ContinuingEducation.com features educational activities created and published by Gannett Education, a division of Gannett Healthcare Group. The Gannett Education leadership team is comprised of an interdisciplinary team of leading experts in each respective profession. Our highly respected editorial team is led by Robert Hess, RN, PhD, FAAN, and is responsible for developing and maintaining virtually all content featured on ContinuingEducation.com.
Robert Hess, RN, PhD, FAAN
Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Programming
As Executive Vice President of Global Programming for Gannett Healthcare Group, Robert Hess is responsible for the development, marketing, and dissemination of continuing education to nurses and allied health professionals.
Ken Ramirez, MBA
Executive Vice President, Gannett Education, Global Operations
Ken Ramirez leads the product development, marketing, sales, operations and support teams for Gannett Education. He is an experienced, energetic, entrepreneurial executive with a strong, successful background in developing, launching, and marketing new products and services.
Dorothy W. Angelini, RN, MSN
Executive Director, CE Credentialing
Dorothy (Dody) W. Angelini, RN, MSN, is Executive Director of Continuing Education for Gannett Education where she oversees the accreditation process for nursing and allied health professionals.
Nan Callender-Price, RN, MA
Executive Director, Continuing Education
Nan Callender-Price manages and oversees the development of all print and online nursing continuing education material. She blended her interests in publishing and journalism with nursing as a freelance writer covering health and nursing topics for NurseWeek more than 17 years ago.
Jennifer Chaikin, MSN/MHA, RN-BC, CCRN
Executive Director, Educational Initiatives
Jennifer Chaikin joined Gannett Healthcare Group as Executive Director of Educational Initiatives in 2011. She is responsible for managing the educational design, content creation, and overall maintenance of the educational initiatives and other live educational events for Gannett Education.
Phyllis Class, RN, BA
Executive Director, Allied Health Continuing Education
Phyllis Class, RN, BA, is Executive Director of Allied Health Continuing Education. She was formerly Editorial Director for the Florida, Southeast, and South Central editions of Nursing Spectrum.
Linda Lindsay, ARNP-C, BS, MSN
Editorial Director, PearlsReview
Linda Lindsay, ARNP-C, BS, MSN, is Editorial Director for PearlsReview. Prior to working for Gannett Education, Linda worked as an adult nurse practitioner in primary care.
Dale Ames Kline, MS, RD, CNSC, LD.
Clinical Editorial Director of Nutrition and Dietetics
Dale Ames Kline is a co-founder of Nutrition Dimension, the nation's leading provider of continuing education for nutrition, fitness, and health professionals since 1984. A former hospital chief clinical dietitian and nutrition educator in the WIC program, she has written, edited and presented numerous continuing education seminars and home study courses and has lectured before international, national, state and local groups of medical, fitness and nutrition professionals.
James F. Ross, PT, DPT, CSCS
Physical Therapy Editor
James Ross earned his master’s in physical therapy from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia and his doctorate in physical therapy from Daemen College in Buffalo. He has extensive clinical experience in the outpatient setting as well as the home care environment.
Guy H. Haskell, PhD, JD, REMT-P
Emergency Medical Technology Editor
Guy Haskell has been involved in EMS since 1983, and has served as a paramedic in four states, in both the street and emergency department, ICU and pediatric advanced transport team. He is the editor and author of five books and numerous articles, including the EMS Pearls of Wisdom series of exam preparation texts.
Steve Bhimji, MD, MSc, PhD
Pharmacy and Surgical Technology Editor
Steve Bhimji is a physician who holds a BSc in Pharmacology and PhD in Pharmacy. He attended medical school in Toronto and then trained in several surgical specialties including vascular and cardiothoracic surgery.
Oren Shtayermman, MSW, PhD
Social Work Editor
Oren Shtayermman is Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Chairperson, Mental Health Counseling Program Director, and Research Associate to VIP at New York Institute of Technology, School of Health Professions, Old Westbury, New York.
Crystal Dunlevy, EdD, RRT, RCP
Respiratory Therapy Editor
Crystal Dunlevy is Clinical Associate Professor, Respiratory Therapy, at Ohio State University, School of Allied Medical Professions, in Columbus, Ohio. A registered respiratory therapist, she holds an EdD in educational theory, policy, and administration.
Kathleen Fahey, PhD, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathology Editor
Kathleen Fahey is a full professor of Audiology and Speech-Language Sciences at the School of Natural and Health Sciences and Teacher Education Faculty Member at the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado.
Deborah A. Davidson, OTR/L, PhD
Occupational Therapy Continuing Education Editor
Debora Davidson has been Occupational Therapy Continuing Education Editor since September 2011. She works with authors to develop continuing education content that is current and relevant to occupational therapy practitioners in a wide array of professional roles and contexts.
Catherine J. Swift, MT, ASCP
Clinical Laboratory Technology Editor
Catherine Swift earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska and a degree in Medical Technology from North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colorado.
Olive Peart M.S. R.T. (R)(M)
Clinical Radiology Editor
Olive Peart is radiography educator, an established lecturer, and a writer. She gives lectures on mammography and other radiography-related topics at seminars throughout the United States and Canada and her articles appear regularly in radiological journals and news magazines.