Penn State Hershey ALS Clinic and Research Center - Our Team

Zachary Simmons, M.D.

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

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

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Regional Nurse Coordinator
The ALS Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter

Department/Institute/Center(s): Neurology

 
Claire Flaherty, Ph.D.

Claire Flaherty, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Clinical Neuropsychologist

Department/Institute/Center(s): Neurology

 
Barbara Brunk Gascho, R.N., C.P.N.

Barbara Brunk Gascho, R.N., C.P.N.

Chaplain
Pastoral Care Counselor

Department/Institute/Center(s): Neurology

 
Travis Haines, B.S., M.A.

Travis Haines, B.S., M.A.

Clinical Research Coordinator

Department/Institute/Center(s): Neurology

 
Pam Hudson, O.T.R/L

Pam Hudson, O.T.R/L

Occupational Therapist

Department/Institute/Center(s): Neurology

 
Maryann Jones, M.S.W., L.S.W.

Maryann Jones, M.S.W., L.S.W.

Social Worker

Department/Institute/Center(s): Neurology

 
Teresa Kalinay, P.T.

Teresa Kalinay, P.T.

Physical Therapist

Department/Institute/Center(s): Neurology

 
Melanie Kerstetter, M.S., CCC-SLP

Melanie Kerstetter, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Department/Institute/Center(s): Neurology

 
Judy Lyter, R.N., M.S., L.P.C.

Judy Lyter, R.N., M.S., L.P.C.

Licensed Professional Counselor

Department/Institute/Center(s): Neurology

 
Zahira Paul, M.S., O.T.R/L

Zahira Paul, M.S., O.T.R/L

Occupational Therapist

Department/Institute/Center(s): Neurology

 
Divisha Raheja, M.D.

Divisha Raheja, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Department/Institute/Center(s): Neurology

 
Maureen Reid, R.N., B.S.N.

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

Registered Nurse

Department/Institute/Center(s): Neurology

 
Heidi Runk, R.P.S.G.T.

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

Assistant Research Coordinator

Department/Institute/Center(s): Neurology

 
Beth Stephens, M.A.

Beth Stephens, M.A.

Research Coordinator

Department/Institute/Center(s): Neurology

 
Robert Vender, M.D.

Robert Vender, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine Specialist

Department/Institute/Center(s): Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine

 
Courtney Wright, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Courtney Wright, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Department/Institute/Center(s): Neurology