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of the featured faculty and leadership of Kaplan University's School of Health Sciences.
Dr. Keith Smith is a seasoned leader who has held management positions in the business, nonprofit, and higher education sectors.
Dr. Rebecca Zolotor is the School of Health Sciences Associate Dean, where her responsibilities include overseeing the academic department chairs, refining, developing, and implementing strategic goals and program development, revision, review, and accreditation.
Gina Quesinberry has served as assistant dean of the School of Health Sciences since 2011. She supports the academic department chairs and dean in day-to-day operations and supervises the scheduling team.
As the assistant dean of students, Dr. Lanie Wright is responsible for student-related operations activities such as handling escalations, issues, and concerns. To strengthen student retention and satisfaction, Dr. Wright identifies and implements service improvement strategies.
Laura Woods serves as assistant dean of curriculum and is responsible for the definition, development, monitoring, maintenance, revision, and quality of all courses and programs of study within the School of Health Sciences.
Nancy Szwydek serves as the liaison between the Kaplan University online and ground campuses and is responsible for monitoring accreditation metrics, gathering reports for programmatic accreditation, and training.
As associate dean and director for clinical and practicum programs, Dr. Tricia Berry oversees all clinical, practicum, and fieldwork processes for School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, and the graduate psychology programs.
Betty Harrison is the academic chair of the Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness program and Nutrition Science Department at Kaplan University, as well as the director for the Kaplan University Center for Health and Wellness.
Dr. Kerrie Berends main responsibilities include upholding classroom standards through the supervision of faculty, scheduling of classes, and maximizing student success through providing a meaningful learning experience.
As academic department chair, Dr. Matthew Caines works in conjunction with course leaders and the curriculum team to ensure the currency and relevance of the degree programs, focusing on congruence with national standards.
Through careful oversight of faculty instruction and course participation, Dr. Susan Archibald helps provide a positive and significant student experience.
Dr. Brina Hollis is a full-time faculty member in the health informatics program. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Myers University, a master's degree from Youngstown State University, and a Doctorate in Public Health from Walden University.
Christine Hollander has been teaching with Kaplan University as a full-time professor since 2007. Her undergraduate degree is in medical assisting with a bachelor’s degree in applied management. .
Dr. Ginger Cameron is a faculty member in the Master of Public Health program. Her teaching philosophy stresses the importance of making learning active, relevant and timely.
Holly Parker has been teaching for Kaplan University since 2008. She serves as an Interdisciplinary Course Leader and in 2013 earned the School of Health Sciences Outstanding Course Lead Award.
Jennifer Claire holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences and Psychology, a Master of Science in Health Science and Health Education, and a graduate certificate in law, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Public Health.
Karalea Fisher helps prepare students for workplace success by incorporating real-world scenarios into the classroom.She has worked as a health information management training analyst, outpatient coder and cancer abstractor.
Dr. Kimberly Perkins is a lifelong learner and advocate for empowering others to succeed. The School of Health Sciences awarded Dr. Perkins with the Outstanding Faculty Award for 2015 and the 2014 Outstanding Course Lead Award.
Leslie Young is a registered and licensed dietitian and a full-time faculty member in the nutrition science department at Kaplan University. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Foods and Nutrition from Appalachian State University and a Master of Science in Human Nutrition from Winthrop University.
Dr. Michael Snell is a full-time instructor in the Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration program. He has more than 20 years of managerial health care experience.
Regina Kraus has been part of Kaplan University’s faculty since
2010 for the health information and billing and coding programs. She earned the School of Health Sciences Outstanding Course Lead Award in 2016.
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