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Faculty

Janice Anderson, MD

Janice Anderson, MDJanice Anderson is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Medical School and Shadyside Hospital Family Practice Residency. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and certified by the American Board of Family Practice. After residency training, Dr. Anderson spent 5 years in rural West Virginia under the National Health Service Scholarship Program. She is currently coordinating the obstetrics curriculum for the Family Practice Residency Program. She is National Course Advisor for the annual Pittsburgh Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Course and has taught in multiple ALSO instructor courses. In addition to teaching the family practice approach to obstetrics, she teaches general family practice and gynecological procedural skills, such as colposcopy. She is active in the Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church. Her personal interests include racquetball, cross-stitch and enjoying time with her committed partner and son.

 


Joseph Dougherty, MD

Joe Dougherty is a native of Pittsburgh, growing up in the North Hills. He received his bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Penn State University and his master of science in biomedical engineering from the University of Michigan. After working for a few years in orthopaedic research, he attended medical school at West Virginia University. He completed his residency in family medicine at UPMC-St. Margaret and a sports medicine fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital. The majority of his time is spent at Allegheny Sports Medicine as a primary care sports physician and assistant director of the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship. He joins the Forbes Regional Hospital Family Medicine Residency as the director of sports medicine education. He is a team physician with the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, Community College of Allegheny County, and several Pittsburgh-area high schools.  When he's not working, he enjoys spending time and traveling with his wife Lela. He also plays competitive baseball and is a die-hard Pirates fan. He also enjoys doing P90X and the Insanity workout series and encourages all of his patients to exercise regularly.


 William K. Johnjulio, MD

johnjulio_williamWilliam Johnjulio, MD, is the program director, Forbes Family Medicine Residency and is the chair of our organization's Department of Family Medicine. He joined the organization from UPMC Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, where he served as both chair of the Department of Family Medicine and director of the Family Medicine Residency Program since 2001. Dr. Johnjulio is responsible for overseeing all clinical, administrative and academic components of the Department of Family Medicine. He graduated from the University of Iowa College of Medicine and completed postgraduate training with a family medicine internship at the University of Rochester/Highland Hospital and a residency in family medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He also completed a Faculty Development Program at Duke University and a Physicians Leadership Academy Fellowship at UPMC Mercy Hospital. Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, Dr. Johnjulio is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. He is married with two children and spends his time with family, fly fishing, biking, skiing, and participating in many other outdoor activities.


Andrew Lobl, MD

Andrew Lobl, MD, is a graduate of the George Washington University School of Medicine; he completed his residency at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh where he was chief resident. He is certified by the American Board of Family Practice. Medical interests include international medicine and caring for the urban underserved. He is an adjunct clinical instructor at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine. Dr. Lobl is married and has two children. He likes traveling to locations off the beaten path and is a diehard Pitt sports fan. Dr. Lobl is a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Air Force where he is a flight surgeon and veteran of the war in Iraq.

 

 

 


Katherine Patterson Neely, MD

Katherine Patterson Neely, MDKatherine Patterson Neely, MD, is the Aasociate program director of the Forbes Family Medicine Residency Program. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Forbes Family Practice Residency Program, where she earned the STFM Resident Teaching Award. She is certified by the American Board of Family Practice. Before joining our residency program as a full-time faculty member, Dr. Patterson worked at an urban community health clinic, serving the uninsured. Her medical interests include women's health, woman-centered maternity care, culture and language in healthcare, and health issues of lesbians and gay men. She sees patients at Metro Family Practice, Inc. and teaches residents general family practice, women's health and maternity care. She is the treasurer of the American College of Women's Health Physicians. She enjoys hiking, biking, and traveling with her life partner and daughters and son, and is learning Aikido.
   


