Faculty Members

 

Rudolph Krafft, MD, FAAFP

Program Director

Medical School

Jefferson Medical College

Residency

Family Medicine: St. Vincent Health Center, Erie, PA

Professional Interests

Sports medicine, dermatology

Personal Interests

College football, golf, reading

Contact Information

Mercy Health – Youngstown Primary Care

1053 Belmont Ave.

Youngstown, OH 44504

(330) 480-3631

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Jessica Handel, DO, FAAFP

Associate Program Director

Medical School

Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency

Family Medicine: Mercy Health – St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital

Fellowship

Academic Medicine (F.A.M.E.)

Certifications

Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Certified Instructor

Professional Interests

Cardiology, OB/women’s health, prenatal care, immunizations, preventative medicine, pediatrics

Personal Interests

Horseback riding, reading, traveling, spending time with my family

Contact Information

Mercy Health – Youngstown Primary Care

1053 Belmont Ave.

Youngstown, OH 44504

(330) 480-3631

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Ronald Scott, MD

Associate Director

Medical School

Loyola University Medical Center

Residency

Family Medicine: Mercy Health – St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital

Professional Interests

Geriatrics

Personal Interests

Theology, anthropology, languages, zoology, spending time with family and friends

Contact Information

Mercy Health – Youngstown Primary Care

1053 Belmont Ave.

Youngstown, OH 44504

(330) 480-3631

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Amanda Burger, PhD, Licensed Psychologist

Director, Behavioral Medicine

Assistant Director

Doctoral Degree

Wayne State University

Internship

Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

Professional Interests

Chronic disease management, weight loss, chronic pain management, insomnia

Personal Interests

Reading, decorating, family, games, spending time with my dogs

Contact Information

Mercy Health – Youngstown Primary Care

1053 Belmont Ave.

Youngstown, OH 44504

(330) 480-3631

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Michael Paronish, MD

Assistant Director

Medical School

Penn State College of Medicine

Residency

Family Medicine: Washington Hospital

Professional Interests

Sports medicine, musculoskeletal medicine, procedures

Personal Interests

Spending time with family

Contact Information

Mercy Health – Youngstown Primary Care

1053 Belmont Ave.

Youngstown, OH 44504

(330) 480-3631

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Laura L. Miller, MD, MPH

Director of Research

Assistant Residency Director

Medical School

Jefferson Medical College

Residency

Family Medicine: Washington Hospital

Fellowship

University of Pittsburgh Department of Family Medicine Faculty Development Fellowship

Professional Interests

Maternal/child health, global health, public health and community medicine

Personal Interests

Flower gardening, ballroom, Latin and swing dancing, hiking, medical mission work, traveling, spending time with family

Contact Information

Mercy Health – Youngstown Primary Care

1053 Belmont Ave.

Youngstown, OH 44504

(330) 480-3631

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Dinah Fedyna, MD

Community Preceptor

Medical School

NEOUCOM

Residency

Family Medicine: Akron General Medical Center

Professional Interests

Underserved care, geriatrics, medical decision making, physical diagnosis

Personal Interests

Church, Ukranian cultural activities, genealogy, swimming, track

Contact Information

Mercy Health - Youngstown Primary Care

1053 Belmont Ave.

Youngstown, OH 44504

(330) 480-3631

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Kristen Evan-Hymes, DO

Community Preceptor

Medical School

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency

Family Medicine: Mercy Health - St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital

Professional Interests

Women, children, procedures

Contact Information

Mercy Health - Canfield Primary Care

3660 Stutz Dr.

Austintown, OH 44406

(330) 793-2701

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Christian Yeasted, MD

Community Preceptor

Medical School

Temple University School of Medicine

Residency

Family Medicine: University of Chicago

Personal Interests

Exercise, reading, television/movies, building a home, beer tasting, family

Contact Information

Mercy Health – Austintown Primary Care

5533 Mahoning Ave.

Austintown, OH 44515

(330) 793-2701

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Robert McClusky, MD

Community Preceptor

Medical School

The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Internship/Residency

Obstetrics & Gynecology: Summa Akron City Hospital

Personal Interests

Fishing, hunting and golf

Contact Information

Mercy Health – Youngstown Women's Center

1001 Covington St.

Youngstown, OH 44510

(330) 480-3033

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Samantha Rivalsky, Program Coordinator

Email Samantha (SkRivalsky@mercy.com)