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Center leadership

At Shriners Hospitals for Children — Erie, a distinguished leadership team works collaboratively to ensure that children have access to, and benefit from, the highest quality care for a wide range of orthopaedic and neuromusculoskeletal disorders and diseases.

Mary Jane Antoon - Administrator

Mary Jane Antoon, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE
Education: MSN, with distinction, Gannon University; BSN, Magna Cum Laude, Villa Maria College
Board Certifications: Nurse Executive, Advanced Certification (NEA-BC), Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE)

Timothy Ward, Medical Director

Medical Director
W. Timothy Ward, M.D.
Education: M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Fellowships: Pediatric Orthopaedics, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children; Hip Reconstruction, University of Berne; Spine Surgery, Case Western Reserve University

Ozgur Dede

Associate Medical Director
Ozgur Dede, M.D.
Education: M.D., Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine
Fellowships: Spine Surgery, University of California San Francisco; Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh; Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children; Adult and Pediatric Spine Surgery, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Nurse Manager of Care Management and Outpatient Clinic
Stephanie Carter, BSN, RN
Education: BSN, Mercyhurst University; ASN, Mercyhurst University

Rebecca Bowman

Director, Rehabilitation Services
Rebecca Bowman, D.P.T.
Education: D.P.T., Gannon University; BS, Sport and Exercise Science, Gannon University

Karen Wagner, Director of Financial Services

Director of Financial Services
Karen Wagner, CPA
Education: BS, Accounting, Penn State Behrend
Board Certifications: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Greg Hall, Director of Business Development

Director of Business Development
Greg Hall, JD
Education: JD, University of Pittsburgh School of Law; BS, Chemistry, Gannon University