Past Fellows

The following are the lists of Past Fellows.
Titles and organizations shown are those at the year of Program participation
For more information please contact us.

2022

Sara Abrams
Vice President, Project Management & Data Analytics
Rochester RHIO

Sarah Axelrod
Vice President, Clinical Partnerships
Rochester Regional Health Foundations

April Aycock
Director of Community Services / Office of Mental Health Director
Monroe County

Chris Berson
Vice President, Chief Information Officer
DePaul

Jennison Bielemeier
Director of Revenue Recognition
Rochester Regional Health

Jason Briggs
Interim Vice President of Clinical Services and Systems Integration
FLACRA

Ryan Burke
Vice President, Strategic Sourcing
Pandion Optimization Alliance

Ebony Caldwell
System Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Rochester Regional Health

Elizabeth Carney
Paralegal
Law Offices of Pullano & Farrow PLLC

Kayla Carpitella
Grants Associate
Rochester Regional Health Foundations

Carole Catallo
VP Finance/CFO - Home Care division
Rochester Regional Health

Shaw-Ree Chen
Director of Quality
Rochester Regional Health

Noah Chhibber
Director of Physician Compensation
University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

Monica Chierici
Senior Consultant
Strategic Interests

Amin Choukairi
Senior Program Manager
FLPPS - Finger Lakes Performing Provider System, Inc.

Cara Cohen-Haynes
Manager, Outpatient Social Work
Rochester Regional Health

Amber DelleFave
Associate Director, Infection Prevention & Control
Unity Hospital, Rochester Regional Health

Josh Dineen
IT Operations Manager
Jewish Senior Life

Adrianne Edlund
Assistant Director Cardiac Care & Dialysis
Strong Memorial Hospital

Sahar Elezabi
Executive Director & chief medical officer
Webster Psychiatry & Medicine, PC

Ahmed Farag
Executive Medical Director- Dentistry
Rochester Regional Health

Jini Figueroa
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Natural Restoration Counseling and Consulting

Carolyn Flowerday
Social work - Manager
Rochester Regional Health- RGH

Colleen Fogarty
Department Chair
University of Rochester

Michele Foster
Executive Director
S2AY Rural Health Network

Patricia Gatlin
Dean/Professor
Saint John Fisher College

Patrici Gogniat
Manager, Medical Data & Library Research
VisualDx

Amy Hall
Director, Grants
Rochester Regional Health

Nestor Hernandez
Executive Director-Western & Southern Tier Regions
Hillside

Nikki Hungate
Senior Leader, Medicare & Gov’t Programs Product Strategy
MVP Health Care

Carl Isley
Senior Healthcare Lender
M&T Bank

Hardick Kapadia
Vice President, Development & Operations
Rochester RHIO

Katrina Karas
Vice President, Sands-Constellation Heart Institute
Rochester Regional Health

Margaret Lally
Healthcare Consulting Principal
The Bonadio Group, LLP

Alexander Levi
Vice President Customer Care
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

Vanessa Mace
Operations Manager
University of Rochester

Michelle Mack-Hayward
Affordability Program Development Specialist
Excellus BCBS

Nichole Malec
VP Governmental Affairs
Rochester Regional Health

David Mancuso
Marketing and Communications Manager
FLPPS

Aaron Mascuñana
Clinical Director
Gavia LifeCareCenter

Christopher McGann
Contract Negotiation Director II
Excellus BCBS

Sabrina McLeod
Director of Finance
St. Ann’s Community

Chantz Miles
Division Director of Business Development
Urban League of Rochester

Rashid Muhammad
Director of Community Partnerships
JustCause

Shane Nickerson
Sr. Director, Human Resources
Rochester Regional Health; United Memorial Medical Center

Jose Perez Ramos
Assistant Professor
University of Rochester

Terri Ragin
Director of Clinical Operations
jordan health

Zachary Randolph
Chief Clinical Officer
St. Joseph's Addiction Treatment & Recovery Centers

Victoria Record
Provost, Vice President Academic Affairs
Rochester Regional Health

Mechelle Sanders
Sr Instructor
University of Rochester/ Dept Family Medicine

LeVar Sanders
Director of Community Crisis Diversion
Villa of Hope - Rochester, NY

