Oct 27, 2021  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration / Faculty


 

Life University Administration

Guy F. Riekeman, D.C. President
John Altikulac, B.S. Chief Information Officer
Patti Ann Banks Director of the Wellness Center
Kathy Bannister Assistant Director of Postgraduate Programs
John Barrett, B.A. Senior Advisor to the President
Shelly Batcher, M.B.A. Director of Marketing
Brenda Boone, B.A. Special Events Director
Cynthia Boyd, B.S., D.C. Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing
Stephanie Buchanan B.A. Director of Admissions Operations
Dawn Cadwallader, D.C. Impact Tour Director
André Clanton, B.A., M.Ed. Director of Student Conduct
Michael Clusserath, B.S., D.C. Associate Dean, College of Chiropractic
Margaret Cunningham, B.A. Director of Enrollment Events
Erin Dancer, M.B.A. Director of Development
Craig Dekshenieks, B.A. Sports Information Director
Lydia Dever, B.A., D.C.  Division Chair 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
Mark Ferdarko, B.S., D.C. Director of the Center of Health and Optimum Performance
Mary Catherine Faust, M.S., Ph.D. Assistant Dean, Sport Health Science
Kay Freeland, M.A. Director of Student Administrative Services
Tameka Glass, B.S., M.A. Director of Student Advocacy
Timothy Gross, M.S., D.C.  Vice Provost and Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs
Timothy Guest, D.C. Quality Assurance Officer
Kathryn Haag, B.S., D.C Director of Thought Leadership
Genelle Haney, B.S., D.C. Director of Disability Services
Greg Harris, M.M.A., M.B.A. Vice President for University Advancement
Mackel Harris, B.S. Director of Recruitment/Multicultural Affairs
Cierra Hoffman, B.S., D.C. Director of LIFEforce 1000
Heather Hoffman, B.S., M.Ed. Registrar
Kathryn Hoiriis, B.S., D.C. Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Jana Holwick, M.S., Ph.D. Dean, College of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies
William D. Jarr, B.B.A. Executive Vice President for Finance
Camille Karlson, C.W., Ph.D. Associate Dean of Online Education
Leslie King, M.Ed., D.C. Dean, College of Chiropractic
Rebecca Koch, B.A. Director of Service Initiatives
Mark Kovacs, B.S., Ed.M., PhD. Director of Life University Sport Science Institute
Gilles LaMarche, B.S., D.C Vice President of Professional Relations
Bernadette Lavender, B.S., D.C. Assistant Dean of Clinics, College of Chiropractic
Mary Ellen Leffard, B.S. Director of Alumni Relations
Melissa Loschiavo, B.Sc., D.C. Division Chair of Clinical Sciences
Mark Maiyer, D.C. Director of Clinic Support Services
John Markham, B.S., D.C. Executive Director of Level III Clinic Programs
John McGee, B.A., M.S. Vice President for Operations
Amy McIlvane, B.S. Director of Budgets
Erica Michaels, B.A.  Director of Student Recruitment
Jo Anne Miller, B.B.A. Controller
Steven Mirtschink, D.C. Director of Community Outreach Clinics
Nicoly Myles, Ed.D. Director of Academic Support
Lauren Nielsen, B.A. Director of Advancement Services
Daniel Payne, B.S., M.B.A. Director of Athletics
Jayme Pendergast, B.S. M.S. Director of Athletics Compliance and Academic Support
Stella Peterson, M.S., Ph.D. Director of Human Resources
Denise Pickett-Bernard, M.S., PhD. Assistant Dean, Nutrition
Raj Pradhan, M.S. Assistant Dean, Natural Sciences & Nutrition
Karen Preston, B.B.A., M.L.I.S. Director, Sid E. & Nell K. Williams Library
Michael Pryor, B.S., M.B.A., D.C. Director of Clinical Education
Larry Riddle, B.A. Director of Physical Plant
Lisa Rubin, M.A., Ph.D. Director of the Student Success Center
Marc Schneider, M.Ed., D.C. Vice President of Student Services
Frank Schwitz, D.C. Director of Clinic Advisement
Robert Scott, D.C., Ph.D. Provost
Susan Sharkey, B.A., D.C. Director of the Campus Center for Health and Optimum Performance
Phyllis Shropshire, B.A., M.A. Director of Student Accounts
Michael Smith, M.S., Ph.D. Associate Dean, College of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies
Anquonette Stiles, B.S., D.C. Director of Sponsored Research
Jennifer Stroble, B.S., M.Ed. Director of Student Engagement and Leadership
Robyn Stanley, M.A., M.S.  Executive Director of Enrollment
Stephanie Sullivan, B.S., D.C. Director of the Sid Williams Center for Chiropractic Research
Jennifer Valtos, B.A., M.S. Executive Director of Student Services
Cory Viehl, B.S., M.S. Assistant Dean, Positive Human Development & Social Change
Melissa Waters, B.A., M.A. Director of Student Administrative Services
John Wheeler Director of Custodial and Grounds
Howard Wright, B.S., M.B.A., Ed.D. Director of Institutional Research