 Phillip Miller, DO

Phillip Miller, DO

Philip Miller is a 2006 graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He finished his family practice residency at St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., in July 2009 and his fellowship in neuromuscularskeletal medicine and osteopathic manipulation at Millcreek Community Hospital in Erie, Pa., in July 2010. Prior to his graduation from LECOM, Dr. Miller spent several rotations abroad in Romania, where he practiced osteopathic manipulative medicine. Osteopathic medicine was so well received that he was invited back by Vasile Goldis University in Arad, Romania, to teach physicians and medical students about osteopathic principles and techniques. He has been awarded the International Medical Student of the Year, the A.T. Still Memorial Scholarship Award, and the LECOM International Osteopathic Awareness Award.  Dr. Miller is ACOFP board-certified in Family Practice and AOBNMM board-certified in neuromuscularskeletal medicine and osteopathic manipulation.  He is currently the course director for Osteopathic Principles and Practice at LECOM at Seton Hill University.


Bob Sukolsky, MA

Bob Sukolsky, MABob Sukolsky is the director of Behavioral Science for the Forbes Family Medicine Residency Program. He earned his master’s degree in counseling from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He has 29 years of experience as an individual, family and marital therapist, clinical supervisor, program director, teacher and trainer. His work in our residency program is focused on behavioral science teaching, including conducting Balint groups and video reviews with residents, inpatient rounds, didactic conferences, and office precepting. Mr. Sukolsky is also currently an adjunct instructor in the Counselor Education Program at Waynesburg University. He has previously taught in the counselor education programs at Duquesne University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Seton Hill University. In addition, he was formerly a trainer/clinical consultant for the Family Based Mental Health Training Program through Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) for 10 years. He currently continues to train in WPIC's OER program and is a teacher/facilitator for TWOgether Pittsburgh, a marriage enrichment program. Bob is married and has one son. He enjoys fishing, gardening and watching his son play soccer.


Charles Sturm, MD

strum_charlesCharles Sturm is director of the Family Health Center. A graduate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, he completed his residency at Forbes Family Practice, where he earned the STFM Resident Teaching Award. He is certified by the American Board of Family Practice. Medical interests include office surgery, podiatry, geriatrics and wilderness medicine. He is an assistant professor at Drexel University, an adjunct clinical instructor at the University of Pittsburgh, and a fellow of both the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Academy of Wilderness Medicine. Dr. Sturm is married and has two children. His hobbies include scouting, photography, gardening, paleontology and malacology. He pursues the latter two at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, where he holds an appointment as a research associate in the Section of Mollusks.

    
 


Steven R. Wolfe, DO, MPH

wolfe_stevenSteven R. Wolfe is the director of the Osteopathic Graduate Medical Education Program and the director of Undergraduate Medical Education for the Forbes Family Medicine Residency program. Prior to joining Forbes Family Health Center, he served as an assistant director at The Washington Hospital Family Medicine Residency for two years. Dr. Wolfe attended medical school at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) and completed a residency in family medicine at UPMC-St. Margaret. He completed a two-year teaching fellowship in faculty development at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, while also earning a master's degree in public health. Dr. Wolfe is board-certified by both the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians. His medical interests include optimizing the medical educational experience, EMR, dermatology, diabetes care, adolescent health and musculoskeletal medicine. He enjoys photography, creative thinking and learning, weight lifting/exercising and his friends.


Pediatric Faculty

Pediatricians serving as faculty for our Family Medicine Residency Program include the following:

Yolanda Dingess , MD

Yolanda Dingess, MD Yolanda Dingess, MD, completed her residency at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh. She joined East Suburban Pediatric Practice in 2007. Dr. Dingess has a special interest in treating patients with asthma, eczema, allergies and ADHD.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Matthew A. Keller , MD

Matthew Keller, MDMatthew Keller, MD, completed his residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, N.J. His specific interests include asthma/allergies and children with disabilities. Dr. Keller has lobbied Congress for the Individuals with Autism Act.

 

 

 

 

 


Paul J. Trainer, MD

Paul Trainer, MDPaul Trainer, MD, received his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine in 1980. He completed his residency in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Buffalo in 1983. He completed a two-year fellowship in behavioral pediatrics and school health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore in 1985. Dr. Trainer is a board-certified pediatrician and has been a partner in East Suburban Pediatrics since 1987. He has been on the medical staff at Forbes Regional Hospital since 1985. 

