Faculty Credentials

Faculty

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Benedict Adams
Assistant Professor, EDUC: Masters of Ed-ONLINE

Carrie Alajoki - MSN, RN
Asst Prof/UG PBN Coord, NSG: Postbaccalaureate Nursing

Sabah Alwan - PhD
Professor, MGT: Management
PhD in Leadership and Organizational Behaver

Bret Amundson - DMA
Asst Prof. MUS/GEN ED, DGN Dir: Music


Julie Anderson - RN, PhD
Professor/Dean, SON: SON Admin

Laurie Anderson
Instructor, PSY: Psychology


David Anstett
Asst Professor, MGT: Management

B

Steven Backus
Instr, ENG/Writing Cntr Dir: English

Shelly Barlass
Asst Professor, NSG: Postbaccalaureate Nursing

Anthony Barrett
Professor, AFE: Trad UG-Acct, Finance,Econ

John Bauman - MA
Asst Professor, EDU: Education

Aileen Beard - PhD
Professor/Dean, SSC: SSC Admin
PhD Organic Chemistry, University of Utah BS Chemistry, Marquette University.

Amy Bergstrom - EdD
Assoc Prof/MEd Prog Dir, EDU: Masters of Ed-ONLINE

Larry Birnbaum - Ph.D.
Professor, EXP: Exercise Physiology

Laurie Bisila - MSN, RN, PHN
Asst Prof, Post Bac Nursing: Postbaccalaureate Nursing


Pamela Bjorklund - PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC, CNS-BC
Professor, NSG: DNP


Gary Boelhower - PhD
Professor, TRS: Theology & Religious Studies


Sister Edith Bogue - AM, MA, PhD
Assoc Professor, SOC: Sociology
AM University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, MA University of Michigan Sociology, PhD University of Michigan Sociology and Social Work

Alexandra Borstad - PhD, PT, NCS
Assoc Prof, Physical Therapy: Physical Therapy


John Borstad - PhD, PT
Professor & Chair, PT: Physical Therapy

Danika Brinda - PhD, RHIA, CHPS, HCISPP
Assoc Professor, HIIM: H I M


Sarah Brokke Erickson - MFA
Asst Prof/Dir, Art: Art
Assistant Professor Director of the Art Program

Cynthia Brown - DNP, RN, PHN, RDN
Assoc Prof/UG RN/BS Coord, NSG: Postbaccalaureate Nursing

Michael Buck - PhD Music Education, MN K-12 Instrumental Music License
Associate Professor, Music: Music
PhD Music Education and minor in Wind Band Conducting from The University of Southern Mississippi

Teresita Bushey - MA
Asst Professor, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing


Paula Byrne - DNP, PHN, RN
Assistant Professor, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing

C

Jody Cadotte - MSN, RN, WHNP-BC, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Asst. Prof, Trad Nursing: Dept of RN to BS Nursing
MSN, RN, WHNP-BC University of South Alabama, Master of Science in Nursing, 2011 Auburn University Montgomery, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2006 Park University, Bachelor of Science in Social Psychology, 2004

William Campbell - Ph D
Assoc Professor/Chair, TRS: Theology & Religious Studies

MaryAlice Carlson - M.A.
Instructor, PSY: Psychology

Nathan Carroll - PhD
Assoc Professor, CTA: Communication, Theater and Art

Elyse Carter-Vosen - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, GCL: Global Cultural & Language Studies

Gerald Cizadlo - PhD
Professor, BIO: Biology

Richard Coleman - MSW, LGSW
Asst Prof/Site Coord, SWK, TC: Social Work Extended Studies

Susan Connor - PhD,MSN,BSN,RN
Assoc Prof/Fac Lead, Vet Grant: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing

