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Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 370-2369
shs@oakland.edu

Dean's Office
Human Health Building
(248) 370-3562
shs@oakland.edu

School of Health Sciences

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-2369
shs@oakland.edu

Dean's Office
Human Health Building
(248) 370-3562
shs@oakland.edu

Our People

Dean's Office

Kevin Ball
Kevin Ball, PhD
Dean
Professor, Exercise Science
3118 Human Health Building
kevinball@oakland.edu
(248) 364-8673

Kristin Landis-Piwowar
Kristin Landis-Piwowar, PhD
Associate Dean
Associate Professor
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
3114 Human Health Building
landispi@oakland.edu
(248) 364-8692

Nancy Demo
Nancy Demo
Executive Secretary
3115 Human Health Building
demo@oakland.edu
(248) 364-8673

Maria Ebner Smith
Maria Ebner-Smith, MBA
Assistant Dean
3113 Human Health Building
ebnersmi@oakland.edu
(248) 364-8671

Michelle Southward
Michelle D. Southward, MA, MSA
Director, Academic Advising and Student Services
3168 Human Health Building
mdguy@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2369

Sarah Brown
Sarah L. Brown, MBA
Director of Philanthropy
3148 Human Health Building
sarahbrown@oakland.edu
(248) 364-8798

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Janice Eaton
Coordinator of Graduate & Community Relations
3176 Human Health Building
eaton@oakland.edu
(248) 364-8699

Julie Hamilton
Julie Hamilton 
Office Assistant III
3105 Human Health Building
hamilton@oakland.edu
(248) 364-8675

Donna-Stajniak
Donna Stajniak
Office Support
3110 Human Health Building
stajniak@oakland.edu
(248) 370-3562

Judy Burton
Judy Burton
Office Support
3110 Human Health Building
jburton@oakland.edu

(248) 370-3562

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Christian Maron
Technology Research Support
3159 Human Health Building
cmaron@oakland.edu

(248) 364-8729

Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

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Jennifer Lucarelli, Ph.D.
Chairperson
Associate Professor
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

Christina Papadimitriou
Christina Papadimitriou, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Sociology
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

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Amanda Lynch, Ph.D., R.D.
Coordinator Nutrition/Dietetics
Associate Professor
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

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Melissa Reznar, M.P.H., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

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Laurel Stevenson, MPH, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
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Emily Van Wasshenova, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

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Edward Rohn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

Contributing Faculty

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David Stone, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Research
Professor Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
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Caress Dean, M.P.H., Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Public Health
Terry Dibble, M.S. Headshot PhotoTerry Dibble, M.S.
Special Lecturer, Clinical Instructor
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Michelle Southward, M.A., M.S.A.
Director, Academic Advising and Student Services

Professor Emeritus
Kenneth R. Hightower, Ph.D.
Ronald E. Olson, Ph.D.
Philip Singer, Ph.D.

Part-Time Faculty


Special Lecturers 
James Boniface, M.A. - Community Network Services, Case Manager
Teri Kolar
Kate Masley
Teresa Taggart, M.S., CNMT - Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak – Program Director Nuclear Medicine Technology
Lindsay Zeig

Lecturers
Diane Baldwin
Molly Brennan
Kelley Cox, M.S. R.D., CSG, CFPP - Michigan Surgical Hospital – Dietary Manger, Dietitian
Rosemarie Chirco D'Angelo, Ph.D.
Ann Hamilton
Sarah Hojnacki, M.S., R.D. - Mattawan Family Eye Care – Dietician, Consultant
Maureen Husek, M.A., R.D., DHCFA - Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak – Director, Nutrition and Retail Services
Barbara Main, B.S.
Lucille Sternburgh, Ph.D.
Jeanne Stevenson, B.S.

Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
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Sumit Dinda, Ph.D.
Acting Chairperson
Professor
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
Kristin Landis-Piwowar
Kristin R. Landis-Piwowar, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
Associate Professor
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
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Dale Telgenhoff, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
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Christina R. Lim, M.S., MLS(ASCP)SM
Special Instructor
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences

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Sara Rivard, M.A., RT(R) (CT)
Director and Special Instructor
Radiologic Technology
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Stephanie K. Mabry, MS, MLS(ASCP)CMSCCM 
Visiting Instructor
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
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William Van Dyke, B.S., RT (R)
Adjunct Clinical Coordinator
Radiologic Technology

Special Lecturer

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Lisa Deceunick, B.S., MLS(ASCP) CM
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences

 

Part-Time Faculty

Clinical Associate Professors
Barbara Anderson, M.D. - DMC University Laboratories – Medical Advisor
Ann Marie Blenc, M.D. - Beaumont Hospital School of Medical Laboratory Science –Medical Advisor
Martha Higgins, M.D. - Ascension Michigan Laboratory Services School of Medical Laboratory Science - Medical Advisor

Clinical Instructors
Nancy Ramirez, M.S., MLS(ASCP)CMSHCM -Beaumont Hospital School of Medical Laboratory Science – Program Director/ Education Director
Dawn Taylor, M.A., MLS(ASCP)CM - Ascension Michigan Laboratory Services School of Medical Laboratory Science - Program Director/Lab Education Manager
Bernarda Wroblewski, M.S., MT(ASCP) - DMC University Laboratories – Program Director
Jamie Pert, B.S., HTL(ASCP)CMMBCMQIHCCM — Beaumont Hospital School of Histotechnology - Program Director/Education Programs Manager
Caroline Loomis, MT(ASCP) - Beaumont, Royal Oak - Microbiology
Tyler Swift, MLS(ASCP)CM - Beaumont, Royal Oak - Chemistry/Immunology
Brent Vasicek, M.A., MT(ASCP) - Beaumont, Royal Oak - Blood Bank
Sara Wagner, MLS(ASCP)CM - Beaumont, Royal Oak - Hematology

Lecturers
Brittany Basela, MSRS, RT(R)
Vivian Churchill, BSRS, RT(R)(CT)(MR) - Beaumont, Royal Oak – MR Applications Specialist, MR Program Director
Scott Emerson, M.S., DABR - Beaumont, Royal Oak – Staff Medical Physicist, Diagnostic Radiology
Laura Keesler, MLS(ASCP)CM - Beaumont, Royal Oak - Clinical Chemistry
Billie Ketelsen, M.S., MLS(ASCP)CMMBCM - Beaumont, Royal Oak - Immunohematology 
Melanie Oleaga, RT(R)(VI) - Beaumont, Royal Oak – Interventional Radiology Technologist
JoAnn Logue-O’Malley, MT(ASCP)SM - Beaumont Health System – Information Technology Manager
Laura Ochs , M.Ed. - Beaumont, Royal Oak
Anne E. Prada, B.S., MB(ASCP)CM - Beaumont, Royal Oak - Molecular Diagnostics
J. Lynne Williams, Ph.D.
Sandra Wilson, RT(R)

Public and Environmental Wellness
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Florence J. Dallo, M.P.H., Ph.D.
Chairperson
Associate Professor
Wellness and Health Promotion
Public Health
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Rebecca Cheezum, M.P.H., Ph.D.
Director, Public Health
Associate Professor
Public Health
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Thomas Schenk, Ph.D.
Director and Assistant Professor
Environmental Health and Safety
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Mozhgon Rajaee, MPH, Ph.D.
Coordinator and Assistant Professor
Public Health
Kate Rougeau
Kathryn Rougeau, Ph.D.
Coordinator and Assistant Professor
Wellness and Health Promotion
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Aubrey Arain, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health and Safety
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Elise Brown, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Wellness and Health Promotion
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Caress Dean, M.P.H., Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Public Health
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Tara L. Diesbourg, Ph.D., R.Kin
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health and Safety
Kwami Sakyi
Kwame Sakyi, MSPH, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Public Health
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Charles McGlothlin, Ph.D., PE
Special Instructor
Environmental Health and Safety

 

Contributing Faculty

Stevenson

Laurel Stevenson, MPH, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

Part-Time Faculty

Special Lecturers
Charlie Rinehart, M.A. - Oakland University, Department of Communication
Kate Masley, Ph.D.