 

 

 

 


Contributing Faculty

Our Family Practice Residency Program is fortunate to have a contributing faculty that is impressive both in number and degree of excellence. Every specialty and subspecialty is represented, drawn predominantly from our organization and augmented by outside specialists from the Pittsburgh area.

The volunteer faculty's commitment to resident education, whether a month-long rotation or an afternoon conference, is an invaluable addition to the program's quality. 


Adjunct Faculty

 

Clare Cornell, CRNP

Clare CornellClare Cornell assists the faculty in the residency program with the patient education and community medicine curriculums. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing and earned her master’s degree as a family nurse practitioner at the University of Washington. She is board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Prior to joining the Forbes Family Medicine Residency Program, she worked as a nurse practitioner in primary care, occupational health, oncology, and transplant medicine. Her special interests include health maintenance and self-care, chronic illness management, and end-of-life care. She serves on the Health Advisory Council for Head Start and has taught as Adjunct Faculty at the University of Pittsburgh, Slippery Rock University, and Waynesburg University. Clare spends her spare time with her husband and two children and enjoys gardening, bicycling, tai chi and church activities.

 


Michael Corpman, PharmD, BCPS

Michael Corpman

Mike Corpman is a clinical pharmacist who participates in daily rounds, providing insight into drug information and optimal pharmacotherapy. He grew up in Ohio and graduated from Ohio Northern University School of Pharmacy in 2009. He completed a one-year general practice pharmacy residency at Allegheny General Hospital, where he developed further clinical pharmacy skills. In addition to daily inpatient rounds, he plays an active role in the development of antimicrobial stewardship services within the hospital. His professional interests include infectious diseases and cardiology. His other interests include playing golf and fishing.

 

 

 


Melissa L. Horner, MD

Melissa Horner, MDMelissa L. Horner, MD, received her bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of Pittsburgh. She obtained the Equal Opportunity Professional Education Scholarship to attend Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, from which she graduated in 1999. She completed her internship and residency in family medicine at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh. During her training, she received the Mercy Putting People First Award and served on the Graduate Medical Education Executive Committee for 2 years. Her other honors include the Excellence Award from the Order of Eastern Star- P.H.A. 11th District, the NAACP Mon Valley Branch 46th Annual Human Rights Banquet, and the TRIB Total Media Readers’ Choice Award as the Gold Award Winner for Best Family Doctor. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice. Dr. Horner practices at the Health Associates of Western Pennsylvania’s East Office in Penn Hills, Pa. Prior to returning to Pittsburgh, Dr. Horner was a physician with Einstein Community Health Associates/ Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. She maintains staff privileges at Forbes Regional Hospital, Kindred Hospital-North Shore, and Golden Living Center in Oakmont. She also is medical director at the Medical Weight Loss facility in Monroeville, and serves as a collaborative physician with Take Care Health Systems. Dr. Horner is also a clinical assistant professor at Chatham University in the Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program. In her spare time, Dr. Horner is active with the Pittsburgh Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. 


Marian Jonnet, MN, BSN, RN, CNS

marian JonetMarian Jonnet joined Forbes Family Medicine as coordinator of the Healthy Beginnings Program 1992 and in 2002 was named nurse manager, overseeing the daily operations of the residency clinical office site and a support staff of 14. She received her bachelor of science in nursing degree from Villanova University School of Nursing and her master in nursing degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a clinical nurse specialist in obstetric and newborn nursing. She initially worked after graduation for five years as the coordinator of Maternal-Child Health Services for the Allegheny County Health Department. She has taught obstetrical and newborn care to undergraduate and graduate nursing students at Duquesne University, the University of Pittsburgh and Community College of Allegheny County. Ms. Jonnet is a member of the Association of Family Medicine Administration and the Association of Family Medicine Residency Nurses. She is married and the mother of four. Her personal interests include needlepoint, watching her youngest son’s high school basketball games, and spending time with her first grandchild and her growing family.


 

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