Paul Sandroni
Director of Operations
Rochester Regional Health

Matthew Schiralli
Chair of Surgery Eastern Region, Director of Surgical Quality/NSQIP Program, Medical Director of Geriatric Surgery Program
Rochester Regional Health

Joseph Searles
Vice President and Chief Community Engagement Officer
Trillium Health

Andrew Sewnauth
President/COO
CDS Life Transitions

John Sheehan
CEO & President of Rochester RHIO
Rochester RHIO

Holly Smith
Senior Director of Outpatient and Community-Based Services
FLACRA

Jen Spencer
CIO/CPSO
Rochester RHIO

Hannah Stark
Associate Program Officer
Greater Rochester Health Foundation

Gregory Statt
Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist
Greater Rochester Independent Practice Association (GRIPA)

Spencer Strowe
Chief of Inpatient Physical Therapy
University of Rochester Medical Center

Susan Sullivan
CEO
Delphi Drug & Alcohol Council, Inc.

Alyssa Tallo
Executive Health Director
Monroe Community Hospital

Mandy Teeter
Vice President
Rochester Regional Health

Allison Trawinski
Assistant Director of Specialty Pharmacy
UR Medicine

Donna Tydings
Visiting Assistant Professor; Chair Graduate Nursing Programs
St. John Fisher College, Wegmans School of Nursing

Lori VanAuken
President & CEO
Catholic Charities Family and Community Services

Darren Vogt
Associate Executive Health Director
Monroe County - Monroe Community Hospital

Chuck Weir
Senior Solution Architect
Advizex

Annie Wells
Division Leader Healthcare Initiatives
Lifespan of Greater Rochester

Mike Weston
Executive Director
His Branches Community Health Center

Tricia Williams
SR. Consultant
CCSI

Mary Zelazny
CEO
Finger Lakes Community Health

2021

Caitlin Adams
Director of Practice Operations, Mohawk Valley Region
Mosaic Health

Franklin Allen
Program Manager
Rochester Regional Health, Eastern Region

Jeffrey Allen
Chief Medical Officer/Palliative Medicine Physician
GRIPA/Rochester Regional Health

Shannane Baker
Leader, Personal Service Operations
MVP Health Care

Courtney Blackwood
Director of Psychiatric Nursing
University of Rochester

Karen Bodley Young
Vice President, Retail Markets Operations
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

Alison Bottone
Executive Director NYCCP/HHUNY
Coordinated Care Services Inc

Meghan Bowman
Manager of Financial Reporting & Analysis
Highland Hospital of Rochester

Julie Caplan
Associate Director of Marketing
Jewish Senior Life

Jason Carmen
Revenue Cycle Administrator
The Resource Center

Tiffany Carnevale
Community Relations & Event Manager
Rochester Regional Health

Kesha Carter
Chief Diversity Officer
CCSI

Alex Castro
C.E.O.
PathStone Corporation

Todd Cieplinski
Healthcare Account Manager
Nutanix

David Cocquyt
Director, Finance- Operational Support- Acute Care Hospitals
Rochester Regional Health

Beth Coffed
Associate Director, Financial Services
URMC

Calvin Cole
Research Assistant Professor
University of Rochester Medical Center

Yvette Conyers
Assistant Professor of Nursing
St. John Fisher College

Joseph DiPoala
Managing Partner
Ridgeview Internal Medicine Group, LLP

Richard Doolittle
Vice Dean/Professor, College of Health Sciences and Technology
Rochester Institute of Technology

Jackie Dozier
Program Manager
Common Ground Health

Joel Elliot
Director of Development and Communications
Saint Joseph's Neighborhood Center

Aaron Fields
Chief Information Officer
St. Ann's Community

David Fluellen
Executive Director of Residential Services, Monroe Region
Hillside Children's Center

William Ford
Nurse Manager 8-3600 SICU
University of Rochester Medical Center

Mona Gandhi
Associate Professor
St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy

Edith Grannum
Physician
Edith granum MD pC

Erika Green
Chief Program Officer
Ibero American Action League, Inc.

