May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 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
Diane Benson-Brown, B.S. Director of Enrollment Events and Tours
Ramneek Bhogal, B.S., D.C. Associate Dean, Academic Administration
Krista Boline, M.B.A., D.C. Director of the Harris Assessment Center
Brenda Boone, B.A. Special Events Director
Cara Bradford, D.C. Director of Clinical Education
Janna Bredeson, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Associate Vice President & Dean of Students
Reisha Bullock, B.S. Associate Director of Auxiliary Operations
Melvin Burton, A.S. Procurement Officer
Craig Callison, II Associate Registrar
André Clanton, B.A., M.Ed. Director of Conflict Resolution and Accountability
Samantha Clark, B.S., M.S. Director, Career Services
Gerald Clum, D.C. Presidential Liaison for External Affairs
Michael Clusserath, B.S., D.C. Dean, College of Chiropractic
Aisha Coore, B.A., M.P.P.A  Director of HR Programs and Strategy
Harrison Davis, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Director of Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
John Downes, D.C. Vice President for Global Initiatives
Dana Duncan Assistant Facilities Manager
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
Dominic Fetterly Director, NeuroLIFE Institute
Sean Finnegan, B.S., D.C. Director of Clinics
Sharon Foran, Ph.D. Assistant Dean, Health Sciences
Laura Gargis, M.L.I.S Director, Learning Resources
Elizabeth Geisz, B.S., M.S.P.P. Registrar
Angela Getter, B.S. Executive Director of Development
Heather Gilliam, B.S. Accounting Manager
Danae Glantton, B.S., M.Ed. Director of Community Engagment and Experience
Tameka Glass, M.A., Ed.D. Executive Director, Center for Academic Advising & Retention
Maya Grant, M.S. Director of HR Operations and Employee Analytics
Clybrun Halley Campus Safety, Police Chief
Genelle 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
Allison Hogan Assistant Director of Admissions Operations
Jana Holwick, M.S., Ph.D. Provost & Chief Academic Officer
Devvon Horn, B.A., M.A. Assistant Director of Housing Facility Operations
Shannon Horner, B.S., M.T. Director of Financial Reporting
Rebekah Janiak, B.A., M.S. Director of Academic Learning
William D. Jarr, B.B.A. Executive Vice President of Finance and Operations
Jermale Jenkins, M.Ed. Director of Academic Advising
Ti Jolly Director of Student Accounts
Keith Jordan Executive Director of Enrollment Management
Ilana Katz, M.S. Dietetic Internship Director
Roxanne Kemp, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Chief Online Education Officer
Leslie King, M.Ed., D.C., Ed.D. Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs
Rebecca Koch, B.A., M.S. Director of Service Initiatives
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
Ron Lunk, B.A., M.P.A., Ed.D. Director, Center for Academic Quality
Jessica Magazu, B.A., M.S. Director of Financial Aid
Sairagul Matikeeva-Kinney, Ph.D. Director of International Programs
John Markham, B.S., D.C. Director of the Practice, Excellence, Art and Knowledge Program
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
Karey Peterson Assistant Athletic Director – External Operations
Nickolas Pope, B.A. Sports Information Director
FeAunte Preyear, B.A., M.Ed. Title IX Coordinator
Stephanie Rainey, M.S. Director of Admissions Operations
Kelly Reade Facilities Management Operations Manager
Magalie Remy, B.Eng., M.S. Assistant Director of Enrollment Operations
Tamisa Ridley, B.S., M.L.I.S. Associate 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
Elizabeth Russell Director of HRIS & Finance Operations
Marc Schneider, M.Ed., D.C. Vice President of Operations
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
Sawanda Spinks Director of Undergradute and Graduate Enrollment
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
Troy Tani Director of Strategic Planning
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
Tatiana Warman, B.S., M.A.T. Director of Athletic Health Care
Melissa Waters, B.A., M.A. Senior Director of Student Administrative Services and Compliance
C. Alan Wells, Ph.D Assistant Dean, Liberal Studies
Richard Williams, Ed.D. Assistant Dean, Sport Health Sciences
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
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 Sciences
Roohieh Hamrang, M.D., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Charmaine Herman, M.A., D.C., F.I.C.A. Clinical Sciences
Laura Huber, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Vinnavadi Ravikumar, M.S., Ph.D. Basic Sciences
Brent Russell, M.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences

Associate Professor

Mike Abbatinozzi, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Mark Amos, B.A., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Paula Billups, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D. Liberal Studies
Stephen Bloomingdale, B.S., D.C. Clinics
James Carter, D.C. Clinical Sciences
William Carter, D.C. Clinical Sciences
Kelly Cecatto, Ph.D. Liberal Studies
Lydia Dever, M.Ed., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
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. Social 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
Denise Pickett-Bernard Nutrition
Olena Plotkina, M.D., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Nicole Poirier, B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Keith Rau, D.C. Sport Health Science
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. Chiropractic Sciences

