Hans P. Cassagnol, MD, FACOG Associate Chief Quality Officer Geisinger Northeast
Bio: Hans P. Cassagnol, MD, FACOG, serves as Associate Chief Quality Officer for Geisinger Northeast where he also chairs the Performance Improvement Committee and co-chairs the Ethics Committee. In addition, he is Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA.
He earned a Bachelor of Biology degree from St. John's University, Flushing, NY, a Master of Medical Management from the University of Southern California, an MD from the University of Connecticut School Of Medicine, and completed his residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Flushing, NY. He is a member of the teaching staff for the Geisinger Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency program and has served on the ProvenCare Perinatal Initiative.
Harry O. Mateer Jr., MD Directo of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bio: A physician lead for the ProvenCareÂ® Perinatal initiative and a member of the teaching staff for the Geisinger Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program, Dr. Harry O. Mateer, Jr. received the Quality Award in 2011 for patient safety initiatives recognizing his involvement in a Post-partum Hemorrhage Protocol for the System. He holds a Bachelor of Biology degree from Washington & Jefferson College, a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, and completed his residency at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center.
John Nash, MD Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bio: Dr. Nash joined Geisinger in 2009 as Chairman, Women's Health Service Line. Prior to Geisinger, Dr. Nash directed the Gynecology Oncology Program at University of Connecticut and conducted ovarian cancer research. He began his career in the US Navy, eventually chairing the National Naval Medical Center's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He received his BS from the United States Naval Academy, served as an officer in the nuclear submarine force, and earned his MD from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Nash completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the National Naval Medical Center and his fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the National Naval Medical Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and the National Cancer Institute.
Kerri Potsko, RN, BSN Associate Vice President, Women's Health
Bio: A member of the Geisinger Health System for 21 years, Ms. Potsko began her career as an inpatient nurse in Hematology/Oncology at Geisinger Medical Center. She went on to hold several operations positions, including Regional Director of Operations for Cancer Services. Ms. Potsko received her BS in Nursing from Misericordia University and her Masters of Health Administration from King's College.
Kimberly A Skelding, MD Interventional Cardiologist and Director of Women's Heart & Vascular Health
Bio: Dr. Skelding is a board-certified cardiologist who is widely published on heart-related topics. She earned her medical degree from Northwestern University School of Medicine and completed her residency at Geisinger Medical Center. She completed a fellowship in interventional cardiology at the Mayo Clinic.