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Program Leadership

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    Program Director
    Alison Mancuso, D.O., F.A.C.O.P.

    Undergraduate Education: Rutgers University- Rutgers College
    Medical Education: University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ- School of Osteopathic Medicine
    Residency Training: UMDNJ-SOM/Kennedy Health System/Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center
    Clinical Interests: Preventative Medicine, Chronic Disease Management, Patient-Centered Medical Home, Quality & Safety

    Why RowanSOM? "When I came to Rowan as a medical student (UMDNJ-SOM at the time), it felt like home right away. As I completed each step of training, I realized that this is one of the best places to train and learn. The faculty, staff and administration are approachable, supportive and helpful. They really take teamwork seriously. When I was looking for my first attending job, I learned more about academic medicine and realized it was a perfect fit for me, since I love to teach, mentor and learn. Being involved in residency training is so rewarding. I'm a Family Doc because I love building relationships with my patients and that spills over to the residents, as well. RowanSOM Family Medicine is a department that is continuously striving to find ways to make our patient-care experience and educational experience more meaningful and adaptable. It's truly a great place to work!"

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    Associate Program Director
    Alexander Kowalski, D.O.

    Undergraduate Education: Chestnut Hill College
    Medical Education: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Residency Training: UMDNJ-SOM/Kennedy Health System/Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center
    Clinical Interests: Pediatrics, Preventative Care, Mental Health

    Why RowanSOM? "The ability to be a part of a school and university community that have such a passion for clinical excellence, outstanding medical education, and commitment to research."

Core Program Faculty

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    Philip Collins, D.O.

    Undergraduate Education: Rowan University
    Medical Education: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Residency Training: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
    Clinical Interests: Weight Management, preventive care, chronic disease management

    Why RowanSOM? "I completed my family medicine residency at Rowan SOM and, in doing so, I saw first-hand how fulfilling academic medicine can be. I learned from great teachers and this inspired me to become a teacher, myself. At Rowan SOM, I’m able to teach and mentor medical students and residents of all levels while still being able to provide care for my patients. It’s a great place to work and I couldn’t be happier!"

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    Suzanna Hosein, D.O.

    Undergraduate Education: Trinity University
    Medical Education: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Residency Training: Inspira Medical Center
    Clinical Interests: Preventative Care, Pediatrics, Women’s Health, Procedures, Addiction Medicine including MOUD, Diagnostic Reasoning, Evidence Based Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulation

    Why RowanSOM? "Academic Medicine is so exciting! I am passionate about learning and education, and helping all residents achieve their personal goals for their future practice in family medicine or sub-specialty. I love taking care of the whole family through all of the life stages. I also love a good puzzle and take pride in listening to my patients to provide excellent care. The students, staff, and faculty are all so easy to work with and I enjoy seeing my work family at RowanSOM every day. I have the privilege to balance all of my passions here and am very lucky to get to work at such a great university!"

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    Rebecca Moore, D.O.

    Undergraduate Education: Ohio University
    Medical Education: University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ - School of Osteopathic Medicine
    Residency Training: UMDNJ-SOM/Kennedy Health System/Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center

    Clinical Interests: Underserved populations

    Why RowanSOM? "The diversity of the faculty and students as well as Rowan's commitment to education and the community."

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    Tara Pellegrino, D.O.

    Undergraduate Education: The College of New Jersey
    Medical Education: University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ- School of Osteopathic Medicine
    Residency Training: UMDNJ-SOM/Kennedy Health System/Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center
    Clinical Interests: Preventative care, Women's Health, Chronic Disease Management

    Why RowanSOM? "Being able to interact with residents and students at different levels of education, as well as the supportive team in Family Medicine."

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    Joanna Petrides, Psy.D.

    Undergraduate Education: Drexel University
    Graduate Education: Midwestern University, College of Health Sciences
    Training: Linden Oaks at Edward Hospital
    Clinical Interests: Anxiety Disorders and OCD

    Why RowanSOM? "What I like about working and teaching at RowanSOM are the endless possibilities to introduce new things in the department and feel supported during the whole process!"

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    Jennifer Sepede, D.O.

    Undergraduate Education: Muhlenberg College
    Medical Education: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Residency Training: UMDNJ-SOM/Kennedy Health System/Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center
    Clinical Interests: Preventative Care, Pediatrics, Women’s Health

    Why RowanSOM? "I like the variety of getting to do something different every day and new exciting opportunities are always presenting itself."

Administrative Staff

Kathleen Locklear, C.-T.A.G.M.E
Manager, Clinical & Educational Operations
Kathleen holds a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and hopes to one day pursue her MBA. She has a passion for problem solving and data driven decisions. 
Why RowanSOM? "I love being a part of a forward thinking, innovative team! Rowan Family Medicine is a great environment to try new things and collaborate with other university partners. I am always learning something new, and always encouraged to keep growing!"

 

Danielle DiPietro
Staff Assistant
Danielle holds a B.A in Sociology & Business from Rowan University. 
Why RowanSOM? "It is a welcoming and supportive environment with people who truly want to help and see you succeed!"

 

Contact Us:
maguirek0@rowan.edu
dipiet18@rowan.edu 
Office: 856-566-6477
Fax: 856-566-6360

Family Medicine Faculty

Chair

Joshua Coren, D.O., M.B.A., F.A.C.O.F.P 

 

Kristin Bertsch, Ph.D.

Nils Brolis, D.O.

Jennifer Caudle, D.O.
Danielle Cooley, D.O.
Suzanna Hosein, D.O.

Robert Hudrick, D.O.

Anne Jones, M.P.H, D.O

Sophia Khan, M.D.

Kathryn Lambert, D.O.

Kanad Mukherjee, D.O.

Aubrey Olson, D.O.

Samantha Plasner, D.O.

Todd Schachter, D.O.
George Scott, D.O.

Ashley Thomas, A.P.N.

Meagan Vermeulen, M.D.