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ACHE Faculty & Staff Directory

Abdul-Nasser Adjei, MD
Assistant Professor of Cardiology
Internal Medicine
Ahmmed Ally, MD, PhD
Professor of Physiology
Pathophysiology
Phone: 479-308-2363
Rebecca Ameis
Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs
Academic Affairs
Phone: 479-308-2305
Frederick Amerud
Audio, Visual, & Security Administrator
Information Technology
Phone: 479-308-2233
Daniel Atchley, PhD
Assistant Dean of Preclinical Medicine & Professor Microbiology
Preclinical & Research
Phone: 479-308-2358
Pattie Barnes
Human Resources Coordinator
Human Resources
Phone: 479-308-2298
Sheila Bentley
Human Resources Manager
Human Resources
Phone: 479-308-2292
Roger Bise, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Surgery
Lisa Boyd
Executive Assistant to the CEO
Administration-Executive
Phone: 479-308-2271
Lance Bridges
Professor & Chair of Biochemistry, Molecular & Cell Sciences
Biochemistry
Phone: 479-308-2357
Vicki Broadaway
Payroll Coordinator
Human Resources
Phone: 479-308-2287
Jeff Brooks
Preclinical Exam Coordinator
Preclinical & Research
Phone: 479-308-2373
Chris Brown, CPA
Director of Accounting
Finance
Phone: 479-308-2253
Teressa Brown, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS
Dean of the School of Physical Therapy
ACHE-PT
Phone: 479-401-6021
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Eric Burns
Director of Building & Grounds
Building & Grounds
Phone: 479-308-2235
Courtney Butler
Executive Assistant to the Dean of the School of PT
ACHE-PT
Phone: 479-401-6011
Lindsay Casanova
Executive Assistant to the Dean of ARCOM
Administration-ARCOM Academic
Phone: 479-308-2381
Shannda Cater
Applications Administrator
Information Technology
Phone: 479-308-2233
JoAnn Chandler
Director of Faculty Development
Clinical Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2316
John Classen
Campus Police Officer
Security
Phone: 479-308-2222
David Cook, DO
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Family Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2328
Anthony Cox
Campus Police Officer
Security
Phone: 479-308-2222
Patricia Cunningham
Director of Preclinical Curriculum
Preclinical & Research
Phone: 479-308-2374
Daniel Curtis, PT, DPT
Assistant Professor & Director of Clinical Education
ACHE-PT
Phone: 479-401-6022
Alexis Danekas
Research Technician-I
Research
Phone: 479-308-2354
Dionne DeGrande, MS
GME Institutional Director
Clinical Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2321
Eduardo A. deMondesert, MD
Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine
Susan Devero
Executive Director of Marketing, Communications, & Community Relations
Community Relations/Marketing
Phone: 479-308-2289
Kelly DeWitt
Director of Admissions - ARCOM
Student Services
Phone: 479-308-2207
David Dominic
Campus Police Officer
Security
Phone: 479-308-2222
Frazier Edwards, MPA
Executive Director of Clinical Training Sites
Clinical Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2325
Gary Edwards, DO, FACOFP
Associate Professor of Family Medicine & Chair of Family Medicine
Family Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2327
Melissa Efurd, EdD
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for ACHE
Academic Affairs
Phone: 479-308-2284
Talal El-Hefnawy, MD, PhD
Associate Professor & Chair of Research
Research
Phone: 479-308-2355
Amanda Evenson
Director of Student Support Services
Student Services
Phone: 479-308-2211
Tyler Farrar, JD
Associate VP & General Counsel
General Counsel
Phone: 479-308-2279
Sarah Finley
Receptionist
Operations
Phone: 479-308-2243
Charitee Floyd
Student Services and Activities Coordinator
Student Services
Phone: 479-308-2214
Whitney Garrison, MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapy Content Expert, Instructor
ACHE-OT
Phone: 479-401-6044
Abby Geis, PhD
Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Microbiology/ Immunology/ Pharmacology
Phone: 479-308-2367
Ashley Gerhardson, PhD
Director of Data Analytics & Institutional Research for ACHE & Assistant Professor
Academic Affairs
Phone: 479-308-2311
Glenna Gilliam
Director of Financial Aid
Student Services
Phone: 479-308-2209
Ellie Glidewell
Campus Life and Asset Manager
Operations
Phone: 479-755-6955
Benny Gooden, EdD
Senior Executive Assistant to the CEO
Institutional Relations
Phone: 479-308-2294
Michael Gooden, MD
Assistant Professor & Chair of Surgery
Surgery
David Grant, MD, FRCS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Surgery
Jon Gustafson, MD