Assistant Professor

Michael Amos, B.A., M.A., Psy. D. Social Sciences
Josias Barnes-Jones, M.A., D.C. Clinics
David Bell, B.A., D.C. Clinics
Paul Blumsack, D.C. Clinics
Kathryn Bruce, M.S., Ph.D. Natural Sciences
Trent Brumbaugh, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
James Bush, Ph.D. Distance Learning
Astrid Cabrera Martinez, D.C. Clinics
Katheryne Castro Clinics
Eric Clark, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Margaret Clough, B.Ed., D.C. Clinics
Timothy Conroy, D.C. Clincs
Paul Donaldson, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Chirstina Dowlen, D.C. Clinical Sciences
Jean-Francois Dubuc, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Gustavo Duran, M.S. Sport Health Science
Elhussein Elsangak, M.D., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Charles Farmer, M.S. Business Management
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. Chiropractic Sciences
Sherterica Hall, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
William Hamilton, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Henry Hammond, M.S. Liberal Studies
Bruce Harman, M.S., D.C. Basic Sciences
Adam Janiak, B.S. Liberal Studies
Kelly Kang, B.A., D.C. Clinics
Jeremiah Kastine, Ph.D. Liberal Studies
Kerry Kramer, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Lynn Krothe, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Pang Kwan Kin, B.S., D.C. Clinics
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. Distance Learning
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. Business Management
Karen Preston, M.L.I.S. Library
Sailaja Pydimarri, M.S. Business
Irving Russell, D.C. Clinics
Peggy Samples, M.S., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Stephen Saroli, B.S., D.C. Basic Sciences
Jason Shepard, M.A, Ph.D. Social Sciences
Richard Shook, M.A., Ph.D. Distance Learning
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. Clinical Sciences
Catherine Tillery Loven, M.S. Nutrition
Kaitlyn VanStrien, D.C. Clinics
Isabel Wan, Ph.D. Distance Learning
Ronald Ware, M.B.A. Business Management
Thomas Wuerth, D.C. Clinical Sciences


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. Basic Sciences
Nidhi Ahuja, M.S., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Mahmoud Al-Kofahi, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Sarah Allen, B.A., M.A. Liberal Studies
Carl Amodio, A.A., B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Michael Aubry, A.S., M.B.A., D.B.A Distance Learning
Ibrahim Bah, B.A., M.S., M.B.A. Business Management
Amir Banishahi, Ed.D. Chiropractic Sciences
Elizabeth Belcastro, B.A., M.A., Ed.D. Distance Learning
Steven Bernal, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Lasonya Berry, MSHRD Business Management
Debra Bisiacchi, A.S., B.S., M.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Timothy Bohinski, B.S., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Krista Bridgmon, B.S., M.S., N.Ed. Distance Learning
Dale Brooker, B.S., M.A., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Robert Carter, III, B.S., M.S., M.P.H., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Stacy Carter, B.A., M.P.P.A, Ph.D. Distance Learning
Sudhanva Char, M.S., Ph.D. Nutrition
Tai Cleveland Distance Learning
Teregi Coleman, M.S., M.M. Liberal Studies
Alexandra Crinch Clinics
Adam Decker, M.S., D.C. Basic Sciences
Charles Deassure, B.S., M.A., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Jason Dew, Ph.D. Distance Learning
Michael Douglas, M.S., D.A.T. Sport Health Science
Robert Dubuque, B.S., B.Ed., D.C. Clinics
Rebecca Duffield Chiropractic Sciences
Nicholas Evans, B.Ed., M.S., Ph.D. Sport Health Science
Amy Farthing, B.S., D.P.T Sport Health Science
Cassandra Jimenez Fernandez Chiropractic Sciences
Joseph Forese, D.C., M.D. Distance Learning
David Fowler, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Whitney Fuqua, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Steven Garber, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Jacob Glazier, Ph.D. Liberal Studies
Orenthio Goodwin, B.B.A., M.S., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Onurkan Guvensel, S.Ed., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Ghislaine Guyot, Ph.D. Distance Learning
Elsina Hagan, M.S.. Nutrition
Azalea Hancock-Ward, B.S., M.A.T., D.A.T. Sport Health Science
Linda Hanson, B.S., M.A. Distance Learning
Jonathan Hartman, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Lallie Hayes, M.S., M.B.A Business
Jerry Hochman, B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
John Hoffman, M.S., D.C. Sport Health Science
Martins Idahosa, B.A.S,. B.S., M.B.A., D.B.A. Distance Learning
Paula Inserra, M.S., Ph.D. Distance Learning
India Jackson, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Liberal Studies
Verlonda Jackson Liberal Studies
Michelle Kassorla, Ph.D. Distance Learning
Pamela Kimbrough, M.S., Ph.D. Natural Sciences
Jodi Knapton, B.A., M.A. Liberal Studies
David Koch, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Joshua Kolonik, B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Andrew Krantz, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
John Krolak, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Basic 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. Distance Learning
Ashli Linkhorn, B.S., D.C. Sport Health Science
Terence Malloy, J.D. Business Management
Joshua Marcy, M.A. Distance Learning
Marisa May, B.S., M.A., Ed.D. Distance Learning
Nicole McCarty, D.C. Sport Health Science
Lacey Moore, B.S., M.A., Ph.D. Liberal Studies
Ray Muhammad, M.S., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Mercy Navis, M.S. Basic Sciences
Cailin O’Conner-Fitzpatrick, M.S. Distance Learning
Cleophas Okere, B.S., M.S., Ed.D. Business Management
Kristin Ondrak Distance Learning
James Osburn, M.A. Liberal 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
Nakisha Ramsey, B.A., M.S.W., M.S., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Marjorie Roberts, M.S. Sport Health Science
Drew Rubin, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
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. Distance Learning
Scott Shubitz, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Dane Spencer, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Distance Learning
Matthew Sweat, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Jacob Taylor, B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Marla Thompson, M.B.A., D.B.A. Business Management
Will Todd, M.Ed., Ed.D Liberal 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
Dianne Williams, Ph.D. Distance Learning
Kathleen Williams, B.A., M.L.I.S., Ed.D. Liberal Studies
Seyoum Wolde, Ph.D. Natural Sciences
Denise Woodall, B.S., M.A., Ph.D. Liberal Studies
Andrew Wright, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Rebecca Yaun, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences