Washington Health System

155 Wilson Avenue Washington, PA 15301   (724) 225-7000


faculty

Jeffrey Francis Minteer, M.D.

Director of Graduate Medical Education / Washington Health System Family Medicine Residency Program

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Medical School: Thomas Jefferson Medical College 1977
  • Residency: Washington Health System 1980
  • CAQ Geriatrics Board Certified in Palliative Medicine
  • Director: Washington Health System Family Medicine Center
  • Special Interests: Geriatrics* Practice Management* Electronic Medical Records, Palliative Medicine

Board Certification:
Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners
Pennsylvania Medical Licensure
American Board of Family Practice
American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Added Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine
Added Qualification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Education:
Westminster College New Wilmington, PA
Thomas Jefferson Medical College Philadelphia, PA
Washington Health System Family Practice Residency Washington, PA


Walter Paul Slomiany, M.D.

Associate Director, Medical Director of Washington Health System Family Medicine Center - Canonsburg

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Community Medicine, Penn State University
  • Medical School: Temple University AOA 1986
  • Residency: Washington Health System 1989
  • Special Interests: Sports Medicine

Board Certification:
American Board of Family Medicine - Diplomate
CAQ Sports Medicine
PA Medical Licensure

Education:
Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC
Temple University School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA
Washington Health System Family Practice Residency Washington, PA


T. Grant Phillips, M.D.

Assistant Director, Director of Resident Education
Chair, Washington Health System Division of Family Medicine

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Medical School: Hahnemann Medical College 1979
  • Residency: Wyoming Valley 1983
  • Special Interests: Evidence-Based Medicine* Sports Medicine* Computers* Procedural Medicine* Clinical Research

Provides primary care and supervises residents at the Family Medicine Center - Neighbor Health

Board Certification:
American Board of Family Medicine
Advanced Pediatric Life Support Instructor
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor
Advanced Trauma Life Support Provider

Education:
Wilkes College, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Saint Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center New York, NY (Internship)
Wyoming Valley Family Practice Residency Wilkes-Barre, PA


Kimberle J. Keller Vore, M.D., FAAFP

Assistant Director / Coordinator of Women's Health, Neonatal Instructor

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Penn State University
  • Medical School: University of Cincinnati 1986
  • Residency: Washington Health System 1989
  • Special Interests: Women's Health and Maternity Care

Supervises residents at the Family Medicine Center - Neighbor Health

Board Certification and other Certifications:
Fellow with the American Academy of Family Medicine
Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners
Pennsylvania Medical Licensure
DEA Licensure
American Board of Family Practice
Neonatal Advanced Life Support Certification NALS, NALS Instructor
Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics ALSO Faculty Advisor
ALSO Instructor

Education:
Manchester College, North Manchester, IN
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Washington Health System Family Practice Residency, Washington, PA


Paul T. Cullen, M.D.

Vice President Medical Affairs, Chief Quality Officer, Certified Physician Executive

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Medical School: Thomas Jefferson AOA 1976
  • Residency: Washington Health System 1979
  • CAQ Geriatrics
  • Item writer for American Board of Family Practice Examination
  • Special Interests: Quality Management, Leadership Development, Addiction Management, Preventive and Internal Medicine

Sarah C. Duncan, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Director

  • Medical School: MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine 1999
  • Residency: Washington Health System Washington Hospital 2002

Provides primary care and supervises residents at the Family Medicine Center - Cecil


Mylaina Sherwood, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Director

  • Medical School: Drexel University
  • Residency: Washington Health System Washington Hospital 2009
  • Special Interests: Women's Health and Maternity Care, Procedures
  • Board member and Treasurer for Washington County Medical Society

Provides primary care and supervises residents at the Washington Health System Family Medicine Center - Cecil

Board Certification:
American Board of Family Medicine


Monica L. Speicher, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Director

  • Faculty appointment(s) for medical schools-adjunct faculty member University of Pittsburgh
  • Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Penn State University
  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical College 2000
  • Residency: Washington Hospital 2003
  • Special Interests: International Health and Community Outreach

Provides primary care and supervises residents at the Family Medicine Center - Canonsburg

Board Certification:
USMLE certified
Board certified in family practice
Member Washington County Medical Society
Member AAFP
ACLS, BLS

Education:
Allegheny College, Meadville, PA
Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Washington Health System Family Practice Residency Washington, PA


Mindy B. Hutchinson, M.D.

Psychiatrist

  • Psychiatry/Psychopharmacology Director Washington Health System Family Medicine Residency Program
  • Medical School: Northwestern University 1985
  • Residency: George Washington University Medical Center 1988 Childrens Hospital National Medical Center 1990, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship 1990

Supervises residents in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Washington and Family Medicine Centers - Canonsburg


Robert B. Allison, II D.O.

