2019-07-26

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HEALTH CARE HEROES

Pennsylvania Business Central is proud to recognize 23 talented and dedicated in­dividuals who are Central Pennsylvania’s Health Care Heroes. Healthcare remains a central social and political issue in America (see article on page 9) and these Health Care Heroes are the men and women who are on the front line of providing dynamic and innovative care to our friends and […]

Saima Siddiqui, MD*

Neurologist UPMC Physician Services Division Previously named one of Pennsylvania’s Top Physicians Under 40, Siddiqui is a neurologist with UPMC Physician Services Divi­sion in Uniontown. Siddiqui has led initiatives to expand UPMC’s services to patients in Uniontown unable to travel due to costs or lack of transportation. Her efforts have successfully reduced the number of patient no-shows in the area. […]

Ure Mezu-Chukwu

Physician/Cardiac Electrophysiologist University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Dr. Mezu-Chukwu is a cardiac electrophysiologist practicing at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She offers specialty services in cardiovascular care including implant of pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac ablation. As the youngest of seven girls out of 11 children of Nigerian immigrants, she has known a life of service from a young age. […]

Rabia Bajwa *

Sleep Disorders IRMC Physician Group Dr. Rabia Bajwa is a board-certified specialist in sleep disorders. She received her medical degree from Rawalpindi Medical College in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Bajwa’s extensive post-graduate education began with an ob­servership at Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, Penn­sylvania. She then continued her training at the facility by completing both an internal medicine internship and residency. For […]

Kelly L. Blake

Select Specialty Hospital Johnstown and Laurel Highlands Kelly L. Blake has enjoyed her health care career for over 30 years. Following in her aunt’s footprints as a nurse and her moth­er’s goals as a leader, Blake finds her career extremely fulfilling and would do nothing different. Her education consists of a di­ploma degree from Conemaugh School of Nursing, a bachelor […]

Christopher McKenna *

CEO Universal Medical Services Christopher McKenna’s diverse career began at Universal Medi­cal Services nearly 30 years ago. McKenna has served in a myriad of different positions at Universal Medical including field service engineer, sales manager, installation coordinator and now, imag­ing service manager and CEO. Chris formerly served his country as a U.S. Marine and now lives with his family near […]

Dr. Jaewon Ryu

Geisinger President and CEO Geisinger Dr. Jaewon Ryu is Geisinger’s new president and chief executive officer. A diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medi­cine, Ryu previously served as Geisinger’s executive vice president and chief medical officer since 2016. Ryu has cultivated a spirit of innovation and transformation across Geisinger, driving non-traditional approaches to some of health care’s most com­plex […]

Lorraine L. Rosamilia, MD, FAAD

Staff Dermatologist Geisinger Health System Dr. Lorraine L. Rosamilia is a board-certified dermatologist em­ployed with the Geisinger Health System in State College, Pennsyl­vania, where she has worked for the past 10 years. She completed medical school and residency training at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Her clinical interests include infectious diseases of the skin, acne, rosacea, […]

Jonathan Wolf *

CEO Pyramid Healthcare Jonathan Wolf is the CEO of Pyramid Healthcare, Inc. Wolf is a Pennsylvania native with a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University and a master’s degree in hospital adminis­tration from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Wolf has been an administrator of behavioral health treatment facilities since 1983, and founded Pyramid Healthcare in 1999. An active member […]