Steven Cope - ScD, OT/L
Professor, OTH, Chair: Occupational Therapy


James Crane - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, ENG: English

Jeremy Craycraft - DMA
Associate Professor/Chair, MUS: Music

D

John Dargan - M.A.
Asst Professor, EXP: Exercise Physiology

Audrey Devine-Eller - PhD
Asst Prof,Psychology/Sociology: Sociology

Gina Diaz - DNP, RN, ANP, GNP
Asst Professor, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing


Sharon Dickey - DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CNP
Asst Prof/Grad NP Dir, NSG: DNP


Darryl Dietrich - PhD
Professor, PSY: Psychology

Karen Diver
Faculty Fellow for IE: Academic Affairs

Beth Donahue - M.A., R.N.
Asst Professor, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing
Master of Arts - Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Nursing

Cynthia Donner
Instructor, SWK: Social Work

Ashley Dressel - PhD
Asst. Prof, Philosophy: Philosophy


Sandra Dunigan
Asst Professor, Grad Education: Masters of Ed-ONLINE

Jill Dupont - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, HIS: History

Kelly Durick Eder - Ph.D.
Asst Prof, Human Anat, SHS/SSC: Biology
B.A. St. Olaf College Ph.D. University of North Dakota School of Medicine

E

Patricia Earley - MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Asst Prof/Grad FNP Coord, NSG: DNP

Pamela Ebel - MSN, RN
Asst Professor, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing


Kelly Erickson - PhD, OTR/L
Asst Professor, OTH: Occupational Therapy
doctor of philosophy in psychology master of arts in occupational therapy licensed occupational therapist with Minnesota Department of Health credentialed Occupational Therapist Registered (OTR)

Doreene Etongue-Mayer
Asst Professor, EDU (STP): GTL


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Maima Fant
Instructor/Soc Work Prgm Coord: Social Work Extended Studies

Brenda Fischer
Assoc Professor/Dean, SOE: SOE Admin

Beth Ann Frazier - DNP, MS, C-FNP
Asst. Professor, Grad NSG: DNP

Pamela Freeman - PhD
Associate Professor, BIO: Biology


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Nancy Gabres - MS, OTR/L
Asst Professor, OTH: Occupational Therapy

Gail Gaetz
Asst Professor, EDU: GTL

Shawn Garvey - MS, PA-C
Asst Prof/Dir Curr Develop, PA: Physician Assistant Studies
Master of Science, Physician Assistant-Certified

Mary Gdula - MSN, FNP-C
Asst. Prof/ANEW Grant Mgr: DNP


Thomas Gibbons - PhD
Professor, CIS: C I S


Candace Ginsberg - MAN, PNP, FNP, PHN, RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Asst Professor, NSG: Dept of RN to BS Nursing

Kristopher Glesener - MS
Asst Professor, CIS: C I S
MS, Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin

Melissa Goodson
Assistant Professor, SBT: SBT UG

Constance Gunderson - PhD, MSW, LISW
Assoc Professor, SWK: Social Work

Lee Gustafson - PhD, MSSW, LISW
Assoc Professor, SWK: Social Work

H

Patricia Hagen
Professor, ENG: SAL Admin

Robert Hartl
Assoc Professor, MGT: Graduate Management

Angela Hauger - Ph.D., L.P.
Professor, PSY: Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy, Licensed Psychologist

Gerald Henkel-Johnson - PsyD, LP
Assoc Professor, PSY: Psychology
M.A. Educational Psychology, UMD. Psy.D. Counseling Psychology, University of St. Thomas

Robert Hensley - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, PSY: Psychology

Rena Herheim - MSN, RN
Asst Professor, Post-Bac NSG: Postbaccalaureate Nursing


Jesse Hinrichs
Associate Prof, EDU (St Paul): GTL

William Hodapp - PhD
Professor, ENG: English

Laura Hoelter
Librarian, Catalog Systems: Library

Robert Hoffman
Asst Professor, MGT: Trad UG-Acct, Finance,Econ

Kristiana Holmes
Assistant Professor, Grad Nsg: Postbaccalaureate Nursing

J

Jessica Jagodzinske - MSNE, RN
Asst Prof, Post-Bac Nursing: Postbaccalaureate Nursing
PCCN

