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Dean 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
Interim Associate Dean
Associate Professor
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
3114 Human Health Building
landispi@oakland.edu
(248) 364-8692

Nancy Demo
Nancy Demo
Executive Secretary
3110 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
School of Health Sciences
1014 Human Health Building

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

Linda Ritter
Linda Ritter, MS
Office Assistant III
3073 Human Health Building
lmfales@oakland.edu
(248) 364-8675

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

Judy Burton
Office Support
jburton@oakland.edu
3110 HHB
(248) 370-3562

Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

Jennifer Lucarelli Headshot Photo

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

Christina Papadimitriou

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

Amanda Lynch Headshot Photo

Amanda Lynch, Ph.D., R.D.
Coordinator, HS 2000
Assistant Professor
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

Melissa Reznar Headshot Photo

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

Laurel Stevenson Headshot Photo

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

Rosemarie Chirco D'Angelo Headshot Photo

Rosemarie Chirco D'Angelo, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

Contributing Faculty

David Stone Headshot Photo

David Stone, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Research
Professor Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

Sumit Dinda Headshot Photo

Sumit Dinda, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences

Rebecca Cheezum Headshot Photo

Rebecca Cheezum, M.P.H., Ph.D.
Director, Public Health
Assistant Professor
Public Health

Caress Dean Headshot Photo

Caress Dean, M.P.H., Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Public Health

Mozhgon Rajaee Headshot Photo

Mozhgon Rajaee, MPH, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Public Health

Michelle Southward Headshot Photo

Michelle Southward, M.A., M.S.A.
Director, Academic Advising and Student Services

Terry Dibble, M.S. Headshot Photo

Terry Dibble, M.S.
Special Lecturer, Clinical Instructor

 

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
Marjorie Lang, M.A. - Practicing Consulting Attorney

Lecturers
Kelley Cox, M.S. R.D., CSG, CFPP - Michigan Surgical Hospital – Dietary Manger, Dietitian
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
Bonita Leavell, PhD
Barbara Main, B.S.
Jeanne Stevenson, B.S.
Teresa Taggart, M.S., CNMT - Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak – Program Director Nuclear Medicine Technology

Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
J. Lynne Williams Headshot Photo

J. Lynne Williams, Ph.D.
Chair
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
Professor
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences

Sumit Dinda Headshot Photo

Sumit Dinda, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences

Kristin Landis-Piwowar

Kristin R. Landis-Piwowar, Ph.D.
Interim Associate Dean
Associate Professor
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences

Martin

Rebekah Martin, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences

Terese Trost Headshot Photo

Terese Trost, M.A., RT(R)
Director
Radiologic Technology
Adjunct Instructor
Radiologic Technology

William Van Dyke Headshot Photo

William Van Dyke, B.S., RT (R)
Adjunct Clinical Coordinator
Radiologic Technology

Part-Time Faculty

Clinical Professors
Janice Campebell , Ph.D. - William Beaumont Hospital - Corporate Medical Physicist
Vinod Shidham , M.D. - Wayne State University Medical School - Vice Chair, Director of Cytopathology
Dafang Wu, M.D., Ph.D. - William Beaumont Hospital

Clinical Associate Professors
Barbara Anderson, M.D. - DMC University Laboratories – Medical Director
Ann Marie Blenc, M.D. - Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine –Medical Director, Hematology
Inga Grills, M.D. - William Beaumont Hospital – Residency Program Director
Carol Holland, Ph.D. - Progenity – Laboratory Director/Director of Quality Assurance
Barbara O’Malley, M.D. - Harper University Hospital – Director of Transfusion Medicine & Clinical Laboratories

Clinical Assistant Professors
Craig Basmaji, M.D. - William Beaumont Hospital
Christopher Wienczewski, M.D. - William Beaumont Hospital – Medical Advisor for WBH School of Radiologic Technology

Clinical Instructors
Laura Bergsman , B.S. - Radiation Oncology
Sarah Britton, B.S., HTL - Beaumont Health System
Cheryl Culver-Schultz, M.S. - William Beaumont Hospital – Radiation Safety Officer
Nancy Lamers, B.S. - William Beaumont Hospital – Clinical Education Supervisor
Muriel Morrison , B.S., M.T. - Beaumont Hospitals – Clinical Instructor, Blood Bank
Laura Ochs, M.Ed. - William Beaumont Hospital – Program Director
JoAnn O’Malley, B.S. - William Beaumont Hospital – Information Technology Manager
Shruti Patel, B.S. (RTT) - Clinical Supervisor
Nancy Ramirez, M.S., MLS(ASCP)SH, CLS (NCA) - William Beaumont Hospital – Program Director/ Education Director
Joy Raymond, SCT (ASCP) - Detroit Medical Center – Program Director
Joyce Salancy, M.S. - St. John Providence Health System – Program Director
Teresa Taggart, B.A., CNMT - Biomedical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences; Beaumont Health System, Program Director
Dawn Taylor, B.S. - St. John Providence Health System – Program Director/Lab Education Manager

Special Lecturers
Lisa Deceunick, B.S., MLS(ASCP)CM - Biomedical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences

Lecturers
Lauren Brandenburg, M.S., MLS(ASCP)CM - St. John Providence Health System - Operations Coordinator/Lab outreach support
Vivian Churchill, BSRS, RT(R)(CT)(MR) - Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak – MR Applications Specialist, MR Program Director
Scott Emerson, M.S., DABR - Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak – Staff Medical Physicist, Diagnostic Radiology
Dana Hansz, B.S., MLS(ASCP)CM - Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak – Medical Technology, Clinical Molecular Pathology Laboratory
John Landis, Ph.D. - Biomedical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences
Christina Lim, B.S. - Biomedical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences
Teri Myers, RT(R)(CT) - DMC Sinai – Grace Hospital – Radiologic Technology
Melanie Oleaga, RT(R)(VI) - Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak – Interventional Radiology Technologist
JoAnn O’Malley, B.S. - William Beaumont Hospital – Information Technology Manager
Laura Ochs , M.Ed. - William Beaumont Hospital – Program Director
Jessica Scopis, B.S. - William Beaumont Hospital – Medical Technologist
Margaret Stack, BS, RT(R)(M) - Beaumont Hospital – Mammography Technologist

Public and Environmental Wellness
Florence J. Dallo Headshot Photo

Florence J. Dallo, M.P.H., Ph.D.
Chair
Public and Environmental Wellness
Associate Professor
Wellness and Health Promotion
Public Health

Elise Brown Headshot Photo

Elise Brown, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Wellness and Health Promotion

Rebecca Cheezum Headshot Photo

Rebecca Cheezum, M.P.H., Ph.D.
Director, Public Health
Assistant Professor
Public Health

Caress Dean Headshot Photo

Caress Dean, M.P.H., Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Public Health

Richard Olawoyin Headshot Photo

Richard Olawoyin, Ph.D., CSP, CEP
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health and Safety

Mozhgon Rajaee Headshot Photo

Mozhgon Rajaee, MPH, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Public Health

Kate Rougeau

Kathryn Rougeau, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Wellness and Health Promotion

Kwami Sakyi

Kwame Sakyi, MSPH, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Public Health

Patrick Frazee Headshot Photo

Patrick Frazee, M.S., M.A., CIH, CSP
Director
Environmental Health and Safety
Adjunct Instructor
Environmental Health and Safety

Charles McGlothlin Headshot Photo

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

Janice Eaton Headshot Photo

Janice Eaton
Program Coordinator
Master of Public Health

Contributing Faculty

Laurel Stevenson Headshot Photo

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

Terry Dibble, M.S. Headshot Photo

Terry Dibble, M.S.
Special Lecturer, Clinical Instructor

Part-Time Faculty

Special Lecturers
Charlie Rinehart, M.A. - Oakland University, Department of Communication

Lecturers
David Andrews, MS, CSP, ARM - Amerisure – Risk Manager
Nancy Butty, B.A. - Rochester Hills Fire Department – Community Fire and Life Safety Educator
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 - Johnson Controls Inc. – Vice President Global Health & Safety
Thomas Schenk, Ph.D. - General Motors – Corporate Epidemiologist
Teri Kolar, M.T.-B.C., M.S.A. - Seasons Hospice – Music Therapy
Lucy Sternburgh, Ph.D. - Beaumont Health Systems – Manager of employee wellness and community health promotion

Human Movement Sciences

Kristine Thompson Headshot Photo

Kristine Thompson, P.T., Ph.D.
Chair
Human Movement Sciences
Special Instructor
Physical Therapy

John Krauss Headshot Photo

John Krauss, P.T., Ph.D., OCS, FAAOMPT
Director, Physical Therapy
Coordinator, OMPT
Professor
Physical Therapy

Beth Black Headshot Photo

Beth Black, PT, DSc
Director Clinical Education
Associate Professor
Physical Therapy

Charles Marks Headshot Photo

Charles Marks, Ph.D.
Director
Exercise Science
Associate Professor
Exercise Science

Douglas Creighton Headshot Photo

Douglas Creighton, P.T., D.P.T., OCS, FAAOMPT
Associate Professor
Physical Therapy

Deborah J. Doherty Headshot Photo

Deborah J. Doherty, P.T., Ph.D., DEAS
Associate Professor
Physical Therapy

Jacqueline Drouin, P.T., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Physical Therapy

Daniel Goble

Daniel Goble, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Exercise Science

Tamara Hew-Butler Headshot Photo
Tamara Hew-Butler, D.P.M., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Exercise Science

Melodie Kondratek Headshot Photo

Melodie Kondratek, DSc.P.T., OMPT
Associate Professor
Physical Therapy

Sara Arena Headshot Photo

Sara Arena, DSc.P.T.
Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy

Myung D. Choi Headshot Photo

Myung D. Choi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Exercise Science

Christopher Wilson Headshot Photo

Christopher Wilson, DScPT, DPT, GCS
Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy

Christine Stiller Headshot Photo

Christine Stiller, P.T., Ph.D.
Special Instructor
Physical Therapy

Sheri Brown Headshot Photo

Sheri Brown, DSc.P.T.
Coordinator of Admissions
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy

Jacqueline Scully Headshot Photo

Jacqueline Scully, B.S.
Visiting Instructor
Physical Therapy

Lori Boughner Headshot Photo

Lori Boughner
Office Assistant III
Physical Therapy Program Office
boughner@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4041

Darlene Mathiak Headshot Photo

Darlene Mathiak
Office Assistant III
Physical Therapy Program Office
mathiak@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4041

Contributing Faculty

Elise Brown Headshot Photo

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

Mary Anne Mikus Headshot Photo

Mary Anne Mikus, M.S.
Special Lecturer, Clinical Instructor
Exercise Science
3135 Human Health Building
mikus@oakland.edu
(248) 364-8663

John Palazzolo, M.S.
Special Lecturer
Exercise Science

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
Scott Eathorne, M.D. - Providence Hospital – Medical Director
Johnathan Ehrman, Ph.D., FACSM - Henry Ford Health System – Associate Program Director
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
Lori Boright, DPT - St. John Health System – Acute Care Oncology Program and Assistant Education Coordinator
Thomas Brennan, M.S. - Exercise Science
David Fausone, DPT - Physical Therapy
Tom Ford, M.S. - Oakland University – Associate Athletic Trainer, Athletics Administration
Kathleen Jakubiak-Kovacek , P.T. - In Home Rehab – Physical Therapist
Steven J Keteyian, Ph.D. - Henry Ford Hospital – Program Director Preventive Cardiology
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
David Tomsich, M.S., P.T. - Physical Therapy

SHS
ADVISERS
Michelle Southward

Michelle D. Southward, MA, MSA
Director, Academic Advising and Student Services
School of Health Sciences
1014 Human Health Building
shs@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2369

William Daniels

William L. Daniels, MEd
Senior Academic Adviser
School of Health Sciences
1014 Human Health Building
shs@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2369

Lauren Creed

Lauren Leve, MA, LLPC, NCC
Academic Adviser
School of Health Sciences
1014 Human Health Building
shs@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2369

Denae May

Denae May, MA
Academic Adviser
School of Health Sciences
1014 Human Health Building
shs@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2369

Nancy Osmialowski
Nancy Osmialowski, MA, LLPC, NCC
Academic Adviser
School of Health Sciences
1014 Human Health Building
shs@oakland.edu (248) 370-2369

Hnou Vue
Hnou Vue, MEd
Academic Adviser
School of Health Sciences
1014 Human Health Building
shs@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2369

Katherine Raybaud
Katherine Raybaud, MEd
Leadership Coordinator
School of Health Sciences
shs@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2369

Mary Ann Bowen
Mary Anne Bowen
Office Assistant II
School of Health Sciences
1014 Human Health Building
shs@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2369

Taurienne Lauderdale
Taurienne Lauderdale
Secretary II
School of Health Sciences
1014 Human Health Building
shs@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2369

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