Jul 07, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

Graduate Program Faculty


A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Kamran Afshar (2018)
Director, KADAC
BS, Shiraz University
Diploma, Oxford
Ph.D., Florida State University (1977)

Aidin Amirshokoohi (2013)
Associate Professor of Education
BS, The University of Iowa
MAT, The University of Iowa
Ph.D., Indiana University (2008)

Jane R. Arenas (2009)
Clinical Coordinator, Physician Assistant Program
BA, LaSalle University
PA-C, certification, Wake Forest University
MS, Rosalind Franklin University (2001)

Bradley C. Barnhorst (2009)
Associate Professor of Business
BA, Harvard University
MBA, Pennsylvania State University (2004)
CFA

Cameron Bassett (2021)
Assistant Professor
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
BS, Brigham Young University - Idaho (2012)
DPT Texas Tech University (2016)
PhDc Texas Tech University (2021)

Laura M. Baylor (2017)
Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, DeSales University
MSN, DeSales University
DNP, DeSales University (2013)

Rodger Berg (1977, 1980)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
BS, Muhlenberg College
PhD, Lehigh University (1976)

Tricia Bernecker (2006)
Associate Professor of Nursing
BSN, West Chester University
MSN, DeSales University
PhD, Widener University (2011)

Katrin Blamey (2010)
Associate Professor of Education
Chair, Education Department
M.Ed. Director
BA, Randolph-Macon Women’s College
MA, College of William and Mary
MA, University of Delaware
PhD, University of Delaware (2008)

Robert Blumenstein (1995)
Associate Professor of Biology
BS, Drexel University
MS, PhD, Hahnemann University (1978)

Michelle A. Bolger (2015)
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
BS, Xavier University
MS, Xavier University
PhD, University of Cincinnati (2015)

Melissa Brown (2013)
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program
BS, DeSales University
MSPAS, DeSales University (2004)

Stephen J. Carp (2016)
Assistant Professor
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
BS, Temple University (1979)
MS, Temple University (1986)
PhD, Temple University (2006)

Sedat Cevikparmak (2020)
Assistant Professor
BS, United States Military Academy, West Point
MA, Naval Posstgraduate School
MA, Turkish Army War College
PhD, University of North Texas (2020)

Christopher Cocozza (2000)
Professor of Business
BS, Fordham University
JD, Fordham University
LLM, New York University School of Law (1996)

Joseph Colosi (1982)
Professor Emeritus of Biology
BS, Rutgers University
MA, PhD, University of North Carolina (1979)

Thomas Craig (2014)
Assistant Professor of Business
BBA, Temple University
MBA, Lehigh University
PhD, Temple University (2015)

Suzanne Cressman (2019)
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program
BS, Bloomsburg State College
MSPAS, DeSales University (2005)

Natalie Cyphers (2010)
Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, East Stroudsburg University
MSN, University of North Dakota
PhD, University of North Dakota (2015)

Eugene Decker (2012)
Medical Director, Physician Assistant Program
BS, Syracuse University
MS, University of Scranton
DO, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine (1987)

Mary Elizabeth Doyle-Tadduni (2012)
Division Head, Division of Nursing
BSN, DeSales University (1981)
MBA, MSN, Widener University (1988)
PhD, Widener University (2010)

Kathleen L. Ehrhardt (1997)
Assistant Program Director, Academic Coordinator & Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program
BS, St. Francis College
MMS, St. Francis College (1994)

Frances V. Fasching (2019)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
BSN, Cedar Crest College
MSN, DeSales University
DNP, Chatham University (2013)

Michael J. Gallagher (2011)
Associate Professor of Business
BS, Lebanon Valley College
MBA, Lebanon Valley College
PhD, University of Toledo (1998)

Gaetan T. Giannini (2020)
Assistant Professor
BS, Temple University
MBA, Seton Hall University
EdD, Gwynedd Mercey University