Carolyn Jahr - MS, PA-C
Asst Prof, PA Studies: Physician Assistant Studies
Masters of Science, Physician Assistant-Certified

Bret Johnson - PhD
Assoc Professor, CHM: Chemistry

Heidi Johnson - MLIS, MA
Librarian, First Yr/Info Liter: Library

Michele Johnson - OTD, OTR/L
OTH Assistant Professor: Occupational Therapy
Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy

Sherry Johnson - DNP,APRN,CNP,CNS,
Asst Prof, Grad Nursing: DNP
Certificate in Travel Health Medicine by the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM)

Stephanie Johnson - PhD
Assoc Professor, ENG: English

K

Lynn Kalnbach - PhD
Asst Professor, MGT: Management

Julie Kantarik - MS, RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Asst Professor, NSG: Dept of RN to BS Nursing


Lisa Kappes - Ph.D.
Asst. Professor, EXP: Exercise Physiology


Christopher Kemnitz - PhD, MSN, RN
Assoc Professor, NSG: DNP

Katie Kerr - MA, RHIA
Asst Professor, HIIM: H I M

C. Neal Keye - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, HIS: History

Paul Khoury
Asst Professor, MGT: Trad UG-Acct, Finance,Econ

Jane Killough - PT, DPT, MS, GCS, CEEAA
Asst Professor, PTH: Physical Therapy

Donna Kirk - M.Ed.
Instructor, MTH: Mathematics


Jeffrey Kittelson - PT, ScD, OCS, COMT
Asst Professor, PTH: Physical Therapy


Julie Knuths - DNP, RN
Asst Prof/UG Trad Coord, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing

Anne Kruchten
Assoc Professor, BIO: Biology

Louisa Krueger - MA, RN, PHN, CNP
Asst Prof, Nursing: Dept of RN to BS Nursing


Kim Kruger - MD, MBA, FAAFP
Assoc Prof/Chair-PA Studies: Physician Assistant Studies


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David LaBore
Asst Prof, PA Studies: Physician Assistant Studies

Paul LaJeunesse
Asst Professor, Art: Art

Beth LaVigne - MEd
Asst Professor, EDU: Education

Kimberly Lakhan - DHSc, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA
Asst Prof, PA Studies: Physician Assistant Studies
DHSc (A.T. Still University), MPAS (University of Nebraska Medical Center), PA-C (Augsburg University), DFAAPA (Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)

Mary Larson - DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Assistant Professor, Grad Nsg: Postbaccalaureate Nursing


Robert Larson - PhD
Asst. Professor, CTA: Communication, Theater and Art
Doctor of Philosophy - Communication and Media Studies Master of Arts - Practical Theology/Biblical Counseling Bachelor of Science - Communicating Arts - Mass Media

Madonna LeBlanc - MA, RHIA, FAHIMA
Asst Professor, HIM: H I M


Hong-Ming Liang - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, HIS: History


Dalerie Lieberz - PT, DPT, GCS
Asst. Prof PTH: Physical Therapy
Director of Clinical Education

Lupe Linares
Assistant Professor, ENG: English

Mary Lindberg - MSN, RN
Asst Professor, Post-Bacc Nrsg: Postbaccalaureate Nursing


Lori Lindgren - MSN, RN, PHN, FNP-BC, HTCP
Asst Professor, NSG: Postbaccalaureate Nursing

Bruce Loppnow - PhD, MSH
Assoc Prof/Dean, SHS: SHS Admin

Sarah Ludwig - DMA
Assistant Professor, SAL: Music


M

Jennifer Maki - PhD
Assoc Professor, CHM: Chemistry


Drew Mannetter - Ph.D.
Asst Professor, PHL: Philosophy

David Marc - PhD, CHDA
Asst Prof, HIIM-SHS: Masters- Health Informatics


Mary Ann Marchel - PhD, MSW, LGSW, IMH IV
Assoc. Professor, SWK: MSW- Masters in SWK

