Geisinger and Penn State team up in new program to train biomedical scientists

DANVILLE , PA – Geisinger Health System, Penn State University and Penn State Hershey have teamed up in a $2.4 million program to train the next generation of biomedical scientists in the use of big data. The Biomedical Big Data to Knowledge Training (B2D2K) program has been established with nearly $1.4 million in funding from the National Library of Medicine […]

Nurse practitioner joins Conemaugh Physician Group – urology

Johnstown, PA – Carmen Ayers, MSN, family nurse practitioner, is now seeing patients at Conemaugh Physician Group – urology. Ayers received her RN and BSN degree at Mount Aloysius College before completing her MSN-family nurse practitioner at Chamberlain College of Nursing. She has been caring for patients at Conemaugh Memorial for the past ten years as a charge nurse on […]

Conemaugh Physician Group – Medical Park welcomes physician assistant

JOHNSTOWN, PA – Frances Louise Morello, MPAS, PA-C has joined Conemaugh Physician Group – Medical Park, Internal Medicine In this role, Morello will see patients in the office as well as inpatients at Conemaugh Memorial’s Transitional Care Unit and Select Specialty Hospital. She received her Master of Physician Assistant Science at St. Francis University. For the past three years, Morello […]

CJL Engineering promotes 3, hires 2 in Johnstown office

Johnstown, PA – CJL Engineering has announced the promotion of three employees and addition of two new employees in its Johnstown office. Glenn Brown has been promoted from senior associate to principal. He joined CJL in 2004 and specializes in the design and specification of low and medium voltage power distribution systems, lighting systems, emergency power generation, nurse call telecommunications, […]

Penn College hires vice president for institutional advancement

WILLIAMSPORT, PA – Loni N. Kline has been appointed vice president for institutional advancement at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Kline will be responsible for advancing the mission of the college by overseeing fundraising, annual giving, scholarships and the Penn College Foundation. She will also work closely with college relations at Penn College and will serve on the president’s council at […]

April Pennsylvania unemployment rate increases to 4.9%

Harrisburg, Pa (AP) – The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for April 2017. Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was up one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.9 percent in April. This was the first increase following four consecutive declines. The commonwealth’s rate remained above that of the United States (4.4, which decreased one-tenth of a percentage […]

North Shore Railroad supports regional growth

NORTHUMBERLAND, PA – The North Shore Railroad Company (NSHR), rail freight service provider to the Central Pennsylvania region and proponent of community development, is investing in regional growth with a sponsorship of $3,750 to Focus Central Pennsylvania (Focus). Joe Kantz, NSHR business and development manager, presented a check of their annual commitment to Lauren Bryson, executive director of Focus Central […]

Geisinger and Jersey Shore Hospital announce planned integration

Jersey Shore, Pa – Geisinger recently announced that it will be expanding its services in Central Pennsylvania with the integration of Jersey Shore hospital into its network. After regulatory review, the now named Geisinger-Jersey Shore Hospital adds to Geisinger’s locations surrounding Williamsport-based UPMC-Susquehanna Health. Earlier this month, Geisinger also signed a letter of intent with Highmark to expand care in […]

UPMC Susquehanna awarded brain injury rehabilitation certification

WILLIAMSPORT, PA – UPMC Susquehanna recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Brain Injury Rehabilitation Certification. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. UPMC Susquehanna underwent a rigorous on-site review when Joint Commission experts evaluated compliance with national disease- specific care standards […]

Michael Babusci to lead HRG ’s transportation practice area

State College, PA – Michael Babusci has joined Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc. (HRG) as transportation practice area leader. In this role, he will oversee the delivery of all roadway, bridge, and traffic engineering services to clients in State College and throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Babusci has more than 30 years of transportation engineering and management design experience. […]