Faculty Directory

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At the University of Saint Francis, the faculty is distinguished not only by their academic credentials but also by their extensive teaching experience and commitment to providing students with a hands-on learning experience. Comprised of dedicated educators who prioritize student success, the faculty goes beyond traditional classroom instruction to create an interactive and engaging learning environment. With a focus on practical skills and real-world applications, they prepare students for the challenges of the job market.

Faculty

Heather A. Lint

Program Director AAS in Health Science and Assistant Professor

Stacy Black

Assistant Professor of Respiratory Therapy, Program Director of Respiratory Therapy

Tara Pettigrew

Assistant Director of Simulation

Teresa Vazquez

Assistant Professor, Art Education

Kaelyn Macuga

Instructor, Radiologic Technology Faculty

Jessica Bell

Instructor, Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Lisa M Deskins

Assistant Professor, BSW Program

Kaitlin Brown

Clinical Coordinator, Assistant Professor Physician Assistant Studies Program

Jenelle Painter

Assistant Professor, Echocardiography Program Director

Connor Adams

Assistant Professor, Math
Jill Allard

Jill Allard

Instructor, Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Ashlee Assaf

Ashlee Assaf

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Instructor 
Kaitlin Bailey

Kaitlin Bailey

Instructor, Surgical Technology
Dr. Mario Baldassari

Dr. Mario Baldassari

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Megan Barnes

Megan Barnes

Assistant Professor, Nursing
Rachel Becerra

Rachel Becerra

Lab Instructor, Clinical Coordinator
Dr. Michael Bechill

Dr. Michael Bechill

Associate Professor of Biology
Dr. Matt Breece

Dr. Matt Breece

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Indira Brigham

Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Ken Bugajski

Professor of English, Director of the John Duns Scotus Honors Program

Tricia JV Bugajski

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Director of Graduate School
Dr. Clifford Buttram, Jr.

Dr. Clifford Buttram, Jr.

Assistant Professor of Management, Division Director, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership
Christy Buuck

Christy Buuck

Director of Clinical Education, Assistant Professor

Eric Carlson

Associate Professor of Studio Art

Lori Caudill

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Director of Simulation

Tareylon Chairse

Assistant Professor, Nursing

Barbara Chen

Resource Sharing Specialist
May Cheng

May Cheng

Director of Student Success
Dr. Amelia Clark

Dr. Amelia Clark

Executive Director, Center for Integrated Public Health Education and Research (CIPHER)
Brittany Coffee

Brittany Coffee

Associate Professor, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track Director

Sarah Connelly

Instructor, Respiratory Therapy, and Clinical Site Coordinator, Crown Point Site

Rachel Day

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Lisa Decker

Lisa Decker

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Dr. Adam Deville

Associate Professor of Psychology
Krista Dreyer

Krista Dreyer

Assistant Professor, Nursing
Dr. Carrie Duke

Dr. Carrie Duke

Assistant Professor of English
First-Year Writing Coordinator
Abigail Dutcher

Abigail Dutcher

Assistant Professor of Education

Dr. Jeffrey Easley

Assistant Professor, Medical Director of Physician Assistant Studies

Dr. Kelly Eckel

Assistant Professor of Education, Director of Undergraduate Field Experiences

Brittany Edlund

Instructor and Clinical Coordinator

Mark Everetts

Assistant Professor of Music Technology, Recording Studio Manager

Dr. Joshua Fairbanks

Assistant Professor, Department Chair of the Department of Medical Sciences and Program Director of the Physician Assistant Studies Program

Antoinette Francher-Donald      

Assistant Professor and Director of Experiential Learning

Darcy Fish

Surgical Technology Instructor

Isabella Haraguchi

Student Success Data Analyst

Miles Fulwider

Associate Professor Music

Allison Gagle

Instructor, Radiologic Technology Program

Kendra Ganger

Instructor, Physical Therapist Assistant Studies

Julie Gardner

Assistant Dean Crown Point

Steven Garst

Assistant Professor Studio Art

Dr. Michelle Gerrety

Program Director, St. Elizabeth School of Nursing

Rachel Gilson, RN

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Dr. T. Alexander Giltner

Assistant Professor Theology, Program Director of Theology, Director of the Assisi Program for Discipleship and Leadership

Marianne Harman

Assistant Professor, Nursing

Dr. Angie Harrell

Vice President of Healthcare Relations, Dean of the College of Heath Sciences, Professor

Dr. Monica Heller

Associate Professor, Psychology

Michelle Hileman

Assistant Professor, Nursing

Dr. Michelle Hoffman

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant 

Dr. Matthew Hopf

Associate Professor, Exercise Science

Alison Hopper  

Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies

Nicole Humbarger

Assistant Professor, Nursing

Holly Jackson

Lecturer and Service Course Coordinator

Heather Jeffries

Assistant Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice

Jason Johnson

Assistant Professor, Information Technology

Jennifer Howell

Instructor of Physical Therapy Assistant

Jennifer Jones

Instructor of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Tyler Karns

Associate Professor Biology

Dr. Pushpika Katugampola

Assistant Professor, Chemistry 
Keske-Brian

Brian Keske

Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant

Susan Kirby

Assistant Professor, Business

Natalie Knight

Assistant Professor, Nursing

Dr. Robert Koerpel

Assistant Professor of Theology

Audra Koldyke

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Director , Echocardiography Academy Program Director , Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Program Director 

Dr. Caitlin Krouse

Associate Professor, Division of Nursing

Dr. Elizabeth Kuebler-Wolf

Associate Professor of Art History

Melissa Layton

Director of Academic Advising

Dr. Robert Lee

Professor, Accounting & Finance
Natalie Leedy

Natalie Leedy

Project Manager, Associate Professor
Stacy Lehman

Stacy Lehman, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor, Nursing
Andrew Lehr

Andrew Lehr

Dean of Student Academic Support

Dr. Michael Levan, Jr.

