It has a special place in my heart’: Physician assistant leaves military hospital and joins breast cancer fight

After working for 10 years at premier military hospitals in major metropolitan areas, Heather Johnston is embracing the different world she has found as a physician assistant at Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center in Windber. “It’s a nice feeling; kind of like a small-family feeling amongst everyone.” The family atmosphere extends to Windber’s regular patients, she added.