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Faculty & Staff Overview

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Dean's Office

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Susan Abbott

Records Management Associate
abbotts@ohio.edu

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Tia Barrett

Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
barrettt@ohio.edu

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Paul Becerra

IT Support Specialist, Dublin
becerra@ohio.edu

Amanda Brooks

Amanda Brooks

Assistant Program Manager
brooksa1@ohio.edu

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Holly Brooks

Program Coordinator, Alexander Schools
brooksh@ohio.edu

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Leslie Coonfare

Lecturer and Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, Dublin
coonfare@ohio.edu

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Lauren Dickey

Manager of Visual Communications
dickey@ohio.edu

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Jeffrey DiGiovanni

Associate Professor/College Clinical Officer
digiovan@ohio.edu

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Kate Fox

Writer
hancock@ohio.edu

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Chelsea Freeman

Records Management Specialist
freemac2@ohio.edu

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Jessica Funovits

Program Coordinator, Southern Schools
funovits@ohio.edu

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Diana Goins

Administrative Services Assistant
goinsd1@ohio.edu

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Daniel Hinderliter

Program Coordinator, Trimble Schools
hinderli@ohio.edu

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Jennifer Horner

Professor and Associate Dean, Research and Graduate
hornerj@ohio.edu

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Misty Hutchison

Records Management Senior Specialist, Clinical Affairs
hutchism@ohio.edu

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Elizabeth Jones

Assistant Dean for Outreach and Engagement
jonese4@ohio.edu

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Caela King

Records Management Specialist
kingc7@ohio.edu

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Elisabeth Kunstel

Academic Adviser, First Year Students
kunstel@ohio.edu

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Randall Leite

Associate Professor and Dean
leite@ohio.edu

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Melody Lynch

Administrative Specialist, Dublin
lynchm@ohio.edu

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Sally Marinellie

Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
marinels@ohio.edu

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Zachary McGrain

Assistant Director, Career & Leadership Development
mcgrain@ohio.edu

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Rebecca Miller

Director of College and Community Partnerships
millerr9@ohio.edu

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Paa Kwesi Nyarko-Krampah

Instuctional Technologist
nyarko@ohio.edu

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Averell Overby

Special Assistant to the Dean
overbya@ohio.edu

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Lindsay Radomski

Administrative Services Associate
radomski@ohio.edu

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Mark Riley

Technical Support Analyst
rileym1@ohio.edu

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Christina Schoch

Records Management Specialist
schoch@ohio.edu

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Regina Schwartz

Senior Director of Communications
schwarr1@ohio.edu

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Michal Searls

Administrative Specialist, Dublin
searls@ohio.edu

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Jo Ellen Sherow

Kids on Campus Program Manager
sherow@ohio.edu

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Crystal Smith

Program Coordinator, Federal Hocking Schools
smithc14@ohio.edu

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Elizabeth Tragert

Director of Finance
tragerte@ohio.edu

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Ginny Valentin

Senior Director of Central Ohio Programs and Partnerships, Dublin
valentv1@ohio.edu