Lecturers
David Andrews, MS, CSP, ARM - Amerisure – Risk Manager
Josuha Boyce, MS - Fire Inspector - Auburn Hills Fire Department
Malcom Dunbar, MS, CSP - Edward C. LEVY Co – Vice President & Chief Safety Officer; Chair - Industry Advisory Board for Environmental Health and Safety
Robert Hart, M.A. - Proprietor of Safety Risk Management Services, LLC – Continuing Education
Darryl Hill, Ph.D., CSP - Senior Vice President of Safety - FirstGroup of America
Jessica Jannaman, MS- Global Senior Manager Environmental, Health, Safety, Security, Sustainability & Energy - DURA Automotive Systems 
William Kilgore, MS
Samantha Orr
Thomas Spring, MS - Director of Wellness and Community Programs for the Health Alliance Plan of Michigan


Human Movement Science
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Kristine Thompson, P.T., Ph.D.
Chairperson
Associate Professor
Physical Therapy
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John Krauss, P.T., Ph.D.,
OCS, FAAOMPT

Director and Professor
Coordinator, OMPT
Physical Therapy
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Beth Black, PT, DSc
Director Clinical Education
Associate Professor
Physical Therapy
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Charles Marks, Ph.D.
Director
Exercise Science
Associate Professor
Exercise Science
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Deborah J. Doherty, P.T., Ph.D., CEAS
Coordinator, GCOR
Associate Professor
Physical Therapy
Daniel Goble
Daniel Goble, Ph.D.
Coordinator and Associate Professor
Exercise Science
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Sheri Brown, DSc.P.T.
Coordinator of Admissions
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy
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Sara Arena, DSc.P.T.
Associate Professor
Physical Therapy
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Douglas Creighton, P.T., D.P.T.,
OCS, FAAOMPT
Associate Professor
Physical Therapy
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Jacqueline Drouin, P.T., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Physical Therapy
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Melodie Kondratek, DSc.P.T., OMPT
Associate Professor
Physical Therapy
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Myung D. Choi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Exercise Science
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Joshua Haworth, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Exercise Science
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Christopher Wilson, DScPT, DPT, GCS
Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy
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Jacqueline Scully, P.T., DPT
Special Instructor
Physical Therapy
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Christine Stiller, P.T., Ph.D.
Special Instructor
Physical Therapy
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Lori Boughner
Office Assistant III
Physical Therapy Program Office
boughner@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4041
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Darlene Mathiak
Office Assistant III
Physical Therapy Program Office
mathiak@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4041

Contributing Faculty

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Elise Brown, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Wellness Health Promotion
Terry Dibble, M.S. Headshot Photo
Terry Dibble, M.S.
Special Lecturer, Clinical Instructor
3135 Human Health Building
dibble@oakland.edu
(248) 364-8663
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Mary Anne Mikus, M.S.
Special Lecturer, Clinical Instructor
Exercise Science
3135 Human Health Building
mikus@oakland.edu
(248) 364-8663

Part-Time Faulty

Clinical Professors
Barry A Franklin, Ph.D. - Beaumont Rehab and Health Center – Director
Steven J Keteyian, Ph.D. - Henry Ford Hospital – Program Director Preventive Cardiology
Beth Marcoux, Ph.D., P.T. - University of Rhode Island – Professor Emeritus

Clinical Associate Professors
Jeffery H. Declaire, M.D. - The DeClaire Knee and Orthopedic Institute – President
John F Kazmierski, D.O. - General Hospital Medical Associates
Cathy Larson, P.T., Ph.D. - University of Michigan-Flint – Associate Professor/Director for Research

Clinical Assistant Professors
Clinton A. Brawner, Ph.D, ACSM-RCEP, FACSM - Preventive Cardiology - Project Director
Scott Eathorne, M.D. - Providence Hospital – Medical Director
Johnathan Ehrman, Ph.D., FACSM - Henry Ford Health System – Associate Program Director
Dennis J. Kerrigan, Ph.D. - Preventative Cardiology - Senior Exercise Physiologist
Fredrick Pociask, Ph.D. - Wayne State University – Assistant Professor

Clinical Instructors
Linda Costello , P.T., B.S., FOC - Sports Medicine Associates – Physical Therapist
Kathleen Jakubiak-Kovacek , P.T. - Home Rehab – Physical Therapist
Peter Kovacek , M.S.A. - Kovacek Management Systems, Inc. – President/Chief Executive Officer
Sheldon Levine, M.S - Eastern Michigan University – Associate Professor
Mary Ann Mikus, M.S. - Exercise Science
Kimberly Schwartz , P.T. - Physical Therapy
Janet Seidell, P.T., M.P.T. - William Beaumont Hospital – Supervisor of Physical Therapy
Angela Strong, P.T., B.S. - William Beaumont Hospital – Center Clinical Coordinator of Education
David Tomsich, M.S., P.T. - Henry Ford Health System – Supervisor
Michael Vito, M.P.T., OMPT - Physiotherapy Associates – Physical Therapist

