Medical School: Loyola Stritch School of Medicine Internship: Connemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital Residency: Mercy Hospital Board Certification: Internal Medicine/Geriatrics/Certified Medical Director for Long Term Care; Hospice Medical Director Areas of Interest: As the program director, Dr. Nieri has a general interest in promoting the principals of geriatric medicine by training physicians that will provide quality geriatric care in our communities. His specific interest is healthy aging and in developing innovative models of care for long term care and dementia patients to ensure the best quality of life in later years and at the end of life.
Joanne Ceimo, MD
Acting Associate Program Director
Medical School: New York Medical College Internship: Fordham-Misericordia Hospitals Residency: Internal Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Fellowships: Hypertension Research and Cardiovascular Disease, The Cleveland Clinic Geriatrics: Duke University; The St. Joseph/Sun Health Fellowship Areas of Interest: Clinical cardiology; the intersection of physiology and practice; creating enthusiastic young physicians!
Uzma Jafri, MD
Medical School: Ross University Residency: Family Medicine, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix (Formerly Banner Good Samaritan) Fellowship: Geriatrics, St. Joseph Areas of Interest: Long Term Care and the impact of geriatrics on patients
Sarah Payne, DO
Medical School: Michigan State University Residency: Family Medicine Geriatric Track, Metro Health Hospital Fellowship: Geriatrics Banner Health Fellowship Areas of Interest: The Geriatric Assessment of Geriatric Patients
Barbara Olheiser, AAS
Education: C-TAGME; Southern New Hampshire University – BSHCA, currently enrolled; Bismarck State College – Associates of Applied Science and Liberal Arts Areas of Interest: Learning and developing my skills in the medical education world; networking and building professional relationships with other programs.