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Cory Warner

Associate Director of Operations, Dublin
warnerc@ohio.edu

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Sara White

Director of Retention and Advising
whites2@ohio.edu

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Jennifer Moore

Program Coordinator, Athens Schools
woodsj2@ohio.edu

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Jenni Young

Executive Assistant to the Dean
youngj5@ohio.edu

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Rebecca Zuspan

Assistant Dean for Student Services
zuspan@ohio.edu

Department of Interdisciplinary Health Studies

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Gillian Ice

Professor and Director of Global Health
iceg@ohio.edu

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Michael Kushnick

Associate Professor and Chair
kushnick@ohio.edu

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Marape Marape

Lecturer
marape@ohio.edu

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Debra McBride

Assistant Director, Global Health Initiative
mcbrided@ohio.edu

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Beth Pierce

Administrative Specialist
piercee@ohio.edu

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Meredith Gartin

Coordinator, Global Health Initiative
gartin@ohio.edu

Department of Social and Public Health

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Carole Alder

Lecturer and Field Education Director
alder@ohio.edu

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RuthAnn Althaus

Coordinator, Online Master of Health Administration Program
althaus@ohio.edu

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Tania Basta

Interim Department Chair
basta@ohio.edu

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Douglas Bolon

Associate Professor
bolon@ohio.edu

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Julie Brown

Assistant Professor
brownj14@ohio.edu

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Jennifer Chabot

Associate Professor
chabot@ohio.edu

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Terry Cluse-Tolar

Professor
cluse@ohio.edu

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Cory Cronin

Assistant Professor
croninc@ohio.edu

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Annelle Edwards

Lecturer
edwarda2@ohio.edu

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Warren Galbreath

Associate Professor
galbreat@ohio.edu

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Sarah Garlington

Assistant Professor
garlingt@ohio.edu

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Heather Harmon

Lecturer
harmonh@ohio.edu

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Gregory Janson

Associate Professor
gregory@ohio.edu

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Xia Jing

Assistant Professor
jingx@ohio.edu

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Adrienne Johnson

Administrative Specialist
johnsoa8@ohio.edu

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Caroline Kingori

Assistant Professor
kingori@ohio.edu

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Mingun Lee

Associate Professor
leem3@ohio.edu

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Jennine Mick

Lecturer
mick@ohio.edu

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Juli Miller

Lecturer
millerju@ohio.edu

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Michele Morrone

Professor
morrone@ohio.edu

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Samuel Moss

Lecturer
mosss@ohio.edu

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Shannon Nicks

Assistant Professor
nicks@ohio.edu

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Deborah Pack

Administrative Specialist
packd@ohio.edu

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Timothy Ryan

Professor
ryant@ohio.edu

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Kristin Schuller

Assistant Professor
schuller@ohio.edu

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Alexander Sergeev

Associate Professor
sergeev@ohio.edu

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Jenny Shadik

Assistant Professor
shadik@ohio.edu

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Kerri Shaw

Lecturer
shawk@ohio.edu

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Solveig Spjeldnes

Associate Professor
spjeldne@ohio.edu

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Jeffrey Trace

Lecturer
tracej1@ohio.edu

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Lisa Yehl

Lecturer
yehl@ohio.edu

School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness

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Marcus Barr

Lecturer
barrm@ohio.edu

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Darlene Berryman

Professor
berrymad@ohio.edu

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Angela Bohyer

Administrative Instructor and Registered Dietitian
bohyer@ohio.edu

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Jane Boney

Administrative Specialist
boney@ohio.edu

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Trina Bookman

Lecturer
bookman@ohio.edu

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Robert Brannan

Associate Professor
brannan@ohio.edu

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Paul Chase

Assistant Clinical Professor
chasep@ohio.edu

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Michael Clevidence

Associate Lecturer
cleviden@ohio.edu

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Kristine Ensign

Lecturer
ensign@ohio.edu

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Roger Gilders

Professor
gilders@ohio.edu

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Anna Gray

Lecturer
graya3@ohio.edu

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Dustin Grooms

Assistant Professor
groomsd@ohio.edu

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Laura Harris

Associate Clinical Professor, Dublin
harrisl2@ohio.edu

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Kristen Herbst

Atrium Cafe Business Manager
herbstk@ohio.edu

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Jana Hovland

Lecturer
hovland@ohio.edu

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Cheryl Howe

Associate Professor
howec@ohio.edu

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Stephanie Johnson

Administrative Services Associate
johnsos1@ohio.edu

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Michael Kushnick

Associate Professor
kushnick@ohio.edu

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Francis McFadden

Lecturer
mcfaddef@ohio.edu

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Deborah Murray

Associate Lecturer
murrayd1@ohio.edu

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Kim Orben

Dietetic Internship Director, Dublin
orben@ohio.edu

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Sharon Rana

Associate Professor
rana@ohio.edu

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Jeff Russell

Assistant Professor
jeff.russell@ohio.edu

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Janet Simon

Assistant Professor
simonj1@ohio.edu

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Chad Starkey

Professor
starkeyc@ohio.edu

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Dhiraj Vattem

Director and Professor
vattem@ohio.edu

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Jennifer Yoder

Lecturer
yoderj@ohio.edu

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Jae Yom

Assistant Professor
yom@ohio.edu

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Christine Zachrich

Assistant Clinical Professor
zachrich@ohio.edu

School of Nursing

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Amanda Alonzo

Lecturer
alonzo@ohio.edu

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Abigail Ament

Lecturer - Clinical
ament@ohio.edu

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Tahnee Andrew

Lecturer
andrewt@ohio.edu

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Cathy Baker

Assistant Professor
bakerc2@ohio.edu

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Amy Beech

Lecturer
beech@ohio.edu

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Derrick Bolin

IT Support Senior Specialist
bolind@ohio.edu

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Melvina Brandau

Assistant Professor
brandaum@ohio.edu

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Cheryl Brimner

Administrative Specialist
brimner@ohio.edu

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Mary Beth Brown

Academic Adviser
gillamm@ohio.edu

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Michael Brown

Manager of Corporate Partnerships
brownm6@ohio.edu

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Rebecca Bryant

Assistant Professor
bryantr@ohio.edu

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Sherleena Buchman

Assistant Professor
buchmans@ohio.edu

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Randi Carroll

Manager of Corporate Partnerships
carrolr2@ohio.edu

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Kathryn Chapman

Administrative Specialist
chapmank@ohio.edu

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Ilana Chertok

Professor, Associate Director of Nursing Research and Scholarship
chertok@ohio.edu