Special Lecturers
Mary Bee, Ph.D. - Physical Therapy and Biological Sciences

Lecturers
Cody Bonte
Lori Boright, DPT - St. John Health System – Acute Care Oncology Program and Assistant Education Coordinator
Clinton Brawner
Thomas Brennan, M.S. - Exercise Science
David Fausone, DPT - Physical Therapy
Lori Hodorek
Dennis Kerrigan
Kathleen Jakubiak-Kovacek , P.T. - In Home Rehab – Physical Therapist
Bryan Kuhlman, DPT - Physical Therapy
Kimberly Schwartz, P.T. - Physical Therapy
Jacob Siebert, M.S. - Notre Dame Preparatory and Marist Academy – Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Christie Booth Smith
David Tomsich, M.S., P.T. - Physical Therapy
Stacy Zousmer

ACADEMIC ADVISERS

Michelle Southward
Michelle D. Southward, MA, MSA
Director, Academic Advising and Student Services
School of Health Sciences
3168 Human Health Building
mdguy@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2369

William Daniels
William L. Daniels, MEd
Senior Academic Adviser
School of Health Sciences
3071 Human Health Building
shs@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2369

Lauren Creed
Lauren Leve, MA, LPC 
Academic Adviser
School of Health Sciences
3072 Human Health Building
shs@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2369

Denae May
Denae May, MA
Academic Adviser
School of Health Sciences
3075 Human Health Building
shs@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2369

Nancy Osmialowski
Nancy Osmialowski, MA, LLPC, NCC
Academic Adviser
School of Health Sciences
3074 Human Health Building
shs@oakland.edu (248) 370-2369

Hnou Vue
Hnou Vue, MEd
Academic Adviser
School of Health Sciences
3073 Human Health Building
shs@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2369

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Kelli Dowd
Coordinator for Student Services,
Leadership, and Engagement
School of Health Sciences
3123 Human Health Building
kdowd@oakland.edu
(248) 364-8678

Mary Ann Bowen
Mary Anne Bowen
Office Assistant II
School of Health Sciences
3070 Human Health Building
shs@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2369

Taurienne Lauderdale
Taurienne Lauderdale
Secretary II
School of Health Sciences
3070 Human Health Building
shs@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2369

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Board Members

Board of Advocacy and Resource Development

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Michael Antaran
Entrepreneur/ Carrot App creator
OU Alumnus
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Gina Buccalo 
Medical Director of the UAW Retiree
Medical Benefits Trust
Medical Doctor

Reyna Colombo
Reyna Colombo
Physical Therapist,
Director of Rehabilitation Services, 
Beaumont Troy Hospital

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Margaret Dimond
President and CEO
McLaren Oakland Hospital

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Brian Fedoronko
Regional Medical Director, Priority Health
Medical Doctor

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Kathy Forzley
Director Oakland County
Board of Health and Human Services
3-time OU Alumnus

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Art Griggs
Past SHS Assistant Dean
and OU Assistant Vice President
of Academic Affairs
OU Alumnus

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Darryl Hill
Senior Vice President, Safety
FirstGroup of America
past-President of ASSE
EHS Industry Advisory Board member

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Bob Jarski
SHS Faculty Emeritus
Physician Assistant
Integrative and Holistic Health

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 Greg Jordan
Director, University Recreation & Well-Being

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Ewa Matuszewski
Founder and CEO MedNetOne

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Telva McGruder
Director, GM Global Facilities & Engineering 
Procurement & Contracts

Moon J. Pak
Moon J. Pak
Founder of School of Health Sciences
HALL of fame
Medical Doctor

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Tom Spring
Director, HAP Health and Wellness
3-time OU Alumnus
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John Waugh
System Vice President,
Henry Ford Health System
Former Board Members
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Joel Kahn
Founder Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity
Medical Doctor
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The late Teresa Stayer
Physical Therapist
Owner, SpectraMed Inc.
OU Alumnus

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Rheanne Suszek
Executive Director,
North Oakland YMCA

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Thomas A. Tanghe

City Manager,
Auburn Hills
COLLABORATION LEADERS

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Kelli Dowd
ECLIPSE

Kate Rougeau
Kate Rougeau

Special Interest Floor

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Denise McConkey

Career Advisor

Unknown (TBD)
Career Ambassador

Unknown (TBD)
Student Organization Leaders