David M. Gilfoil (2007)
Professor of Business
Director, MBA Program
BA, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
MA, College of William & Mary
PhD, Stevens Institute of Technology (1984)

Melissa Gilroy (2018)
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program
BS, Hamilton College
DC, New York Chiropractic College
MS, New York Chiropractic College
MSPAS, DeSales University (2012)
PhD, Alvernia University (2020)

Sean Griech (2013)
Assistant Professor
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
BS, Daeman College (2001)
DPT, Shenandoah University (2011)

Susan Givens-Skeaton (2013)
Assistant Professor of Business
BS, Creighton University
MA, St. Mary’s University
PhD, State University of New York at Albany (2004)

Pranshu Gupta (2013)
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Program Director, Computer Science Graduate Programs
BS, Wilkes University
MS, James Madison University
PhD, Kansas State University (2014)

Christopher Hall (2018)
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program
BS, King’s College
MSPAS, King’s College (2010)

Nichole Hartman (2019)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
Advanced Practice Clinical Simulation Specialist
B.S.N., DeSales University
M.S.N., DeSales University
D.N.P., DeSales University (2013)

Alan Heckman (2014)
Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Program
BS, Kutztown University
MSPAS, DeSales University (2011)

Tahereh Hojjat (1989)
Professor of Business
BA, Tehran University
MS, The American University
PhD, Lehigh University (1987)

Wendi Hontz (2014)
Clinical Coordinator, Physician Assistant Program
BS, Lock Haven University
MPH, East Stroudsburg University
MSPAS, DeSales University (2006)

Ethan Hood (2017)
Assistant Professor
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
BS, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (1997)
MPT, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (1997)
MBA, Pennsylvania State University (2002)
DPT, Temple University (2010)

Annmarie Houck (1994)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Chair, Mathematics and Computer Science
BS, DeSales University
MS, Lehigh University (1994)

Jennifer Howanitz (2019)
Director of Clinical Education 
Assistant Professor
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
BS, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (1994)
MPT, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (1994)
DPT, Arcadia University (2019)

Leana G. Janukowicz (2021)
Instructor of Clinical Nursing 
BSN, University of Delaware
MSN, University of Pennsylvania (1997)

Charles G. Jobs (2009)
Associate Professor of Business
BS, Bloomsburg University
MBA, St. Joseph’s University
PhD, University of Southern Mississippi (2006)

Brian M. Kane (1992)
Associate Professor of Theology
BA, Manhattan College
MTS, Boston University School of Theology
PhD, Marquette University (1994)

Christos Karagiannopoulos (2015)
Assistant Professor
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
BS, Temple University (1994)
MPT, Drexel University (1999)
MEd, Temple University (2001)
PhD, Temple University (2014)

Kelley R. Kenney (2020)
Program Director - Higher Education Graduate Program
Associate Professor of Higher Education
BA, Mansfield State College (1980)
MEd, Temple University (1984)
EdD, The George Washington University (1992)

Karen Kent (2019)
Assistant Professor
Director, MBA Program
Chair, Healthcare Administration
BS, Pennsylvania State University
MS, Rush University
PhD, Miami University of Ohio (2015)

Gregory Kerr (1992)
Associate Professor of Philosophy
BA, MA, Boston College
PhD, Fordham University (1992)

Renee Koval (2016)
Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, University of Kentucky
MSN, Medical University of South Carolina (2006)
DNP, Medical University of South Carolina (2015)

Ann Marie Loiseau (2017)
Assistant Professor
BSN, Bloomsburg University
MS, University of Scranton
DNP, DeSales University (2016)

Melanie Kay Malek (2012)
Associate Professor &
Program Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
BA, Texas State University (1997)
MSPT, Texas State University (2000)
PhD, Texas State University (2006)

Debbie Malone
Director, Trexler Library
BA, Ursinus College
MLS, Drexel University (1974)

Tina Marsteller (2020)
Instructor of Clinical Nursing
BSN, DeSales University
MSN, DeSales University (2018)

