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Robert Haggard, MD

Facility Medical Director

haggard_231x231Dr. Haggard received his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. He performed his internship and residency at the David Grant USAF Medical Center at the Travis AFB in CA. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Haggard has been practicing with the Fredericksburg Community Health Center since 1993.

Shelby Margut, MD

margutDr. Margut received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. She performed her internship and residency at the Lancaster General Hospital Family Practice Residency Program. She is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Margut has been practicing with the Fredericksburg Community Health Center since 2007.

Myron Miller, MD

miller_164x109Dr. Miller received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of medicine in Champain-Urbana, IL.  He performed his internship and residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria Methodist Medical Center.  He is board certified by the American Board of Family medicine.  Dr. Miller has been practicing with the Fredericksburg Community Health Center since 1990.

Carol Sears, MD

sears_jonestown_156x156Dr. Sears received her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in PA.  She performed her internship and residency at the McKeesport Hospital.  She is board cerified by the American Board of Family Medicine.  Dr. Sears has been practicing with the Fredericksburg Community Health Center since 1995.

Pamela Weaner, MD

weanerpam_237x178Dr. Weaner received her medical degree from the SUNY Health Science Center in Syracuse, NY.  She performed her internship and residency at the Family Practice Residency, Harrisburg Hospital, PA.  She is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.  Dr. Weaner has been practicing with the Fredericksburg Community Health Center since 1997.

Marcia Krause

Administrator

Marcia Krause has 36 years progressive experience in various phases of Cedar Haven administration and served as the Assistant Administrator for 26 years. During that time Marcia was excited to be a part of the opening of unit 4-F, the construction of the Living Legacy Garden and the development of the REC Trail that is enjoyed by many residents and their families.

Marcia attended Penn State University and has been a licensed Nursing Home Administrator since 1992. She served as the Co-chairman of the Cedar Haven Fall Frolic for over 25 years and takes pride in seeing the many projects that were completed with the Fall Frolic proceeds. She currently serves as the Treasurer of the Cedar Haven Scholarship Committee. Marcia is the Team Captain for Katie’s Klique Relay For Life Team and is a volunteer for The American Heart Association. She served as a PTO Officer for many years and was a board member of the Cedar Crest Boys Soccer Club.

Jeff Beidler

Director of Nursing

jeffJeff Beidler has been Assistant Director of Nursing at Cedar Haven since 2010. He has been with Cedar Haven since 2002 as a Unit Manager, RNAC, and Administrative Supervisor before accepting the position of Assistant Director of Nursing.

Jeff has been a lifelong resident of Lebanon County with over 30 years of nursing experience. He received his RN Degree at Reading Area Community College. He worked 16 years at Good Samaritan Hospital in Medical/Surgical Nursing, Cardiac Care Nursing, Nursing Supervisor and as a Congestive Heart Failure Home Health Visiting Nurse. He was nominated by a patient for a Nightingale Nursing award.

Jeff enjoys spending time with his wife Abbey and their four children. Jeff’s hobbies include gardening, stained and fused glass, distance running and beekeeping. He volunteers his time with the Friends of the Annville Free Library running their annual plant sale.

Jeff is committed to providing the best quality home-like care for both residents and staff, with a focus on positive patient outcomes.

Kimberly Santiago

Assistant Director of Nursing

Kimberly is currently serving as the Assistant Director of Nursing at Cedar Haven. She is a graduate of Harrisburg Area Community College, where she received an Associate of Science in Nursing. Employed with Cedar Haven since 2004 and over the course of 12 years, Kimberly expanded her knowledge and experience at Cedar Haven and within the nursing field by working in various departments such as dietary, therapy, therapeutic recreation. Kimberly’s nursing career began as an RN Charge Nurse and Administrative Nursing Supervisor. Her continued involvement and dedication to the lives of the residents at Cedar Haven is evident in her performance and character.

Kimberly is a Brooklyn native who is fluent in her native Spanish language. She is married to Mr. Joey Santiago, and they have two sons, Kaiden and Kruz. She is an active member in her church and enjoys spending her time with friends, family, cruising throughout the Caribbean, and taking part in DIY projects.

