Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health

Meet Our Staff

Physicians & Specialists

John F. Turner, MD, FACS

Medical Director, Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health

  • Medical Education - Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Internship - Temple University – Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital
  • Residency - Temple University – Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital
  • Certification - American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow - American College of Surgeons
  • Member - American Society of Breast Surgeons, certified in stereotactic biopsy and breast ultrasound

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Dr. Turner was instrumental in the development of the Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health and is now the Medical Director of the Center. He is a surgeon with Evangelical Surgical Specialists, specializing in breast surgery. He has a special interest in the care of benign and malignant breast conditions.

Dr. Turner received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Virginia Tech, his MD from the Eastern Virginia Medical School and completed his residency at Temple University-Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery, is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. He also serves on several committees for the American Society of Breast Surgeons. He is a past Chairman of Surgery at Evangelical Community Hospital.

Dr. Turner speaks to many groups and organizations about women’s issues, including breast health. He is an active advocate for women’s health and supports partnerships with the American Cancer Society for programs that help spread the important message of mammography to all women. He is a past member of the Pennsylvania Division American Cancer Society Board of Directors.

Dr. Turner lives in Milton with his wife, Marilyn, and is the proud father of John, Matthew, and Rebecca. He is an active member of the Faith Baptist Church of Lewisburg.

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Bradley J. Mudge, DO, FACS

Breast Surgeon

  • Medical Education - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship - Mercy Catholic Medical Center
  • Residency - Mercy Catholic Medical Center
  • Certification - American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow - American College of Surgeons
  • Member - American Society of Breast Surgeons, certified in stereotactic biopsy and breast ultrasound.

Dr. Mudge provides care to patients at the Thyra Humphreys Center for Breast Health. Dr. Mudge is a surgeon with Evangelical Surgical Specialists. He cares for patients with a broad range of general surgical issues, but he has a special interest in breast care and management of benign and malignant breast conditions.

Dr. Mudge earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Pennsylvania State University and then earned his D.O. degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. His residency training was at Mercy Catholic Medical Center in Philadelphia. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Mudge is also a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and serves as the chairman of Evangelical Community Hospital's cancer committee.

Dr. Mudge is actively involved in community activities to educate the public about breast cancer and cancer, in general. He lives in Lewisburg with his wife Leslie and two sons. In addition to spending time with his family, he enjoys fly-fishing and running.

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Susan Krum

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner

 

 

 

 Susan Skotleski Krum, Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP), at the Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health, has over 30 years of nursing experience in the field of gynecology, obstetrics, and breast surgical oncology with an emphasis on benign breast disease.  

As a CRNP, Krum evaluates patients with abnormal mammograms, breast masses, and other abnormalities. She collaborates with breast surgeons, radiologists, a nurse navigator and a clinical psychologist to provide prompt, private, personal and compassionate care in a facility with state-of-the art-technology that produces accurate and dependable results. She is also responsible for the management and direction of the high risk and the survivor clinics.

Krum received her Registered Nurse degree from Geisinger Medical Center and continued her nursing education receiving her Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing degrees from College Misericordia, Dallas, PA. In 1986 she became a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner through the program at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing. She completed a Doctoral Study at Widener University, Philadelphia, PA and is nationally certified as a Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner. She comes to Evangelical from Geisinger Medical Center.

Billie Jo Day, RN, BSN, CBPN-IC

Nurse Navigator/Breast Health Specialist

 

 

 

 

In her role as Nurse Navigator/Breast Health Specialist, Billie Jo Day, RN, BSN, CBPN-IC, coordinates nursing care in the Center for Breast Health by serving as a liaison between the patient and relevant health care providers. She guides patients through their continuum of care in both breast imaging and breast cancer care. Day is dedicated to the patient, providing education and psychosocial support, eliminating barriers to care, and coordinating services, with the assistance from her Breast Center team members. She collaborates with mammography technicians, a dedicated nurse practitioner, and breast surgeons in the Center to enhance and expedite patient care and in conjunction with the patients' physicians, provides education and counseling to women concerning treatment options, diagnostic procedures, and test results. Billie Jo also works with the community providing education and counseling to people by participating in health fairs, instructing breast care classes, and speaking out to groups about proper breast health and current guidelines.

Day received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Day has been employed at Evangelical Community Hospital since 1992, where she began her career in the health field as a nursing assistant. For eight years she worked on medical/surgical units, the intensive care, and the emergency department. In May of 2000, she began her journey as a nurse in Evangelical’s newly founded breast center. She received her breast examination training through the Mammatech Corporation© in Gainesville, Florida in June of 2000. She received her Breast Health Specialist Certification through EduCare© in August of 2002. In September of 2010 she became a Certified Breast Patient Navigator in Breast Imaging and Cancer Care through the National Consortium of Breast Centers©.

Michael P. Hayes, PhD

Pychologist

  • Medical Education - Marywood University
  • Fellow - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine  
  • Certificate - Temple University (Family Therapy) 
  • Licenses - Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Psychology; Marriage and Family Therapy) 

Dr. Hayes is a psychologist at Evangelical Community Hospital's Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health.

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James O'Brien, MD

Radiologist

  • Medical Education - University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Residency - Geisinger Medical Center
  • Certification - American Board of Radiology

Dr. O'Brien is a radiologist at Evangelical Community Hospital's Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health.

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Kenneth Jusko, DO

Radiologist

  • Medical Education - Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Fellowship - Michigan State University
  • Residency - Midwestern University - Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Jusko is a radiologist at Evangelical Community Hospital's Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health.

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