Assistant Professor Neurology & Chair of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2332
Heather Guzik, MA
Anatomy Lab Instructor
Anatomy
Phone: 479-308-2364
Alex Habegger, PT, DPT, OCS
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
ACHE-PT
Phone: 479-401-6027
Kaci Handlery, PT, DPT, NCS
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
ACHE-PT
Phone: 479-401-6017
Reed Handlery, PT, DPT, PhD
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
ACHE-PT
Phone: 479-401-6016
Alan Haney
Campus Police Officer
Security
Phone: 479-308-2222
Kimi Lee Hayden
Clinical Coordinator: Assessments
Clinical Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2340
James Henry, MD
Associate Professor of Nephrology
Internal Medicine
Kenneth Hensley, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular, & Cellular Biology and Program Director of the MSB Program
Biochemistry
Phone: 479-308-2361
Steven Hockaday
IT Security Administrator
Information Technology
Phone: 479-308-2233
Steven Hodges
Campus Police Officer
Security
Phone: 479-308-2222
Ismail Ihmeidan, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Surgery
Dawn James, PT, DPT, DSc
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
ACHE-PT
Phone: 479-401-6025
Barbara Jetton
Associate VP for Human Resources
Human Resources
Phone: 479-308-2291
Kathryn Jones
Campus Police Officer
Security
Phone: 479-308-2222
Lori Jones
Accreditation and Institutional Analytics Specialist
Academic Affairs
Phone: 479-308-2312
Dianna Jordan
Director of Procurement
Procurement
Phone: 479-308-2276
Carrie Kaelin
Executive Assistant to the President
Administration-Executive
Phone: 479-308-2268
Zahra Kamarei, MLS
Director of Library Services
Library Services
Phone: 479-308-2303
Alexis Kendrick, PT, DPT
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
ACHE-PT
Phone: 479-401-6026
Garon Kerns
Director of IT Operations
Information Technology
Phone: 479-308-2233
Jackie Krutsch
Executive Director of Development
Development
Phone: 479-308-2295
Allison Kyrouac
Digital Marketing Branding Manager
Community Relations/Marketing
Phone: 479-308-2293
Anna Layne, MEd
FOPC/Clinical Coordinator
Clinical Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2334
Sonya Lemke, MLS
Health Sciences Librarian
Library Services
Phone: 479-308-2309
Elizabeth LeQuieu, PhD
Associate Dean of Academics
ACHE-OT
Phone: 479-401-6041
Ross Longley, PhD
Assoc. Dean of Preclinical Medicine & Research
Preclinical & Research
Phone: 479-308-2356
Dan Lynch, DO
Assistant Professor of OMM & Interim Chair of OPP
OMM
Phone: 479-308-2331
Cathy Mancuso
Accounts Payable Manager
Finance
Phone: 479-308-2283
Connie Manning, MA, MLIS
Health Sciences Librarian
Library Services
Phone: 479-308-2310
Meredith Marney
Receptionist for Student Affairs
Student Services
Phone: 479-308-2200
Shawna Mason
Registrar
Student Services
Phone: 479-308-2210
Susan McBride
Administrative Assistant to the Assoc. Dean of Clinical Med.
Clinical Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2318
Rance McClain, DO, FACOFP, FAOASM
Dean of ARCOM
Administration-ARCOM Academic
Phone: 479-308-2382
Laurel Starling-McIntosh, MEd, HIED
Senior Assistant Dean of Student Affairs for ACHE
Student Services
Phone: 479-308-2212
David McWhorter, PhD
Professor & Chair of Anatomy
Anatomy
Phone: 479-308-2359
Dawn Miller
Director of Applications and Security
Information Technology
Phone: 479-308-2233
Heli Mistry
Design and Visual Communications Specialist
Community Relations/Marketing
Phone: 479-308-2254
Lorna Mitchell
Career Counseling & Board Preparation Specialist
Academic Affairs
Phone: 479-308-2306
Aaron Mitchum
Infrastructure Engineer
Information Technology
Phone: 479-308-2233
Wonda Montgomery
Director of External/Alumni Relations
External/Alumni Relations
Phone: 479-401-6018
Jennifer Moore, PhD
Dean of the School of Occupational Therapy
ACHE-OT
Phone: 479-401-6040
Tracy Morris
Administrative Assistant to the School of Physical Therapy
ACHE-PT
Phone: 479-401-6012
Gurjit Nagra, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Pathophysiology
Phone: 479-308-2376
Louay Nassri, MD, FAAP, FCCP
Assistant Professor & Chair of Pediatrics
Pediatrics
Phone: 479-308-2324
William Ohm
Campus Police Officer
Security
Phone: 479-308-2222
Barry Owen, EdD
Director of Institutional Relations
Institutional Relations
Phone: 479-308-2297
Martha Pendleton, EdD
Executive Director, Clinical Experiential Learning
Clinical Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2349
Joanne Peterson, PhD
Assistant Professor of Anatomy
Anatomy
Phone: 479-308-2368