Life University Faculty

Professor Emeritus

Ronald Kath, M.S., Ph.D. Positive Human Development and Social Change

Professor

Shahla Abghari, M.S., Ph.D. Basic Sciences
Debra Bisiacchi, M.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Andrei Bourdeinyi, M.D., Ph.D., D.C. Basic Sciences
Margaret Capes, M.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Gary Craft, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Samuel H. Demons, M.S., Ph.D. Basic Sciences
Robert Bruce Fox, D.C. Clinical Sciences
Joseph Guagliardo, B.S., D.C. Clinical Science
Roohieh Hamrang, M.D., D.C. Clinics
Jerry Hochman, B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Laura Huber, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
David Koch, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Douglas March, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Michael Montgomery, M.A., Ph.D. Natural Sciences and General Education
Linda Mullin, B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Vinnavadi Ravikumar, M.S., Ph.D. Basic Sciences
Robert Rectenwald, D.C. Clinics
Frances Roberson, M.Ed., Ed.S., Ph.D. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Jeffrey Rupp, M.A., Ph.D. Sport Health Science
Brent Russell, M.S., D.C. Clinical Science
George Teston, III, M.S.A., M.Ed., Ph.D. Natural Sciences and General Education
Peter Wilson, B.S., D.C. Clinics

Associate Professor

Mike Abbatinozzi, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Salman Afsharpour, Ph.D. Basic Sciences
Mark Amos, B.A., D.C. Clinical Sciences
George Batenchuck, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Fang Bian, Ph.D. Nutrition
Jill Bradshaw, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Deloss Brubaker, M.S., Ed.D. Sport Health Science
James Carter, D.C. Clinical Sciences
Roxanne Caron, M.Ed., D.C. Sport Health Science
Jaleh Dehpahlavan, M.S., Ph.D. Nutrition
Humberto Dutra, M.S., Ph.D. Natural Sciences and General Education
Susan Esposito, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Donald Fuller, M.S., Ph.D. Sport Health Science
Joseph Haezebrouck, D.C. Clinics
Deidre Harrison, M.S., Ph.D. Natural Sciences and General Education
William Kessel, B.A., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Brigette Kinard, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Jeffrey Lander, M.S., Ph.D. Sport Health Science
Philip Librone, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Daniel Michel, D.C. Clinics
Michael Millican, B.A., D.C. Clinics
Mercy Navis, B.S., M.S. Basic Sciences
Brendan Ozawa-de Silva, M.Th., D. Phil. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Vivek Penumetcha, M.S., Ph.D. Natural Sciences and General Education
Keith Rau, D.C. Sport Health Science
Frank Ruechel, M.Ed., Ph.D. Natural Sciences and General Education
Jerry Schar, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Lorna Shepard, M.Ed., Ed.D. Nutrition
Brian Sheres, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Rick Sherkel, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Amanda Timberlake, M.S. Sport Health Science
Gwendolyn Tutt, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Michael Tomasello, B.S., D.C. Clinics
David Wallace, M.A. Natural Sciences and General Education

