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College of Health Professions and social work Faculty


Michael R. Sitler, Ed.D., ATC, Interim Dean
Brian Goldstein, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs

Communication Sciences & Disorders


Brian Goldstein, Ph.D., Temple University

Carol S. Hammer, Ph.D., chair, University of Iowa

Aquiles Iglesias, Ph.D., The University of Iowa

Nadine Martin, Ph.D., Temple University

Associate Professor

Camillia Keach, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
Rena Krakow, Ph.D., Yale University
Brian McHugh, Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles

Gerry Stefanatos, D.O., Oxford University

Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Paula O'Day, Ph.D., Temple University

Doris Fallon Snyder, M.A., Temple University

Instructor (Clinical)

Frances Kohen, M.A., Pennsylvania State University

Beth Levine, M.A., Boston University

Kim Sabourin, M.A., University of Maryland

Health Information Management

Associate Professor

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

Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Lekesa Bond, M.S., RHIA, St. Joseph University

Cathy A. Flite, M.Ed., RHIA, Widener University
Margaret M. Foley, Ph.D., M.B.A., RHIA, CCS Temple University

Cindy Joy Marselis, M.S., MBA, RHIA, interim chair, Temple University



Michael Sitler, Ed.D., New York University

Zebulon Kendrick, Ph.D., Temple University

Michael Sachs, Ph.D., interim chair, Florida State University

Associate Professor

Michael Brown, Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Mayra Santiago, Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Ricky Swalm, Ph.D., Temple University

Melissa Napolitano, Ph.D., Duke University

Assistant Professor

William Oddou, Ph.D., Oregon State University

Joon Park, Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Vanessa Yingling, Ph.D.,  University of Waterloo

Assistant Professor (Teaching/Instructional)

Lois Butcher-Poffley, PhD, Temple University

Jeffrey Gehris, Ph.D., Temple University

Dani Moffit, Ph.D., Temple University

Thomas Rooney, Ph.D., Temple University

Ryan Tierney, Ph.D., Temple University

Instructor (Clinical)

John Susko, B.S., Temple University



Nancy Rothman, R.N., Ed.D., Independence Foundation Professor, Temple University

Frances Ward, PhD., R.N., APNC, Chair, New York University

Associate Professor

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

Jane Kurz, R.N., Ph.D., University of Delaware

Professor (Clinical)

Elayne DeSimone, PhD, CRNP, Adelphi University

Associate Professor (Clinical)

Elizabeth Elkind, PhD, MSN, MBA, Capella University

Rhonda Maneval, M.S.N., Ed.D., Pennsylvania State University

Amy McKeever, PhD, RN, Villanova University

Dolores Zygmont, R.N., Ph.D., Temple University

Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Michael Clark, Dr.NP, Drexel University

Sara Eldridge, B.S.N., M.P.H., Temple University

Elizabeth Elkind, Ph.D., M.S.N., M.B.A., Capella University

Susan Gresco, MSN, RN, University of Pennsylvania

Monika Jelic, M.S.N., M.P.H., Boston University

Anne-Marie Kiehne, R.N., M.S.N., Ph.D. Temple University

Carlene McAleer, MSN, RN, Hahnemann University

Michael McIntosh, Ph.D., Temple University

Barbara Stephens, M.S.N., RN, Temple University

Eleana Shipman, MSN, RN, Villanova University

Instructor (Clinical)

Patricia DiGiacomo, M.S.N., Temple University

Rita Ann Laske, M.S.N., The Catholic University of America

Randi Salm Flexner, MSN, RN, UMDNJ

Arlene Solnick, M.S.N., Drexel University

Public Health


Ian A. Greaves, B.Med.Sc., M.B., B.S., Chair

Thomas F. Gordon, Ph.D., Michigan State University
Alice Hausman, Ph.D., SUNY-Binghamton; M.P.H., Harvard University

Stephen Lepore, Ph.D., University Of California at Irvine

Grace Ma, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Jay Segal, Ph.D., Ohio State University

Robert Whitaker, MD, Johns Hopkins University

Associate Professor

Adam Davey, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Jennifer Fisher, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Nikki Franke, Ed.D., Temple University
Clara Haignere, Ph.D., University of Denver; M.P.H., Columbia University; CHES

Deborah Brooks Nelson, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Associate Professor (Clinical or Research)

Sarah Bass, Ph.D., Temple University

Eugene Komaroff, Ph.D., University of Miami

Assistant Professor

Bradley N. Collins, Ph.D., Binghamton University

Judith E. Gold, Sc.D., University of Massachusetts
Jennifer K. Ibrahim, Ph.D., University of California–Berkeley

Assistant Professor (Clinical or Research)

Natash Davis, Ph.D., Columbia University

Freda Patterson, PhD, Temple University

Instructor (Clinical)

Sylvia Bumgardner, M.P.H., Tulane University

Natasha Patterson, M.P.H., Temple University

Rehabilitation Sciences - Therapeutic Recreation


Mark Salzer, PhD, chair, University of Illinois

Associate Professor

Catherine Coyle, Ph.D., CTRS,Temple University

Assistant Professor

Gretchen Snethen, PhD, LRT/CTRS, Indiana University

Assistant Professor (Clinical)

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

Heather Porter, PhD, CTRS, Temple University

Clinical Instructor

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

Sciences-Therapeutic Recreation

School of Social Work

Refer to web site for complete listing: www.temple.edu/ssw


Emeritus Faculty


Nellie M. Bering
Hyman L. Dervitz

Jill B. Derstine
Catherine Dietz
Amy Blatchford Hecht

Reinhardt Heuer
Helen L. Hopkins

Linda Levy

Roberta Newton
Elaine O. Patrikas
Olive J. Rich

John Shank
Katherine Shephard
Wanda C. Wilkes
Jean H. Woods
Joan B. Liebler

Ann Van Sant

Associate Professor

Dana G. Close

Moya Kinnealy

Gary Milsark, Ph.D.

Tom North

Elizabeth G. Tiffany

Donna Weiss

Assistant Professor

Fredra H. Gaines
Charles C. Hampton

Lewis O. Ingersoll
Ruth M. Ingersoll

Dolores S. Patrinos

Carole J. Simon

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