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Summa Health Senior Health Leadership Council

Our mission: The Summa Health Senior Health Leadership Council provides an opportunity for members to lend their expertise and support to the effort of establishing Summa Health as a leader in transforming senior care through population health management. Members contribute their professional and business expertise as well as valuable feedback on their own patient experiences providing guidance that will help shape the future of senior care at Summa Health. Members will assist Summa Foundation with fundraising efforts in support of patient care initiatives, clinical research and medical education for future generations of physicians and scientists.


Physician chair: Jennifer C. Drost, D.O.


  • Mark Allio, chair
  • Virginia L. Abell
  • Cynthia J. Browning
  • Laurel Burkhardt Luff
  • Lou J. Ciraldo
  • Patrick T. Clevidence
  • Marie Mirro Edmonds
  • Laurajeanne Fligor
  • William J. Ginter
  • Merle D. Griff
  • Martha M. Kaiser
  • Stephen G. Kaiser
  • Natalie A. Kayani, M.D.
  • Mark T. LaRose
  • Jennifer L. Lile
  • Jeannine T. Marks
  • Patricia A. Miktarian Spencer
  • Barbara R. Palmisano
  • Frances F. Repetti
  • Sandra R. Smith
  • Melissa C. Soltis, M.D.

List current as of October 13, 2022.

For more information: Contact Barbara Boyce, senior director of development, Summa Foundation, at 330.375.6356 or


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