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Healthcare Communication Program staff

Nicole Woll, PhD, MEd, is associate chief academic officer, Interprofessional Education, and associate dean, Faculty and Continuing Professional Development, along with being the co-director of the GEMS Standardized Patient Program. She also oversees the GEMS Simulation Program.

Mary Harris, MD, is the director for Curriculum and Faculty Development along with being the co-director of the GEMS Standardized Patient Program.

April Morgan, MEd, is the manager of Interprofessional Education. Her role is to provided leadership in the areas of curriculum development, program revision, assessment, evaluation and scholarly activity over simulation, healthcare communication, faculty development and health professions education.

Pamela Humphrey, EMT-B, senior coordinator of GEMS. Her role is to promote activities to support interprofessional and interdisciplinary teamwork, educational accreditation and maintenance of certification, patient safety and quality initiatives. She integrates simulation to effectively train and objectively assess applied knowledge, adequacy of skills and level of competence. She provides supervision of the standardized patient staff and provides support for logistics, recruitment, training and quality of standardized case encounters.

Mary Jean Parry’s role is to provide administrative and secretarial support for the GEMS team. She performs duties to support the goals and objectives of Geisinger's simulation center in its efforts to provide quality patient/customer care and patient/customer satisfaction.