Faculty Healthcare Quality & Safety

Leadership

Teri Chenot

Teri Chenot, Ed.D., MS, M.Ed., MSN, RN, CCE, FNAP, FAAN

Associate Professor, Healthcare Quality & Safety
Department Chair, Healthcare Quality & Safety
Director, QSEN Institute Regional Center at Jacksonville University
Chapter Leader/Faculty Advisor for the IHI Open School Chapter at Jacksonville University

Courses

  • HQS 503: Improvement Science, Human Factors, and Systems Thinking
  • HQS 514: Healthcare Leadership and Advanced Roles
  • HQS 532: Introduction to the U.S. Health System, Healthcare Quality, and Safety
  • HQS 533: Quality and Safety in Healthcare
  • HQS 551: Advanced Role Practicum
  • HQS 560: Healthcare Quality and Safety Capstone Seminar and Project

Faculty

Robert Brigham

Robert Brigham, DBA

Adjunct Professor, Healthcare Quality & Safety

Courses

  • HQS 514: Healthcare Leadership and Advanced Roles
Place Holder

Ryan Butterfield, DrPH, MBA

Adjunct Professor, Healthcare Quality and Safety

Email address  rbutter@ju.edu 

Courses

  • HQS 520: Biostatistics
Karina Descartin

Karina Descartin, MD, MS, MPH, DIMPH, FRSPH

Adjunct Professor, Healthcare Quality & Safety

Courses

  • HQS 525: Epidemiology
Susan Hendrickson

Susan Hendrickson, MHRD/OD, RN, CPHQ, FACHE, FNAHQ

Adjunct Professor, Healthcare Quality & Safety

Courses

  • HQS 502: Health Law, Regulatory Issues, and the Business of Healthcare Quality Improvement
Kathleen Kavanagh

Kathleen Kavanagh, DMH, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor, Healthcare Quality & Safety

Courses

  • HQS 501: Introduction to Healthcare Quality/Culture, Interprofessional Teams, and Simulation
Dorcus Kunkel

Dorcas Kunkel, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC, LHIT-HP, CPHIMS

Assistant Professor, Healthcare Quality & Safety

Courses

  • HQS 516: Information Systems and Technology for Improved Healthcare 
Place Holder

Leyla Pordeli, DNP, MSN, MBA, RN

​Clinical Assistant Professor, Healthcare Quality and Safety

Email address  lpordel@ju.edu 

Courses

  • HQS 516: Information Systems and Technology for Improved Healthcare
Mary Vanderhoef

Mary Vanderhoef, DNP, APRN

Assistant Professor, Healthcare Quality & Safety

Courses

  • HQS 533: Quality and Safety in Healthcare
Place Holder

Ben Wehrung, PhD

Assistant Professor, Healthcare Quality and Safety

Email address  bwehrun@ju.edu 
Downloadable resume or CV  About Dr. Wehrung

Courses

  • HQS 520: Biostatistics
Place Holder

Carena Winters, PhD, MPH, FACSM, ACSM-CEP, EIM Level III

Associate Professor, Healthcare Quality and Safety

Email address  cwinter2@ju.edu 
Downloadable resume or CV  About Dr. Winters

Courses

  • HQS 525: Epidemiology