Sandra Marden-Lokken - PT, Ed.D.
Asst Professor, PTH: Physical Therapy


SueAnne Mattson - MA, RN
Asst Professor, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing

Christine McConnell - DC, OTR/L
Asst Professor, OTH: Occupational Therapy
Doctor of Chiropractic, Occupational Therapist

Sara McCumber - DNP,APRN, CNP, CNS, AGPCNP-BC, FNP-BC, GNP-BC, AHCNS-BC
Assoc Prof/Grd AGPCNP Crd, NSG: DNP

Lawrence McGahey - PhD
Professor, CHM: Chemistry
PhD in Chemistry, 1979, U of California, Berkeley MS, Chemistry,1977, U California, Berkeley BS magna cum laude, Chemistry, 1975, U of Notre Dame

Kevin McGrew - MA, MEd
Director, LIB: Library

Annette Miller
Associate Prof, EDU: GTL

Brendan Miller - PhD
Asst Professor, PSC: Physical Science
B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University

Carin Mizera - DSW, LICSW
Asst Prof, Social Work: MSW- Masters in SWK

Kathy Modin - MA
Asst Prof/Interim Chair, MGT: Management


Samantha Mohn-Johnsen - PT, DPT, OCS, PCS
Asst Professor, PTH: Physical Therapy


Kim Moncel
Instructor, Athletic Training: Athletic Training

Tracy Mongan
Asst Prof, SWK (Brainerd): Social Work Extended Studies

Aileen Moore
Asst Prof, SWK, AZ: Ext SWK- Mesa AZ

Thomas Morgan
Assoc Prof, GCL/Dir, Peace&Jus: Global Cultural & Language Studies

Amy Murzyn - Ed.D.
Asst Prof, EDU: Special Education

N

Jon Nelson
Professor, PTH: Physical Therapy

Todd Neuharth - MA, ATR, ATC
Asst Prof, Athletic Training: Athletic Training


Joanne Nielsen - MS, RN
Asst. Professor, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing

Nicole Nowak-Saenz - Ph.D.
Asst Prof,Psychology/Sociology: Psychology


O

Pamela Oachs - MA, RHIA, CHDA, FAHIMA
Asst Professor, HIM: Health Info. Mgmt.-Masters Prog.

Jacob Oestreich - MD
Asst Prof/Dir Clinical Educ,PA: Physician Assistant Studies

Jena Ogston - PhD, PT
Assoc Professor, PTH: Physical Therapy


Brandon Olson - PhD, PMP
Co-Interim Dean SBT/Assoc Prof: C I S

Victoria Olson - M.S.
Instructor, BIO: Biology

Steven Ostovich - Ph.D.
Professor/Chair, PHL: Philosophy

Tammy Ostrander - PhD
Professor/Dean, SAL: SAL Admin

P

Lindsay Pacey
Instructor/Dir of Anatomy Labs: Biology

Brooke Palkie - EdD
Assoc Professor, HIM: HIM Progression
RHIA

Rachel Payne
Asst Professor, EDU: Education

Karen Petersen - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, PSY: Psychology

Brooke Pettinelli - MSN, APRN, CNP, FNP-BC, GNP-BC
Asst Prof, Grad Nursing: DNP


Martin Pflug - Ph.D.
Associate Professor, GCL: Global Cultural & Language Studies

Jennifer Pilon
Asst Professor, MGT: Trad UG-Acct, Finance,Econ

Randall Poole - Ph.D.
Professor, HIS: History


Leah Prussia - MSW, LICSW, SEP
Asst Prof, Social Work: MSW- Masters in SWK
Master of Social Work, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Somatic Experience Practitioner

Q

Luther Qson - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, MTH: Mathematics

Kevin Quarmby - PhD
Assistant Professor, ENG: English
PhD English (Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama) King's College London, MA Shakespearean Studies (Merit) King's College London, BA Hons (1st Class) Humanities with History Open University