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Leslie Coonfare

Lecturer and Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, Dublin
coonfare@ohio.edu

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Debra Cox

Lecturer, Clinical Emphasis
coxd2@ohio.edu

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Lauren Dick

Grants Development and Performance Coordinator
dick@ohio.edu

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Renee Dodd

Manager of Corporate Partnerships
doddr@ohio.edu

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Douglas Dygas

Hospital Relationship Manager/Academic Adviser
dygas@ohio.edu

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Amanda Ford

Lecturer - Clinical
forda3@ohio.edu

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Erin Fraunfelter

Accounting Support Senior Specialist
fraunfee@ohio.edu

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Cindy Gee

Lecturer, Clinical Emphasis
geec@ohio.edu

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Charlotte Groves

Lecturer
grovesc@ohio.edu

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Jacob Hagman

Academic Advisor
hagmanj@ohio.edu

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Eliza Harper

Assistant Professor
harpere@ohio.edu

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Deborah Henderson

Professor and Director
hendersd@ohio.edu

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Heather Highland

Administrative Services Assistant
highlanh@ohio.edu

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Terri Hood-Brown

Assistant Professor
hood-bro@ohio.edu

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Kimberly Hughes

Lecturer
hughesk@ohio.edu

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Leslie Johnson

Academic Adviser
johnsol3@ohio.edu

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Chad Kopenski

Academic Adviser
kopenski@ohio.edu

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Twila Mayle

Clinical Coordinator
maylet@ohio.edu

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Gina McDaniel

Administrative Services Associate
mcdanieg@ohio.edu

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Charman Miller

Associate Professor and Associate Director, Graduate Division
millerc3@ohio.edu

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Kimberlee Miller-Wenning

Lecturer
millerk5@ohio.edu

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Renee Morris

Senior Director of Corporate Relations
morrisr1@ohio.edu

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Stacey Caroline Northrup

Academic Adviser
northrup@ohio.edu

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Sarah Allen O'Brien

Lecturer, Clinical Emphasis
obriens@ohio.edu

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Kim Resanovich

Lecturer
resanovi@ohio.edu

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Susan Rezai

Senior Director of Corporate Relations
rezai@ohio.edu

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Robyn Rice

Lecturer
ricer2@ohio.edu

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Penelope Roberts

Lecturer
robertsp@ohio.edu

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Monica Ronez

Lecturer, Clinical Emphasis
ronez@ohio.edu

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Danielle Schabel

Lecturer
schabeld@ohio.edu

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Hilary Slusher

Administrative Services Assistant
slusherh@ohio.edu

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Jill Smith

Administrative Services Associate
smithj26@ohio.edu

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Patricia Snider

Associate Director for BSN Operations
sniderp@ohio.edu

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Rika Tanda

Assistant Professor
tandar@ohio.edu

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Briju Thankachan

Instructional Designer
thankach@ohio.edu

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Kathleen Tennant

Assistant Professor - Emeriti
tennant@ohio.edu

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Rosemary Thomason

Manager of Corporate Partnerships
thomasor@ohio.edu

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Aimee Vance

Lecturer
imbrosci@ohio.edu

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Melissa VanScoy

PEPT Grant Coordinator
vanscoy@ohio.edu

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Marjorie Vogt

Clinical Professor and DNP Associate Director, Dublin
vogtm@ohio.edu

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Logan Waldie

Academic Adviser
waldie@ohio.edu

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Janet Williams

Clinical Coordinator
willij17@ohio.edu

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Vicki Wilson

Professor
wilsonv2@ohio.edu

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Margaret Selena Yearwood

Assistant Professor
yearwood@ohio.edu

School of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences

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Rebecca Batey

Study Coordinator
batey@ohio.edu

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Joann Benigno

Associate Professor and Coordinator
benigno@ohio.edu

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Melissa Bowlby

Program Director/Assistant Clinical Professor, Dublin
bowlby@ohio.edu

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Nicole Brandes

Lecturer
brandes@ohio.edu

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Francois-Xavier Brajot

Assistant Professor
brajot@ohio.edu

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Stephannie Brajot

Speech Therapist
brajots@ohio.edu

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Jennifaye Brown

Assistant Clinical Professor
brownj18@ohio.edu

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Janis Carnahan

Administrative Specialist
carnahan@ohio.edu

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Justin Carr

Physical Therapist
carrj4@ohio.edu

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Gary Chleboun

Professor and Director