Associate Professor English
Ronald Lewis

Dr. Ronald Lewis

Assistant Professor, Marketing

Dr. Courtney Lloyd

Associate Professor, Assistant Director of the Department of Medical Sciences and Assistant Program Director of the Physician Assistant Studies Program
Heather Lortie

Heather Lortie

Assistant Professor, Program Director, Radiologic Technology and Advanced Medical Imaging
Dr. Susan Lown

Dr. Susan Lown

Associate Professor of Nursing

Patricia Luckey

Assistant Professor, Nursing

Nancy Maier

Instructor, Nursing
Jenny Maldonado M.S.

Jenny Maldonado, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Biology
Clinical Lab Science Program Director
Jane Martin

Jane Martin

Professor of Film, Communication Program Director
Jennifer Mays

Jennifer Mays

Assistant Professor, Graduate Clinical Coordinator for the Division of Nursing

Laura McCall

Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies
Chelsie McCorkle

Chelsie McCorkle

Assistant Professor of English
Writing Center Director

Grace McIlroy

Instructor, Medical Lab Technician and Phlebotomy 
Alison Miyauchi

Alison Miyauchi

Executive Director of Creative Arts, Associate Professor
Beverly Moellering

Beverly Moellering, MS RD LD

Director of Coordinated Program in Dietetics, Assistant Professor of Nutrition

Alan Nauts

Assistant Professor, Director, Graphic Design Program
Nicole Nelson

Nicole Nelson

Assistant Professor of Biology
Jacob Nolt

Jacob Nolt

Assistant Professor, Animation
Juanita Oberley

Juanita Oberley, Ed.D.

Director of Division of Teacher Education
Associate Professor of Education
Amanda Papenbrock

Amanda Papenbrock

Instructor, Radiologic Technology
Timothy Parsley

Timothy Parsley

Associate Professor of Studio Art, Program Director for Studio Art

Dr. Tamara Pavelec

Assistant Professor, Physics
Dr. Lewis Pearson

Dr. Lewis Pearson

Interim Dean, College of Arts, Sciences and Business
Eric Petty

Eric Petty

Instructional Technologist
Janay Pillie

Janay Pillie

Assistant Professor, Nursing
Valerie Powers

Valerie Powers

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition
Dr. Marjorie Pyron

Dr. Marjorie Pyron

Associate Professor of Nursing
Jennifer Richard

Jennifer Richard

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Mary Riepenhoff

Mary Riepenhoff, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor Education, Director, Division of Education
Patrick Riggle

Patrick Riggle

Assistant Professor of Animation
Mason Roberts

Mason Roberts

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Diana Ross

Diana Ross

Instructor, Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Dr. Nathalie Rouamba

Dr. Nathalie Rouamba

Director of Teaching and Learning Services, Academic Affairs

John Sellers

Instructional Media Specialist

Alan Short

Assistant Professor, Business
Sheena Shultz

Sheena Shultz

Director of Clinical Education
Instructor

Gregory Smith

Assistant Professor of Accounting
Janet Smith

Janet Smith

Assistant Professor, Exercise Science
Theresa Sorgen-Burleson

Theresa Sorgen-Burleson

Assistant Professor, Program Director, Surgical Technology
Carole Splendore

Carole Splendore

Director of Assessment & Accreditation
Dr. David Stehlik

Dr. David Stehlik

Associate Professor of Management and Leadership, Business Administration Program Director
Brittany Straub

Brittany Straub

Assistant Professor of Education

Christina Trahin

Assistant Professor, Nursing

Kimberly Valich

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Cara Lee Wade

Cara Lee Wade

Professor of Photography and Digital Imaging

Kathryn Webb

Director of Simulation and the Nursing Resource Center, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Lou Weber

Dr. Louise Weber

Professor of Biology and Environmental Science, Program Director of Biology, Division Director of Science

William Wells

Instructional Technologist

Dr. Gregory Wemhoff

Associate Professor of Biology

Lori Westropp, MSW

Associate Professor, BSW Program, Field Director

Amanda Wilcoxson

Director of Simulation Lab
Aaron Wilkinson

Aaron Wilkinson

Assistant Professor, Business

Andrea Williams

Assistant Professor, Nursing

Angela Williams

Assistant Professor, Nursing
Samuel Williams

Samuel Williams

Associate Professor, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Track Director

Dr. Megan Winegarden

Associate Professor of Nursing, Interim Graduate Nursing Program Director
Cayla Wise

Cayla Wise

Assistant Professor of Education
Kayla Wolf

Kayla Wolf, PA-C

Assistant Professor, Director of Didactic Education of the Physician Assistant Studies Program

Dr. Carolyn Yoder

Associate Professor of Nursing