Kimberly Hally-Hettrick
Director of Operations, Outpatient OBGYN
University of Rochester

Kristen Holdsworth
Associate VP - Marketing, Sales, Community Engagement
Molina Healthcare of New York

Sebrone Johnson
VP of Operations
Urban League of Rochester

Elizabeth Jones
Senior Manager of Operations
Greater Rochester Health Home Network

Lauren LaGioia
Chief Finance Monroe County Department of Mental Health
CCSI on behalf of Monroe County OMH

Cathy Lovejoy
Chief Program Officer
Lakeview Health Services

Rosalie Mangino-Crandall
Director of Project Innovation and Expansion
GCASA

Keith McGriff
VP of Residential Services
FLACRA

Cathy Midolo
Director, Value Based Payment Account Management and Programs
Excellus BCBS

Jason Mull
Employee Benefits Consultant
Brown & Brown, Inc.

Chelsea Murray
Healthcare Consulting Principal
The Bonadio Group

Melissa Natoli
Associate Director
Rochester Regional

Megan O'Donnell
Director of Community Services
Villa of Hope

Heather Odden
Quality and Education Manager
Rochester Regional Health Lifetime Care Home Health Care and Hospice

Kristina Owens
Senior Program Manager
Finger Lakes Performing Provider System

Jessica Patnode
Director of Nursing
United Memorial Medical Center

Thomas Pingree
Senior Medical Director
Optum

Bethany Rague
VP, Clinical Operations
UR Medicine Home Care

Marc Reich
Director of IT Corporate Systems and Applications
Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield

Nicole Robbins
Sr. Mgr. Dining Services
Newark Wayne Community Hospital RRHS

Leanne Rorick
Age-Friendly Livable Community Initiative Consultant
Lifespan of Greater Rochester Inc

Brianne Rossi
Director of Isabella Graham Hart School of Nursing
Rochester Regional Health

Erica Schmidt
Assisted Living Director at Glenmere
Friendly Senior Living

Katie Sienk
Manager, Outpatient Social Work
Rochester Regional Health

Jaimee Smith
Director, Customer Care Operations
Excellus BCBS

Christopher Smith
Program Administrator, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Services
University of Rochester Medical Center

Dan Sokac
Senior Practice Administrator
Rochester Regional Health

Tammy Stewart
Admissions Coordinator
Rochester Regional Health

Nathaniel Sweeney
Vice President of Skilled Services
St. John's

Kelly Thompson
Controller
DePaul Group, Inc.

Danielle Tilden
Vice President of Outpatient and Community Based Services
FLACRA

Aaradhana Tomar
Attorney
Law Offices of Pullano & Farrow PLLC

Theresa Truitt
Supply Chain Manager Cath/EP Labs
University of Rochester Medical Center

Kate Turri
Sr. Development Officer, Corporate Engagement
Rochester Regional Health

Michael Venanzi
Clinical Director, Business Development
VisualDx

Andrea Wanat
Chief Operating Officer
Value Network

Mitchell Wharton
Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion
University of Rochester School of Nursing

Andrea White
Associate Director, Gift Administration
Rochester Regional Health Foundation

Christine Whitfield
Chief Human Resources Officer
Ibero-American Action League

Thalia Wright
Commissioner
Monroe County Department of Human Services

2020

Pamela Ayers
Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives & Project Development
Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI)

Beth Bailor
IT Manager
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

Teresa Bales
Program Manager
Finger Lakes Performing Provider System

Rene  Barnes
Executive Director / Administrator
St Ann's Community

Michele Beeley, LCSW-R
Director, Health Home Care Management
Rochester Regional Health

John P. Bennett
Executive Director,
Genesee/Orleans Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Inc. (GCASA)

Jason  Blackwell
Vice President of Housing Operations
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities

Lynn Boryk
Benefits Consultant
M&T Bank

Jacquelyn Browning 
UNY Director of Clinical Operations
Optum

Kim Brumber
President & Chief Executive Officer
East House

Sherita D. Bullock
Executive Director
Healthy Baby Network

Al Caprino
Director, Finance-Extended Acute Care Services,
Rochester Regional Health

Jennifer Carlson
Chief Executive Officer
FLACRA

Chetna  Chandrakala
Senior Vice President Finance & Compliance
Greater Rochester Independent Practice Association

Elona Charles
Leader, Care Center Staff and Operations
MVP Health Care

Robert Davis
Director
Finger Lakes Performing Provider System

Amanda L. Della Sala
Manager,
The Bonadio Group

Colleen Dwyer Donegan
Graduate Program Chair/Associate Professor
St. John Fisher College of Nursing

Anne Eichas, LCSW-R
Deputy Commissioner
Monroe County Department of Human Services

Edward  Englerth
Administrator II
University of Rochester

Gregory Ewing, JD, MPH, CISSP
VP Compliance & Regulatory Affairs
Trillium Health, Inc.

