Our Educational team

We are honored to have an amazing group of accomplished CRNA speakers to lead our educational team!

Tom Baribeault DNP, CRNA

Founder / President the Society for Opioid Free Anesthesia (SOFA)

Lew Bennett DNP, CRNA

Chair, Drexel University Nurse Anesthesia Program

President, Pennsylvania Association of Nurse Anesthetists (PANA)

Brian Berry MBA, MS, CRNA

System Chief CRNA and Director of Peri-operative Services, Excela Health

Adjunct Faculty, University of Pittsburgh

John Borza DNP, MBA, CRNA

Clinical Director UPMC Shadyside Digestive Health and Endoscopy Center, UPMC South Surgery Center

Nurse Anesthesia Director in Health Sciences, St Vincent College

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Greg Collins DNAP, CRNA

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Texas Christian University School of Anesthesia

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Katie Cooper MS, CRNA, APRN

Owner/Instructor CRNA ACLS [formerly Med-Ed]

Staff Nurse Anesthesiologist, TN Surgical Center


Michael Debroeck DNP, CRNA

Program Director, Excela Health School of Anesthesia

Brent Dunworth DNP, MBA, CRNA

Director of Advanced Practice and Chief CRNA, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Leah Gordon DNAP, CRNA

Program Director, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Staff CRNA, MNGI Anesthesia

Mark Haffey MSN, CRNA, APRN

Staff Anesthetist, Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center

Program Committee Chair, South Dakota Association of Nurse Anesthetists

MariBeth Massie Ph.D, MS, CRNA

Chief CRNA and Manager, Dept. of Anesthesiology J.W. Ruby Director, Columbia University School of Nursing, Nurse Anesthesia Program

Lee Ranalli DNAP, CRNA

Assistant Professor, Midwestern University Nurse Anesthesia Program

Jack Stem AAS, CDCA, CRNA (ret)

Chair Peer Assistance Committee, Ohio State Association for Nurse Anesthetists

AANA Peer Assistance Advisors Committee

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Assistant Professor University of Tennessee

Rebecca Sullivan DNAP, MHS, CRNA

Founder/Program Director, Summit Anesthesia Seminars

Co-founder CRNA Partners

Adjunct Professor Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing, St Vincent College

Staff CRNA & Educational Coordinator, Excela Health System

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Garalynn Tomas, DNAP, M. Ed., CRNA-APRN

President/Owner GVT Medical Service Consultants

Adjunct Professor Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sceinces, Mathematics and Computing, St. Vincent College

Dina Velocci DNP, CRNA, APRN

President, American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology

Matthew Zinder CRNA, CH, MS

Owner, Zinder Anesthesia, LLC

Adjunct Faculty, Georgetown University

Co-Founder, Provider Wellness Symposium

Producer/Host, Provider Wellness Podcast

Founder/Director Maryland Emergency Response Non-Profit