Dateline Pittsburgh: 10/20/13

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Brunner named Dan Wald, chief growth officer.


AE Works Ltd. (AE Works) hired Diane Glarrow, senior project manager, and James Bischoff as a project architect.

Associations & Organizations

The Pennsylvania Resources Council hired Justin Stockdale as its western regional director effective Jan. 1 to oversee operations of PRC's office in Pittsburgh.


Jason Broadwater was named assistant dean of Duquesne University's McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts. Mr. Broadwater will lead the college's student recruitment and marketing efforts, as well as its print and Web communication and social media.

David P. Myron, former Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania executive, was named interim vice president for finance, chief financial officer of Seton Hill University.


Heyl & Patterson Inc. hired Jill Fleming as general counsel.


Brian Holzer joined the Allegheny Health Network as senior vice president, diversified businesses.

Family Hospice and Palliative Care promoted Eric Horwith to director of access.

Investment Services

F.N.B. Capital Partners LP hired Matt Steve as vice president and Joel Pokorney as associate.

Dustin Thompson joined Hefren-Tillotson Inc. as a financial adviser. Mr. Thompson specializes in the areas of investments and insurance.


United States Steel Corp. announced that Thomas J. O'Toole has been advanced to general manager - process/consulting engineering.


The following board officers and board members were named at Sojourner House.

President of Sojourner House: Deb Desjardins, director of development, The Children's Institute and treasurer of Sojourner House and Sojourner House MOMS; Lynne Chadwick, chief of staff, risk & compliance, BNY Mellon. Members are: pediatrician Bob Breit; Ayana Ledford, founding executive director, PROGRESS at Carnegie Mellon University; Sarah Mayer, principal partner and marketing strategist, Shift Collaborative; and the Rev. Jeff Tindall, pastor, Carnegie Presbyterian Church, and stated clerk of Pittsburgh Presbytery. Christie Smith is a board member of Sojourner House MOMS. Working in real estate, Ms. Smith is a property manager.

Tamica Mickle was named director at YouthWorks.

The Frick Art & Historical Center elected Joseph Curtin to the board of trustees. The Board includes Family Trustees (descendants of Henry Clay Frick) and Term Trustees. Mr. Curtin was elected to serve as a term trustee.

Awards and Honors

Huda Y. Zoghbi was named this year's recipient of the University of Pittsburgh's Dickson Prize in Medicine. Dr. Zoghbi is a professor in the Departments of Pediatrics, Molecular and Human Genetics, Neurology, and Neuroscience, and the Program in Developmental Biology at Baylor College of Medicine; director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children's Hospital; and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Heather A. Sakely was named a 2013 recipient of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation's New Investigator Research Grant. Dr. Sakely is director of both the PGY2 Geriatric Pharmacy Residency Program and of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center St. Margaret. The program supports practice-based research conducted by pharmacist new investigators that relates to the assumptions, beliefs and recommendations from the November 2010 ASHP/ASHP Foundation Pharmacy Practice Model Initiative Summit. Dr. Sakely will use the $20,000 grant to conduct a study entitled "PIVOTS: Pharmacist-Led InterVention on Transitions of Seniors," with guidance from senior investigator Kim C. Coley, Pharm.D., FCCP, at the Pitt School of Pharmacy.

The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association recognized J. Roger Glunt with its John Heinz Friend of Nursing Award. The award is given to a nonmember who has demonstrated leadership that has significantly impacted nursing practice, nursing education, nursing administration, and/or nursing research within the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Mr. Glunt is the president of Glunt Developing Co. Inc.


Dateline Pittsburgh appears every Sunday. To propose an item, send information to Natalie Hill, nhill@post-gazette.comPhotos submitted for the print edition version of this column may be sent via email in JPEG format, 170 dpi, to Photo size should be an 8- by 10-inch or 4- by 5-inch head shot at 170 dpi. First Published October 19, 2013 8:00 PM


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