Adjunct Staff

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Clinical Educators

Sandeep (Sonny) Singh Bains, PharmD, BCPS

Sandeep is a clinical pharmacist with extensive clinical leadership experience in both acute care and ambulatory healthcare settings. He completed post-graduate training at Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and has since worked in clinical pharmacy leadership with large healthcare systems in the greater Philadelphia area. He is also the principal consultant at Bains Rx, LLC, a healthcare consulting firm dedicated to improving outcomes while reducing costs.

Elizabeth (Beth) Cavanaugh, RN, BSN, MSN

Beth brings over 20 years of clinical nursing experience to her work at Alosa Health. She has spent much of that time planning and implementing care in a NICU. In addition to her clinical work, she has over 19 years of teaching experience, primarily as a Clinical Instructor at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.

Linda Cruz, MBA

Linda has extensive experience as a Physician Assistant in Healthcare, Life science, Devices and CRO companies. Prior to joining Alosa Health, she worked for the Alzheimer’s Association championing corporations to support the Alzheimer’s cause through sponsorships and educational programs. Linda holds an MBA in Healthcare Business Administration and has served on several professional boards.

 

Ivory Davis, MN, RN

Ivory is a Registered Nurse of 16 years. She is a graduate of Grambling State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and LSU-New Orleans with a Master’s in Public & Community Health Nursing.  Her career experiences include working in the areas of Med Surgical Nursing, Clinical Research, Case Management, Quality Management, and Performance Improvement.

John Donehoo, RPh

John is a clinical pharmacist with extensive clinical experience in ambulatory care, long term care, retail pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. He graduated from the Duquesne University School of Pharmacy in Pittsburgh. He established and operated a pharmacist services program within a hospital-based outpatient clinic at UPMC that serves about 20000 patients. He has collaborated with the SpaceX medical team on various projects.

Mary Liz Doyle-Tadduni, PhD, MSN, MBA, RN

Mary Liz is a registered nurse who has worked for 19 years in clinical nursing, nursing administration, and hospital administration in the city of Philadelphia. Her doctoral work involved studying health care workers preparedness for terrorism, and she presented her work at the Tenth Annual International Research Conference in Dublin, Ireland. She has served as guest faculty in various universities within metropolitan Philadelphia.

Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH

Elisabeth is located in Bangor, Maine, and is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine. She has consulted on multiple opioid crisis projects throughout Maine and has worked as a physician educator since 2003. She works clinically as a low-barrier buprenorphine prescriber and a nocturnist/hospitalist. She received her MD from Vanderbilt and her MPH in Health Policy and Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill.

Katarina Frank, MD, PhD

Katarina Frank MD, PhD lives in Dublin, Ohio.  Dr. Frank is experienced as a Physician Educator and as a Drug and Violence Prevention Educator. She has worked as an Anesthesiologist and Public Health Physician in Europe and as an Anatomy and Physiology Professor and Public Health Educator in the US.  Dr. Frank has published multiple articles related to public health. She received her Doctorate in Medicine in 1996 and her PhD in Public Health in 2014 from Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice, Slovak Republic.

Julie Garcia, RPh

Julie is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science with over 35 years’ experience in retail, hospital and long-term care pharmacy. For the last 24 years she served as Chief Pharmacist at a Pennsylvania State Veterans Home. She additionally acted as an Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Lake Erie College of Medicine School of Pharmacy and had a long-term care rotation for the Erie Veterans Administration Pharmacy Residency Program. She has a special interest in improving health outcomes in older adults through the appropriate use of medications.

Alisen Guyet, RN, BSN, MPH

Alisen is an RN with a diverse professional background. Her career spans work for the Department of Public Health in Virginia Beach, health insurers, pharmaceutical companies, and the Navy Medical Center in Portsmouth, NH. Prior to joining Alosa, Alisen was working for Anthem health insurance, providing case management for Medicaid recipients requiring long-term support services.

Marc Hancock, MSN, NNP-BC

Marc has 12 years of experience as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner with Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. He served as the Product Specialist for the Newborn Intensive Care Unit working on the hospital and corporate levels to evaluate and implement medical products. He also has 15 years of experience as a Clinical Nurse Consultant with several medical device companies where he worked with health systems to evaluate and implement products to reduce pediatric medication errors and reducing staff injury through safe patient handling products and programs.

