Christine W. Du was hired by Geisinger Health System as an associate transplant surgeon. She sees patients at Geisinger-Scenery Park.
Du specializes in liver, kidney and pancreas transplant surgery services and teams with providers in multiple disciplines to provide specialized care for diseases of the liver, kidneys, pancreas and gallbladder. She is a board-certified general surgeon and a resident member of the American College of Surgeons.
Centre Crest promoted Michelle Richne to director of nursing.
Richne started with Centre Crest in 2013 as a registered nurse assessment coordinator and transitioned to the assistant director of nursing position in March 2014. She has 26 years of nursing experience. She has spent most of her nursing career in long-term care but also has experience in home health and hospice and psychiatric nursing.
KCF Technology hired mechanical engineer Aaron Spak to work with its customer base and help make the company more competitive at a national level.
Spak began his career in mechanical and system design at Northrop Grumman Corporation where he worked on defense electronic and sensing systems ranging from undersea to outer space. He also worked for RLW Inc., where he developed remote monitoring infrastructures for the Navy and Air Force, and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation.
Cancer Care Partnership, which is between Mount Nittany Health and Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, hired James Lieb, who worked for MNH 25 years ago as a technician.
Board certified in hematology and medical oncology, Lieb worked for Blair Medical Oncology in Altoona. He completed his at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital and fellowship at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital.
From CDT staff reports