POMA Leadership

The POMA Board of Directors is made up of active and respected DOs in Pennsylvania. They are voted into position each year at the Annual Clinical Assembly. Find out more about this year's officers and other POMA leadership.

POMA 2019 - 2020 Officers

 President

Pamela SN Goldman, DO

Pamela S.N. Goldman, DO
Yardley

Pamela S.N. Goldman, DO, MHA, FACOI, was named POMA’s 108th president in 2019. Board-certified in internal medicine, she is a medical director for a major healthcare company and a specialist in hospital medicine and utilization medicine. She is also a clinical instructor at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and an adjust professor for the Masters of Health Services Administration program at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Goldman is a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists and a delegate to the POMA and the American Osteopathic Association. Additionally, she is a member of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Goldman also serves as chair of the POMA Foundation.

President-elect 

Gene Battistella DO
Gene M. Battistella, DO
McKees Rocks

Gene M. Battistella, DO, is board certified in internal medicine and a practicing physician for St. Clair Medical Services-West Hills Medical Division with an office at Ohio Valley Hospital in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania. He is also past chair of the Board of Directors and past president of the medical staff at Pittsburgh's Ohio Valley Hospital in McKees Rocks.

Chairman of POMA District 8, he is a member of the executive committee and the Committee on Young Physicians.  Prior to being elected vice president of POMA, he served as vice speaker of the POMA House of Delegates.  A member of the POMA Foundation board of directors, he serves as a delegate to the POMA and the American Osteopathic Association.



Vice President

Joseph Zawisza DO 
Joseph M.P. Zawisza, DO
Orwigsburg

Joseph M.P. Zawisza, DO is a board certified internists with offices in Schuylkill Haven, New Philadelphia and Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania.

Chair of the Credentials Committee and the leader of the Committee on Professional Guidance/Young Physicians - Central Region, he serves as a delegate to the POMA and the American Osteopathic Association. A member of the POMA Foundation Board of Directors, Dr. Zawisza is also a member of the American College of Osteopathic Internists, the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians, and the American College of Physicians.

 Secretary/Treasurer

Eric Milie DO

Eric J. Milie, DO
Erie

Eric J. Milie, DO, FACOI, of Erie, is board certified in internal medicine. Dr. Milie is assistant clinical professor of internal medicine at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, and a physician at Medical Associates of Erie. He is also medical director of outpatient services and director of the internal medicine residency program at Millcreek Community Hospital in Erie.

Chairman of POMA’s District 7, Dr. Milie is also a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists and is a delegate to the POMA and the American Osteopathic Association.



Immediate Past President 

Joan M. Grzybowski DO

Joan M. Grzybowski, DO
Philadelphia

Joan M. Grzybowski, DO, FACOFP, was named POMA’s 107th President in 2018. She is board certified in family medicine and resides in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. She is a physician at Roxborough Health Care Center in Philadelphia and an assistant professor and practicing physician at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

A member of the Association for over 30 years, Dr. Grzybowski serves as a member of POMA Executive Committee and the Committee on Professional Guidance.  She is also a member of the Foundation Board of Directors and a member of the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. A fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, she is past president of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society.



Diana Ewert

Diana M. Ewert, MPA, CAE

Diana M. Ewert, MPA, CAE, is the chief executive officer of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association (POMA). A graduate of the University of Missouri - Kansas City, Ms. Ewert holds a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and master’s degree in public administration with nonprofit management emphasis. She earned the designation of Certified Association Executive (CAE) in 1999. She has authored several articles on association management, as well as facilitated strategic planning and conducted a number of educational programs with nonprofit organizations.

Ms. Ewert previously served as the Vice President of Affiliate Affairs for the American Osteopathic Association in Chicago, Illinois. She also served as senior manager of state government relations for the American Academy of Family Physicians in Washington, DC, and executive director of the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians in Jefferson City.

In addition to serving on the POMA Board, Ms. Ewert also serves as CEO of the POMA Foundation.

 

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