Joseph D’Ambrosio, MD, DMD
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
Joseph D’Ambrosio, MD, DMD, joined the faculty at Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies in 2005, and one year later he assumed leadership of the transitional year residency program and subsequently the internal medicine-pediatrics residency program in 2007. D’Ambrosio is an associate professor in the medical school’s department of medicine, with a secondary appointment in the department of pediatric and adolescent medicine.
He completed his undergraduate education at Johns Hopkins University, and subsequently joined a research team at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He later went on to receive his dental and medical school training at Boston University Medical Center. Dr. D’Ambrosio completed a general practice dental residency in Boston, followed by National Health Service Corp assignment as a dental officer.
After several years of private dental practice in central Massachusetts, he returned to Boston University for his final two years of clinical education and subsequently completed a combined internal medicine-pediatrics residency program at Baylor Affiliated Hospitals/Texas Medical Center in Houston. Realizing a passion for outpatient medicine and preventive services, Dr. D’Ambrosio practiced in Florida for a number of years during which time he served as a volunteer faculty member at the University of South Florida School of Medicine in Tampa. He currently serves on the board of the Heritage Community of Kalamazoo and is a member of their finance committee.
D’Ambrosio is responsible for oversight of the medical school’s faculty practice plan, clinical services, clinical quality improvement, and clinic accreditation.
Erin Majka concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, and long term care planning. Erin graduated from DePaul University College of Law (magna cum laude and Order of the Coif). Before attending law school, she graduated from DePauw University, which is located in Greencastle, Indiana. She is licensed to practice in both Illinois and Michigan. After law school, Erin was an attorney with a firm in Chicago for eleven years before moving home to Michigan.
Erin is a board member for both the Hospital Hospitality House of Southwest Michigan, located in Kalamazoo and CentraCare – Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), located in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo. She is also a member of the Junior League of Kalamazoo. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as reading and volunteering.
Marijo Snyder, MD
Vice President, Medical Staff Development & Clinical Engagement
Marijo Snyder, MD, has overall responsibility for Medical Staff Services which provides credentialing and on-boarding of all new physicians and providers in the Bronson Healthcare system. In addition, she is responsible for providing education and development for providers at all levels of the organization including the annual Physician Leadership Academy.
Dr. Snyder received her degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1984 and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wayne State University in 1988. She has practiced at Bronson Hospital since 1988 and has been board certified since 1990. She formerly served as chief of staff at Bronson Methodist Hospital, chair of the Credentials Committee, chair of the Medical Staff Quality Committee, and a member of the Board of Trustees.
Dr. Snyder is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is a member of the American Association for Physician Leadership and the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Vice President, Post-Acute Network
Becky Trella oversees the development of an integrated continuum of post-acute services for the Bronson Healthcare system. Her areas of accountability include partnering with skilled nursing facilities, inpatient rehabilitation, home care and community-based services to implement processes to coordinate care and assure that patients are receiving care in the least restrictive most appropriate settings.
Trella has over 30 years of experience in various management roles at Chicago-based Advocate Health Care, one of the Midwest’s largest non-profit health systems and the largest accountable care organization in the nation.Before joining Bronson in 2015, she was vice president for Advocate’s post-acute network and prior to that served as vice president for its managed care division. Her education includes a bachelor of science in nursing from Northern Illinois University, and a master of science in geriatric nursing from Loyola University of Chicago.
Regional Sales Manager
Sandy Ham is the Regional Sales Manager for the lakeshore for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. She is responsible for group business retention for employer groups with 50-999 employees, for the seven counties on the lakeshore. She leads a team of seven individuals.
Sandy has been with Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Care Network of Michigan for 28 years in a number of capacities including quality assurance, case management, provider servicing and key account management.
She is also a Registered Nurse with an Associate Degree in Applied Science from Ferris State University with experience in critical care, post anesthesia recovery and emergency room. In addition, Sandy graduated from Spring Arbor University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management of Health Services.