Candice Holohan, RN, BSN

Candice has been a nurse since 1992. She has over two decades of healthcare experience spanning multiple facets of the industry, from the clinical setting with direct patient and provider management to the management of clinical teams and programs.

Barbara Keleher, RN, BSN

Barbara has been a registered nurse for over 25 years, with extensive experience as a Staff Nurse and Clinical Consultant. In addition, she has over 15 years of experience providing patient and healthcare provider education for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, and she is also wound care certified.

Kelly Kretzer, PharmD

Kelly is a clinical pharmacist who received her degree from the University of Illinois. She has spent the last 15 years as a healthcare consultant and educator to patients, their families and physicians. She also has several years of sales and management experience with the pharmaceutical industry.

Jane Luby, BS, RN

Jane is a Registered Nurse with over 18 years of Clinical Education experience. She has held a variety of positions within several pharmaceutical companies, with a primary focus on clinical education. She has also spent time in the medical device, disposables, and home health care/DME sectors.

Susan Martin, RN

Susan holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Western International University and an RN degree. She has held positions of increasing responsibility within Aetna for the past 5 years, and currently holds the role of Clinical Program Manager. Previously, Susan worked at the Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale Behavioral Health Hospital, and the Phoenix VA Hospital, where she was a Lead RN/Manager for Mental Health, Detox/Addiction and Medical Surgical Units.

Mary McCormick, PharmD

Mary is a practicing pharmacist with over 20 years’ experience in toxicology, management, community, hospital, and long-term care pharmacy in addition to academic detailing. She received a BS in pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy/AHS and PharmD from University of Utah. Her specialty is toxicology. She is the former Director of the Connecticut Poison Control Center and in addition, she served as the sole pharmacist on a consultant team of physician toxicologists managing difficult toxicology cases throughout the state. She enjoys educating and mentoring consumers and health care professionals.

Paula McKinley, RN, BSN

Paula is a nurse with experience in peri-operative, telemetry, oncology, and med-surgical nursing in a hospital-based setting as well as home health nursing. She also has experience as a clinical coordinator in a multi-disciplinary pain management facility and holds certifications in case management and as a certified disability management specialist in workers compensation and disability insurance.

Mary Mullins, RN, BSN

Mary received her BSN from University of Maryland School of Nursing. Mary has over 25 years clinical experience in critical care and operating room nursing. Mary was also more recently a pioneering RN, Local Care Coordinator with one of the first and largest Patient Centered Medical Home Programs in the country where she collaborated with providers to provide comprehensive, coordinated care for patients with the greatest health needs – typically those suffering from multiple, chronic health conditions. Throughout her career, Mary has particularly focused on the main goal of nursing: caring for the whole patient.

Bonnie Noll-Nelson, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE

Bonnie holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Carlow University in Pittsburgh, PA. She brings over 18 years of nursing education, research, home health care and medical-surgical/oncology nursing experience to her work at Alosa.

Michael Palladini, RPh, MBA

Michael holds a BA in Psychology from Penn State University; a BS in Pharmacy from the Medical College of Virginia; and an MBA from Robert Morris University. He has experience in both retail and hospital pharmacy settings, and also serves as a part-time therapist for a drug and alcohol treatment center. In addition to his work with patients, Michael owns a publishing company that creates, publishes and promotes educational materials devoted to healthcare professionals.

Staci Parsons, PharmD

Staci holds a PharmD from Marshall University School of Pharmacy in Huntington, WV. She is a member of the American Public Health Association and holds several APhA certifications.

Viola Pascucci, PharmD

Viola has 15 years’ experience in academic detailing and education. She received her Pharm.D. from Northeastern University in Boston. She previously worked as a consultant at CVS Caremark, where she provided appropriate drug therapy and consulted in various disease states such as asthma, diabetes, dyslipidemia, mental health, gastroenterology and rheumatology.

Susan Reeves, RN

Susan has 30 plus years of nursing experience. She has earned several awards of excellence in nursing. She has a vast experience in nursing which includes medical, surgical, critical care, post anesthesia care, dialysis, and administrative supervisory. She designed and instructed an EKG course in an oral surgery center. She has management experience and was clinical director of education in a long-term care facility.

Kathy Smith, RPh

Kathy is a practicing pharmacist and a member of the PACE Retrospective Review Program and Therapeutics Advisory Committee. She was previously a Director of Pharmacy at a 1,500-bed facility for the developmentally disabled and a co-owner of a community pharmacy in Washington, PA. She also served as a Board Member at the Washington Hospital for ten years.

Dominick Trombetta, PharmD

Dominick is currently an Associate Professor of Pharmacy at Wilkes University, Nesbitt School of Pharmacy. He received a BS in Pharmacy from Temple University and PharmD from Shenandoah University. Dominick’s area of practice is geriatrics and internal medicine, and he maintains an active clinical practice at Allied Services Rehabilitation Hospital in Scranton, Pennsylvania. His responsibilities include the traditional didactic teaching in the pharmacotherapeutic sequence as well as precepting introductory (IPPE) and advanced practice pharmacy students (APPE) in geriatrics/internal medicine.

Debra Wells, RN

Debra is an experienced RN with experience in general office triage, employee health/infection control, medical review for Medicare/FEP and case management. Her clinical knowledge and expertise gained through many years of hospital work will be valuable in her role as an academic detailer on this project.

Materials, Training, and Policy Consultants

Cheryl Bartlett, RN

Previously, Cheryl served as Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health where she was recognized for leading the department’s groundbreaking work in several areas including; chairing the inaugural Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund Advisory Board, chair of the Statewide Comprehensive Cancer Advisory Board, chair for the Interagency Council on Substance Abuse Prevention and Chair of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program. Under her leadership, Massachusetts was the first state in the nation to declare a public health emergency related to overdose deaths from opioids and passed regulations to insure universal access to nasal naloxone for overdose prevention. Ms. Bartlett has extensive experience as a registered nurse and hospital administrator implementing health systems change based on quality assessment and improvement practices. She currently serves as Co-Chair of the Cape’s Regional Substance Abuse Council and on the Boards for Learn to Cope and the Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery.

Amy Braddock

Amy is a graphic designer with more than 20 years of experience working with clients in a wide range of industries. She has expertise in designing medical and technical reports and helping clients shape and edit content. Her award-winning projects include logos, brochures, annual reports, signage, and advertisements.

Eimir Hurley, BSc(Pharm), MBiostat

Eimir is a pharmacist and biostatistician with more than a decade of experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of programs to improve clinical decision making. She has been working with Alosa Health since January 2013, in various roles ranging from program implementation and evaluation of program impact to training of clinical educators. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Health Services Research in Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

Melissa Jones, RN, MSN

Melissa has 20 years of progressive nursing experience in management, quality improvement, education, and academic detailing. She holds both a quality management and case management certificate in addition to program oversight and teaching experience. She has an interest in health education and community outreach to address chronic healthcare needs for special populations. Her specialty clinical experience includes nephrology nursing, developmental disability nursing, and public health nursing.

Julie Lauffenburger, PharmD, PhD

Dr. Lauffenburger is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is also an Instructor in the Department of Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a practicing pharmacist and the Assistant Director of the Center for Healthcare Delivery Sciences at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Her research focuses on improving medication use, adherence, and outcomes in patients with common chronic diseases, particularly through the development and evaluation of patient-oriented behavioral interventions. She has extensive experience and publications using methods including pragmatic trials, predictive analytics and observational study designs in large healthcare databases. She is a Principal Investigator of research projects funded by the NIH and the National Institute for Health Care Management. She completed her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Pharm.D. from the University of Pittsburgh.

Jing Luo, MD, MPH

Dr. Luo is a graduate of Duke University and the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. He completed his residency in primary care internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital and fellowship in general internal medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Luo received his MPH in clinical effectiveness at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He supports the production of clinical materials and is one of the primary clinical consultants.

Dawn Whitney, MSN/Ed, RN

Dawn is a registered nurse with experience ranging from the bedside to curbside to the classroom. Passions include public health nursing and educating nurses of the future. In her free time Dawn can be found working with Boston’s homeless community. Dawn holds the position of Lecturer within Northeastern University’s graduate/ undergraduate Nursing department and University of Massachusetts Boston’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

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