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

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

Greg Collins DNAP, CRNA

Partner -Anesthetic Solutions, LLP Amarillo, TX

President-Elect Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists (TXANA)

Katie Cooper MS, CRNA, APRN

Owner CRNA ACLS [formerly Med-Ed]

ACLS/BLS/PALS instructor

Staff Nurse Anesthesiologist, TN Surgical Center


Micheal DeBroeck DNP, CRNA

Director, Excela Health School of Anesthesia

Brent Dunworth DNP, MBA, CRNA

Director of Advanced Practice and Chief CRNA Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Leah Gordon DNP, APRN- CRNA

Program Director, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Staff CRNA, MNGI Anesthesia

Eric “Jake” Lindstrom MHS, CRNA

Chief CRNA and Manager Dept. of Anesthesiology J.W. Ruby Memorial

MariBeth Massie Ph.D, MS, CRNA

Director, Columbia University School of Nursing, Nurse Anesthesia Program

Jack Stem AAS, CDCA, CRNA (ret)

Chair Peer Assistance Committee Ohio State Association for Nurse Anesthetists

AANA Peer Assistance Advisors Committee


Assistant Professor Rosalind Franklin University

Instructional Academic Staff, Clinical Instructor University of Wisconsin, OshKosh

Rebecca Sullivan DNAP, MHS, CRNA

Founder/Program Director Summit Anesthesia Seminars

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

Staff CRNA & Educational Coordinator, Excela Health System

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

President/Owner GVT Medical Service Consultants

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

Matthew Zinder CRNA, CH, MS

Owner, Zinder Anesthesia, LLC

Adjunct Faculty, Georgetown University

Co-Founder The Provider Wellness Symposium

District IV Director, Maryland Assoc. of Nurse Anesthetists

Producer/Host, Going Viral PodCast

Founder/Director Maryland Emergency Response Non-Profit