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The Cleveland Clinic Office of Government and Community Relations' Civic Education Department would like to give special thanks to the following organizations and individuals who made the 2017-18 eXpressions® program a great success:

  • Our participating students, families, teachers, school administrators, and Cleveland Clinic mentors
  • The Global Center for Health Innovation
  • The Martha Holden Jennings Foundation
  • Vickie Erste, Jonathan Hicks, Bob Kelemen, Austin Kirkland, Willie McAllister, Dan Palmer, Maria Soriano, Nedra Starling, Stefanie Steele, Tom Miller, and the Cleveland Clinic Center for Medical Art and Photography
  • Bob Stefanov Productions
  • M. Gentile Studios, Inc.
  • Great Lakes Integrated
  • Our Panel of Judges and Reviewers:

Tricia Ambrose
Editor, The News-Herald and The Morning Journal
Brittany Anstrom
Associate Communications Manager
Progressive Insurance
William Armstrong
Professor of Mathematics
Lakeland Community College
Rosemary Burk, MA
Manager, Proposal Development
Philanthropy Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Kay Casto
Educator, Mathematics
Vinton County Local School District
Judith Church
Owner, Success Talks by Judith Church
Anne Cole, MAEd
University Supervisor
Baldwin Wallace University
Dyan Colpo, MEd
Standardized Patient Program Manager
Simulation and Advanced Skills Center
Cleveland Clinic
Richard Crepage, EdD
Board Member, American Cancer Society
Christine Filmer, MAEd
Artist/Art Educator
Anita Giusto, MA
Educator, Andrew J. Rickoff Elementary School
Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Laura Greenwald, MBA
Communications Manager, Education Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Gregory Grossman, PhD
Director, Research Programs
Danette Hauck, PE, LEED AP, CEM
Mechanical Engineer
Construction and Planning
Cleveland Clinic
Alicia Hemphill, MA
Proposal Writer
Cleveland Clinic
Beth Hertz
Professional Writer and Editor
Amanda Hollis, MA
Director, Foundation Relations
Philanthropy Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Jerika Jordan
Curatorial Fellow
Cleveland Clinic
Colleen Jost, MA
Program Manager, Department of Operations
Office of Government and Community Relations
Cleveland Clinic
Bob Kelemen
Assistant Professor of Instruction
University of Akron
Heather Kinsey
Professional Writer
Christine Kolaczewski-Ferris, MS
Director, Office of Student Academic Success
The University of Akron
Sharon Kubasak, PhD, MFA
Associate Professor of English
Baldwin Wallace University
Jeffrey Loerch, BA
Technical Support Manager
Cleveland Clinic
Monica Lott, PhD
Adjunct Professor, English Composition
Kent State University
Rita Lovelace, RN
Chronic Care Services
Cleveland Clinic
Julie Marth, MPH
Administrator, Protective Services
Cleveland Clinic
Francis Martines
Educational Consultant
Martha Holden Jennings Foundation
Tracey Meilander, MEd, PhD
Associate Professor, Biology
Notre Dame College
Gregory Nault
English Instructor
Malcolm X College/City Colleges of Chicago
Madeline Newcomb, BFA
Research Coordinator
Cleveland Clinic
Sara Newman, PhD
Professor, Department of English
Kent State University
Bryan Palaszewski
Leader of Advanced Fuels
NASA Glenn Research Center
Dan Palmer, PhD
Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science
John Carroll University
Emily Perry
Assistant Director, Corporate Relations
Cleveland Clinic
Nancy Prudic, MFA
Professor of Visual Art
Lake Erie College
Anand Ramamurthi, PhD
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Cleveland Clinic
Rebecca Ranallo
Information & Technology Literacy Manager
Cuyahoga County Public Library
Judith Ryder, BM/MM
Cleveland Arts Education Consortium
Lisa Shea, ATR-BC
Art Therapist, Art and Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Tabrina Smith, PhD
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Lake Erie College
Maria Soriano, MA
Director, Writing Center
John Carroll University
Gayle Starling-Melvin
Owner, JANG Editing Essentials
Nichole Vrsansky
News Anchor/Reporter
WOIO Cleveland 19
Angela Wilson, RN, BSHA
Program Manager/Community Health Educator
Department of Community Outreach
Office of Government and Community Relations
Cleveland Clinic
Linda Zolten-Wood
Willoughby Fine Arts Association
Chuck Zitko, MSEd
Artist/Art Educator