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College of Health Professions and Social Work Faculty


Michael R. Sitler, Ed.D., Interim Dean
Catherine Coyle, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs

James E. Trusdell, M.B.A., Associate Dean for Finance and Chief of Staff

Gail Glicksman, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Enrollment and Student Services

Link Martin, M.S.W., Assistant Dean for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Emily A. Keshner, Ed.D., Director of Research Strategy

Shelley Osagie, M.Ed., Associate Director of Student Services and Operations

Gradette Willis, M.S.W., Associate Director for Advisement

Communication Sciences & Disorders


Carol Scheffner Hammer, Ph.D., Chair, The 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.Phil., Oxford University

Assistant Professor (Teaching/Instructional)

Sarah Key-DeLyria, Ph.D., University of Florida

Assistant Professor (Teaching/Instructional)

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

Doris Fallon Snyder, M.A., Temple University

Instructor (Teaching/Instructional)

Ann Addis, M.A., Northwestern University

Robin Aronow, M.A., University of Delaware

Beth Levine, M.A., Boston University

Bridget Mancano, M.A., Temple University

Kim Sabourin, M.A., University of Maryland

Jamie Schissel, M.A.T., Georgetown University

Health Information Management

Associate Professor (Teaching/Instructional)

Margaret M. Foley, Ph.D., MBA, RHIA, CCS, Temple University

Assistant Professor (Teaching/Instructional)

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

Cathy A. Flite, M.Ed., RHIA, Widener University

Michael Kevin Harrington, M.S., CHP, California College for Health Sciences
Cindy Joy Marselis, M.S., MBA, RHIA, Interim Chair, Temple University

Karen McBride, M.S., RHIA, Philadelphia University



Zebulon Kendrick, Ph.D., Temple University

Michael Sachs, Ph.D., Interim Chair, Florida State University

Michael Sitler, Ed.D., New York University

Associate Professor

Mayra Santiago, Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Ricky Swalm, Ph.D., Temple University

Assistant Professor

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

Vanessa Yingling, Ph.D., University of Waterloo

Assistant Professor (Teaching/Instructional)

Casey Breslin, Ph.D., Auburn University

Lois Butcher-Poffley, Ph.D, Temple University

Jeffrey Gehris, Ph.D., Temple University

Margo Greicar, Ed.D.., Bowling Green State University

Jamie Mansell, Ph.D., Temple University

John Raffin, Ph.D., Temple University

Thomas Rooney, Ph.D., Temple University

Anne Russ, Ph.D., Temple University

Ryan Tierney, Ph.D., Temple University

Instructor (Teaching/Instructional)

John Susko, B.S., 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

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

Professor (Teaching/Instructional)

Elayne DeSimone, PhD, RN, CRNP, Adelphi University

Associate Professor (Teaching/Instructional)

Elizabeth Elkind, Ph.D., MSN, MBA, RN, Capella University

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

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

Assistant Professor (Teaching/Instructional)

Michael Clark, Dr.NP, RN, CRNP, Drexel University

Patricia DiGiacomo, MSN, RN, Temple University

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

Susan Gresco, MSN, RN, CRNP, University of Pennsylvania

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

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

Norma Mann, MSN, RN, CRNP, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Carlene McAleer, MSN, MS, RN, CRNP, Hahnemann University

Michael McIntosh, Ph.D., R.N., Temple University

Lori Prol, MSN, RN,, CRNP Rutgers University

Eleana Shipman, MSN, RN, Villanova University

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

Instructor (Teaching/Instructional)

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

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

Public Health


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

Thomas F. Gordon, Ph.D., Michigan State University
Alice Hausman, Ph.D., Interim Chair, SUNY-Binghamton; MPH, 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

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

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

Jennifer K. Ibrahim, Ph.D., University of California–Berkeley

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

Associate Professor (Teaching/Instructional or Research)

Sarah Bass, Ph.D., Temple University

Eugene Komaroff, Ph.D., University of Miami

Assistant Professor

Katherine Bauer, Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Mark H. Weir, Ph.D., Drexel University

Assistant Professor (Teaching/Instructional)

Jessica Boyer, MPH, Temple University

Freda Patterson, Ph.D., Temple University

Sheldon Watts, Ph.D., New York University

Mike F. Weaver, Dr. PH., University of South Carolina

Natasha Williams, Ed.D., Columbia University

Instructor (Teaching/Instructional or Clinical)

Moriah Hall, MPH, Temple University

Cindy Liao, MPH, Drexel University

Sylvia Twersky-Bumgardner, MPH, Tulane University

Caitlin Wolak, MPH, Temple University

Rehabilitation Sciences: Therapeutic Recreation and Occupational Therapy


Mark Salzer, Ph.D., LP, Chair, University of Illinois

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

Associate Professor

Ruth Farber, MSW, Ph.D., OTR/L, Temple University

Assistant Professor

Gretchen Snethen, PhD, LRT/CTRS, Indiana University

Associate Professor (Teaching/Instructional)

Judith Parker-Kent, OTD, EdS, OTR/L, FAOTA, Creighton University

Elizabeth Pfeiffer, Ph.D., OTR/L, BCP, Nova Southeastern University

Assistant Professor (Teaching/Instructional)

Elaine Hatala, Ph.D., CTRS, Temple University

Pei-Chun Hsieh, PhD, CTRS, Indiana University

Ivelisse Lazzarini, OTD, OTR/L, Creighton University

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

Heather Porter, PhD, CTRS, Temple University

Fern Silverman, BSOT, EdD, OTR/L, Arcadia University

Gena Vargas, Ph.D., CTRS, Clemson University

Instructor (Teaching/Instructional)

Anne Doloff, M.S.Ed., CTRS, Temple University

Carlos Moreno, MS, OTR/L, Temple University

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

School of Social Work


Refer to web site for complete listing: http://chpsw.temple.edu/ssa/faculty


Emeritus Faculty


Nellie M. Bering
Hyman L. Dervitz

Jill B. Derstine
Catherine Dietz
Laurinda Harman

Amy Blatchford Hecht

Reinhardt Heuer
Helen L. Hopkins

Joan B. Liebler

Roberta Newton
Elaine O. Patrikas
Olive J. Rich

John Shank
Katherine Shephard

Ann Van Sant

Frances Ward

Wanda C. Wilkes
Jean H. Woods

Associate Professor

Dana G. Close

Moya Kinnealy

Linda Levy

Gary Milsark

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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