Supporting Staff


Graduated from Wilkes University with a BA in Elementary Education and a minor in Psychology.  Has been employed by Geisinger for the past 12 years, formerly working in Graduate Medical Education before joining the lab in July 2019.

Kortney McBryan, BA

Project Coordinator

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Graduated from Millersville University with a B.S in Biology and minor in Chemistry. Joined the Troiani Lab team in March 2018 and has 13 years research experience and data analysis in a variety of fields and specialties. Excited to explore new analytic techniques and make a difference in the lives of our patients.

Donielle Beiler, BS

Data Analyst & Programmer

Earned a BS in Exercise Science from Bloomsburg University in addition to an Associates Degree in Nursing. Worked for Geisinger for 13 years, 6 of which in orthopedics, prior to joining the lab in January 2019. Hopes to continue nursing education to ultimately become an RN.


Shannon Dickey, BS

Research Assistant

Graduated from Hood College in Frederick MD in 2014 earning a B.A. in Biology with a minor in German. Started with the Troiani Lab in December 2018 working primarily on the opioid study. Prior to joining the lab, has had various jobs including: EMT, SPE Tech, Dementia Unit Med-Tech and Unit Clerk in an Emergency Department.  Currently looks forward to starting a Master's of Public Health program in the near future.


Tabitha Milliken, BA

Research Assistant