Meagan F. Alberts, PA-C
Assistant Clinical Professor, Physician Assistant
St. Bonaventure University
St. Bonaventure, NY
Title of Presentation: Who Said Nothing Exciting Happens in Derm? Biologics in Dermatology

Mary C. Allias EdD, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA
Academic: Assistant Professor, Clinical: Family Medicine Physician Assistant
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Title of Presentation: Can I Share Something with You? Giving and Receiving Feedback in the Professional Setting

Abhishek Aphale, MD
Dermatologist
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA
Workshop: Dermatologic Procedures

TJ Berger, MS, PA-C, RPSGT
Lead Critical Care APP / Adjunct Faculty
Jefferson University East Falls
Workshop: Monitoring the Acutely Ill Patient: From Head to Toe

Tracy Bingaman, PA-C
Plastic Surgery Physician Assistant
Aesthetic Surgery Associates
Allentown, PA
Title of Presentation: OK I’m DONE!! Boundaries & Self-Care – The Antidote to Burnout

Lane Bowers, MHSc, PA-C Emeritus, DFAAPA
Retired
Workshop: The Art of Suturing

Gail Brown
Pittsburgh Action Against Rape
Pittsburgh, PA
Workshop: Mandated Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse: Knowing Your Role in the Protection of Children

Greg Carolan, MD
St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care/St. Luke’s University Health Network
Bethlehem, PA
Workshop: Orthopedic Injections

Kara L. Caruthers, MSPAS, PA-C
Associate Professor, Associate Program Director
Meharry Medical College
Nashville, TN
Title of Presentation: Education Forum: Preceptor Recruitment and Retention Workshop

Steven Eric Cohen, MPA/HCA, PA-C
Physician Assistant- Neurosurgery and Trauma
Suburban Hospital/Johns Hopkins Medicine
Bethesda, MD
Title of Presentation: Life is Dangerous, Wear a Helmet! Concussion Assessment and Management

Jason Craig Corbeill, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Geisinger Medical Center
Danville, PA
Title of Presentation: Blasts, Bumps and Bleeding-What You Need to Know About Your Leukemia/ Lymphoma Patient.

Therese DiNinno, PA-C
Adjunct Faculty Member
Duquesne University
Valor Healthcare/VA Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Workshop: Brace Yourself: Orthopedic Splinting

Eric J. Dueweke, MD, MBA, FACC
General Cardiologist
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
Monroeville, PA
Workshop: EKG Interpretation from A-Z Workshop

Libby Ernharth, MPAS, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Romano Pontzer and Associates
Pittsburgh, PA
Title of Presentation: I’m Going to Need to See Some ID! Most Common Inpatient Adult ID Consults Case Studies

Rosa Fannie, MPA, PA-C
Director of Clinical Education, Assistant Professor, Department of PA Studies, University of Pittsburgh, Advanced Practice Provider, UPMC Magee Womancare Associates, Pittsburgh, PA
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Title of Presentation: Hormone Replacement Therapy: Where have we been and where are we now?

Abigail Ferry, MSPAS PA-C
Critical Care Physician Assistant
Allegheny Health Network
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Title of Presentation: Kick Start My Heart – Cardiogenic Shock: How Purposeful Collaboration Leads to Better Perfusion
Title of Presentation: Recognizing and Referring Newly Diagnosed Pulmonary Hypertension

Michelle L. Fischer, MMS, PA-C
Assistant Professor & Practicing Physician Assistant
Salus University
Elkins Park, PA
Title of Presentation: A Breath of Fresh Air: Updates in Asthma Management

Thomas V. Gocke, DMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA
Physician Assistant
WVU Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Morgantown, WV
Title of Presentation: I’m Such a Klutz! Review of Acute and Recurrent Ankle and Foot Trauma

Susan Graff, PA-C
Assistant Professor, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Pittsburgh,
Senior Advanced Practice Provider, Department of Critical Care Medicine, UPMC
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Title of Presentation: Hormone Replacement Therapy: Where have we been and where are we now?

