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College of Health Professions Faculty


Ronald T. Brown, Ph.D., Dean.
Donna Weiss, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs.
Vickie Sierchio, M.S., Director of Human Resources.

Communication Sciences & Disorders


Reinhardt Heuer, Ph.D., University of Oregon.
Aquiles Iglesias, Ph.D., The University of Iowa.

Associate Professor

Brian Goldstein, Ph.D., Acting Chair, Temple University.
Camillia Keach, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts.
Rena Krakow, Ph.D., Yale University.
Nadine Martin, Ph.D, Temple University.
Barbara Mastriano, Ph.D., Temple University.
Brian McHugh, Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles.
Gary Milsark, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Clinical Instructor

Doris Fallon Snyder, M.A., Temple University.

Beth Levine, M.S., Boston University.

Health Information Management

Associate Professor

Laurinda B. Harman, Ph.D., Chair, The Fielding Institute.

Assistant Professor

Cathy A. Flite, M.Ed., RHIA, Widener University.
Margaret M. Foley, Ph.D., M.B.A., RHIA, CCS Temple University.
Mary Elizabeth Morton, M.L.I.S., RHIA, Louisiana State University.



Jill B. Derstine, R.N., Ed.D., FAAN, Chair, Temple University.
Nancy Rothman, R.N., Ed.D., Independence Foundation Professor, Temple University.

Associate Professor

Susan B. Dickey, R.N., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Patricia Hentz, EdD, CS, PMH, NP-BC, Columbia University.
Jane Kurz, R.N., Ph.D., University of Delaware.
Dolores Zygmont, R.N., Ph.D., Temple University.

Assistant Professor

Diane C. Adler, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN, FCCM, University Of Pennsylvania.
Pamela Bender, M.S.N., CRNP, Villanova University.
Kathleen Black, R.N., DNSc, Widener University.
Catherine Curley, R.N., M.S.N., West Chester University.
Carol Dakin, R.N., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Patricia DiGiacomo, M.S.N., Temple University.
Patricia Dillon, R.N., D.N.Sc., Widener University.

Evelyn Dogbey, R.N., M.S.N., Temple University
Elaine Gross, R.N., M.S.N., Villanova University.

Felicia Haskins, M.S.N., Widener University.
Barbara Hughes, R.N., M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania.
Anne-Marie Kiehne, R.N., M.S.N.,Ph.D. Temple University.
Rita J. Lourie, R.N., M.S.N., M.P.H., Temple University.
Kathleen Mahoney, CRNP, Ph.D., New York University.
Lori Martin-Plank, M.S.P.H., M.S.N., APRN, BC, Villanova University.
Kim Noble, R.N., Ph.D., Temple University.
Ann Pron, R.N., M.S.N., CRNP, University of Pennsylvania
Karen Schaefer, R.N., D.N.Sc., Catholic University.
Elizabethe Westgard, M.S.N., Drexel University.


Public Health


Thomas F. Gordon, Ph.D., Michigan State University.
Alice Hausman, Ph.D., Chair, SUNY-Binghamton; M.P.H., Harvard University.
Robert Patterson, Sc.D., Harvard University.
Sheryl Ruzek, Ph.D., University of California-Davis; M.P.H., University of California-Berkeley.
Jay Segal, Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Associate Professor

Sarah Bass, Ph.D., Temple University.
Nikki Franke, Ed.D., Temple University.
Clara Haignere, Ph.D., University of Denver; M.P.H., Columbia University; CHES.
Grace Ma, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.
Brenda Seals, Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Assistant Professor

Bradley N. Collins, Ph.D., Binghamton University.
Judith E. Gold, Sc.D., University of Massachusetts.
Alexandra L. Hanlon, Ph.D., Temple University.
Jennifer K. Ibrahim, Ph.D., University of California –Berkeley.
Deborah Brooks Nelson, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.

Therapeutic Recreation


John Shank, Ed.D., Chair, Boston University; CTRS.

Yoshitaka Iwasaki, Ph.D., University of Waterloo.

Associate Professor

Catherine Coyle, Ph.D., Temple University; CTRS.
Adam Davey, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Clinical Associate Professor

Barbara Wilhite, Ed.D., University of Georgia; CTRS.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Susanne Lesnik-Emas, Ed.D., Temple University; CTRS.
Rhonda Nelson, Ed.M., Temple University; CTRS.

Clinical Instructor

Nannette Vliet, Ed.M., Temple University; CTRS.

Emeritus Faculty


Nellie M. Bering
Hyman L. Dervitz
Catherine Dietz
Amy Blatchford Hecht
Helen L. Hopkins
Elaine O. Patrikas
Olive J. Rich
Katherine Shephard
Wanda C. Wilkes
Jean H. Woods
Joan B. Liebler

Associate Professor

Dana G. Close
Elizabeth G. Tiffany

Assistant Professor

Fredra H. Gaines
Charles C. Hampton
Lewis O. Ingersoll
Ruth M. Ingersoll
Dolores S. Patrinos
Carole J. Simon

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