About Us Team Bios

Priscilla A. Ruffin, RN, MS, CS, NPP     President & CEO

Louis J. Avvento, MD     Vice President & Medical Director

Theresa Samot, RN, MSN, NEA-BC     Director of Patient Services

Barbara Jean Morrill, RN, MPS     Nurse Coordinator

Susan DiSario, RN     Volunteer Coordinator


Liz Balzer, LCSW     Bereavement Coordinator

Angela Byrns, LCSW     Children’s Bereavement Coordinator

Kathy O’Donnell     Administrative Business Director

Reverend Robert Griffin     Pastoral Coordinator

Emily K. Madsen     Director of Planned and Major Gifts


Mary Crosby, RN     Kanas Center Nurse Manager

Marianne Gelber, MSN, ACHPN, GPN     Kanas Center Nurse Practitioner