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The Penn State Hershey ALS Clinic and Research Center Team includes:

The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter is proud to work with the extraordinary professional care team at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. The ALS Program, led by Zachary Simmons, MD, Professor of Neurology and Humanities, provides ALS families with a comprehensive assortment of services and resources. Below is a list of the team and their specialties as well as more information about their research work. Click here to read the updates from Dr. Simmons about the research collaboration between Hershey Medical Center and The ALS Association as they work towards understanding ALS and moving towards better treatments.

The Penn State Hershey ALS Clinic and Research Center Team includes:

Zachary Simmons, M.D.

Professor of Neurology
Director, Neuromuscular Program and ALS Center
Department/Institute/Center(s):Neurology

 

Susan Walsh, R.N., MSN, ACNS-BC

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Regional Nurse Coordinator
The ALS Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter
Department/Institute/Center(s): Neurology

 

Alair Altiero, Ph.D.

Mental Health Professional
Department/Institute/Center(s):Neurology

 

Matthew Bankert

Clinical Research Coordinator
Department/Institute/Center(s):Neurology

 

Claire Flaherty, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Department/Institute/Center(s):Neurology

 

Pam Hudson, O.T.R/L

Occupational Therapist
Department/Institute/Center(s):Neurology

 

Teresa Kalinay, P.T.

Physical Therapist
Department/Institute/Center(s):Neurology

 

Kanade

Yojana Kanade, BAM, MS

Physical Therapist
Department/Institute/Center(s):Neurology

 

Victoria Kern

Physical Therapist
Department/Institute/Center(s):Neurology

 

Maryann Jones

Social Worker
Department/Institute/Center(s):Neurology

 

Annette Miller, R.N.

Registered Nurse
Department/Institute/Center(s):Neurology

 

Anne Morris, M.P.H.

Research Project Manager
Department/Institute/Center(s):Neurology

 

Carrie Reichwein, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist
Department/Institute/Center(s):Neurology

 

Maureen Reid, R.N., B.S.N.

Registered Nurse
Department/Institute/Center(s):Neurology

 

Heidi Runk, R.P.S.G.T.

Clinical Research Coordinator
Department/Institute/Center(s):Neurology

 

Schaak

Dodi Schaak, CCRP

Clinical Research Coordinator
Department/Institute/Center(s):Neurology

 

Robert Vender, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine Specialist
Department/Institute/Center(s): Pulmonary, Allergy,
and Critical Care Medicine