chleboun@ohio.edu

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Melissa Colwell

Occupational Therapy Assistant
colwell@ohio.edu

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Michele Courtney

Assistant Clinical Professor
courtnm1@ohio.edu

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Ann Crickard

Medical Director, Dublin
crickare@ohio.edu

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Ashley Crow

Assistant Clinical Professor
crowa@ohio.edu

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Jeffrey DiGiovanni

Associate Professor/College Clinical Officer
digiovan@ohio.edu

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Emily Elliott

Physical Therapy Assistant
elliotte@ohio.edu

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Jeffrey Fisher

Assistant Clinical Professor, Dublin
fisherj4@ohio.edu

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Norman Garber

Professor Emeritus
garber@ohio.edu

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Cheryl Geng

Assistant Clinical Professor, Dublin
genc@ohio.edu

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Tobe Gillogly

Assistant Clinical Professor
gilloglt@ohio.edu

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M. Brooke Hallowell

Professor
hallowel@ohio.edu

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Janice Howman

Assistant Clinical Professor and Academic Coordinator
howman@ohio.edu

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MaryBeth Hughes

Administrative Services Associate, Dublin
hughesm1@ohio.edu

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Fuh-Cherng Jeng

Associate Professor
jeng@ohio.edu

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Youngsun Kim

Associate Professor
kimy2@ohio.edu

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Kristi Kinnard

Clinical Supervisor
kinnardk@ohio.edu

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Bentley Krause

Assistant Professor
krausea@ohio.edu

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Chao-Yang Lee

Associate Professor and Coordinator
leec1@ohio.edu

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Tara Legar

Physical Therapist Manager
legar@ohio.edu

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Kristin Lugo

Assistant Clinical Professor, Director of Clinical Education
lugo@ohio.edu

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Marianne Malawista

Coordinator of Clinical Services
malawist@ohio.edu

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Brenda Martinez-Nieves

Lecturer, Dublin
martineb@ohio.edu

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Casey Matthews

Physical Therapist
passen@ohio.edu

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Clay Matthews

Physical Therapist
matthewc@ohio.edu

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John McCarthy

Associate Professor and Associate Director
mccarthj@ohio.edu

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Rebecca Meier

Assistant Clinical Professor
meierr@ohio.edu

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Karen Menning

Assistant Clinical Professor, Dublin
menning@ohio.edu

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Natalie Metzger

Physical Therapist
metzgern@ohio.edu

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James Montgomery

Professor
montgoj1@ohio.edu

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Brandie Nance

Clinical Supervisor
nanceb@ohio.edu

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Sara Needler

Physical Therapist
wisemans@ohio.edu

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Ricky Nussle

Records Management Specialist, Dublin
nussle@ohio.edu

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Kerrie Obert

Assistant Clinical Professor
obert@ohio.edu

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James Odenthal

Assistant Clinical Professor
odenthaj@ohio.edu

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Thomas Rees

Clinical Training and Assessment Center (CTAC) Coordinator, Dublin
reest1@ohio.edu

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Wesley Riffle

Physical Therapy Assistant
rifflew@ohio.edu

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Michelle Ruby

Occupational Therapist
ruby@ohio.edu

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David Russ

Associate Professor
russd@ohio.edu

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Teresa Schleter

Records Management Associate
schleter@ohio.edu

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Sammy Simons

Physical Therapist
simonss@ohio.edu

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Betty Sindelar

Associate Professor
sindelar@ohio.edu

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Kevin Swank

Physical Therapist
swankk@ohio.edu

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Sarah Taylor

Clinical Supervisor
taylors@ohio.edu

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Angela Thomas

Physical Therapist
thomasa2@ohio.edu

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James Thomas

Professor
thomasj5@ohio.edu

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Stephen Trotta

Physical Therapist
trotta@ohio.edu

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Teresa Tyson-Drummer

Administrative Specialist
tyson-dr@ohio.edu

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April Vale

Records Management Associate
valea@ohio.edu

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Denielle Vazquez

Clinical Education Coordinator, Dublin
vazquezd@ohio.edu

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Brooke Vaughan

Assistant Clinical Professor
vaughanb@ohio.edu

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Valda Vitolins

Physical Therapist
vitolins@ohio.edu

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Robert Wayner

Assistant Clinical Professor
wayner@ohio.edu

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Janice Wright

Assistant Clinical Professor
wrightj2@ohio.edu

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Li Xu

Professor
xul@ohio.edu