Students Participate on Medical Team at Little League World Series

From left, Penn College emergency medical services student Michael D. Eshbach; Jason Barrett, a paramedic preceptor with Susquehanna Regional EMS and 2007 Penn College alumnus; and Lindsay K. Wiegand, a Penn College student in the emergency medical services, volunteered at the stadium during the 2009 Little League World Series in Williamsport. (Provided photo)

More than 80 Pennsylvania College of Technology students are scheduled to help provide medical coverage at the 2012 Little League Baseball World Series, which runs from Aug. 16-26 in South Williamsport, Pa.

More than 60 junior and senior students in the physician assistant major will provide around-the-clock coverage in the infirmary inside the Little League International complex’s International Grove, where players and coaches stay during the series. There, under the supervision of Penn College’s licensed physician assistant faculty and Little League World Series medical director John Boll, the students gain experience by setting up the infirmary and providing urgent care to the players and their coaches.

Students in emergency medical services and paramedic technology majors will be stationed in Lamade stadium, where they will work under the leadership of Susquehanna Regional Emergency Medical Services paramedics to respond to medical emergencies among the thousands of fans attending the games there and at Volunteer Stadium.

Participating students, along with their hometowns, are:

Emergency medical services/paramedic technology: Steven E. Rooth, of South Williamsport; Thomas D. Sarosi Jr., of McElhattan; Jason C. Phillips, of Trout Run; Megan A. Frantz, of Williamsport; Daniel R. Harrison, of Millerstown; Christopher D. Hilliard, of Lewisburg; Debra L. Mott, of Bellefonte; Parker J. Shaw, of Mohnton; Alonzo T. Estep, of Bellefonte; Vincent A. Fiorica, of Brodheadsville; Coral R. Bloom, of Montoursville; Ali I. Aseeri, of Williamsport; Mohammed A. Al Radhwan, of Williamsport; and Joshua D. Forrest, of Mansfield.

Physician Assistant: Brice R. Ambron, of Cogan Station; Mattison B. Baker, of Smethport; Nicole D. Barnett, of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; Deann C. Barrett, of Lewisburg; Maria F. Bermudez-Pacheco, of Williamsport; James R. Biery, of Sayre; Christy A. Bower, of Williamsport; Ryan M. Byers, of Williamsport; Kanokpitchaya Cleveland, of Danville; Kristen E. Conner, of Lewistown; Willie A. Crowe, of Williamsport; Jaclyn T. DeLauretis, of Hazleton; Jennifer M. Dengler, of Lawrenceville; Shannon D. Dickey, of Williamsport; Kristen L. Douglass, of Williamsport; Brittney R. Evans, of Mechanicsburg; Chinyere J. Ezeigbo, of Williamsport; Joseph E. Feistl, of Plymouth; Sandra D. Fernandez, of Blue Bell; Matthew J. Freer, of Creedmoor, N.C.; Nicola Gilbert, of Tampa, Fla.; Logan T. Goddard, of Cogan Station; Burgandy A. Gray, of Sayre; Jessica M. Grover, of Jersey Shore; Jesse A. Hallam, of Harrisburg; Keith R. Hammack, of Williamsport; Shion F. Harrison, of Williamsport; Louise M. Harvey, of Fort Dix, N.J.; Ryan M. Holcomb, of Williamsport; Emily P. Hunter, of Guys Mills; Ashley P. Imrisek, of Williamsport; Soba Iyeimo-kurubo, of East Stroudsburg; Shana L. Jodon, of Bloomsburg; Justin L. Kelchner, of Williamsport; Justine M. Kline, of Middleburg; Ashley L. Kontra, of Lititz; Katherine A. Kudrick, of Danville; Jessica A. Long, of Shoemakersville; Elizabeth A. Loomis, of Mehoopany; Janice L. Marshall, of Montgomery; Todd E. McClanahan, of Williamsport; Katherine L. McCollum, of Williamsport; Adam M. McDevitt, of Sinking Spring; Heather A. Miller, of Williamsport; Victoria A. Moore, of State College; Alyssa M. Napp, of Milton; Jonathan M. Norton, of Lebanon; Lisa M. Paz, of Williamsport; Timothy J. Rawcliffe, of Montoursville; Sheree N. Regisford, of Lansford; Brad M. Rickabaugh, of Lewisburg; Lisa M. Robinholt, of Cogan Station; Stacey L. Saxon, of Lock Haven; Nathan A. Sayre, of Montoursville; Deanna J. Shaw, of Barnesville; Cecilia Sheen, of Williamsport; Jennifer M. Shirey, of Hughesville; Logan M. Sholley, of Duncannon; Jedediah G. Smith, of Bloomsburg; Stephanie G. Solomon, of Danville; Oana Stingu, of Vestal, N.Y.; Abbey R. Solt, of Lewistown; Christopher A. Taiwo, of Central Islip, N.Y.; Joshua R. Tomko, of Saint Clair; Jessica L. Torluccio, of Watsontown; Lauren R. Velkoff, of Muncy; and Anika R. Webb, of Troy.

Faculty and staff helping to supervise the physician assistant students are Paula D. Holmes, clinical director of the Physician Assistant Program, and Susan Swank-Caschera, assistant professor of physician assistant, as well as part-time instructors Wesley A. Calve, Michelle L. Hartford, Kevin A. Hickman, Diane C. McAvoy, Paula J. Miller and Donald Tressler. All are certified physician assistants. Hartford, Hickman, Miller and Tressler are Penn College alumni.

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