Susan McGorry (1996)
Professor of Business
BS, University of Scranton
MBA, Lehigh University
PhD, Lehigh University (1996)

Emily McSparin (2019)
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program
BS, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
MPA, Easter Virginia Medical School (2011)

Carol Gullo Mest (1995)
Professor of Nursing
Pool Professor of Nursing
Chair of Graduate Nursing Programs
BSN, West Chester University
MSN, University of Pennsylvania
PhD, Temple University (1995)

Suzanne F. Migliore (2014)
Assistant Professor
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
BS, University of Connecticut (1990)
MS, Quinnipiac College (1996)
DPT, Temple University (2005)

Jennifer Moore (2006)
Associate Professor
Chair, Social Sciences Department
BA, Dartmouth College
JD, Emory University School of Law (2003)

Barbara (Bobbie) L. Morici (2012)
Director of Clinical Education, Physician Assistant Program
BS, The Pennsylvania State University
MS, DeSales University
MSPAS, DeSales University (2005)

Stephen W. Myers (1990)
Associate Professor of English
BA, Allegheny College
MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary
MA, PhD, University of Rochester (1990)

Jacqueline M. Ochsenreither (2016)
Assistant Professor
Director of Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
BSN, DeSales University
MSN, CRNP, University of Pennsylvania
DNP, DeSales University (2015)

Juilene Osborne-McKnight (2007)
Associate Professor of English
Program Director, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Publishing
BA, Youngstown State University
BS, Youngstown State University
IMA, Antioch University
MFA, Carlow University (2007)

Katherine Ramsland (2002)
Professor of Psychology
BA, Northern Arizona University
MA, Duquesne University
PhD, Rutgers University
MA, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
MA, DeSales University (2011)

Judith A. Rance-Roney (2009)
Associate Professor of Education
BA, State University of New York College at Buffalo
MS, State University of New York College at Buffalo
EdD, Lehigh University

Elizabeth Rosa (1991)
Professor of Business
BA, Tulane University
MBA, Lehigh University (1990)
CPA

Kathleen Ryan (2013)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
BS, St. Joseph’s University
MS, Lehigh University
PhD, Lehigh University (2013)

Amy Scott (2004)
Associate Professor of Business
BA, Penn State University
MBA, Lehigh University
PhD, Lehigh University (2002)

Joshua Schulz (2009)
Associate Professor of Philosophy
BA, University of Nebraska at Kearney
PhD, Marquette University (2010)

Patrick Sherlock (2020)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
BSN, Texas Tech University
MSN, University of Texas, El Paso
DNP, University of Texas Medical Branch (2018)

Barry Silver (2015)
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program
BS, University of Maryland
MD, University of Maryland (1985)

Wayne C. Stuart (2006)
Program Director
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program
Head, Division of Healthcare Professions
BS, Davidson College
MD, Medical University of South
Carolina, School of Medicine (1982)

Jessica Schwartz (2017)
Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program,
BS, Penn State University
MSPAS, DeSales University (2012)

Katherine Stackhouse (2019)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
BSN, Cedar Crest College
MSN, DeSales University
DNP, DeSales University (2015)

Gail L. Vogel
Assistant Professor of Education
BS, Bloomsburg University (1975)
MS, Lehigh University (1977)
EdD, Nova Southeastern University (1996)

Joseph Walsh (2016)
MCJ Program Director
Instructor, Criminal Justice and Computer Science
BA, Strayer University (2008)
MACJ, DeSales University
MSIS, DeSales University (2019)

Regina Welkie (2018)
Assistant  Professor, Physician Asssitant Program
BS, DeSales University
MSPAS, DeSales University (2003)

Deborah Whittaker (2007)
Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing
BSN, State University of New York at Binghamton
MSN, DeSales University
EdD, Grand Canyon University (2015)

Megan K. Wukitsch (2019)
Instructor of Clinical Nursing
BSN, DeSales University
MSN, University of Pennsylvania (2008)