Our Leadership

Mount Nittany Health is led by a board of directors with representation from Mount Nittany Physician Group, Mount Nittany Medical Center, Mount Nittany Health Foundation, physicians and community leaders.


Board of Directors, Mount Nittany Health

Board Officers

Martin Bradley
Chair

H. Ford Stryker
Vice Chair

Eve Powars-Bahr
Secretary

Thomas F. Brown
Treasurer

Board Members

Edward E. Babcock, Jr.

Patricia L. Best, DEd

William D. Joseph

Kristie Kaufman, MD

Tom King

R. Kevin Murray

Kathleen Rhine

Pete Roy, MD

Wayne Sebastianelli, MD

Thomas J. Taricani

Charles L. Witmer

Theodore Ziff, MD


Board of Trustees, Mount Nittany Medical Center

Board Officers

Kristie Kaufman, MD
Chair

Kathleen Rhine
Secretary/Treasurer

Board Members

Dustin Case, DO

Gail Hurley

Jeffrey Pro, MD

Nancy L. Silvis

Barry R. Stein, DMD


Board of Directors, Mount Nittany Health Foundation

Board Officers

William P. Hayes
Chair

Kay Kustanbauter
Vice Chair

Thomas J. Taricani
Treasurer

Kasandra A. Botti, DO, FACEP
Secretary

Board Members

John Carder, DDS

Michael Hawbaker

Beth Kalenak

Ted Oyler

Kathleen Rhine

Paul Tomczuk

Theodore Ziff, MD

Emeritus Members

Edward (Ned) R. Book

Mimi Barash Coppersmith

Richard H. Dixon, MD

John Dutton, PhD

Eileen W. Leibowitz


Board of Directors, Mount Nittany Physician Group

Board Officers

Emily Peterson, MD
Chair

Christopher Yingling, MD,
Secretary/Treasurer

Board Members

William D. Joseph

R. Kevin Murray

Jeffrey Pro, MD

Kathleen Rhine


Board of Directors, Children's Advocacy Center of Centre County, Mount Nittany Health

Board Officers

Jack Infield
Chair

Kathleen Rhine
Secretary/Treasurer

Board Members

Patricia Best, DEd

Charlene Friedman

Tom King

Kim Neely, MS

Rachel Schwab, MD

Gina Woskob


Mount Nittany Health Executive Leadership

Kathleen Rhine
President and CEO
Tiffany Cabibbo, DSc, MSN, RN, CENP
Executive Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer
Tom Charles, MHA, MBA
Executive Vice President, System Development and Chief Strategy Officer
Nirmal Joshi, MD, FACP
Chief Medical Officer, Population Health
Bryan Roach, CPA, CAIA, FACHE, CHFP
Chief Financial Officer
Upendra Thaker, MD, FIPP
Chief Medical Officer
Amy Trithart, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Human Resource Officer
Jim Prowant, MS, CMPE
Chief Operating Officer, Mount Nittany Physician Group
Christopher Hester, MD
Chief Clinical Officer

Medical Staff, Mount Nittany Medical Center

Officers

Tom Covaleski, MD
Chief of Medical Staff

James Martin, MD
Assistant Chief of Medical Staff

Anthony Cardell, MD
Secretary

Bridget Flickinger, MD
Treasurer

Members at Large

Mark Armstrong, MD

Eric Feese, MD

Jeanne Lumadue, MD, PhD, MBA


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