5th Energy Transition Forum 2024 Distinguished Speakers Include


U.S. Congressman John Joyce (R-PA)

House Committee on Energy & Commerce

Congressman John Joyce, M.D. has represented Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives since January 2019.

In Congress, Congressman Joyce serves as a Member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and as the Vice-Chair of the House GOP Doctor’s Caucus.  Since arriving on Capitol Hill, Congressman Joyce has prioritized and championed legislation and initiatives focused on delivering affordable, quality healthcare in rural communities, lowering energy prices, and expanding access to high-speed internet across South Central Pennsylvania.

The son of Bernard and Peggy (Hallinan) Joyce, Congressman Joyce is the third generation of the Joyce family to be born and raised in Altoona.  After graduating from Bishop Guilfoyle High School and attending Penn State Altoona, Congressman Joyce received his undergraduate degree with honors from Penn State University Park in 1979 and his Doctor of Medicine from Temple University in 1983 before continuing his medical training at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and with the U.S. Navy in Portsmouth, Virginia.

A fellow in the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Dermatology, Congressman Joyce and his wife Dr. Alice Plummer Joyce established Altoona Dermatology Associates in 1991, and for over 25 years, the Joyce’s have cared for families across Central Pennsylvania, serving patients from all ten counties in the 13th Congressional District.

A lifelong member of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona, Congressman Joyce has given back to his hometown through volunteer service at the St. Vincent DePaul Soup Kitchen and service on the Advisory Boards of Penn State Altoona, the American Cancer Society, the United Way, and the Goodman Trust.