Our Leadership


​Cheryl L. Bergman, PhD, ARNP, CEN

Interim Dean of the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences; Professor, Keigwin School of Nursing

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​Keigwin School of Nursing

​Michelle Edmonds, PhD, FNP-BC, CNE

Interim Associate Dean, Professor, Keigwin School of Nursing

​Jessica Shearer, PhD, RN, CNE

Director of the Undergraduate Programs, Keigwin School of Nursing

​​Hilary Morgan, PHD, CNM​

Director of Graduate Nursing Programs​​; Associate Professor, Keigwin School of Nursing

Kathleen Ann Kavanagh DMH, MSN, Ed RN

Director of Simulation Training and Applied Research (STAR); Assistant Professor, Keigwin School of Nursing

Anthony Fisher, MSN, RN

Director, Nursing Clinical Skills Lab

Email address  afisher8@ju.edu 
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School of Applied Health Sciences

Heather A. Hausenblas, PhD

Associate Dean, School of Applied Health Sciences; Professor, Department of Kinesiology
Point of contact for all Kinesiology programmatic inquiries

Email address  hhausen@ju.edu
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Whitney George, PhD

Department Chair, Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Email address  wgeorge@ju.edu 
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Brandy V. Gustavus, DHSc

Department Chair and Assistant Professor, Health Informatics

Email address  bgustav@ju.edu 
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Michael D. Justiss, PhD, OTR

Associate Professor and Department Chair; Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program

Judith M. Wingate, PhD, CCC-SLP

Department Chair and Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Email address  jwingat2@ju.edu
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School of Orthodontics

Oscar Olavarria, DDS, CAGS

Department Chair and Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Orthodontics

Email address  oolavar@ju.edu 

James Trouten, DDS, MSD, CERT ORTHO, Diplomate of ABO

Program and Clinic Director, Clinical Associate Professor, School of Orthodontics

Email address  jtroute@ju.edu