R

Lynne Raschke - PhD
Assoc Professor, PSC: Physical Science
PhD, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of California - Santa Cruz

Guanshen Ren - Ph.D.
Professor, MTH: Mathematics

Kari Rengo - DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Asst Professor, NSG: Postbaccalaureate Nursing


Amos Restad
Instructor, Trad Nursing: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing


Richard Revoir - Ed.D., M.B.A.
Co-Interim Dean SBT/Assoc Prof: Trad UG-Acct, Finance,Econ

Shelly Richardson
Asst Professor, SWK: Social Work

Krysta Riel Maas - MS
Instructor, Chemistry: Chemistry
Masters of Science Education

Michelle Robertson
Asst Professor, SWK: Social Work

Jennifer Rosato - MA
Asst Professor, CIS: C I S

Karen Rosenflanz - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, GCL: Global Cultural & Language Studies

Marcia Runnberg-Valadez - EdD, MSW, LICSW
UG Prgm Dir/AZ Site Coord SWK: Social Work Extended Studies

Julie Rustad
Librarian, Distance Ed.: Library

S

Sheryl Sandahl - DNP, RN, FNP-BC, MPH, MSN
Assoc Prof/UG Dept Chair, NSG: Postbaccalaureate Nursing

Ryan Sandefer - PhD
Asst Professor/Chair, HIIM: H I M


Amber Schlater - Ph.D.
Asst Prof, Biology: Biology
PhD, Colorado State University, Biology/Zoology MS, Colorado State University, Biology/Zoology BS, University of Pittsburgh, Biology, Chemistry

Elisa Schmitz - DNP, APRN, CPNP
Asst Professor, NSG: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing

Debra Schroeder - Ph.D.
Professor, PSY: Psychology

David Schuettler - Ph.D.
Asst Professor, GCL: Global Cultural & Language Studies

Penny Schwarze - Ph.D.
Professor, MUS: Music

Scott Seagroves - MS
Instructor, Physical Sciences: Physical Science
MS, astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz

Andrea Simek - MSN, RN, FNP-C
NSG Assistant Professor: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing


Edward Smith
Asst Professor, CTA: Communication, Theater and Art

Michele Sneed
Asst Prof, SWK, Austin: Social Work Extended Studies

Brad Snelling - MA, MLS
Librarian,Periodicals/Coll Dev: Library


Lynda Spangler - MS, PT
Asst Professor, PTH: Physical Therapy

Denise Starkey - PhD
Assoc Professor,TRS: Theology & Religious Studies
Constructive Theology

Nicholas Susi - DMA
Assistant Professor, MUS: Music

Karen Swanson - PhD, MPT, MA, ATC-Retired
Asst Professor, PTH: Physical Therapy

David Swenson - PhD LP
Professor, MGT: Online Rural Healthcare MBA
PhD Psychology, MA Management, MEd Educational Media & Technology, MA School Counseling, Diplomate in Forensic Psychology, Licensed Psychologist

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Chery Takkunen Lucarelli - PhD
Chair/Professor, Grad Educ: GTL


Melanie Talaga - PhD
Instructor, Chemistry: Chemistry

Kara Thoemke - Ph.D.
Assoc Prof/Chair, BIO: Biology

Bethany Tollefson - DNP, RN
Asst Professor, Post Bac Nsg: Postbaccalaureate Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice, Registered Nurse

Mary Josephine Torborg - O.S.B., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, TRS: Theology & Religious Studies


Paula Tracey
Asst Professor, Social Work: MSW- Masters in SWK

Kathleen Trujillo
Asst Professor, SWK, AZ: Ext SWK- Mesa AZ

Timothy Trygstad - PhD
Assoc Professor, CHM: Chemistry
PhD, Chemistry, University of Minnesota

