Faculty | Department of Health Professions

Department Chair

Dr. Sallie Ruskoski, Interim Department Chair

Ms. Donna Roberson,  Administrative Secretary

Faculty and Staff

Medical Laboratory Science

Dr. Sallie Ruskoski, Program Chair, Medical Laboratory Science

Dr. Alexis Jones, Clinical Coordinator

Ms. Dianne Kirk, Instructor


Dr. Diana Mashburn, Program Chair, RN-BSN Program (ACEN Nurse Administrator)

Dr. Heather Fenton  MSN Program Chair

Nutritional Sciences

Dr. Cassandra R. Crawford Ciglar, DPD Program Director

Ms. Kelley Sky Eagle, Program Chair

Ms. Amber Long, Instructor

Ms. Lindsey Ince, Instructor

Ms. Jessie Beck Asher, Instructor

Occupational Therapy

Dr. Judith A. Melvin, Program Director

Ms. Sydney Dorrough, Instructor

Ms. Margaret Bates, Clinical Coordinator

Ms. Jenney Fleming, Administrative Assistant

Physician Assistant Studies

Mr. Troy Bender, Program Chair

Dr. Tisa Newton, Medical Director

Mr. Alan Brokenicky, Director of Didactic Education

Dr. Dan McNeill, Principal Faculty

Ms. Murry Duevel-Banoub, Administrative Assistant

Speech- Language Pathology

Ms.Brooke Klintworth, Interim Program Chair

Dr. Edgarita Long, Professor

Mr. Dennis Tibbits, Instructor

Ms. Jenny Walton, Assistant Clinical Director/Broken Arrow Campus

Ms. Autumn Mahaney, Instructor

Ms. Lisa Roach, Clinical Director/Tahlequah Campus

Ms. Deborah Al-Rawi, Instructor

Ms. Caitlin Bruder, Instructor

Ms. Laura Padgett, Instructor

Ms. Kathryn Wade, Administrative Secretary

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