Dr. Sanjay Doddamani, system director, advanced cardiac disease/heart failure, for the Geisinger Health System, has been named to the Yale-New Haven Health Services Corporation Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation Technical Expert Panel on admission measures for patients with heart failure, diabetes and other chronic conditions. Doddamani was integral in developing the system’s heart failure initiatives, including the left ventricular assist device program at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Plains Township.
M&T Bank has earned its eighteenth top rating from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for exceeding the terms of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) exam. This represents the highest possible rating of how well the bank meets the credit needs of its communities.
Mark T. Perry, founding partner of The Perry Law Firm, in Scranton, and Dominick J. Georgetti, a fellow partner in the firm, have been named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers for 2013. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor bestowed by Super Lawyers magazine.
Michelle Schmude, chairwoman of the mass communications department at King’s College, recently published an article titled, “Growth and Sustainability Through Test Optional Admission Policies,” in the “International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management.” In addition, Schmude and Scott Weiland, assistant professor of mass communications, will present a session, titled “Non-Profits vs. For-Profits in the Game of Social Media, Blogs and online Media Tools,” at the NEPA BlogCon in October to be held at Luzerne County Community College.
Attorney Joseph E. Kluger, one of the two managing principals at the law firm of Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, headquartered in Kingston, has been ranked as a “Top-Rated Lawyer” in banking and finance for 2013 by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell, a national lawyer-rating firm.