New hires and promotions

Dr. Jennifer Silvis of Sidman, a trauma surgeon, has joined the Level 1 Trauma Center team at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.

Silvis completed her medical education at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and her residency in general surgery at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. She recently completed 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.

Dr. Katherine Kelley has joined Conemaugh Physician Group — Neuropsychology.

Kelley, who recently completed her post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at Geisinger Medical Center, will provide inpatient and outpatient care within Conemaugh Health System.

Awards and honors

Steve Sliver of Huntingdon was named as the new chair of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Company Board of Directors at the organization’s 126th Annual Convention held in Nashville, Tenn. Sliver currently serves as president and CEO of Mutual Benefit Group, a regional property/casualty insurance company serving Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Course completions and certifications

Paige Ruiz, manager of TPA Services at the insurance brokerage firm Swift Kennedy & Associates, State College, has earned COBRA Administration certification.

Her responsibilities include notifying clients’ employees of COBRA eligibility after qualifying events, providing them with enrollment forms and HIPAA certificates, and collecting premiums.

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