Meet the Staff

Executive Leadership

Paul Phrampus, MD

Paul E. Phrampus, MD, CPE, FSSH

Director
phrampuspe@upmc.edu

Thomas Dongilli, AT, CHSOS-A, FSSH

Operations Director
dongta@upmc.edu

John Lutz

Director of Information Technology, Co-director of Research
lutzjw@upmc.edu

John O’Donnell, CRNA, MSN, DrPH, FSSH

Senior Associate Director, Nursing Programs, Director of Research
jod01@pitt.edu

Associate Directors

Paul Phrampus, MD

William McIvor, MD

Associate Director, Medical Student Programs
mclvorwr@upmc.edu

Melinda Fiedor Hamilton, MD, MSc

Associate Director, Pediatric Programs
fiedml@ccm.upmc.edu

Amy Seybert, PharmD

Associate Director, Pharmacy Programs
seyberta@upmc.edu

Administration

Paul Phrampus, MD

Thomas Lalor

Director of Administration

Paul Phrampus, MD

Michelle Franco

Administrative Assistant

Aisha Mariner

Administrative Assistant

Emily Kane

Administrative Assistant

Taylor Ray-Jetter

Administrative Assistant

Curriculum Development

Martin Mayer, CHSOS

Bianca Caruso, BS

Director of Educational Development

Gwen Stonesifer

Educational Technology Specialist

Heather Donovan, AT

Kaylee Peden

Educational Development Coordinator

Heather Donovan, AT

Francesca Giacchino

Educational Development Coordinator

James Lightner, CHSOS

Meghan Phrampus

Communications Support Technician

Heather Donovan, AT

Aimee Smith, PA-C, MS

Curriculum Development

Operations

Martin Mayer, CHSOS

Martin Mayer, CHSOS

Manager of Simulation Services

Clinton Clegg, CHSOS

Simulation Specialist

James Lightner, CHSOS

James Lightner, CHSOS

Simulation Specialist

Heather Donovan, AT

Heather Giordano, AT

Simulation Specialist

James Lightner, CHSOS

Clint McElroy

Simulation Specialist

Matt Murphy

Simulation Specialist

Joe Wheeler

Joe Wheeler

Simulation Specialist

Joe Wheeler

Brendan Muldoon

Simulation Specialist

Joe Wheeler

Dan Spanner

Simulation Specialist

Jon Mazur, CHSOS

Simulation Specialist

IT

Max Leake

Kimberly Mitchell

Web Application Developer

Joe Wheeler

Jim Christman

PC Consultant

Loyal Houston

PC Consultant

Joe Wheeler

Ying Zhang, MS

Systems Support Technician

Fellows

Kimberly Mitchell

Thanat Tangpaisarn, MD, FTCEP

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician, Srinagarind Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand.

Special Interests: Simulation Education, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Emergency Airway Management.

Kimberly Mitchell

Hafizah Abdul Salim, MD

Emergency Medicine Physician and Medical Lecturer, University Putra Malaysia under the Ministry of Higher Education

Special Interests: Critical Care, Life Support, Trauma, Clinical Simulation 

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