Fellows

2019 HBA Fellowship Program List of Fellows

As 2019 Registrations are confirmed this list will be continually updated.

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Calista Amering
Executive Director
Rochester Regional Health Foundations

Erin Bankey
DSRIP Operations Senior Manager
Finger Lakes Performing Provider System (FLPPS)

Jason Barnecut-Kearns
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Trillium Health Inc.

John T. Barrett
Senior Leader, Revenue Data Management
MVP Health Plan

Lea Bartholet
Operations Manager
Paychex Insurance Agency

Jane Bernard
Director, Finance Strategy and Operations
Lifetime Benefit Solutions/Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

Eric Binazeski
Director, Finance
Action for a Better Community

Dr. Christine Birnie, Ph.D.
Dean, Wegmans School of Pharmacy
St. John Fisher College

Tracy Boff
President & Chief Executive Officer
Prime Care Coordination

Mary Bowe
Regional Vice President, Commercial Group Sales
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

Anna-Lynn Brink
Director, Community Services
Mary Cariola Children's Center

Emily Brooks
Director, Nursing
Rochester General Hospital/RRH

Mary V. Brooks
Associate Director, Cash Applications
University of Rochester Medical Center

Heidi F. Burke
Chief Program Officer
Greater Rochester Health Foundation

Timothy Carroll
Director, Pharmacy Operations and Business Development
Reliance Rx Specialty Pharmacy

Taylor A. Caruthers
Cultural Competence & Health Literacy Ops Specialist
Planned Parenthood of Central & Western New York

Terri Couts, RN, CHCIO, MHA
Vice President, Clinical Systems, Integration, PMO
The Guthrie Clinic

Donna Crowder
Practice Manager
St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center

Dr. Lori A. Dambaugh, DNP
Associate Professor, Nursing
St. John Fisher College

Dr. Margaret Demment, PhD
Director, Research & Public Policy
Foodlink, Inc.

Wendy Disbrow
Vice President, Physician Network
Finger Lakes Health

Marcia Dlutek
Vice President, Communications/Development
DePaul

Kyle Edkin, CPA
Principal
The Bonadio Group

Dina Faticone
Director, Community Health and Engagement
Common Ground Health

Devon Fikes
Account Executive
Rolta AdvizeX Technologies, Inc.

Mark Fiorini
Vice President, Clinical Operations
UR Medicine Home Care

Dr. Tara Gellasch, MD
Chief Medical Officer
United Memorial Medical Center/RRH

Alise Gintner
Director, Outpatient Social Work
Rochester Regional Health

Dr. Valerie Grapensteter, DNP, RN
Associate Director, Clinical Practice
Rochester Regional Health

Pamela Gratzer
President & Chief Executive Officer
Mindware Connections

Keri Hadcock
Director, Nursing Population Health
Rochester Regional Health

Karl Hagen, CPA
Director, Finance
Lifespan of Greater Rochester, Inc.

Joseph Hoestermann
Manager, Wellnes & Employee Benefits
M&T Bank

Patricia Hughes
Assistant Director, Finance
Jewish Senior Life

Dr. Anil Job, MD, FHM
Medical Director, Capacity Management
Rochester Regional Health

Al Kinel
President
Strategic Interests, LLC

Amy Leicht-Ortiz 
Operations Manager
Rochester Regional Health

Dr. Nicholas Leifker
Associate Professor & Department Chair
St. John Fisher College

Jennifer Lesinski
Vice President, Marketing
St. John’s Living

David Long
Program Administrator
University of Rochester Medical Center

Kathi Lynch
Health Planning Research Analyst
Common Ground Health

Mary Jo Marlowe
Director, Patient Access, Ambulatory Care
University of Rochester Medical Center

Shalana McKinney
Administrator
Rochester Regional Health

Dr. Elizabeth Meeker, PSYD
Vice President, Consulting Services
Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI)

Judy Mendoza
Marketing & Communications Manager
Greater Rochester Regional Health Information Organization (GRRHIO)

Mary Lou Mitchell, SSJ
Director, Pastoral Care
St. Ann's Community

Jessica Morris
Healthcare Associate
Law Offices of Pullano & Farrow, PLLC

Teraisa Mullaney, MS
Analytics and Evaluation Manager
Finger Lakes Performing Provider System (FLPPS)

Nina Nechipurenko
Finance Director
Hillside Family of Agencies

Teri Proietti
Program Administrator
UR Medicine - Highland Hospital

Christi Rollo
Project Manager
Rochester Regional Health

Solome’ Rose
Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York

Deb Rosen
Executive Director
Bivona Child Advocacy Center

Salena Sachman, MPA
Community/Physician Liaison
Elizabeth Wende Breast Care

Deborah Salgueiro, MSW
Executive Director
NYCCP/HHUNY

Jaime Saunders
President & Chief Executive Officer
United Way of Greater Rochester

Jerome Scott
Senior Practice Administrator
Rochester Regional Health

Norman L. Simmons, Jr.
Patient Screening Navigator
Jordan Health

Pooja Sinha
Product Marketing Manager
Gorbel, Inc.

Dawn Stever
Vice President, Operations
Rochester Regional Health Foundations

James Tempest
Senior Program Administrator, Women's Services
UR Medicine - Highland Hospital

Anna Valeria-Iseman
Executive Director
Open Door Mission

Dr. Marielena Velez de Brown, MD
Deputy Commissioner, Public Health
Monroe County Department of Public Health

Dr. Raissa Villanueva, MD, MPH
Associate Chair, Neurology Ambulatory Practice
University of Rochester Medical Center

Matthew Wagstaff
Manager, Retail Market Sales
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

Susan Webb
Executive Director
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities

Darrell Whitbeck
Chief Operating Officer
CP Rochester

Kelly Wilmot
Associate Director, Operations and Planning
Monroe County Office of Mental Health

Cori Wyman
Manager, Pharmacy and Population Health Services
Greater Rochester Independent Practice Association (GRIPA)