Janetta Garvin, RN

Director of Infection Control

janJanetta Garvin, RN is the Infection Control Director, as well as, the Employee Health Nurse at Cedar Haven Healthcare.  Janetta has been an employee of Cedar Haven since 1997.  She graduated with honors and earned an Associate in Applied Science from CUNY at Queensborough Community College in Bayside, New York, class of 1994.  She was a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Janetta was a Nursing Supervisor at Cedar Haven for several years before being appointed the Infection Control Director.  Janetta brings to us, over 20 years of Nursing experience working in both acute and long term care facilities.

Professional Organizations include; APIC (Association of Professionals in Infection Control) working with the local chapter in Mechanicsburg over the last decade.

Darlene Weaver

Director of Staff Education

darlene_weaverIn 1988 Darlene came to Cedar Haven having worked as a Nursing Assistant before becoming a LPN. She worked full time as a LPN/Charge Nurse until 2003 she worked part time while pursuing her career goal of becoming a Registered Nurse at Harrisburg Community College. In 2005 she returned full time as a Registered Nurse. She worked as a Charge Nurse and Nursing Supervisor PRN.

In 2008 Darlene assumed a position in the Staff Education Department. And in 2009 became certified to teach Nurse Aid Training classes as an assistant instructor. In 2010 Darlene was appointed the position of Director of Staff Education and became the NAT Program Director, Primary Instructor of the NAT Program. She is also a certified CPR Instructor for the American Heart Association. As Director of Staff Education she serves on the Quality Improvement Committee, Safety Committee, and is the chairman of Cedar Haven’s NAT Advisory Committee. Darlene plans, organizes and provides resources/teaching for all the employee’s educational needs of Cedar Haven’s 324 bed facility, including writing, reviewing and updating all the nursing procedures.

Darlene serves on the Christian Education Committee at the church she attends, and is a teacher in the children program. She also serves as a member of the LCCTC Advisory Committee and serves as a director on a community board.

Darlene is married and she and her husband have three children and seven grandchildren. She and her husband enjoy traveling.

Patti Malay

Director of Admissions

patti_mPatti Malay, B.S. is a graduate of Lebanon Catholic High School and University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work.  She began her career at Cedar Haven in 2001 as a Social Service Caseworker.  She currently serves Cedar Haven as the Admissions Coordinator.

Patti lives in Lebanon, PA with her husband and two children.  She is a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  She enjoys gardening, beach vacations, and spending time with family and friends.

Dana Wamble, RN

Director of Care Management

Dana Wamble RN is the Director of Care Management in the admissions department at Cedar Haven. She has been an RN for 31 years. She graduated with High Honors from Southwestern Illinois College in 1985 and was a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Dana received her Critical Care Nursing Certification at St. Louis University and worked as a Transplant Nurse at St. Louis University Medical Center. She also received her Chemotherapy Certification at Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri and her Wound/Ostomy Certification from Mederi Health Services in Belleville, Illinois.

Dana’s experience includes working as a member of the Heart/Lung transplant team, Oncology Nursing, Home Care Case Manager, Hemodialysis nurse and as a Nursing Supervisor in Long Term Care.

Kelly Gehman

Therapy Program Manager

kelly_gehmanKelly Gehman, COTA/L, is the Therapy Program Manager at Cedar Haven Healthcare Center.

She has been a Licensed, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant since 2002 with a degree from Penn State University. Kelly has continued to grow and expand her knowledge with continuing education in areas such as Fall Prevention strategies, Fall Related Brain Injury in older adults, Dementia Staging, Continence Management, Independence and Mobility as it relates to ADLS, CMI and Medicare Changes, and Documentation in Long Term Care

Prior to joining the team at Cedar Haven in 2005 Kelly’s experience included long term care and post-acute rehab at Reading Hospital. Since joining the Cedar Haven Therapy team, she has moved from Staff Therapist, to Assistant Manager, to Program Manager. Kelly has now been the Program Manager for almost 9 years, managing a large and diverse staff, organizing all therapy services, ensuring open lines of communication between therapists/family/staff/physicians, providing therapy education in-services within the facility to residents, families and staff, and serving in the community with admissions as a liaison for Cedar Haven at Health Fairs, Sr. Centers and community events. Kelly also provides supervision of students from Penn State and Central Penn College Occupational Therapy Assistant Programs, and has assisted in data collection for Elizabethtown College Occupational Therapy program research projects.