Sheri Faggiano
Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer
Rochester Regional Health / UMMC

Joseph Ferrante
Account Manager
Mission Health + Home

Ryan Lynn Fisher
Senior Account Executive
Independent Health

Nathan Franus
Director, Behavioral Health Programs
Finger Lakes Performing Provider System

Lindsay Gozzi-Theobald, MS, CFE, CHC
Chief Program Officer
Villa of Hope

Renee Graham
Regional Account Manager
Greater Rochester Health Information Organization

Christina Gullo
President & Chief Executive Officer
Villa of Hope

Susan Hagen
Director of Communications
Common Ground Health

Amanda Jensen
Primary Care Transformation Coordinator
Rochester Regional Health

Christopher Kazacos
Information Design Architect
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

Michalene Kinsler
Strategic Consultant
Strategic Interests, LLC

Matthew Kuhlenbeck
President & Chief Executive Officer
Greater Rochester Health Foundation

Jacqueline Lyttle
Executive Director
S2AY Rural Health Network

Rebecca Maynard, LMHC
Chief of Priority Services
Monroe County Office of Mental Health

Dr. Celia McIntosh, DNP, RN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner
Rochester Regional Health

Christy Monczynski Hopson, AuD, MS
Program Administrator, Otolaryngology
UR Medicine

Thomas Murray
Clinical Director
UR Medicine

Angela K. Nagel
Vice Chair & Associate Professor of Pharmacy
St. John Fisher College

Sherry Nau, Ed.D., LCSW
Clinical Director
Westfall Associates

Dianne Neufville, MBA
Manager, Strategic and Marketing Initiatives
HHUNY

Rebecca Norby, RN, MSBA, BSN, CCRN, PCCN
Nurse Manager
University of Rochester Medical Center

Mark Nuffer
Supervisor, Clinical Analysis
Rochester Regional Health Wegmans School of Nursing

Todd Oldham
Vice President, Economic Development, Workforce and CTE
Monroe Community College

Arin Olson 
Clinical Administrator
URMC, Strong Hospital

Kelly M. Palmer
Development Officer
Rochester Regional Health

Emily Papa
Health Care Access Coordinator
St Joseph's Neighborhood Center

Colleen Patterson 
Practice Manager
Highland Hospital

Melissa Pennise
Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives
Common Ground Health

Chris Peterson
Chief Financial Officer
Hillside Family of Agencies

Courtney Porray, RD
Director of Nutrition & Wellness
Jewish Senior Life

Kimberly Povec, MBA, RD
Director of Operations & Finance
Accountable Health Partners

Meghan Reddy, RN
Nurse Manager
Highland Hospital

Dr. Carolina Saffie-Robertson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in HRM
St. John Fisher College of Business

Mark Schumacher, MBA
Decision Support Team Lead
University of Rochester Medical Center

Katherine Scibilia
Director, Pharmacy Operations
Reliance Rx

John Shea, DPT
Director of Enrollment Operations
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

Mallory Smith
Attorney
Pullano & Farrow, PLLC

Benjamin C. Snyder, BSN, RN, CCM
Manager, Ambulatory Care Management
Rochester Regional Health

Dr. Yuliya Snyder, MD, MS
Physician & Practice Owner
Little Buddies Child Neurology, PLLC

Laura Stradley
Executive Director
Veterans Outreach Center

Daniel Watson
Senior Development Officer
Rochester Regional Health Foundation

Karin Wormley
Senior Account Executive
Rolta Advizex, Inc.

Daniel Wright
Director, Finance
Rochester Regional Health

Rema Yaskulski
Senior Development Officer
Rochester Regional Health Foundation

Nathan Zelesnikar
Director of Programs & Services
Holy Childhood

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