Patty Pettway, DO
Assistant Professor of Women's Health
Family Medicine
Harvey Potts, MD, MPH
Executive Director Simulation and Clinical Skills & Asst Prof
Sim/Clinical Skills
Phone: 479-308-2296
Janie Price
ACHE Admissions Recruiter
Student Services
Phone: 479-308-2206
Barry Prior, PhD
Associate Professor & Chair of Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology
Phone: 479-308-2352
Patrick Quarles
Support Administrator
Information Technology
Phone: 479-308-2233
Joseph Queeney, DO, FACOS
Assistant Professor OMM
OMM
Phone: 479-308-2337
Raja Rachakatla, PhD
Associate Professor of Anatomy
Anatomy
Phone: 479-308-2366
Kirk Redwine
Campus Police Officer
Security
Phone: 479-308-2222
Brandy Ree, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biochem, Cellular, & Molecular Biology
Biochemistry
Phone: 479-308-2369
Kathy Rice
Student Affairs Division Manager
Student Services
Phone: 479-308-2201
Levi Risley
Chief of Police/Director of Security & Housing
Security
Phone: 479-308-2225
Nixon Rivera
Support Specialist
Information Technology
Phone: 479-308-2233
Carmelita Robertson, MS, LPC
Student Wellness Counselor
Academic Affairs
Phone: 479-308-2304
Savanna Robison, MS
Director of Admissions-MS, Biomedicine (MSB)
Student Services
Phone: 479-308-2213
Monica Rojas Chavez, MD
Medical Director-International Medicine and Cultural Education; Rank Assistant Professor
International Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2343
Donna Ruth
Executive Assistant to the Dean of the School of OT
ACHE-OT
Phone: 479-401-6042
Andrew Ryals, DO
Director of Clinical Skills; Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Clinical Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2335
Michael Samel, DO
Clinical Instructor
Family Medicine
Phone: 479-401-2341
Kerrie Sanders
Simulation Lab Coordinator
Sim/Clinical Skills
Phone: 479-308-2307
Robert Sanders, DO
Director of OPP Integration; Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
OMM
Phone: 479-308-2336
Roseane Santos, PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Microbiology/ Immunology/ Pharmacology
Phone: 479-308-2360
Janice Scaggs
Development Coordinator
Development
Phone: 479-308-2314
Amanda Scyrkels
Financial Aid Processor/VA Certifying Official
Student Services
Phone: 479-308-2217
John Sealey, DO
Associate Dean of Clinical Medicine
Clinical Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2329
Donald Sefcik, DO
Vice Provost & Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs
Administration-Academics
Phone: 479-308-2323
Donna Shipley, MD
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Family Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2326
Trex Smith
Campus Police Officer
Security
Phone: 479-308-2222
LaTisha Standokes, MS
Director of Admissions, College of Health Sciences
ACHE-OT & PT
Phone: 479-401-6024
Mark Stillwell, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor of Infectious Disease
Internal Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2339
Dusan Stojanovic
ACHE Admissions Recruiter
Student Services
Phone: 479-308-2205
Ray Stowers, DO
Chairman of External Alumni Relations
External/Alumni Relations
Phone: 479-308-2285
Ryan Sullivan, DO
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine
Ginger Sutliff
Senior Coordinator: Affiliations
Clinical Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2330
Charity Templeton
Database Administrator
Information Technology
Phone: 479-308-2233
LaVona Traywick, PhD
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
ACHE-PT
Phone: 479-401-6023
Antonio Varela, PT, DPT, PhD
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
ACHE-PT
Phone: 479-401-6028
Kelly Vongnarath
Academic Success Counselor
Academic Affairs
Phone: 479-308-2313
Matthew White, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biochem, Cellular, & Molecular Biology
Biochemistry
Phone: 479-308-2371
Kesha Woolsey
OPP Coordinator
OMM
Phone: 479-308-2317
Thomas Yorio, PhD, FARVO, FAOPT
Professor of Research & Pharmacology
Research
Stacey Young
Controller
Finance
Phone: 479-308-2281
Will Young
Director IT, Infrastructure
Information Technology
Phone: 479-308-2233
Naunihal Zaveri, PhD
Associate Professor & Chair of Immunology, Microbiology, & Pharmacology
Preclinical & Research
Phone: 479-308-2362
Tracey Zeiner, OTD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor, OT
ACHE-OT
Phone: 479-401-6043
Leslie Ziegler, MD
Acting Assistant Dean of Clinical Medicine; Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Clinical Medicine
Phone: 479-308-2333