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Jennifer Brown, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM

Clinical Training Specialist
Clinical Training and Testing Center (CTTC)

Jen began her career at TriHealth in 2012, after graduating with her BSN from the University of Cincinnati. She had always been passionate about women’s health and began her career as a labor and delivery RN. In 2015, she transitioned to the OB float pool, where she cared for neonates, high-risk obstetric, and postpartum patients. In 2020, she became the unit educator for the Advanced Obstetrical Care Unit and OB float pool. Jen is certified in inpatient obstetrics and electronic fetal monitoring. She is a Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) instructor. In 2021, she graduated from Mount St. Joseph, with her Master’s in Nursing Education. She is very passionate about education, with a zest for simulation, that brought her to the Clinical Training and Testing Center as a Clinical Training Specialist.

Sarah Chopko

Healthcare Statistician
Clinical Training and Testing Center (CTTC)

Sarah began her career in Columbus, OH where she earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Public Health (BSPH) in 2020 along with a Master’s of Public Health in Epidemiology (MPH) in 2023 from The Ohio State University. Prior to coming to TriHealth, Sarah spent two years ensuring ADA compliance for students with Ohio State University and three years at Columbus Public Health where she investigated infectious diseases in the community. She began her career at TriHealth in Cincinnati, OH in 2023 and serves as a Healthcare Statistician for the Clinical Training and Testing Center (CTTC).

Jocelyn Kinder, BS, MBA, CCRC

Manager – Clinical Training and Testing Center (CTTC)

Jocelyn received her Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Biological Sciences with a Pre-Medicine focus from the Ohio State University in 2014. She received her Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Healthcare Administration from Xavier University in 2017. Jocelyn began her career in healthcare as an Emergency Medical Technician-B for the State of Ohio for Critical Care Transport in Columbus and Patient Transport Services in Cincinnati for 3 years. She worked in the Research and Education Department for TriHealth in various roles for 5 years and is a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. She now leads the team responsible for Clinical and Academic Research and Quality Improvement studies, Minimally Invasive Training and the discovery/training on best practices and innovative solutions to improve patient care practices.

Terence (Terry) Logsdon, MSOL, RRT, RCP

Simulation and EMS Education Specialist
Clinical Training and Testing Center (CTTC)

Shortly after receiving his Associates of Science in Respiratory Care, Terry started with TriHealth at Good Samaritan Hospital in 1991 as a Respiratory Therapist. He has trained in ED, NICU, CVICU and MSICU areas. As MSICU lead therapist he found a passion for mentoring new team members, students as well as ICU residents. He has worked as an adjunct instructor for both Cincinnati State and UC Clermont Respiratory Therapy Programs. In 1997, he earned his BS from Northern Kentucky University, and later his MSOL from Mount St. Joseph University in 2016. He is excited about teaching and working in the Simulation Center as the Simulation and EMS Education Specialist.

Jen Perkins, B.A.

Regulatory and Operations Specialist
Clinical Training and Testing Center (CTTC)

Jen began her career at TriHealth in 2016 as a surgery scheduler and now works as the Regulatory and Operations Specialist for Clinical Training and Testing Center. Jen serves as the point person for Clinical Research, AAALAC and Simulation Regulatory submission and operations coordination. She is responsible for education and training of new regulatory requirements for new and current team members. Jen also assists in all phases of clinical trial research and serves as an integral part of the team with residents, physicians, sponsors, and other team members to facilitate research studies. Jen is also responsible for coordinating the ongoing non-clinical operational issues of assigned units/departments and provides administrative support to the manager and team members, financial management and reporting, billing, technology support, process improvement projects, scheduling, payroll, contracted employee tracking, supply and forms inventory control, ordering and cost containment.

