Physician Relations Program

Lynn Matzules

330-715-5690 cell

Lynn started her career in healthcare at EBI/Biomet Trauma & Spine where she worked with operating room and office based products.  Lynn's love for Akron Children's Hospital began in 2011 when she began volunteering in the outpatient surgery department.  Lynn joined the physician liaison team in 2014.  She has a bachelor of arts in business and organizational communication from the University of Akron.

Service area: Carroll, Coshocton, Guernsey, Harrison, Holmes, Stark & Tuscarawas Counties.

Jennifer Stuart

Jennifer Stuart

Jennifer Stuart

330-730-4429 cell

Jennifer is an experienced sales professional and has worked in the healthcare field for several years. Before joining Akron Children’s Hospital, she worked at Boston Scientific, Merck Pharmaceuticals and Snap Laboratories. She has a bachelor of science degree from the University of Toledo.

Service area: Ashland, Erie, Huron, Medina, Richland and Wayne Counties.

Lori Carsey

Lori Carsey

Lori Carsey

330-606-6657 cell

Lori started her career as a physician liaison in 1999 at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus. She then moved to Erie, Pa., where she worked at Saint Vincent Health System. She joined our physician relations team in 2010, serving as a physician liaison for Mahoning Valley and Western Pa. Lori has a bachelor's in psychology from Ohio State University.

Service area: Ohio: Ashtabula, Columbiana, Jefferson, Mahoning, Trumbull
Pennsylvania: Erie, Lawrence, Mercer

Pat Shallahamer

Pat Shallahamer

Pat Shallahamer, RN, BSN


Pat started her career as a registered nurse at Akron General Medical Center.  Before coming to Akron Children's, Pat worked as the director of physician relations and recruitment at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Portage County.  Since 2001, she's been working at Akron Children's as a physician liaison. In 2014, Pat became the lead physician liaison for the hospital. Pat received her BSN from the University of Akron.

Service area: Cuyahoga (S), Geauga, Lake, Portage and Summit counties


We have found that we can best serve physicians, office staff and patients through our physician liaisons. If your practice county is not listed, contact 330-543-8429.

Our physician liaisons can assist with:

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