Kelly is married to her husband Brian. Together they have 2 sons, Hank and Grant. She volunteers as a coach for their sons’ little league baseball teams. She also enjoys bike riding, fishing, sports, shopping, singing and crafts.

Melinda Peiffer

Director of Human Resources

mindyMelinda Peiffer has been employed at Cedar Haven for 17 years as the Director of Human Resources. During her employment at Cedar Haven she has been involved in several in-house committees such as the Safety Committee and Advisory Committee for the Nursing Assistant Trainees.

Melinda graduated from Mansfield University and was a member of the field hockey team. In her spare time she enjoys staying active and spending time with family and friends.

Gary Lehman

Director of Finance

gary_lThe Director of Finance of Cedar Haven Healthcare Center is Gary Lehman who has been overseeing the business operations of the Facility since 1983; having earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Lebanon Valley College that same year. He has witnessed and been a part of many changes over these 32 years – not just in the Facility but also in government regulations which affect nursing home reimbursement. When not at work, he may be seen gardening at his home in South Lebanon Township. He enjoys listening to “the oldies”, especially the Beatles, and solving the most challenging Sudoku puzzles. He has been happily married for 31 years to “his better half” Kim, and has 2 lovely daughters, Breyana and Erika who live and work in the Washington D.C. area.

Mary Jane Kalbach

Business Office Manager

maryjaneMary Jane Kalbach is our Business Office Manager and a 1997 graduate of Lebanon Valley College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.  Early in her working career she worked at Cedar Haven as a nurse’s aide.  Building her career in the business world, she gained knowledge in her field as a customer service manager in a retail setting for eleven years. Also, she was a Payroll Manager working for a local quarry processing payroll for their three quarry locations in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey.   She enjoys hiking, knitting, reading, and spending time with family especially with her seven grand nieces and nephews.   She was quoted as saying, she felt like she returned home when she came back to work at the “Haven” in her current position in November 2002.

Kelly Troutman

Director of Social Services

kelly_tKelly was born and raised in Pine Grove, PA. She attended Kutztown University post graduating Pine Grove Area High School to pursue a degree in Psychology. Kelly graduated Kutztown University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology. Kelly has worked in the long term care field for over 10 years. Prior to coming to Cedar Haven, Kelly had worked as a Social Service Director for HCR ManorCare in Pottsville, PA for over 7 years. Kelly began her position at Cedar Haven on July 6th 2015 and is very excited to be here and very thankful for this new opportunity.

Marie Anderson

Director of Therapeutic Recreation

marie_aMarie Anderson is the Director of Therapeutic Recreation at Cedar Haven Health Care Center. She is a 2001 graduate Of Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in applied behavioral science. She is a certified validation group practitioner and currently pursuing activities director certification. She has been employed with cedar haven since 2009 and is focused on the quality of life of life for our residents.

Susan Stamm

Director of Central Supply

Susie has spent entire career working in the health field at Cedar Haven Healthcare Center. During her senior year she was hired as a Nursing Assistant. Following graduation she started at the Lebanon Vocational Tech school, to become a L.P.N. After receiving her license she worked for 18 years on the 3-11 shift as a charge nurse on various units.
As her children became older, Susie was able to transfer to dayshift as a Charge Nurse on 1C. The opportunity became available to explore another area of nursing. She was interviewed and offered the position of Director of Central Supply, a position she currently holds. Susie says that she’s seen many changes in the health field during the 40 plus years she’s experienced. She says it’s been a career that she truly has enjoyed.

Debra Muraira

Director of Health Information

debra_mDebra Muraira has been employed at Cedar Haven for 40+ years because of the loyalty and pride that she has for the facility. She is currently the Director of Health Information. Prior to this position Debra worked in the Medical Records and Central Supply Departments.

