B. Scott Kern
Chair, UPMC Hamot Board of Directors
B. Scott Kern is the vice president, general counsel for C. A. Curtze Co., a full line wholesale food service distributor, in Erie, Pa. Attorney Kern also serves as vice president, general counsel at Northern Frozen Foods Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, managing member of Jacobstein Food Service in Rochester, N.Y., vice president, general counsel, International Market Brands, and vice president, general counsel, Salespro Technologies Inc., in Erie.
V. James Fiorenzo
President, UPMC Hamot
V. James Fiorenzo serves as president at UPMC Hamot. Prior to becoming president, Mr. Fiorenzo served as the chief operating officer. He has also served as the senior vice president of Strategic and Support Services, president of Regional Health Services, president of Great Lakes Home Healthcare Services, Bayside Pharmacy and Physician Supply, and Associate Director of Pharmacy and Drug Information Services.
Christopher E. Larson, DMD, MD
President of the Medical Staff, UPMC Hamot
Christopher E. Larson, DMD, MD, is a board-certified anesthesiologist and is president of the UPMC Hamot Medical Staff. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he moved to the Erie area at a young age. Dr. Larson graduated from Girard High School and attended Alfred University in New York.
Debbie A. Burbules, RN, BSN, MPA
Vice President, Ambulatory and Women's Services
In October 2009, Debbie A. Burbules was named president of UPMC Hamot Women's Hospital. She also serves as senior vice president of Outpatient Services at UPMC Hamot.
Stephen M. Danch
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, UPMC Hamot
Stephen M. Danch was appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer of Hamot Medical Center (now UPMC Hamot) in 1989. As chief financial officer, he is responsible for developing, interpreting, coordinating, and administering policies on finance and related issues in support of the corporation's goals and objectives.
Richard W. Long, MD, FACS
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Richard W. Long, MD, is senior vice president and chief medical officer at UPMC Hamot. From 2006 until November 2008, he served as co-chief executive officer and chief medical officer at the Regional Cancer Center in Erie, PA.
David P. Gibbons, MHA, RN
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
David P. Gibbons, MHA, RN assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer at UPMC Hamot in August 2012. As COO he has primary oversight for the majority of UPMC Hamot's service lines including business relationships.
Gary M. Maras
Senior Vice President of Business Development, UPMC Hamot & Chief Executive Officer, Heart Institute at UPMC Hamot
In 2005, Gary M. Maras was promoted to senior vice president with responsibilities including business development, service line development, and marketing and communications at Hamot Medical Center (now UPMC Hamot). In addition, he holds a leadership role as chief executive officer of the Heart Institute at UPMC Hamot.
James E. Donnelly, RN, BSN, MBA
Chief Nursing and Quality Officer
James E. Donnelly joined Hamot Medical Center (now UPMC Hamot) in 1998 and currently serves as both the chief nursing officer and chief quality officer. In this capacity, he has full responsibilities for nursing services throughout UPMC Hamot, as well as oversight of the Emergency Department.
Ann M. Bula
Chief development officer and president of the Hamot Health Foundation
Ann M. Bula was appointed chief development officer and president of the Hamot Health Foundation in 2012. She provides leadership for philanthropic programs and initiatives, including fundraising, community outreach, employee and patient support, and collaborates with the Hamot Health Foundation Board of Corporators.
Vice President of Human Resources, UPMC Hamot
Brian Durniok is UPMC Hamot's vice president of Human Resources. In this capacity, Mr. Durniok has oversight for the organization's employee health, business partners, employee relations, compensation and benefits, recruitment, education, and employee safety and wellness services.
Raymond E. Moluski
Vice President of General Services, UPMC Hamot
Raymond E. Moluski is vice president of General Services at UPMC Hamot. He is responsible for all departments reporting through the General Services Division, including Facilities, Nutrition, Biomed, Physical Planning, Materials Management, Linen, the Storeroom, and the Service Center.
Lynn M. Rupp
Vice President of Service Lines, UPMC Hamot
In January 2011, Lynn M. Rupp was named vice president of Strategic and Operational Performance.
In this role, Ms. Rupp oversees the Strategic and Operational Performance Division, which includes the clinical data systems, strategic planning, and organizational intelligence departments.
Thomas J. Thompson, RPh, MS, MBA, FACHE
Vice President of Pharmacy Services, UPMC Hamot
Thomas J. Thompson serves as vice president of Pharmacy Services at UPMC Hamot. In this capacity, he has primary oversight for the hospital pharmacy and Bayside Pharmacy.
Emmett T. Verdecchia, CCP, MHSA
Vice President of Surgical Services, UPMC Hamot
Emmett T. Verdecchia is the vice president of Surgical Services. Mr. Verdecchia assumed responsibility for all surgical services at UPMC Hamot, the Surgery Center, and the UPMC Hamot Women's Hospital in December 2009.
Kane Community Hospital
an Affiliate of UPMC Hamot
J. Gary Rhodes, FACHE
Vice President, UPMC Hamot & CEO, Kane Community Hospital, an Affiliate of UPMC Hamot
J. Gary Rhodes serves as CEO of Kane Community Hospital (KCH), an affiliate of UPMC Hamot. In this capacity, he has responsibility for KCH's 230 staff and affiliated physicians in providing high-quality, efficient, cost-effective, leading-edge care.