CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Christina L. Yoder, training and development officer at F&M Trust, recently was named the “Woman to Watch” in the 2013 Women of Influence awards.
The award is presented to a woman younger than 30 who is stepping up to help shape the Central Pennsylvania of tomorrow. Yoder was selected by the judges for her leadership and achievements at F&M Trust, as well as her contributions within the community.
At F&M Trust, Yoder is responsible for the administration and direction of the bank’s training programs, as well as developing and instructing blended learning programs, classes, seminars and workshops for employees bankwide. She also is an adjunct business instructor and head cheerleading coach at Penn State Mont Alto. In the community, Yoder serves as vice chairwoman of Leadership Franklin County Youth, is a business advisory board member for the Chambersburg Area Career Magnet School, a professional member of Future Business Leaders of America and business intelligence board member for Chief Learning Officer magazine.
Yoder received a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from Penn State University in 2006 and a Master of Business Administration from Shippensburg University in 2008. She is a doctoral candidate in administration and leadership studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, researching for her dissertation how organizational factors affect the transfer of training to the workplace.
The Woman to Watch award is one of three presented at the Women of Influence awards. The Women of Influence awards also recognize 25 women leaders in the midstate who are influential in their companies, industries and communities, and have solid reputations based on their experience, integrity, leadership and accomplishments.
Yoder will be recognized at the 2013 Women of Influence event on Monday, May 13, at the Hilton Harrisburg in Harrisburg, Pa., as well as in a publication to be inserted in the May 17 issue of the Central Penn Business Journal.
Pamela Holtzinger, a registered nurse with a Master of Science in nursing, educator for emergency services and coordinator of the forensic nurse program, recently was appointed by the governor of Maryland to the State Commission for Child Abuse and Neglect.
Meritus Health’s Potomac Family Medicine practice recently added two new primary care physicians:
• Dr. Rafai Bukhari earned his medical degree from Windsor University School of Medicine in St. Kitts, West Indies, and completed his residency training at Hinsdale Family Medicine Residency in Hinsdale, Ill.
While in Illinois, Bukhari medically managed patients for nonsurgical and presurgical weight loss. Bukhari is board-certified with the American Board of Family Medicine and plans to continue his education in the medical management of weight loss.
• Dr. Natalie Moore, formerly Dr. Ruff, earned her medical degree from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, Calif., and completed her residency training in family medicine at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Fla. Before moving into family medicine, Moore spent two years as a general surgical resident at Saint Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, and one year in surgical residency at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.
She is board-certified with the American Board of Family Medicine and believes in incorporating the whole person into patient care, including physical, mental, spiritual and social perspectives.
Summit Cancer & Hematology Services
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Dr. Kevin Lorentsen, an internist, hematologist and medical oncologist practicing at Summit Cancer & Hematology Services in Chambersburg, recently was elected a fellow of the American College of Physicians, the society of internists.
Lorentsen is certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
He is a graduate of Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass. He earned a medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore and completed his residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C.
Veteran Edward Jones financial adviser Shelby McGinley opened a new Edward Jones on Feb. 27 at 140 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown.
McGinley has been working with financial adviser Amy Forman to serve investors throughout the Hagerstown area. Forman will continue serving investors from the office that McGinley established in 2004 at 33 W. Franklin St. in Hagerstown.
McGinley said that when Forman joined her office, the goal was to help her provide the level of service investors have come to expect from Edward Jones, while extending services to additional investors.