Rebecca Rice, BSN, RN

Academic Research Nurse
Clinical Testing and Training Center (CTTC)

In 2011, Rebecca began working at Trihealth as an Academic Research Nurse where she supports PI- initiated research and quality improvement initiatives by writing research grants for the Bethesda Foundation, assisting in the development and implementation of research and quality improvement protocols, and developing data collection for study metrics. She supports the success of each project from start to finish. These projects are focused on improving patient care, safety, and outcomes. In 2019, Rebecca graduated Summa Cum Laude with her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Morehead State University, where her project on decreasing hypertension in severely mentally ill patients received an Outstanding Capstone Award. From 2011 – 2019, she was a Nurse Supervisor in community behavioral health at Talbert House. In her nine years at Talbert House, Rebecca focused on improving behavioral health, physical health, medication compliance, and overall wellbeing of adults, youth, and forensic patients. She also collaborated on quality improvement initiatives, research, staff development and education programs, and served as the Board of Pharmacy liaison. She received a Customer Service Award at Talbert House in 2012. She worked as a charge nurse for one year in long-term care after graduating with her associate degree in nursing in 2009 from Gateway Community and Technical College. While working on her ADN, she was the Office Manager for the Covington Business Council for four years and served as their interim Executive Director for one year. Her role was focused on fundraising, networking, managing parking for the City of Covington, supervising office staff, and supporting the Executive Director and Board members.

Sarah Senne, BS

Academic Research Coordinator
Clinical Testing and Training Center (CTTC)

Prior to coming to TriHealth, Sarah was involved in a variety of research projects at the University of Cincinnati. Her involvement in research began in 2017, when she traveled to the Canadian Rockies for two subsequent summers to study the migration patterns and mating habits of the Rocky Mountain apollo butterfly. After two years of field work and wet lab research, she began to investigate the effectiveness of smartphone applications in reducing anxiety, which she presented at the American Psychological Association’s annual conference in 2019. While at University of Cincinnati, Sarah received the STEM Summer Fellowship, two Neuroscience Fellowships, and the Mary Rowe Book Award for her research. Sarah also interned at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the Gardner Neuroscience Institute, to better understand the patient experience. In 2020, she graduated with honors from the University of Cincinnati with her BS in Neuroscience. After graduation, she worked as a Community Health Worker, helping individuals experiencing homelessness get connected to mental health and social services.

Aminda Seymour MSN, BA, RN, CEN, VA-BC

Clinical Training Specialist - RN
Clinical Training and Testing Center (CTTC)

Aminda began her nursing career in 2001 specializing in the fields of emergency and vascular access services. She has worked for TriHealth since 2005 earning a Master of Science in Nursing degree and developing an evidence-based program that teaches ED nurses the clinical skills to insert IVs using ultrasound guidance. For the past four years Aminda has been the Clinical Nurse Educator for two Lantern Award winning Emergency Departments (EDs) of Bethesda Butler and Arrow Springs. She is a Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN), board certified Vascular Access Nurse (VA-BC), and Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) instructor. Aminda enjoys the position as an Educator because of the opportunity to be an inspirational leader to others and effect positive change in patient outcomes, nursing research, and professional development. Aminda has presented at local and national conferences and is a published author.

Matt Singleton, RVT

Facility Administrator
Clinical Training and Testing Center (CTTC)

Matt began his career at TriHealth in 2007 as a Research Coordinator, for the Hatton Life Sciences Lab, while he pursued his bachelor’s degree with a focus in business management. After graduating from Wilmington College, he transitioned into the Facility Administrator role while staying on with Hatton Research within the Minimally Invasive Training center.

As the Facility Administrator, Matt is part of the Clinical Training and Testing Center; a team that is responsible for the training of our different hospital staff clinician groups and residents. Along with internal clinicians, he also works with outside sponsors to help them with research/development for medical device and their training needs. Matt enjoys being a part of a progressive training and testing center. He is also a member of the institution’s IACUC committee.

Randy Thomas, BA, RVT

Research Lab Education Coordinator
Clinical Training and Testing Center (CTTC)

Randy began his career at TriHealth in 2004 as a Research Coordinator, for the Hatton Life Sciences Lab, has held the position of Facility administrator and now works as the Research Lab Education Coordinator within the Minimally Invasive Training Center.

Randy obtained his Associates of Applied Sciences in Veterinary Technology from the University of Cincinnati in 2001 and while working at TriHealth, obtained his BA from Wilmington College in 2011.