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Phyllis M. Accetta
Administrative Assistant to Dr. Gonnella

Mrs. Accetta is the Administrative Assistant to Dr. Gonnella, Director for the Center. She came to the Center in July 2000. Prior to coming to the Center she was Secretary to the Dean of Jefferson Medical College from September, 1996, to July, 2000. Mrs. Accetta provides administrative support to Dr. Gonnella. She also provides administrative support for communication and the preparation of project reports and publications.

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Mengdan Liu, MS
Programmer/Analyst

Mengdan Liu is a Research Programmer/Analyst. She is responsible for the programming and analysis of research projects in the healthcare field using SAS to analyze U.S. and Italian databases. Ms. Liu works on various projects analyzing quality of the regional health care system using the data from Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy. She has also been involved in research projects such as distribution of surgical care in the region, and Development of healthcare profiles for the population served by the health districts and primary care units in the AUSL of Parma. Her background includes a M.S degree in Biostatistics.

(215) 503-6087
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Kaye Maxwell, BS
Consultant

Kaye Maxwell earned her BS in Mathematics from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, VA, and taught secondary mathematics for 10 years before coming to Jefferson in 1995. After 17 years at Jefferson, she retired as manager of testing services in 2012 but continues to administer services related to the Jefferson Scales of Empathy on a consultant basis. Her responsibilities include correspondence with clients and prospective clients, creating paper and on-line surveys, updating scoring programs, analyzing data and reporting results. She maintains the databases that track correspondence, orders, translations of the scales and publications.

(215) 955-6907
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Edward C. Nicks, Jr.
Statistical Assistant

Mr. Nicks is a statistical assistant whose primary re­sponsibility is coordinating examination and evaluation services for the Medical College and the College of Health Professions. He assists in the maintenance of the longitudinal database of medical students and graduates, coordinating mailings, collecting data, and providing statisti­cal analysis and reports. He also assists in the management of computers and other hard­ware within the Center.

(215) 955-7360
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Carol Rabinowitz, BA
Programmer/Analyst

Mrs. Rabinowtiz is Programmer/Analyst for the Center. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociol­ogy and Mathematics from Rutgers University. She is responsible for SAS pro­gramming for projects in both medical educa­tion and health care. In the past year, the main areas of her fo­cus have been on collaborative projects studying the quality and cost of care in the Italian health care system and in the mainte­nance of the lon­gitudinal database of medical students and graduates.

(215) 955-9399
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Frank Sellers
Survey & Evaluation Analyst

Mr. Sellers is the primary Database Administrator (DBA) for LXR∙TEST, the software the Medical School uses to create and score student exams. His duties include development of customized databases consolidating information from multiple sources for enhanced ongoing/ad hoc analysis. Frank is also involved in creating surveys both for the Center and other university departments. Additionally, he is the DBA for the Longitudinal Study database containing more than four decades of post-graduate data. Frank attended Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania where he majored in French and Mass Communication (TV & Radio Production).

(215) 955-6964
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Megan Templin, MPH
Programmer/Analyst

Megan Templin is a Research Programmer/Analyst. She is responsible for the programming and analysis of research projects in the healthcare field using SAS to analyze U.S. and Italian databases. In the past year, she has been working on various projects analyzing the quality of the regional health care system using data from Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy. She has also been involved in research projects such as the distribution of surgical care in the Emilia-Romagna Region, the development of healthcare profiles for the population served by the health districts in the AUSL of Parma, and the distribution of potentially inappropriate prescriptions in the AUSL of Parma.

(215) 955-7354
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Medical Education & Health Care


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