Feb 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Administration / Faculty


Life University Administration

Robert Scott, D.C., Ph.D. President
John Altikulac, B.S. Chief Information Officer
Kathleen Bannister Director of Post Graduate Education
Shelly Batcher, B.A.,M.B.A. Executive Director of Marketing
Richard Belcastro, Ed.D. Dean, College of Online Education
Diane Benson-Brown, B.S. Director of Enrollment Events and Tours
Ramneek Bhogal, B.S., D.C. Assistant Dean, Clinical Sciences
Krista Boline, M.B.A., D.C. Director of the Harris Assessment Center
Brenda Boone, B.A. Special Events Director
Cynthia Boyd, B.S., D.C. Director of Special Projects
Cara Bradford, D.C. Director of Clinical Education
Janna Bredeson, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Dean of Students
Reisha Bullock, B.S. Associate Director of Auxiliary Operations
Melvin Burton, A.S. Procurement Officer
Tammy Cagle, B.S., M.B.A., Ed.D. Director of Clinic Business
André Clanton, B.A., M.Ed. Director of Conflict Resolution and Accountability
Gerald Clum, D.C. Presidential Liaison for External Affairs
Michael Clusserath, B.S., D.C. Dean, College of Chiropractic
Harrison Davis, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Director of Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Dominic Demeritte, B.A., M.S. Director of Cross Country and Track
Lydia Dever, M.Ed., D.C. Assistant Dean of Chiropractic Sciences
John Downes, D.C. Vice President for Global Initiatives
Susan Dudt, B.A., M.A. Director of Career Services
Vincent Erario, D.C. Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Thomas Fabisiak, Ph.D. Assistant Dean, Social Sciences
Mary Catherine Faust, M.S., Ph.D. Dean, College of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies
Sean Finnegan, B.S., D.C. Director of Clinics
Elizabeth Geisz, B.S., M.S.P.P. Registrar
Angela Getter, B.S. Executive Director of Development
Coy Gill,  B.S., M.S.S.M. Assistant Sports Information Director
Heather Gilliam, B.S. Accounting Manager
Danae Glanton, B.S., M.Ed. Director of Student Engagment and Leadership
Tameka Glass, M.A., Ed.D. Executive Director, Center for Academic Advising & Retention
Timothy Gross, M.S., D.C.  Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, Planning, and Accreditation
Melissa Haney, B.S., D.C. Director of Disability Services
Mackel Harris, B.S. Director of Recruitment/Multicultural Affairs
Derek Herron, M.B.A. Senior Development Officer
Colin Hilley, B.S., M.S. Director of Facilities Management
Vincent Hinton, M.S. Director of Counseling
Jana Holwick, M.S., Ph.D. Vice President for Academic Affairs
William D. Jarr, B.B.A. Executive Vice President of Finance and Operations
Jermale Jenkins, M.Ed. Director of Graduate & Undergraduate Advisement
Saphronia Johnson, Ph.D. Assistant Dean, Natural Sciences
Ti Jolly Director of Student Accounts
Keith Jordan Director of Graduate and Undergraduate Enrollment
Ilana Katz, M.S. Dietetic Internship Director
Roxanne Kemp, Ph.D. Chief Online Education Officer
Leslie King, M.Ed., D.C., Ed.D. Associate Dean of Instruction
Rebecca Koch, B.A., M.S. Director of Service Initiatives
Mark Kovacs, M.Ed., Ph.D. Program Director – Sports Science Research
