POFPS Leadership

POFPS Officers 2020-2022

President

Jessica L. Masser, DO
Johnstown

Jessica L. Masser, DO of Johnstown, Pa. is board certified in family medicine and osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT). She is the Assistant Director of the Family Medicine Residency at Duke Life Point, Conemaugh Physician Group in Johnstown.

Dr. Masser obtained her Masters in Medical Education from the Lake Erie College of Ostopathic Medicine, her DO degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) and a Masters in Biomedical Sciences from PCOM.

In addition to being a member of the POFPS Board of Directors, Dr. Masser is on the POMA Committee on Professional Guidance/Young Physicians, the POMA Family Medicine committe and the POMA House of Delegates as well as the POMA District VIII Education Committee and Treasurer. She is also on the ACOFP Examination and Evaluation Committee.

Vice President

Peter F. Bidey, DO, FACOFP
East Norriton

Peter F. Bidey, DO, MSEd, is an assistant professor of family medicine at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) and medical director of the PCOM City Avenue Healthcare Center. He is also director of the family medicine residency program at Suburban Community Hospital in East Norriton.

Board certified in family medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine, Dr. Bidey is a graduate of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, and a 2008 graduate of PCOM. He completed an internship and family medicine residency at Mercy Suburban Hospital in Norristown, Pennsylvania, and a training in policy studies fellowship at the New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, the American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.

 

Secretary / Treasurer
Gretta Gross

 

Gretta A. Gross, DO, FACOFP
York Haven

 

 

Gretta A. Gross, DO, MEd, FACOFP is Vice President for Clinical Skills Testing with the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners and is board certified in osteopathic family medicine and neuromusculoskeletal medicine.

Dr. Gross is a graduate of Juniata College and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency training at Warren Hospital in Phillipsburg, NJ and received her Masters in Medical Education from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. In addition to her work with NBOME, she provides patient care and resident education at WellSpan York Hospital family medicine residency program.

Dr. Gross is also a member of POMA, AOA, ACOFP, and AAO. She serves on OMM subcommittees for the ACOFP

Immed. Past President
Deanne Endy

Deanne S. Endy, DO
Hummelstown

Deanne S. Endy, DO, was named President of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society in 2018. She is certified in family medicine, the chief medical officer at the Harrisburg Military Entrance Processing Station and maintains a private family practice in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.

A graduate of Elizabethtown (Pa.) College and a 1986 graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, she completed an internship and family practice residency at Community General Osteopathic Hospital, now PinnacleHealth Community Campus, in Harrisburg. Dr. Endy was awarded the POFPS Family Physician of the Year Award in 2011. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, the American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.

Diana Ewert

Diana M. Ewert, MPA, CAE

Diana M. Ewert, MPA, CAE, is the chief executive officer of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society (POFPS). 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 Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society Board and CEO of the POMA Foundation.

Andy Sandusky

 Andy Sandusky

 

 Andy Sandusky is the executive director of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society (POFPS). Mr. Sandusky earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Pittsburgh with a major in Political Science and also earned a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) at Pennsylvania State University. 

He has over two decades of experience working in various executive positions in association management and state government.  Most recently, Mr. Sandusky worked for a Fortune 110 healthcare company covering a 7-state region representing the company in its government, public and PAC affairs. He also worked for a Harrisburg-based government relations firm representing over 30 clients, including multiple physician associations in the specialties of anesthesiology, ophthalmology, obstetricians and gynecology, otolaryngology, emergency medicine and dermatology.

Mr. Sandusky worked in the administration of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett as the Department of Health Executive Policy Director where he established policy objectives for the Department with the Secretary of the Department of Health and the Office of the Governor. Finally, Mr. Sandusky spent 11 years with the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians serving as its Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Executive Vice President. 

 

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