Liz holds two roles as the clinic as the executive director and as a pediatric dentist. She has a BA in Biology and Public Policy from Duke University, a DMD from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine, and an MPH from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management. She completed her residency at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in Pediatric Dentistry.
Liz provides all aspects of pediatric dental care, including cleft and craniofacial care, special needs and hospital dentistry. She holds hospital privileges at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital and Penn Medicine – Lancaster General Health. As executive director, she works with the board of directors to oversee financial management, development, marketing and communications at the clinic. Outside of the office, Liz enjoys photography and travel. She is married with two sons and a dog. She enjoys working with patients throughout their childhood as they mature into successful adults.
Susan is the director of operations at LCPC. She received her certificate in dental hygiene, a BS in Economics and a MS in Health Administration. She manages the ongoing operations of the clinic. Outside of her work at the clinic she enjoys skiing and playing golf as well as spending time with her three grandchildren. She works at the clinic because she believes in what they do and the changes they are making in children’s lives whether it is for the craniofacial patients or the special needs and underserved children.
David is the development director at LCPC. He received a BA in Speech Communication and Writing from Ithaca College, and his M.Ed. in English Education from Millersville University. His main responsibility is to help raise funds from individual, corporate and foundation donors. David enjoys studying local history and genealogy. He is grateful to have seen miracles happen for patients and their families through the extraordinary care and kindness of the clinical staff. He loves helping others and feels the clinic is a remarkable asset to the community and the whole region.
Rusty is the director emeritus and head of research at LCPC. He has a BA in Psychology from Dartmouth College, a DMD from the University of Pittsburgh and a MS in Speech Pathology from the University of Pittsburgh. He obtained his certificate in orthodontics from the University of North Carolina and his PhD in Developmental Biology from the University of North Carolina. Rusty is the site PI for NIH grants. He has supervised research projects of orthodontic residents, oversees the Americleft Project, leads the LCPC quality improvement and quality assurance activities, presents and publishes LCPC research results and assists other staff members in scholarly endeavors. He enjoys traveling, fine dining, hanging out with family, long walks in the woods, reading, and mowing on his tractor. Rusty has four children whom are all married. One lives local and three live out of state. He also has 11 grandchildren, 10 girls and 1 boy. He loves helping children with disabilities achieve their full human potential by rising above their disability, cleft/craniofacial anomalies in particular. He is grateful for the opportunity to become part of a patient’s life and “family” from birth to adulthood and to be able to witness firsthand the rewards of their efforts. He also feels blessed to be able to work side-by-side with dedicated, talented, caring and compassionate colleagues from such a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds.