Namedropper 5/4/2018

May 4, 2018

Local doctor honored Geisinger Community Medical Center’s Brian L. Frank, M.D., was awarded the John M. Templeton Jr. Award for the Commitment to Excellence in Trauma Care at the American Trauma Society, Pennsylvania division’s, annual trauma prevention conference in Hershey. The award is presented to a physician who has displayed a commitment to excellence in trauma care and is in recognition of the late Dr. John Templeton Jr., a past president of the society’s state division board of directors for 28 years and a champion in trauma prevention efforts. Frank joined the trauma team at Geisinger in August of 2016. He has been actively involved in conducting two trauma-related research projects: the Stop the Bleed campaign and the Brief Hemorrhage Control Training for Nursing Staff: A Rapid Approach for Training in the Time-Strapped Environment. High notes Terry Wise, associate professor at Keystone College and small-business owner, was recognized by the University of Scranton Women’s Entrepreneurship Center. Wise is a longtime guest speaker at the center, a partnership between the Kania School of Management and Small Business Development Center. The StartUP program is a six-week series where par­ticipants learn how to start their own businesses. Wise visits the class regularly to offer guidance on the financial operations of a business, the university said. She uses real examples from her own business experience to teach the participants about the importance of cash flow. The center offers programs and services to women with lower incomes, those in transition or those trying to make a better life for themselves and their families; helping to determine if self-employment is an option, according to the center. For details, contact Francene Dudziec at 570-941-4168. Super students University of Scranton graduate students who were inducted into Chi Delta Rho, the university’s chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, the international honor society for counseling, include Rachel Tunis of Tunkhannock; Maria Scavo of Wyoming; Nicole Gaetano of Spring Brook Twp.; Chris­tina Brislin of Greentown; Mariah Dunn of Duryea; Alison Hamilton, Julia Lettieri, Margaret Donnelly, Melisa Gallo, Liam Mooney and Elizabeth Corbett, all of Scranton; Sarah Rosar, Madison Conway and Mary Lynn Massino, all of Dunmore; Adam Kita of Mountain Top; Courtney Gans of Hazle Twp.; Jacqueline Bailey of Scott Twp.; Meghan Rose of Falls Twp.; and David Winsock of Exeter. The international honor society recognizes outstanding achievement and service within the profession of counseling.