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Advisory Council

Advisory Council

The Advisory Council provides input related to current healthcare issues and trends, which inform the Assistant Dean of Nursing, Program Coordinators, and nursing faculty to consider the needs of the program-identified community of interest.

  • Advisory council - Nursing
    Amanda Ebbert, MSN, RN, CNE Nursing Professional Development Leader
    Penn State Health, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

    I work as the Nursing Education Professional Development (NEPD) liaison between the schools of nursing and PSHMC for clinical placement. I also help to council PSHMC staff who are looking to go back to school.

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    Amy Seitz Cooley, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC
    Amy Seitz Cooley, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC Director, Nursing Excellence
    WellSpan York Hospital

    In my role I have oversight for professional development activities for WellSpan York Hospital. I have direct oversight for medical/surgical/critical care clinical nurse specialists and clinical educators.

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  • Advisory council - Nursing
    Cheri Bechtel, MSN, RN, RN-BC
    Cheri Bechtel, MSN, RN, RN-BC CNO, VP Patient Care Services
    UPMC West Shore Hospital

    I have been in the CNO/VP role for over three years and currently have oversight of nursing operations at the UPMC West Shore Hospital. I am responsible for the nursing engagement, retention and practice. I am responsible for patient experience and continue to work to assure that we are meeting the needs of our patients and families from admission to transition to home. I have been a nurse with greater than 30 years of nursing leadership experience.

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  • Advisory council - Nursing
    Debra Schreiber, BSN, RN Bethesda Mission Medical Clinic

    My role in the men’s Bethesda Mission medical clinic includes case management, caring for acute health needs, and intake health assessment of our clients.

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  • Advisory council - Nursing
    Gloria Santos, MS, RN
    Gloria Santos, MS, RN VP and CNO
    Penn State Holy Spirit Hospital Medical Center

    Gloria is responsible and accountable for patient care, organization-wide. She works closely with her colleagues and leaders to secure quality patient care and service excellence.

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  • Advisory council - Nursing
    Janet Passley-Clarke, DNP, MSN, CRNP, PMH-BC
    Janet Passley-Clarke, DNP, MSN, CRNP, PMH-BC Advance Practice Manager
    Penn State Health, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute

    Janet manages the advanced practice providers within the psychiatry department. She is also a provider in the adult outpatient psychiatric clinic at Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute in Harrisburg.

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  • Advisory Council - Nursing
    Judy Himes, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
    Judy Himes, MSN, RN, NEA-BC Interim CNO, Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center

  • Advisory council - Nursing
    Kay Huber, D.Ed., MSN, MPH, RN
    Kay Huber, D.Ed., MSN, MPH, RN Beacon Clinic for Health and Hope

    Kay Huber is a provider at the Beacon Clinic for Health and Hope in Harrisburg for the uninsured and under-insured. She provides primary care to persons age 18 and over in this faith based clinic. She has volunteered at the clinic for over four years.

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  • Advisory Council - Nursing
    Kevin Williard, MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC Nurse Operations Manager - Nurse Education
    Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center

  • Advisory Council - nursing
    Kristine Crockett, BSN, RN, CHPN
    Kristine Crockett, BSN, RN, CHPN Director, Homeland Hospice

    I am responsible for overseeing the operation of the Homeland Hospice program according to licensure, state law, and Medicare/Medicaid standards. I coordinate and provide direct supervision to the Medical Director, Nurse Practitioner,

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  • Advisory council - Nursing
    Lynn Motz, DNP, MSN, CRNP, ACNP-BC
    Lynn Motz, DNP, MSN, CRNP, ACNP-BC Associate Director of Advanced Practice
    Penn State Hershey, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

    In my current position with the Office of Advanced Practice, I am the director of our Advanced Practice Onboarding, Transition to Practice, and Mentor Programs.

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  • Advisory council - Nursing
    Mary Lou Mortimer, DNP, MSN, RN
    Mary Lou Mortimer, DNP, MSN, RN System Director of Nursing Education, Practice and Research, UPMC

    Mary Lou is responsible for the oversight of nursing education, practice, and research at the UPMC hospital sites.

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  • Advisory council - Nursing
    Monica Filburn, MSN, RN, PNP
    Monica Filburn, MSN, RN, PNP Chair, Department of Nursing, Professor of Nursing
    Harrisburg Area Community College

    Monica is the administrator for four campuses for the Associate Degree and Practical Nursing Programs.

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  • Advisory council - Nursing
    Reverend Drew Stockstill
    Reverend Drew Stockstill Pastor/Director of Health Ministries
    Christ Lutheran Church

    Reverend Stockstill is the Pastor of Christ Lutheran Church in Harrisburg and serves as the director of the congregation’s Health Ministries. The Health Ministries of Christ Lutheran Church are four free clinics including a daily nurse-run walk-in clinic, urgent care clinic, prenatal clinic, and dental clinic.

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  • Advisory council - Nursing
    Robyn Waters, BSN, RN
    Robyn Waters, BSN, RN Nursing Staff Educator
    Messiah Lifeways

    Robyn is responsible for coordination and development of staff education and assists with audits as directed by the Nursing Home Administrator.

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  • Advisory council - Nursing
    Sandy Winston, MHA, MSN, RN
    Sandy Winston, MHA, MSN, RN CNO, VP Patient Care Services
    UPMC Community Osteopathic

    My role is to oversee nursing practice and provide on-site leadership at UMPC Community Osteopathic focusing on safe, quality patient care. I also have system oversight responsibilities for Surgical Services as well as the Surgery Optimization Clinic. My experience spans 38 years of acute health care in a variety of roles.

  • Advisory council - Nursing
    Stacy Lutter, D.Ed., RN
    Stacy Lutter, D.Ed., RN Department Chair, Assistant Professor of Nursing
    York College of Pennsylvania

    Stacy has been at York College since fall 2005. Her role as department chair is to provide leadership on departmental initiatives, such as new programs and curricular changes.

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  • Advisory council - Nursing
    Susan Comp, MBA, MHA, BSN, CNOR
    Susan Comp, MBA, MHA, BSN, CNOR Sr. Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer
    UPMC

    Susan’s role is to oversee nursing practice across all UPMC facilities. She focuses on overall quality of care, patient safety, patient and family experience, nursing practice and standards of care, leadership development, succession planning, and fiscal responsibility for nursing and surgical services across the system.

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