Acting Osteopathic Director/Clinical Assistant Director, Geriatric Fellowship Associate Program Director

  • Faculty appointment(s) for medical schools-adjunct faculty member Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, and Penn State College of Medicine
  • Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine 2011 - Erie, PA
  • Residency: Washington Health System Family Medicine Residency
  • Special Interests: Osteopathic principles, practices, and manipulation. Geriatric Medicine. Palliative Medicine
  • Primary Practice Location - Cecil Family Medicine

Focuses on providing primary care in a variety of setting as well as teaching family medicine residents and medical students at the Washington Health System

Board Certification:
Board certified in both Allopathic and Osteopathic Family Medicine by the
ABFM and ACOFP
Diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine
Nominated as one of the Top Geriatrician in the Washington Area 2013
Certificate of recognition by Penn State Hershey Medical School as an “Outstanding Teacher in
Primary Care” and “Outstanding Role Model”
Member AAFP
Certified in ACLS, ATLS, and BLS

Education:
University of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine; Erie, PA
Washington Health System Family Medicine Residency; Washington, PA


Lauren O’Brien, M.D.

Clinical Instructor

  • Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine 2009
  • Residency: Washington Hospital 2012
  • Special Interests: pediatric and adolescent medicine

Focuses on providing primary care in a variety of setting as well as teaching family medicine residents and medical students at the Washington Health System

Board Certification:
USMLE certified
Board certified in family practice
Member Washington County Medical Society
Member Pennsylvania Medical Society
Member AAFP
Member PAFP
ACLS, BLS

Education:
Allegheny College, Meadville, PA
Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Washington Health System Family Practice Residency Washington, PA


Anna-Binney McCague, M.D.

Clinical Instructor

  • Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2008
  • Residency (Internal Medicine - Pediatrics): MetroHealth Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University, 2012
  • Special Interests: Underserved populations, Public Health

Provides primary care and supervises residents at Family Medicine Center - Washington

Board Certification:
USMLE certified
Board certified in internal medicine
Board certified in pediatrics
Fellow AAP
Member ACP
BLS, PALS

Education:
Williams College, Williamstown, MA
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
MetroHealth Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH


Ashley Tempel Scudder, Ph.D.

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 
  • Predoctoral Clinical Internship: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2012

Provides integrated behavioral health services in Washington Health System primary care clinics- Neighborhood Health & Canonsburg. As a member of the Family Medicine Residency Program Faculty, provides behavioral health training for family medicine residents and medical students within the Washington Health System.

Board Certification:
Pennsylvania Psychology Licensure

Education:
Purdue University West Lafayette, Indiana
West Virginia University Morgantown, West Virginia
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock, Arkansas
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Nicholas Schenk, M.D.

Clinical Instructor/ Washington Health System Family Medicine Residency Program

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh 
  • Medical School: Thomas Jefferson Medical College 2014
  • Residency: Washington Health System 2017, High Risk Obstetrics and Women's Health Fellowship Cone Health Women's Hospital 2018
  • Director: Washington Health System Family Medicine OB Center
  • Special Interests: Women's Health, High Risk Obstetrics, Surgical Obstetrics, EMR, Pediatrics

Board Certification:
Pennsylvania/North Carolina Medical Licensure
American Board of Family Practice


Brittany Sphar, M.D.

Clinical Instructor/ Washington Health System Family Medicine Residency Program

  • Faculty appointment(s) for medical schools-adjunct faculty member  University of Pittsburgh, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family
  • Medical school: West Virginia University School of Medicine, 2012
  • Residency: UPMC St Margaret Family Medicine, 2015
  • Geriatrics Fellowship: Univ of Colorado Dept of Geriatrics, 2016
  • Special Interests: Geriatrics, Women's Health, Substance Abuse, Underserved Medicine 

Provides integrated behavioral health services in Washington Health System primary care clinics- Neighborhood Health & Canonsburg. As a member of the Family Medicine Residency Program Faculty, provides behavioral health training for family medicine residents and medical students within the Washington Health System.

Board Certification:
Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners
Pennsylvania Medical Licensure
American Board of Family Practice
Added Qualification in Geriatric Medicine

Education:
West Virginia University, Morgantown WV
West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown WV
UPMC St Margaret Family Medicine Residency, Pittsburgh PA
University of Colorado Denver Geriatrics Fellowship, Denver CO


Bridget K. Peterson, M.D.

Clinical Instructor/ Washington Health System Family Medicine Residency Program

Board Certification:
American Board Family Medicine Member, AAFP

Education:
Medical School: Jefferson Medical College; Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Thomas Jefferson Family and Community Medicine; Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Thomas Jefferson Family and Community Medicine; Philadelphia, PA


Michael Zanic, D.O.

Clinical Instructor/ Washington Health System Family Medicine Residency Program

Board Certification:
American Board Family Medicine Member, AAFP

Education:
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine; Erie, PA
Residency: WHS Family Medicine Residency Program; Washington, PA