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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

Donna Huckno, Nurse Manager of Care Management and Outpatient Clinic

Nurse Manager of Care Management and Outpatient Clinic

Donna Huckno, MSN, RN
Education: MSN, Gannon University; BSN, Gannon University
Board Certifications: Certified Case Manager (CCM)

Kevin Cooney, Director, Rehabilitation Services and Motion Analysis Center

Director, Rehabilitation Services and Motion Analysis Center

Kevin M. Cooney, PT
Education: BS, Physical Therapy, Daemen College

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