She has two sons, Colton who will be entering his last year of law school in August 2015 and Slade who is a Crew Chief with the USAF stationed in South Carolina. Debra also has a grandson, Shawn.

Debra has lived in Lebanon County all of her life and is a member of the Avon United Methodist Church where she has various responsibilities. She enjoys being active and is an avid cyclist.

Frank Uhler

Director of Buildings and Grounds

Frank Uhler has worked at Cedar Haven for 39 years. He began employment in the Laundry Department. After several years as the Laundry Manager Frank accepted the Buildings and Grounds Director position.

Over the years as the Director of Buildings and Grounds Frank’s knowledge of the facility has been instrumental in the oversight of the many changes that have taken place.

Frank leads an active lifestyle and you might see him taking a run on the back roads of South Lebanon Township.

Victor Gonzalez

Director of Housekeeping and Laundry

victorVictor has been in administration at Cedar Haven for 33 years and have served as the housekeeping / laundry director for the past 29 years. Victor is also a Certified Laundry Linen Manager since 1996.

He’s served as Co-chairman of the Cedar Haven Fall Frolic for over 25 years and has helped to oversee the many projects that have been completed with the proceeds.

Prior to working at Cedar Haven Victor had been in the Marine Corps. He is currently an active member of the Navy Club Ship #91 in Lebanon, where He helps in various fund raising events for the community. In his off time, Victor enjoys riding motorcycle, camping and spending time with his family.

Randolf Howarth

Food Service Director

Randy has been in the hospitality and foodservice industry for 26 years. He attended HACC for Culinary Arts and New Mexico State University for Business Management. Randy grew up in Harrisburg, PA but moved to New Mexico where he and his wife served the communities of two Native American Tribes. While working for Acoma Business Enterprises, at the Pueblo of Acoma, he filled many roles such as Executive Chef and Food and Beverage Director of the Sky City Casino/Hotel and General Manager of the Haak’u Museum, the number one Native Destination in the U.S.A. When his daughter was born, the family moved back to PA to be closer to Grandma. After establishing their home, he began working for YUM Brands where he was a Training Manager and Area Manager.

Randy and his wife jointly co-founded the Community Outreach Center in Grants, NM where they established a Celebrate Recovery program for the area and have traveled globally on mission trips and serve locally at the Penbrook Lion’s Club. Randy is excited and proud to join Culinary Services Group and Cedar Haven with a passion to serve both the residents and his team.

Camelia Popa, MD

Clinic Physicians, Mental Health

cameliaPosition: Psychiatrist for Senior Adult Services at Mt. Gretna

Education: M.D. – University of Craiova, Romania

Employed at Philhaven: 2010

Clinical Specialties: Board Certified in General Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry

Only see certain issues / part-time

Dr. Barry Wexler

Clinic Physicians, Dental

Only see certain issues / part-time

Dr. Alley

Clinic Physicians, Optometry

Only see certain issues / part-time

Dr. Kyran Mitchell – Vohre Wound Team

Clinic Physicians, Wounds

Only see certain issues / part-time

Eugene Smolens, DPM

Clinic Physicians, Podiatry

Dr. Smolens received his degree as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his Podiatric Surgical Residency at Oxford Hospital in Philadelphia, PA and has practiced Private Podiatric Medicine with a Podo-Geriatric specialty since 1978. Dr. Smolens is licensed to practice Podiatric Medicine in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.

Jacob Form, DPM

Clinic Physicians, Podiatry

Dr. Jacob Form received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. He received his post-doctoral training at the Tri-county Hospital in Springfield, PA. Dr. Form has help hospital staff membership at the Albert Einstein Medical Center, the Belmont Center for Comprehensive Treatment, the Brooke Glen Behavioral Hospital, and Horsham Clinic. Dr. Form joined Lifecare Podiatry in 2006.

Jahangir Habib, DPM

Clinic Physicians, Podiatry

Dr. Jahangir Habib received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, OH. He is board certified by the National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners and is an Associate of the American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA). Dr Habib is also a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), the Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association (PPMA) and the American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management (AAPPM).

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