Peter Santoro, M.D., FACS

Director of Robotic Surgery · ChristianaCare

Dr. Peter Santoro specializes in advanced robotic techniques, with special interests in complex abdominal wall hernia repair.

Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Minimally Invasive Surgery General Surgery Robotic Surgery Hernia Repair

Cristina Turdean

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Turdean's expertise focuses on museum studies, and the intersection of technology and society.

Technology and Gambling Museum Studies Historic Preservation Technology and Society

Joan Pirrung, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC

Chief Nursing Officer of Union Hospital · ChristianaCare

Joan Pirrung is the chief nursing officer at ChristianaCare’s Union Hospital.

Acute Inpatient Surgical and Trauma Services Trauma Service Leadership Trauma Nursing Trauma Care Adult Health

Roger Kerzner, M.D., MBA, FACC

Physician Executive · ChristianaCare

Dr. Roger Kerzner directs the clinical strategy for the more than 1,400 physicians and surgeons of The Medical Gruop at ChristianaCare.

Hypertension Clincal Care Delivery Redesign Physician Leadership Cardiology Integrated Practice Care

Jim Mendez, PhD

Assistant Professor | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Jim Mendez, PhD, CRNP, ANP-BC is an expert in lung disease and transplantation, pharmacology, and clinical ethics

Nurse Practitioner Practice Opioid Addiction & Recovery Lung Transplantation Pharmacology Psychological Predictors of Health Outcomes

Ray A. Blackwell, M.D., M.J.

Chief of Cardiac Surgery · ChristianaCare

Ray Blackwell is Chief of Cardiac Surgery and is also the W. Samuel Carpenter, III, Distinguished Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery.

Adult Cardiac Surgery Surgical Resynchronization Therapy ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) Cardiac Surgery Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)

Allen Friedland, M.D., MACP, FAAP

Section Chief of Medicine-Pediatrics · ChristianaCare

Dr. Allen Friedland specializes in medical education and primary care in internal medicine and pediatrics.

Special Health Care Needs Medicine-Pediatrics Medical Education Medicine Pediatrics

Himani Divatia, FACP, FAAP

Medical Director of Patient Experience · ChristianaCare

Dr. Himani Divatia is the medical director of Patient Experience at ChristianaCare.

Hospital Medicine Internal Medicine Pediatrics

Barbara Albani, M.D.

Director of NeuroInterventional Surgery · ChristianaCare

Dr. Barbara Albani is an expert in neurology, radiology, and medical director of NeuroInterventional Surgery at ChristianaCare.

Diagnostic Neuroradiology Radiology Interventional Neuroradiology Neurology Neurovascular Disease

Lauren Miltenberger, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Administration; Nonprofit Coordinator | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Lauren Miltenberger, PhD, is an expert on the influence of government on nonprofit organizations.

Nonprofit Fundraising Nonprofit Human Capital Human Service Contracting Personnel Management Public Administration

Nicole Duffy, Ph.D, MA

Psychologist · ChristianaCare

Nicole Duffy is a health psychologist at ChristianaCare’s Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Counseling Psychology Meaning Centered Psychotherapy Posttraumatic Stress Head/Neck Cancer

Jennifer Rowland, M.D.

Chief of the Breast Imaging Section · ChristianaCare

Jennifer Rowland specializes in interpretation of screening and diagnostic multi-modality breast Imaging.

Medical Trainee Education Community Outreach Breast Density Supplemental Breast Cancer Screening

Katherine "Kat" Collard, MS, RN-BC, NP

Chief Nursing Information Officer · ChristianaCare

Katherine Collard is the chief nursing informatics officer at ChristianaCare, responsible for systems that directly impact nurses.

Nursing Informatics Technology implementor

Janice Tildon-Burton, M.D.

OB/GYN · ChristianaCare

Dr. Janice Tildon-Burton is an OB/GYN in Delaware with 30 years of experience in Delaware.

High-Risk Pregnancy Women's Health Menopause Gynecology Obsterics

Megan Mickley, M.D., MBA, FAAP

Director of 24/7 Pediatric Care Center | Division Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine · ChristianaCare

Dr. Megan Mickley is director of ChristianaCare’s new, 24/7 Pediatric Care Center and division director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Healthcare Management Pediatric Emergency Medicine Emergency Ultrasound Pediatrics

Natalie Moser

Director of the MSU Psychological Clinic · Michigan State University

Natalie Moser directs the MSU Psychological Clinic and specializes in pediatric psychology, child anxiety and parent consultation.

Mental Health Bullying Pediatric Psychology Parenting Child Anxiety

Marjorie Och

Professor, Art and Art History · University of Mary Washington

Professor of Art and Art History, Specialization in Baroque and Renaissance Artists

Renaissance Art Baroque Art Art Patronage 16th Century Art 17th Century Art

Shekhar Garde

Dean, School of Engineering & Elaine S. and Jack S. Parker Professor, Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leads the largest of the five schools at Rensselaer and conducts research in statistical mechanical theory and molecular modeling

Engineering Thermodynamics Simulations of Biological Systems Molecular Theory Hydration Phenomena at Interfaces and Nanosystems

Keith Mellinger

Professor of Mathematics · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Mellinger blends mathematics and music.

Discrete Mathematics Coding Theory Geometry Math

Crystal Park, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Connecticut

Meaning Making Psychology of Religiousness and Spirituality Stress, Trauma and Coping Yoga Research Cancer Survivorship