AJRR Staff

Executive

Jeffrey P. Knezovich, CAE

Jeffrey P. Knezovich, CAE

Executive Director

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Jeff has been guiding the expansion of the AJRR since 2012. Part of his duties includes working closely with the AJRR Board of Directors to examine mutual areas of interest that can expand AJRR’s capabilities and educate your hospital personnel about the importance of your participation in the Registry.

Dr. David G. Lewallen

Dr. David G. Lewallen

Medical Director

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Dr. Lewallen was heavily involved in the development of AJRR and served as Chair of the Board of Directors for three years. As Medical Director, Dr. Lewallen assists in expanding the efforts of AJRR. He is also very involved in researching hip and knee replacements and revision surgery.

Gordana Sljivar

Gordana Sljivar

Office Adminstrator

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As the Office Administrator, Gordana serves as the point of contact within the office both in person and on the phone. She assists with Human Resource activities and maintains an office environment that allows staff access to the supplies and equipment they need to succeed.

Marketing and Communications

Lori Boukas

Lori Boukas

Director of Marketing and Communications

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As the Director of Marketing and Communications, Lori provides leadership and support for the branding and marketing efforts of the Registry while leading the recruitment efforts of hospitals, private practice groups, and ambulatory surgery centers. She also heads the User Group Network and is the staff liaison for the Public Advisory Board. If you are an AJRR technology partner and interested in collaboration on communication projects, let her know. We’re always looking for ways to get the message out about AJRR.

Erik Michalesko

Erik Michalesko

Marketing and Communications Specialist

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As the Marketing and Communications Specialist, Erik creates promotional, marketing, and communications materials for the AJRR as well as works with individuals at each site to assist with their individual marketing needs. He manages the website while promoting events and news on social media and other various communications outlets to ensure you are up-to-date on any AJRR news.

Phil Dwyer

Phil Dwyer

Manager of Business Development

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As the Manager of Business Development, Phil leads the sales team of our fast-growing hip and knee replacement Registry. His role is to prospect for new hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and practice groups and let them know about the benefits of AJRR participation.

Gerald Manning

Gerald Manning

Business Development Representative

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Gerald oversees the recruitment of hosptials, private practice groups, and ambulatory surgery centers for AJRR participation. If you have any questions about joining the Registry, Gerald will be happy to help.

Mariah Matesi

Mariah Matesi

Business Development Representative

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Mariah oversees the recruitment of hosptials, private practice groups, and ambulatory surgery centers for AJRR participation. If you have any questions about joining the Registry, Mariah will be happy to help.

Information Technology

Paul Haisman

Paul Haisman

Chief Technology Officer

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As the Chief Technology Officer, Paul directs and leads the Information Technology staff and technological aspects of the AJRR. He ensures that the AJRR is HIPAA and HITECH compliant and that all the data you send to us is secure while in transit and at rest within our system. He is responsible for the IT enterprise architecture, design planning, strategic systems, performance, and reporting.

Reagan Bayer

Reagan Bayer

Director of Project Management and Business Analysis

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As the Director of Project Management and Business Analysis, Reagan is responsible for leading and coordinating all aspects of successful projects, project management practices, and methodology. She serves as key to planning, prioritizing, and carrying out projects as they relate to the organizational strategic objectives with a heavy focus on technology and data management.

Steve Hamada

Steve Hamada

Senior Business Intelligence Analyst

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Steve works closely with your data in the Registry by working with staff to define data requirements and reports. He is responsible for defining forms and functionality for users of the Demand Reporting & Electronic Dashboard System while supporting your site with configuration of Authorized Users, physician lists, and other customization that may required.

Jillian Bachelor

Jillian Bachelor

Customer Support Analyst

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Jillian provides outstanding customer service and support for the hospitals, private practice groups, and surgery centers who are participating in the Registry. Her responsibilities include leading the onboarding process for institutions to submit data to the Registry and providing ongoing support to ensure the consistent and accurate submission of data.

Maria Gomes

Maria Gomes

Customer Support Analyst

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Maria provides outstanding customer service and support for the hospitals, private practice groups, and surgery centers who are participating in the Registry. Her responsibilities include leading the onboarding process for institutions to submit data to the Registry and providing ongoing support to ensure the consistent and accurate submission of data.

Kristin Parisi

Kristin Parisi

Customer Support Analyst

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Kristin provides outstanding customer service and support for the hospitals, private practice groups, and surgery centers who are participating in the Registry. Her responsibilities include leading the onboarding process for institutions to submit data to the Registry and providing ongoing support to ensure the consistent and accurate submission of data.

Stephanie Palaguachi

Stephanie Palaguachi

Customer Support Analyst

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Stephanie provides outstanding customer service and support for the hopsitals, private practice groups, and surgery centers who are participating in the Registry. Her responsibilities include leading the onboarding process for institutions to submit data to the Registry and providing ongoing support to ensure the consistent and accurate submission of data.

Analytics

Caryn D. Etkin, PhD, MPH

Caryn D. Etkin, PhD, MPH

Director of Analytics

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As the Director of Analytics, Caryn is responsible for AJRR data analysis and validation for reporting. She also works on the development of policies and procedures for quality programs such as AJRR’s QCDR designation. She oversees the development of your hospital’s reports as well as the AJRR Annual Report each year.

September Cahue, MPH

September Cahue, MPH

Senior Registry Analyst

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September serves as the primary contact if you are requesting reports and data extracts from the Registry. Based on the requests, September can modify and manipulate the data accordingly. She also works closely with the AJRR Data Committee to ensure the Annual Report meets the needs of our stakeholders.

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