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College Welcomes New Faculty for 2019-20 Academic Year

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | August 26, 2019

College Welcomes New Faculty for 2019-20 Academic Year

The College of Health Professions and Sciences is pleased to welcome a number of new faculty members this fall, including those who attended the college’s New Faculty Orientation on Aug. 23 (pictured above):

Front Row (left to right)

  • Susanny Beltran, assistant professor, School of Social Work
  • Katia Ferdowsi, lecturer, Department of Health Sciences
  • Martha Garcia-Stout, lecturer, Department of Health Sciences
  • Mary Kelsey, instructor (visiting), School of Social Work
  • Julia O’Connor, assistant professor, School of Social Work
  • Josette vonBirgelen, instructor, School of Social Work
  • Shabu Varghese, assistant professor (visiting), School of Social Work

Back Row (left to right)

  • Mohammadali “Ali” Amirkhosravi, lecturer, Department of Health Sciences
  • Asli Yalim, assistant professor, School of Social Work
  • Crystal Weiss, instructor (visiting), School of Social Work
  • Gail Kauwell, professor and department chair, Department of Health Sciences
  • Keith Brazendale, assistant professor, Department of Health Sciences
  • Melissa Bermudez, instructor, School of Social Work
  • Cassie Odahowski, assistant professor, Department of Health Sciences

Not Pictured

  • Bethany Backes, assistant professor, School of Social Work
  • Linda Long, lecturer (visiting), School of Social Work
  • Heather Burroughs, instructor, School of Social Work
  • Julie Feuerstein, assistant professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Oliver Wendt, assistant professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • William Cooper, instructor (visiting), School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Lakshmi Kollara Sunil, assistant professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Jeanette Garcia, assistant professor, Department of Health Sciences
  • Ethan Hill, assistant professor, Division of Kinesiology
  • Michael Redd, lecturer, Division of Kinesiology
  • Alison Redd, lecturer (visiting) Division of Kinesiology
  • Jamie Dyson, assistant professor (visiting), Division of Physical Therapy

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