Dana Clark Kuriakose, M.D.
Dana Clark Kuriakose attended Johns Hopkins University and graduated with a BA in neuroscience in 2004. She volunteered with the National AIDS Fund through AmeriCorps for a year prior to entering medical school at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She began her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and then transferred to Harvard Medical School to complete residency in 2013. Dr. Kuriakose returned to New Jersey to complete a fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in 2014. She is board certified in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. She resides in Orlando with her husband and sees patients at numerous facilities across the Orlando area.
Tammy O’Hara is the VP of Sales & Member Relations in the Southeast for Credit Union Executives Society (CUES). She is responsible for the communication of product and service offerings to members, while also gathering intelligence on the hot-button issues facing the industry and identifying the resources necessary to ensure success. Tammy assists in establishing and executing a strategy to grow and foster relationships with existing CUES members and potential members. Tammy has been in the credit union industry for almost 30 years, including over 16 years at Fairwinds Credit Union where she served as President of their subsidiary division. She has also worked with and for other credit union industry leaders and companies while running her own consulting business for five years prior to joining CUES.
Tammy lives in Oviedo, FL. She is the widow of Timothy O’Hara, has 2 boys, Zach and Jeremy, 5 step kids and 1 granddaughter. Tammy enjoys cooking and travel in her spare time.
Helping others has always come naturally to Vinny. With a younger brother who is deaf, Vinny learned early on that while challenges will always be present—with the right attitude, no challenge is insurmountable. As the Director of Public Affairs for Spinalcord.com, Vinny has transformed that website into a community hub that connects individuals with specialists, resources, information and support to address specific needs. Vinny also serves as Director of Operations for nationally recognized law firm, Swope, Rodante P.A. where he oversees the day to day activities of the firm. Vinny is hopeful that his background in marketing and business will help to further the mission of NextStep Orlando. A Boston native, Vinny holds a BS in Sport Management from the University of Massachusetts and a JD from Seton Hall University School of Law. Deeply committed to giving back to the community, he also sits on the Board of Directors for the Tampa Baseball Museum and the Ybor City Museum Society. He resides in Tampa with his wife Kristen and their two children.
Pam DeNobile is a certified professional coder with over 28 years experience in the healthcare industry focusing on physician coding, education and compliance. She is a senior associate in the National Physician Coding and Compliance Practice with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Tampa, FL.
Her extensive experience with Inpatient, Outpatient and Physician coding and compliance program implementation includes working with numerous multi-specialty physicians within integrated hospital and physician plans, Academic Medical Centers, Managed Care Organizations and physician group practices. Pam's experience includes working with clients on various clinical coding, charge capture, billing and compliance related projects, designing and implementing education and training programs, establishing internal monitoring and tracking systems and various litigation support services.
Prior to joining PwC, Pam served as a Corporate Compliance and Privacy Officer for a large multi-specialty physician group practice. She also held a key position as instructor for a Coder Specialist program in Central Florida. Additionally she served on the Florida State Department of Education Health Science Education Restructuring Committee. Ms. DeNobile has been a frequent guest lecturer for The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) at their national, state and local coding conferences.