Assistant Professor

Russell Andrews, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Stephen Bloomingdale, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Paul Blumsack, D.C. Clinics
Krista Boline, M.B.A., D.C. OSCE
Beatrice Borges, B.S. D.C. Clinics
Nick Bravo, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Kathryn Bruce, M.Sc., Ph.D. Natural Sciences and General Education
Ralph Bucci, D.C. Clinics
Daisy Buckner, B.S., M.S. Natural Sciences and General Education
Tanisha Bush, B.S., M.B.A. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Amy Kubat Castin, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Cherry Collier, M.S., Ph.D. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Karima Cooper, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Leanne Cupon, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Paul Donaldson, B.S., D.C. Clinics
James Eaton, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Eva Elsangak, R.N., D.C. Clinics
Hussein Elsangak, M.D., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Sandra Everage, B.S., R.T. Clinical Sciences
Sean Finnegan, D.C. Clinics
Thomas Flores, M.A., Ph.D. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Gwendolyn Gardner, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Abigail Gonsalves, D.V.M., D.C. Basic Sciences
William Hamilton, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Henry Hammond, M.S. Natural Sciences and General Education
Lawrence Hansen, B.A., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Bruce Harman, M.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Kevin Harrison, M.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Charmaine Herman, M.A., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Carol Hoban, M.P.H., PhD. Basic Sciences
Rebekah Janiak, M.S. Natural Sciences and General Education
Julie Jordan, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Michael Karlin, M.A., Ph.D. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Kerry Kramer, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Lynn Krothe, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Christie Kwon, M.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Yit Lim, M.Ed., Ph.D. Sport Health Science
Ronald Mayne, M.A., Ph.D. Basic Sciences
Melodie Mitchell-Black, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Robin Nelson, B.S., Ph.D. Natural Sciences and General Education
Eric Nicholas, B.A., D.C. Clinics
James Oppenheim, M.P.H., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Dickson Owusu, M.S. Natural Sciences and General Education
Sandra Pannell, R.T. Clinical Sciences
Mickey Parsons, M.Ed. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Eric Partin, M.A., D.C. Basic Sciences
Mariana Perosino, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Karen Pfeifer, B.S., M.S. Sport Health Science
Danielle Pichette, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Olina Plotkina, M.D., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Donna-Marie Plummer, M.S. Nutrition
Nicole Poirier, B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Kerith Powell, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Marie Powell, M.B.A. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Sailaja Pydimarri, M.S. Natural Sciences and General Education
Paula Rhodes, B.A., D.C. Clinics
Deborah Roche, M.Ed., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Irving Russell, D.C. Clinics
Peggy Samples, M.S., Ph.D. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Joyce Sayers, B.A., R.N., D.C. Clinics
Richard Shook, M.A., Ph.D. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Geetha Sridaran, M.S.L.S. Library
Teri Stockwell, B.A., D.C. Clinics
Victoria Strong, B.A., D.C. Clinical Sciences
John Thornhill, B.A., D.C. Clinics
Louis Toth, B.A., D.C. Clinics
Arcella Trimble, M.S., Ph.D. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Kent Vanderslice, B.S., D.C. Clinics
Ronald Ware, M.B.A. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Sherri Ziomek, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences

Instructor

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

Adjunct Faculty

Carl Amodio, B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Edwin Billmire, M.A., PhD. Natural Sciences and General Education
Trent Brumbaugh, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Doug Carr, M.S. Nutrition
Christopher Caso, M.S. Sport Health Science
Kelly Cecatto, M.A., Ph.D. Natural Sciences and General Education
Sudhanva Char, M.S., Ph.D. Nutrition
Norman Dabalos, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Adam Decker, M.S., D.C. Basic Sciences
Murat Doral, M.A., M.B.A. Natural Sciences and General Education
Matthew Driscoll, B.S., M.S. Sport Health Science
Rebecca Duffield, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Gustavo Duran, B.S., M.S. Sport Health Science
Karlyn Edgar, B.S., M.Ed. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Curtis Fedorchuk, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Mitchell Ferguson, M.S., Ed.D. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Steven Garber, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Paul Goldberg, M.P.H., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Mollie Halle, B.A., J.D. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Zahra Hassani, M.D. Basic Sciences
Lallie Hayes, M.B.A. Natural Sciences and General Education
Angela Jackson, B.S., M.A. Positive Human Growth and Development
Adam Janiak, B.S. Natural Sciences and General Education
Ilana Katz, B.S., M.S. Nutrition
Ronald Kirk, M.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Jodi Knapton, B.A., M.A. Natural Sciences and General Education
Joshua Kolonik, B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Andrew Krantz, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Rebecca Lapham, B.S. D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Ashli Linkhorn, B.S., D.C. Sport Health Science
Nicole McCarty, M.S., D.C. Sport Health Science
Lee Norris, B.S., A.M. Natural Sciences and General Education
Tracy Olson, M.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Edward Owens, M.S., B.S., D.C. Center for Research
David Packer, M.B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Marjorie Roberts, B.S., M.S. Sport Health Science
Kenneth Rothacker, M.A. Natural Sciences and General Education
Drew Rubin, B.S., D.C. Clinical Sciences
Loren Shull, M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Sonja Smith, B.S. M.S. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Roy Sweat, D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Marla Thompson, M.B.A. Positive Human Development and Social Change
Liliana Warner, B.A., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
CathyJo Wendland, B.S., D.C. Chiropractic Sciences
Louise Wilson, M.B.A. Natural Sciences and General Education
Winfield Zehrung, M.S., Ph.D. Natural Sciences and General Education
Faith Zhou, B.S., M.S. Natural Sciences and General Education