Lotem Lako, B.S., D.C. Director of Clinical Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement
Gilles LaMarche, B.S., D.C Vice President of University Advancement and Enrollment
Bernadette Lavender, B.S., D.C. Associate Dean, College of Chiropractic
Jo Lobertini, Ed.D. Associate Dean, College of Online Education
Robert Love, D.C. Assistant Director of Clinics
Lauren Lunk, B.S., M.A., Ed.D. Director of COC Advisement
Ron Lunk, B.A., M.P.A., Ed.D. Director, Center for Academic Quality
Jessica Magazu, B.A., M.S. Director of Financial Aid
Wisam Mahara, B.A., M.S. Executive Director of Enrollment Management
Sairagul Matikeeva-Kinney, Ph.D. Director of International Programs
William Mangum, M.S. Sports Information Director
John Markham, B.S., D.C. Director of the Practice, Excellence, Art and Knowledge Program
Christopher Markie, M.S. Director of Athletic Health Care
Amy McIlvane, B.S. Budget Director
Wanda McLaughlin, B.S. Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Jo Anne Miller, B.B.A. Controller
Mykera Miller, B.S. Clinic Office Manager
Lauren Nielsen, B.A. Director of Advancement Services
Stephen Paterno, D.C. Director of Clinical Assessment
Jayme Pendergast, B.S. M.S. Director of Athletics
FeAunte Preyear, B.A., M.Ed. Title IX Coordinator
Stephanie Rainey, M.S. Director of Admissions Operations
Kelly Reade Facilities Management Operations Manager
Lisa Reed, B.B.A., M.B.A, Ph.D. Director, Human Resources
Magalie Remy, B.Eng., M.S. Assistant Director of Enrollment Operations
Tamisa Ridley, B.S., M.L.I.S. Interim Director of Learning Resources
Jesse Roberts, B.S., M.S. Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Business Operations
Margaret Rodgers, B.A.  Director of LIFEforce 1000 & Enrollment Strategic Initiatives
Lisa Rubin, M.A., Ph.D. CARE Case Manager
Eric G. Russell, MBA, DC, DPhCS Associate Vice President Academic Affairs
Marc Schneider, M.Ed., D.C. Vice President of Student Affairs
Michael Smith, M.S., Ph.D. Associate Dean of Academic Engagement
Alaina Smith Walker, B.S., B.A., M.S. Director of Academic Support and Student Athlete Development
William Spalding-Watson, M.A. Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Jerome Stockwell, M.S. Senior Director of Data Management and Solutions
Jennifer Stroble, B.S., M.Ed. Director of Student Affairs Assessment and Project Management
Tommy Stucky, M.S. Director of Student Athlete Performance
Stephanie Sullivan, D.C., Ph.D. Director of the Sid Williams Center for Chiropractic Research
Laura Taylor, Ph.D. Assistant Dean, Basic Sciences
Sandra Terry, B.A., M.A. Director of New Student Orientation
Wendy Toth, B.B.A, M.B.A. Director of Clinic Marketing
Charmaine Townsend, M.A. Director of Doctor of Chiropractic Enrollment
Ryan Tubbs Assistant Director of Campus Recreation and Wellness
Jennifer Valtos, M.S., Ed.D. Director of Training for CCISE
Cory Viehl, Ph.D. Associate Dean, Academic Administration
Monica Ward, B.A., M. Jur. Employee Relations Officer & Training Strategist
Melissa Waters, B.A., M.A. Senior Director of Student Administrative Services and Compliance
Christopher Wells, Ph.D Assistant Dean, Liberal Studies
Richard Williams, Ed.D. Assistant Dean, Sport Health Science
Howard Wright, B.S., M.B.A., Ed.D. Director of Institutional Research Operations