V

Kevin Vaughan
Asst.Prof/Catholic Studies Dir: Theology & Religious Studies

Merry Vaughan - PhD
Assoc Professor/Chair, CTA: Communication, Theater and Art

Zachary Via
Asst. Professor, CHM: Chemistry

Ryan Vine - MFA
Assoc Professor/Chair, ENG: English

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Douglas Walton - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, BIO: Biology

Janelle Wapola - MA, RHIA
Asst Professor, HIM: H I M


Michelle Warfel - MOT, OTR/L
Asst Professor, OTH: Occupational Therapy
Assistant Professor Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

Joseph Warpeha - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, EXP: Exercise Physiology


Molly Watkins
Assistant Professor, PT: Physical Therapy

Amy Watters - EdD, RHIA, FAHIMA
Assoc Professor/Prog Dir, HIM: Health Info. Mgmt.-Masters Prog.


Jane Wattrus - M.S.
Instructor, BIO: Biology


Daniel Westholm - Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, BIO: Biology

Gregory White - MSN, APRN
Asst Prof, Vet Grant Program: Traditional Undergraduate Nursing


Todd White - MLIS
Librarian, Ref/Digital Resrcs: Library

Neil Witikko
Dir, Cntr-Teaching & Learning: Center for Teaching Excellence

Y

Suzanne Yunis - PhD
Assoc Professor, ENG: English

Z

Thomas Zelman - Ph.D.
Professor, ENG: English

Faculty Emeriti



Sister Agnes Alich, Ph.D.
Professor: Chemistry and Physical Sciences

Dennis Anderson, Ph.D.
Professor: History

Sister Marguerite Baxter, M.A.
Associate Professor: Clinical Laboratory Science

Rondell Berkeland, Ed.D.
Associate Professor & Dean: School of Health Sciences

Dorothea Diver, Ph.D.
Associate Professor: Languages and International Studies

Shirley Eichenwald-Maki, MBA
Assistant Professor: Health Informatics & Information Management

Sister Agnes Fleck, M.A.
Instructor: English

Thomas Gaetz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor: Education

Shelley Gruskin, B.Mus
Artist in Residence: Music

Meridel Kahl, M.Ed.
Assistant Professor: Education

Marie Kelsey, Ph.D.
Professor: Education

George Killough, Ph.D.
Professor: English

Barbara King, M.S.W.
Assistant Professor: History

Diane Kessler, Ph.D.
Professor: Languages and International Studies

Po-Lin Kosuth, M.F.A.
Associate Professor: Art

Mary Jane Kumsha, M.A.
Associate Professor: Library Science

Kathy La Tour, M.A.
Assistant Professor: Health Informatics & Information Management

Sister Johnetta Maher, M.Ed.
Associate Professor: Family & Consumer Sciences

Carleen Maynard, Ph.D.
Associatie Professor: Nursing

Marianne Connelly, M.A.
Assistant Professor: Music

Sister Katherine McLaughlin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor: Theology & Religious Studies

Chandra Mehrotra, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor: Theology & Religious Studies

Albert Nephew, Ph.D.
Professor: Philosophy

Catherine McPherson, Ph.D.
Professor: Religious Studies

Betty Preus, Ed.D.
Associate Professor: Education

Sister Agatha Riehl, Ph.D.
Professor: Chemistry

Sister Beverly Raway, Ph.D.
Associate Professor: Nursing

Michael Robinson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor: Physical Sciences

John Schifsky, Ph.D.
Professor: English

Sister Donna Schroeder, Ph.D.
Associate Professor: Biology

Paul Stein, Ph.D.
Professor: Chemistry

Mary Tanner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor: Nursing

Cecelia Taylor, Ph.D.
Professor: Nursing

Winnifred Winkelman, Ph.D.
Professor: History

Denise Wise, Ph.D.
Associate Professor: Physical Therapy

Martha Witrak, Ph.D.
Professor & Dean: School of Nursing

Vicki Zeman, M.A.
Assistant Professor: Health Informatics & Information Management