Amy Haller, MBA, MPAS, PAC
Director, UPMC Center for Advanced Practice Education
Clinical Project Director, UPMC Office of Advanced Practice Providers
UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA
Title of Presentation: Professional Development Forum: Leadership Training for Advanced Practice Providers

Patrick Heagey, MPAS, PA-C
Assistant Professor/Didactic Faculty, West Chester University Physician Assistant Program
Trauma Surgery/Surgical Critical Care
West Chester University
West Chester, PA
Title of Presentation: Wake Up the Surgeon!

Tiffany Heikel, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA
Title of Presentation: What? Say that Again?! A Review of Adult Hearing Loss

Amy Jones, PA-C, dipACLM
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
Title of Presentation: Lifestyles of the Healthy and Famous: Prevent, Treat and Reverse Chronic Disease with Lifestyle Medicine

Jacqueline Kernaghan, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA
Associate Director
Osteoporosis Center of Delaware County
Delaware County, PA
Title of Presentation: Broken and Shrinking Secondary Osteoporosis: Not Just Little Old Ladies

Katie Kugler, PA-C, MEd, DFAAPA
Physician Assistant
Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA
Title of Presentation: Lines, Tumors and Bleeds…GI!
Workshop: Billing and Coding Update

Kristyn Lowery, MPA, PA-C
Assistant Professor
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA
Title of Presentation: This Ain’t the Blue Man Group – Hidden Heart Disease: Identification and Management of Acyanotic Congenital Heart Defects

Jennifer McDanel, MPAS, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Allegheny Health Network
Pittsburgh, PA
Title of Presentation: Oh, My Gyne! Gyne Review for the Primary Care Provider

Tara McSwigan, PA-C
Assistant Professor/University of Pittsburgh PAS Hybrid Program (developing)
Clinical Provider at MedExpress Urgent Care
Coraopolis, PA
Title of Presentation: All Eyes on Me – Foresight:  Five Ocular Emergencies Not to Miss

Emily Murphy, EdD, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA
Vice Chair for Professional Development and Continuing Education
Program Director University of Pittsburgh Department of Physician Assistant Studies
University of Pittsburgh Department of Physician Assistant Studies
PIttsburgh, PA
Title of Presentation: Professional Development Forum: Leadership Training for Advanced Practice Providers
Title of Presentation: Can I Share Something with You? Giving and Receiving Feedback in the Professional Setting

Natalie Schirato, MPAS, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Assistant Professor, Chatham University
Valencia, PA
Title of Presentation: Blood in the bowl! Approach to the Patient with Hematuria

Linda Sekhon, DHSc, PA-C
Department Chair Medical Sciences
Director, Doctor of Medical Science Program
High Point University
High Point, NC
Title of Presentation: I Got the Gout! Gout: Clinical Overview
Title of Presentation: Education Forum: Preceptor Recruitment and Retention Workshop

Michel Statler, MLA, PA-C
Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Department
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
Title of Presentation: Education Forum: Preceptor Recruitment and Retention Workshop

Jason Thomas, MPAS, PA-C
Assistant Professor, Seton Hill University PA Program
Excela Health Gastroenterology (Clinical)
Seton Hill University;  Excela Health
Latrobe, PA
Title of Presentation: NAFLD-What’s That? Mitigating a Lesser Known Public Health Crisis:  Practical Solutions for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Elizabeth Thompson, MS, PA-C
Physician Assistant, Gastroenterology
Penn State Health
Hershey, PA
Title of Presentation: Constipation Conundrum

Christopher Tobias, MS, MHA, CHFP, PA-C
Assistant Professor
University of the Sciences
Philadelphia, PA
Title of Presentation: Make No Assumptions about Human Sexuality

Dimitrios Tsatiris, MD
Board Certified Psychiatrist, Summa Health System
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Northeast Ohio Medical University
Summa Health System
Hudson, OH
Title of Presentation: Help Me Calm My Racing Thoughts! The Latest in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

Breanne M. Westendorf, MPAS, PA-C
Assistant Professor
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA
Title of Presentation: PostPartum Depression: What Can We Expect Post-Pandemic?

Lisa Wetherhold, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Fox Chase Cancer Center Temple Health
Philadelphia, PA
Workshop: The Art of Suturing

Matthew Wetherhold, MS, PA-C
Surgical Physician Assistant
Fox Chase Cancer Center / Temple University Health System
Churchville PA
Workshop: The Art of Suturing

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