Life University Faculty

Professor Emeritus

R. James Gregg, D.C. Board Member Emeritus
Guy F. Riekeman, D.C. Chancellor Emeritus


Stephanie Bhogal, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Debra Bisiacchi, M.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Andrei Bourdeinyi, M.D., Ph.D., D.C. Basic Sciences
Mamie Brown-Ware, M.S., Ph.D. Basic Sciences
Margaret Capes, M.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Susan Esposito, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Robert Bruce Fox, D.C. Clinical Sciences
Joseph Guagliardo, B.S., D.C. Clinical Science
Roohieh Hamrang, M.D., D.C. Clinics
Charmaine Herman, M.A., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Jerry Hochman, B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Laura Huber, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Vinnavadi Ravikumar, M.S., Ph.D. Basic Sciences
Brent Russell, M.S., D.C. Center for Chiropractic Research

Associate Professor

Mike Abbatinozzi, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Mark Amos, B.A., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Morris Blasingame, Ph.D. Basic Sciences
Stephen Bloomingdale, B.S., D.C. Clinics
James Carter, D.C. Clinical Sciences
William Carter, D.C. Clinical Sciences
Kelly Cecatto, Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Studies
Timothy Gooding, B.A., D.C. Clinical Sciences
William Kessel, B.A., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Brigette Kinard, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Philip Librone, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Deidre Meiggs, M.S., Ph.D. Natural Sciences
Daniel Michel, D.C. Clinics
Maria Michelin, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Eric Parada, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Danielle Pichette, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Olena Plotkina, M.D., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Nicole Poirier, B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Keith Rau, D.C. Sport Health Science
Jerry Schar, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Susan Sharkey, B.A., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Brian Sheres, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Rick Sherkel, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Lauren Simmons, Ph.D. Basic Sciences
Geetha Sridaran, M.S.L.S. Library
Amanda Timberlake, M.S. Sport Health Science
Michael Tomasello, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Kent Vanderslice, B.S., D.C. Clinics
David Wallace, M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies

Assistant Professor

Josias Barnes-Jones, M.A., D.C. Clinics
David Bell, B.A., D.C. Clinics
Paula Billups, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D. Liberal Studies
Paul Blumsack, D.C. Clinics
Kathryn Bruce, M.S., Ph.D. Natural Sciences
Trent Brumbaugh, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Ralph Bucci, D.C. Clinics
James Bush, Ph.D. Distance Learning
Eric Clark, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Margaret Clough, B.Ed., D.C. Clinics
Timothy Conroy, D.C. Clincs
Matthew D’Alessandro, B.S., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Kelly Dennison, M.S., Ph.D. Basic Sciences
Paul Donaldson, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Kwase Dowe, B.S., M.S.  
Chirstina Dowlen, D.C. Clinical Sciences
Jean-Francois Dubuc, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Gustavo Duran, M.S. Sport Health Science
Michelle Elkadi, B.S., M.S., M.S.N. Dietetics
Hussein Elsangak, M.D., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Charles Farmer, M.S. Business Administration
Mitchell Ferguson, M.S., Ed.D. Social Sciences
Thomas Flores, M.A., Ph.D. Liberal Studies
Daniel Friedman, M.B.A., Psy. D. Distance Learning
Whitney Fuqua, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Shannon Good, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Orenthio Goodwin, Ph.D. Distance Learning
William Hamilton, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Henry Hammond, M.S. Natural Sciences
Bruce Harman, M.S., D.C. Basic Sciences
Rebekah Janiak, B.A., M.S. Liberal Studies
Kelly Kang, B.A., D.C. Clinics
Michael Karlin, M.A., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Jeremiah Kastine, Ph.D. Liberal Studies
Kerry Kramer, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Lynn Krothe, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Christie Kwon, M.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Lamardra Lee, B.S., D.C.  
Clinical Sciences
Amanda Paige Love, D.C. Clinics
Yit Lim, Ph.D. Sport Health Science
Fuhua Lu, Ph.D. Basic Sciences
Billy Lunsford, M.A., D.C. Basic Sciences
Ronald Mayne, M.A., Ph.D. Basic Sciences
Andrew McIntosh, Ph.D. Natural Sciences
Kelly Morgenroth, D.C. Clinics
Negin Navaei, Ph.D. Nutrition
Robin Nelson, B.S., Ph.D. Natural Sciences
Eric Nicholas, B.A., D.C. Clinics
Mickey Parsons, M.Ed. Psy.D. Social Sciences
Eric Partin, M.A., D.C. Basic Sciences
Alexandro Paulk, B.S., D.C. Clincs
Karen Pfeifer, B.S., M.S. Sport Health Science
Marie Powell, M.B.A. Liberal Studies
Karen Preston, M.L.I.S. Library
Sailaja Pydimarri, M.S. Liberal Studies
Irving Russell, D.C. Clinics
Peggy Samples, M.S., Ph.D. Social Sciences
Stephanie Sears, Ph.D. Chillon Project
Jason Shepard, M.A, Ph.D. Social Sciences
Richard Shook, M.A., Ph.D. Social Sciences
Daniel Smith, D.C. Clinics
Teri Stockwell, B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Victoria Strong, B.A., D.C. Clinical Sciences
John Thornhill, B.A., D.C. Clinics
Catherine Tillery Loven, M.S. Nutrition
Kaitlyn VanStrien, D.C. Clinics
Stephanie Wakefield, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Natural Sciences
Isabel Wan, Ph.D. Distance Learning
Ronald Ware, M.B.A. Liberal Studies
Shana Watson, Ph.D. Basic Sciences
Thomas Wuerth, D.C. Clinics


James Paul, B.A., M.S. Sport Health Science

Adjunct Faculty

Shahla Abghari, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Basic Sciences
Adejoke Adenekan, M.S., M.P.H., M.D. Natural Sciences
Nidhi Ahuja, M.S., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Mahmoud Al-Kofahi, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Natural Sciences
Sarah Allen, B.A., M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies
Carl Amodio, A.A., B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Michael Amos, B.A., Psy.D. Distance Learning
Russell Andrews, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Ibrahim Bah, B.A., M.S., M.B.A. Liberal Studies
Amir Banishahi, Ed.D. Chiropractic Sciences
Elizabeth Belcastro, B.A., M.A., Ed.D. Distance Learning
Lasonya Berry, MSHRD Business Management
Krista Bridgmon, B.S., M.S., N.Ed. Social Sciences
Dale Brooker, B.S., M.A., Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Studies
Astrid Cabrera Martinez, D.C. Clinics
Stacy Carter, B.A., M.P.P.A, Ph.D. Distance Learning
Sudhanva Char, M.S., Ph.D. Nutrition
Andrew Decker, M.S., D.C. Basic Sciences
Jason Dew, Ph.D. Distance Learning
Michael Douglas, M.S., D.A.T. Sport Health Science
David Espinoza Clinics
Nicholas Evans, B.Ed., M.S., Ph.D. Sport Health Science
Joseph Forese, D.C., M.D. Distance Learning
David Fowler, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Steven Garber, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Jacob Glazier, Ph.D. Social Sciences
Onurkan Guvensel, S.Ed., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Ghislaine Guyot, Ph.D. Distance Learning
Elsina Hagan, M.S.. Nutrition
Sherterica Hall, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Azalea Hancock-Ward, B.S., M.A.T., D.A.T. Sport Health Science
Linda Hanson, B.S., M.A. Distance Learning
Lallie Hayes, M.S., M.B.A Interdisciplinary Studies
John Hoffman, M.S., D.C. Sport Health Science
Paula Inserra, M.S., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Adam Janiak, B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies
Michelle Kassorla, Ph.D. Distance Learning
Pamela Kimbrough, M.S., Ph.D. Natural Sciences
Jodi Knapton, B.A., M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies
David Koch, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Joshua Kolonik, B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Andrew Krantz, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Jeffrey Lander, Ph.D. Sports Health Science
Georgianna Laws, M.A.Ed., Ed.D. Distance Learning
Christopher Lee, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Fatima Lim-Wilson, Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Studies
Ashli Linkhorn, B.S., D.C. Sport Health Science
Terence Malloy, J.D. Liberal Studies
Joshua Marcy, M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies
Nicole McCarty, D.C. Sport Health Science
Stacy McQuaide, B.A., M.S. Interdisciplinary Studies
Ray Muhammad, M.S., Ph.D. Liberal Studies
Mercy Navis, M.S. Natural Sciences
Cailin O’Conner-Fitzpatrick, M.S. Interdisciplinary Studies
James Osburn, M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies
Michelle Oz Chiropractic Sciences
David Packer, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Vivek Penumetcha, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Distance Learning
George Pierce, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Donna-Marie Plummer, M.S., Ed.D. Nutrition
Marjorie Roberts, M.S. Sport Health Science
Drew Rubin, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Palmer Rubin, M.A. Liberal Studies
Liliana Saccone, B.A., M.S., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Brooke Shriner, M.S., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Brian Shrum, B.S., M.S., D.Sc. Sport Health Science
Matthew Sweat, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Jacob Taylor, B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Marla Thompson, M.B.A., D.B.A. Liberal Studies
Will Todd, M.Ed., Ed.D Interdisciplinary Studies
Nancy Tress, B.S., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Arcella Trimble, Ph.D. Distance Learning
Geoffrey Vanderpal, D.B.A. Distance Learning
Carol Weideman, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Rachel Weimer, B.A, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Julian Wetterlin, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Dianna Williams, Ph.D. Distance Learning
Rebecca Yaun, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences