Faculty and Staff

Adam J. Wells, Ph.D., CSCS*D, SCYM(ASCP)CM

Assistant Professor
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science, Kinesiology
Location: Education Complex Room: 320J
Phone: 407-823-3906
Areas of Specialty:
  • Supplements for performance and recovery
  • Inflammatory and immune responses to resistance exercise
  • Soccer performance

Oliver Wendt

Assistant Professor, Research Lab on Augmentative and Alternative Communication in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Disability
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Location: HS II Room: 101X
Phone: 407-823-4772

Tracy Wharton, Ph.D., MEd, MSc, MSW, LCSW

Associate Professor, Public Affairs-Social Work Program Liaison
Social Work
Location: HS I Room: 247
Phone: 407-823-2819
Areas of Specialty:
  • Healthcare access and equity for vulnerable or marginalized populations
  • Workforce development for interprofessional healthcare settings
  • Dementia caregiver wellbeing

James Whitworth, Ph.D., LCSW

Associate Professor
Social Work
Location: HS I Room: 254
Phone: 407-823-6136
Areas of Specialty:
  • Military members and veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Assessment and treatment of trauma responses
  • Military social work education programs
  • Alternative treatments for PTSD
  • Service Dogs for PTSD
  • Equine Therapy for PTSD

Jacqueline Withers, MSW, LCSW

Associate Instructor
Social Work
Location: HS I Room: 228
Phone: 407-823-5716
Areas of Specialty:
  • Medical Social Work
  • oncology
  • hospice

Jennifer D. Wolf, CITM

Associate Director of Development
Dean's Office
Location: HS I Room: 337

L. Timothy Worrell, BS, MPH, RRT

Health Sciences
Location: HS II Room: 212
Phone: 407-823-5236
Areas of Specialty:
  • History of cardiology
  • Hemodynamic monitoring of the critically ill patient
  • Invasive cardiovascular diagnostic techniques
  • Non-invasive cardiovascular diagnostic techniques

Asli Cennet Yalim, Ph.D., MSW

Assistant Professor
Social Work
Location: HS I Room: 240
Phone: 407-823-4660
Areas of Specialty:
  • Refugee mental health and psychosocial wellbeing
  • Syrian refugees
  • Forced migration in the Middle East
  • Use of mental health services among refugee and immigrant populations
  • Community-based participatory research
  • Culturally competent practice
  • Resilience and empowerment
  • Refugee Women

Richard Zraick, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, CHSE

Communication Sciences and Disorders
Location: HS II Room: 109
Phone: 407-823-4795
Areas of Specialty:
  • Voice disorders
  • Healthcare Simulation
  • Health communication

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