Staff & Associates

Most staff, associates and network partners have a minimum of 10 to over 30 years of experience.

Below are overviews of HPN WorldWide’s primary research and leadership team, service network and adjunct associates.

Primary Leadership Team

  • Bob Gorsky, PhD
  • Joan Cantwell, RN, MA, OHN
  • Laurie Noffs, MA
  • Ben Gorsky
  • Emily Bergadon
  • Jim Brashear
  • Barb Crowell, MS
  • Kathy Wieland, MPH
  • Greg Kirschner, MD, MPH
  • Barbara Gorsky, MPH, MDiv
  • Gary Tagtmeier, CPA

To contact staff members, click here.

Primary Support Teams

Whether you have 1 worksite or 100, sites with 2 or over 10,000 employees, remote staff or expats, HPN can reach them all. Here are some examples of the scope of support available:

  • Wellness Screenings
    • Can reach any worksite or home in the US, Puerto Rico and Guam
    • Over 10,000 examiners
    • No charge for travel, no minimums
    • Options to work with local hospitals, health care systems and other screening partners
  • Master Trainers
    • Can reach any worksite in the US, Canada or Mexico
    • Primary languages - English and Spanish
    • Call for other locations and language needs
    • Plus: e-learning, webinars, train-the-trainer and other options
  • Personal Support Professionals
    • EAP counseling staff and provider networks
    • Health care counseling and advocacy staff
    • Disease/condition management staff
    • Health coaching staff - phone and worksite-based
    • Over 200 languages supported - most services
  • Other Teams
    • Worksite Immunizations
    • Health and Benefit Communications
    • Health Care Decision Content and Tools
    • Benefit and Incentive Design
    • Research and Development
    • Evaluation and Metrics
    • Information Systems
    • Leadership Resources
    • Production and Fulfillment
    • Standards and Compliance

Other Adjunct Associates

HPN's adjunct professionals provide additional expertise as needed. Here are just a few of them:

Alice Barr, RN MBA Health plan design, nurse lines, case management
Greg Kirschner, MD MPH Family practice, training, international health, outreach
Jeff Nelson, MD Infectious disease, training
David Noffs, MPH Non-profit groups, schools, community health initiatives
Barb Gorsky, PT MPH MDiv Training, back health, employers, faith communities
David Mackinnon, MBA MA PhD Personal-work-family programs and services, research, training
Gary Tagtmeier, CFP Retirement and financial education, planning, training
Dave Johnson Graphic design

In addition, HPN consults and collaborates with other peers and colleagues from such organizations as the Center for Disease Control, Medstat Group, Health Enhancement Research Organization, Employee Benefits Research Institute and other organizations.