanni Snyder
WellSpan Philhaven

Jennifer Stoner
Penn State Health

Timothy Zeiger
Timothy S. Zeiger Psy.D., PLLC

WellSpan Health/WellSpan Philhaven

Nurse Hero

Tracie Dawson
Derry Township School District/ Hershey Middle School

WGSH Nursing Team
WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital

Elisha J. Peregino
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Jill Savini
Lebanon Valley College

Lindsay Truong
The Campus of the Jewish Home of Greater Harrisburg, PA

Physician Hero

Nicole Osevala
Penn State Health

Erika F. H. Saunders
Penn State Health

Raghav Tirupathi
Keystone Health

CPBJ Staff
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