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Editorial Staff

Michelle Perron is the editorial director for ADVANCE Healthcare Network and the executive editor of Nurse Practitioner Perspective, ADVANCE for NPs & PAs and and ADVANCE for Nurses. She earned a bachelor of arts in journalism from Louisiana State University and has been working at Merion Matters since 1990. Perron can be reached at  mperron@advanceweb.com.

 

Monique Barrett is the associate editor of Executive Insight. She earned bachelor’s degree in English from Temple University and began working at Merion Matters in 2016. Reach Barrett at mbarrett@advanceweb.com.

 

Jonathan Bassett is the editor of ADVANCE for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine and ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners. He earned bachelor’s degree in English from Pennsylvania State University and a master’s degree in English from Villanova University. He has been working at Merion Matters since 2000. Reach Bassett at jbassett@advanceweb.com.

 

Kerri Hatt is the editor of Executive Insight, ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory and ADVANCE for Medical Laboratory Professionals. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Saint Joseph’s University and has been working at Merion Matters since 2004. Reach Hatt at khatt@advanceweb.com.

 

Chuck Holt is the editor of ADVANCE for Speech & Hearing, ADVANCE for Health Information Professionals and ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine. He earned a associate’s degree from Penn Valley College and has been working at Merion Matters since 2001. Reach Holt at  cholt@advanceweb.com.

 

Tamar Abouras is the assistant editor of ADVANCE for Speech & Hearing, ADVANCE for Health Information Professionals and ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Rowan University and began working at Merion Matters in 2015. Reach Abouras at tabouras@advanceweb.com.

 

Danielle Bullen is the managing editor for ADVANCE for Nurses. She earned a bachelor’s degree in english and a master’s degree in writing studies from Saint Joseph’s University. She has been working at Merion Matters since 2010. Reach Bullen at dbullen@advanceweb.com.

 

Anne Collins is the assistant editor for ADVANCE for Nurses. She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from LeMoyne College. She first worked at Merion Matters from 1996 to 2003 and returned in 2015. Reach Collins at  acollins@advanceweb.com

 

Brian W. Ferrie is the special projects editor for ADVANCE Healthcare Network and ADVANCE Healthcare Jobs. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Saint Joseph’s University and has been working at Merion Matters since 1998. Reach Ferrie at  bferrie@advanceweb.com.

 

Michael Jones is the assistant editor for ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory and ADVANCE for Medical Laboratory Professionals. He earned a bachelor’s degree in creative writing from Susquehanna University and has been working at Merion Matters since 2012. Reach Jones at mjones@advanceweb.com.

 

Chelsea Lacey-Mabe is a staff writer and editorial assistant for ADVANCE Healthcare Network. She earned a bachelor of arts in journalism from Temple University and started working at Merion Matters in 2015. Reach Lacey-Mabe at clacey-mabe@advanceweb.com

 

Catlin Nalley is the associate editor Nurse Practitioner Perspective magazine and ADVANCE for NPs & PAs. She earned a bachelor of arts in journalism from the University of Maryland and has been working at Merion Matters since 2011. Reach Nalley at cnalley@advanceweb.com.

 

Valerie Neff Newitt is a staff writer and managing editor for ADVANCE Healthcare Network. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Wilkes University and has been working at Merion Matters since 2008. Reach Newitt at vnewitt@advanceweb.com.

 

Lindsey Nolen is a staff writer and editorial assistant for ADVANCE Healthcare Network. She earned a bachelor of arts in communication from North Carolina State University and started working at Merion Matters in 2015. Reach Nolen at lnolen@advanceweb.com

 

Jennifer Oakley, FNP, MSN, BSN, is the lead nurse planner for the continuing education program for ADVANCE for Nurses and Nurse Practitioner Perspective. She practices clinically in the emergency department at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and is an adjunct associate professor in the School of Nursing at Drexel University.

 

Dillion Stickle is the editorial assistant for ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners and ADVANCE for Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine. He earned a professional writing degree from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and started working at Merion Matters in 2015. Reach Stickle at  dstickle@advanceweb.com

 

 

 

 

Advisory Board

M. Lamar Jones, BS, HT(ASCP)

Education Coordinator

Carolinas College of Health Sciences

Charlotte, NC

 

Gregory J. Tsongalis, PhD

Director, Molecular Pathology, Department of Pathology, Dartmouth Medical School

Co-director, Pharmacogenomics, Dartmouth Hitchcock
Medical Center

Lebanon, NH

 

Donna D. Castellone, MS

Clinical Science Manager

Roche Diagnostics

 

William E. Winter, MD

Professor, Department of Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics and Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Medical Director and Section Chief, Clinical Chemistry

Director of Residents Training Program, University of Florida College of Medicine

Gainesville, FL

 

Joshua Adler, MD

Chief Medical Officer, UCSF Medical Center

San Francisco, CA

 

Ed Collins, MBA, CHHIMS

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Martin Memorial Health Systems

Stuart, FL

 

Neal Ganguly, CHCIO, FHIMSS

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

JFK Health System

Edison, NJ

 

Jane Kapustin, PhD, CRNP, BC-ADM, FAANP

Adult Health Nurse Practitioner, Diabetes Specialist

Assistant Dean, Associate Professor

University of Maryland School of Nursing

Baltimore, MD

email: kapustin@son.umaryland.edu

 

Michael Zychowicz, DNP, ANP, ONP, FAAN, FAANP

Adult Health Nurse Practitioner, Orthopedics Specialist

Director, MSN Program

Duke University School of Nursing

Durham, NC

email: mzychowicz@hotmail.com

 

Sandra F. Ryan, MSN, RN, CPNP, FAANP

Chief Clinical Officer, CareCam Health Systems

Conchohocken, PA

email: Sandra.Ryan@carecamhealthsystems.com

 

Patrick Killeen, MS, PA-C

Past President, American Academy of Physician Assistants

Pediatric Physician Assistant at Danbury Health Systems

New York, NY

email: patrick.killeen@danhosp.org

 

Claudia Medeiros, PT, MS, Lic Ac., GCS

Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education

Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Keiser University, Miami Campus

Miami, FL

 

Michael Nula, DPT, MS

Owner

Elite Physical Therapy Inc.

Providence, RI

 

Terry K. Crowe, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Professor, Occupational Therapy Graduate Program

University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

 

Alphonso A. Quinones, DHA(C), MA, CHE, RRT-NPS, RPSGT, RPFT, CCT, AE-C

Director of Respiratory Therapy

North Shore University Hospital.

Manhasset, NY

 

Deborah Hunt, PhD, RN

Associate Professor of Nursing and Course Coordinator

The College of New Rochelle

New York, NY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADVANCE Syndication

Healthcare Field Specialization

Nursing

Physical Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Rehabilitation Medicine

Nurse Practitioner

Physician Assistant

Speech Pathology

Audiology

Laboratory

Health Information

Healthcare Administration

Respiratory Care

Sleep Medicine

Dentistry

Pharmaceutical

Consumer Health