Leadership

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

Board of Directors, Mount Nittany Health

Board Officers

James B. Thomas, Ph.D., Chair
Patricia L. Best, D.Ed., Vice Chair
Thomas J. Harris, Secretary
Thomas F. Brown, Treasurer

Board Members

Steven E. Brown, FACHE
Jonathan Dranov, MD
James E. Freije, MD
Wayne J. Sebastianelli, MD

Board of Trustees, Mount Nittany Medical Center

Board Officers

James B. Thomas, Ph.D., Chair
Patricia L. Best, D.Ed., Vice Chair
Thomas J. Harris, Secretary
Thomas F. Brown, Treasurer

Board Members

Richard D. Allatt, MD
Paula Milone-Nuzzo, RN, PhD, FHHC, FAAN
Steve E. Brown, FACHE, President and CEO
Jonathan Dranov, MD
Eugene M. Kephart, D.Ed.

 

Philip I. Park
Wayne J. Sebastianelli, MD, Chief of Medical Staff
Karen P. Shute
Charles L. Witmer
Theodore Ziff, MD

Board of Directors, The Foundation for Mount Nittany Medical Center

Board Officers

Jonathan Dranov, MD, Chair
John Dutton, Ph.D, Vice Chair
Tom Brown, Secretary
Richard Wisniewski, CPA, Treasurer

Board Members

Edward R. Book, Director
Steve Brown, FACHE, President and CEO
Mimi Barash Coppersmith, Director
Richard H. Dixon, MD, Director
R. Riggs Griffith, Director
Donald W. Hamer, Director

 

 

Dorothy B. Huck, Director
Barbara R. Palmer, Director
Philip H. Sieg, Director
Eileen W. Leibowitz, Director
Stanley O. Ikenberry, Ph.D, Director
Lance T. Shaner, Director

Board of Directors, Mount Nittany Health Surgical Center

Board Officers

James B. Thomas, Ph.D., Chair
Patricia L. Best, D.Ed., Vice Chair
Thomas F. Brown, Treasurer
Thomas J. Harris, Secretary

Board Members

Steven E. Brown, FACHE, Director
Ken Pasch, Director-at-Large
Janet M. Schachtner, Director
Upendra Thaker, MD, Medical Director
Richard J. Wisniewski, Director

Board of Directors, Mount Nittany Physician Group

Board Officers

Pete Roy, III, MD, Chair
Steven E. Brown, FACHE, Secretary
Paul Guillard, MD, Treasurer
Craig Collison, MD, Vice Chair

Board Members

Patricia L. Best, D.Ed
Thomas F. Brown
 

Mount Nittany Health Executive Leadership

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Steven E. Brown, FACHE
President and CEO

Tom Charles

Tom Charles, MHA, MBA
Executive Vice President,
System Development and Chief Strategy Officer

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Wayne Thompson, MS
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer

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

 

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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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Richard Wisniewski, CPA
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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Patty Watson, RN, MSN
Vice President, Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer

Medical Staff, Mount Nittany Medical Center

Officers

Wayne J. Sebastianelli, MD, Chief of Medical Staff
Richard D. Allatt, MD, Assistant Chief of Medical Staff
Anthony Cardell, MD, Secretary
Paul Suhey, DO, Treasurer

Members at Large

Franklin Berkey, DO
John C. Coppes, MD
Irphan Gaslightwala, MD

Department Chairs, Mount Nittany Medical Center

Upendra Thaker, MD
Anesthesia Department


Theodore Ziff, MD
Emergency Department


Sheldon Henry, MD
Medicine Department

Theodore Hovick, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department

Paul Murray, MD
Pathology Department


Kristie Kaufman, MD
Pediatrics Department

Timothy Derstine, MD
Behavioral Health Services


Gregory R. Weimer, MD
Radiology Department


James S. Martin, MD
Surgery Department

The Foundation’s 21st Annual Golf Tournament raised $150,000 for the new Cancer Center.

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