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Seven physicians have committed to stay within Conemaugh Health System to practice locally after graduating from Conemaugh Graduate Medical Education residency program.

On July 1, the following graduating residents began their new assignments:

Mario DeYulis, D.O., joins the Emergency Medicine Department at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. DeYulis completed his medical education at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. The Ebensburg native and Central Cambria graduate participated in Conemaugh Health System’s Mentoring in Medicine program while an undergraduate student at Juniata College.

Doug Pazehoski, D.O., joins the Emergency Medicine Department at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. Pazehoski completed his medical education at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine at Seton Hill. The Greensburg native completed his undergraduate education at the University of Pittsburgh.

Colton Rishor-Olney, D.O., joins the Emergency Medicine Department at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. Rishor-Olney completed his medical education at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Yakima, Washington.

Jason Burmeister, M.D., joins the Family Medicine faculty at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center’s Graduate Medical Education program and will practice at Conemaugh Physician Group — Family Medical Center. Burmeister completed his medical education at St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada. He completed post-baccalaureate work at Columbia University and earned his master’s degree in psychology at the New School for Social Research in New York.

Choodamani Aryal, M.D., will join the Conemaugh Physician Group — Family Medicine and practice primary care at 815 Second St., Cresson. Aryal completed his medical education at Kathmandu Medical College in Nepal.

Joseph Pietropaoli, M.D., will return to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center to practice emergency medicine, sports medicine and orthopedics. Pietropaoli completed his medical education at Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica and his residency in emergency medicine at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. He recently completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at Geisinger. Pietropaoli earned a master’s degree in health science at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Additionally, Jennifer Silvis, D.O., will return to the health system on Oct. 1, specializing in surgical critical care. Silvis completed her medical education at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and her residency in general surgery at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. She will complete a fellowship in acute care surgery with a special focus in surgical critical care, trauma surgery and emergency surgery at the University of Connecticut, Hartford Hospital in August.

Submissions for Workplace can be sent to Walt Frank at wfrank@altoonamirror.com. Please include the name of the individual, his/her present address, original hometown and high school and college from where he/she graduated, and

information about the person’s accomplishment.

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