Leadership

Mount Nittany Health is led by a board of directors with representation from Mount Nittany Physician Group, Mount Nittany Medical Center, Mount Nittany Health Foundation, physicians and community leaders.

Board of Directors, Mount Nittany Health

Board Officers

James B. Thomas, PhD, Chair
Patricia L. Best, DEd, Vice Chair
Pete Roy, MD, Secretary
Charles L. Witmer, Treasurer

Board Members

Richard D. Allat, MD
Martin Bradley
Tom Charles, MHA, MBA
Thomas F. Brown
Thomas J. Harris
Kristie Kaufman, MD
Eugene Kephart, DEd
Paula Milone-Nuzzo, RN, PhD, FHHC, FAAN
R. Kevin Murray
Karen P. Shute
Nancy L. Silvis
Theodore Ziff, MD

Board of Trustees, Mount Nittany Medical Center

Board Officers

Paula Milone-Nuzzo, RN, PhD, FHHC, FAAN, Chair
Tom Charles, MHA, MBA, Secretary/Treasurer


 

Board Members

Dustin Case, DO
Eugene M. Kephart, DEd
Kenneth W. Pasch
Karen P. Shute
Nancy L. Silvis
Barry R. Stein, DMD

Board of Directors, Mount Nittany Health Foundation

Board Officers

Jonathan Dranov, MD, Chair
John Dutton, PhD, Vice Chair
Kristie Kaufman, MD, Secretary
R. Riggs Griffith, Treasurer
 


 

Board Members

Edward R. Book
Kasandra A. Botti, DO, FACEP
Tom Charles, MHA, MBA
Mimi Barash Coppersmith
Richard H. Dixon, MD
William P. Hayes
Michael Hawbaker
Stanley O. Ikenberry, PhD
Kay Kustanbauter
Eileen W. Leibowitz
Philip H. Sieg
 

Emeritus Member

Barbara R. Palmer

Board of Directors, Mount Nittany Physician Group

Board Officers

Craig Collison, MD, Chair
Paul Guillard, MD, Vice Chair
Emily Peterson, MD, Secretary/Treasurer
 

Board Members

Tom Charles, MHA, MBA
Thomas J. Harris
R. Kevin Murray
 

Board of Directors, Children's Advocacy Center of Centre County, Mount Nittany Health

Board Officers

Jack Infield, Chair
Tom Charles, MHA, MBA, Secretary/Treasurer

Board Members

Patricia Best, DEd
Charlene Friedman
Kim Neely, MS
Tom Poole
Rachel Schwab, MD

Mount Nittany Health Executive Leadership

Tom Charles

Tom Charles, MHA, MBA
Interim President and CEO

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Wayne Thompson, MS
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer

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Anthony Cardell, MD
Executive Director and
Chief Medical Officer,
Mount Nittany Physician Group

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Jeffrey A. Ratner, MD
Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs

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Janet Schachtner, RN, MSN
Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services

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Randy Tewksbury, MBA
Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

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Lou Brungard, MBA
Vice President, Facilities and Plant Services

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Gerald Dittmann, SPHR
Vice President, Human Resources

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Maureen Karstetter

Vice President, Marketing, Communications & Community Outreach

 

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Linda Kuhlman, RN, MSN
Vice President, Professional and Clinical Services

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Gail A. Miller, RN, MS, CPHQ
Vice President for Quality

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Jim Prowant, MS, CMPE
Chief Operating Officer,
Mount Nittany Physician Group

 

 

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Patty Watson, RN, MSN
Vice President, Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer

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Roger C. Yost
Vice President, Finance

 

Medical Staff, Mount Nittany Medical Center

Officers

Wayne J. Sebastianelli, MD, Chief of Medical Staff
James Martin, MD, Assistant Chief of Medical Staff
Anthony Cardell, MD, Secretary
Paul Suhey, DO, Treasurer

Members at Large

Mark Armstrong, MD
Gregory Bailey, DO
Eric Feese, MD

Department Chairs, Mount Nittany Medical Center

Upendra Thaker, MD, FIPP
Anesthesia Department


Theodore Ziff, MD
Emergency Department


Thomas Covaleski, MD
Medicine Department


Franklin Berkey, DO
Family Medicine Department

Theodore Hovick, Jr., MD, FACOG
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department


Paul Murray, MD
Pathology Department


Allyson Huggins, MD
Pediatrics Department

Timothy Derstine, MD
Behavioral Health Services


Patrick Jeanmenne, MD
Radiology Department


Paul Sherbondy, MD
Surgery Department