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Ama and Judd

Meet the Pennsylvania Primary Care Career Center Staff

Judd Mellinger-Blouch, MPA, CPRP,  Director

Judd ( started with the Career Center in March 2014, but he has been working in health care for more than 30 years. Judd's experience includes almost 20 years working with physicians, medical students and practice managers as a director with the Pennsylvania Medical Society. He holds a Masters in Public Administration degree from Penn State and is a Fellow of the Association For Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment (FASPR). Judd's responsibilities include advising employers on recruiting and retention, helping job seekers explore their options, speaking to groups of residents and students, and keeping current on laws and regulations impacting the healthcare workforce. He lives in Hershey, PA, with his wife, Ellen, and is the proud father of two adult children, Jake Blouch and Leah Mellinger-Blouch, father-in-law of Sophia Barrett, and best human friend to Luke Catwalker. Judd works with physicians and physician job opportunities.


Ama Dekyi, MPA, Recruitment Coordinator

Ama ( joined PACHC in September of 2019. In her position as the recruitment coordinator she provides expertise and support to community health centers, rural health clinics and critical access hospitals and other safety net facilities across the state in the recruitment and retention of physicians and other clinical, administrative and ancillary staff. In coordination with the Director of the PA Primary Care Career Center, communicates with new candidates who make initial contact with the career center. Prior to joining PACHC, she worked as a recruitment coordinator with Keystone Human Services. She has an undergraduate degree from Kutztown University in Pennsylvania and a masters degree from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania. Ama works with dentists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, behavioral health professionals, and other clinical and administrative staff.