Our People

We are a key academic health center for the state of Delaware. Led by Dean Kathleen S. Matt, the College of Health Sciences is home to talented faculty and staff internationaly recognized for their research, teaching and service to their specific fields. Above all, we are dedicated to being the embodiment of a new direction in healthcare, which our students, faculty and staff are forging now through education, research, care and innovation.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

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Kathleen S. Matt

Dean, College of Health Sciences
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charles buz swanik

Deputy Dean, College of Health Sciences
Professor
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William B. Farquhar

Associate Dean, Research
Professor
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regina sims wright

Associate Dean, Diversity & Inclusion
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catherine stoner

Assistant Dean, Student Services / OT Program
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sam wilson

Chief Business Officer
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Martha Hall

Director, Innovation
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Rita Landgraf

Director, Partnership for Healthy Communities
Professor, Practice
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michael smith

Director, Strategic Initiatives
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gina porter

Chief of Staff
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maria taylor

Director, CHS Facilities Planning
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chase barnes

Building Coordinator, Tower at STAR
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taylor cahill

Building Coordinator, Health Sciences Complex
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Barbara Vogt

Administrative Assistant III
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Michael Peterson

Chair, Behavioral Health & Nutrition
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Aquiles Iglesias

Founding Director, Communication Sciences & Disorders
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Founding Director Jennifer Horney

Jennifer Horney

Professor and Founding Director, Epidemiology
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John J. Jeka

Chair, Kinesiology & Applied Physiology
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Elizabeth Speakman

Senior Associate Dean, Nursing
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Esther Biswas-Fiss

Department Chair, Medical and Molecular Sciences
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Darcy Reisman

Department Chair, Physical Therapy
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Kelly Bachman

Director, Communication & Marketing
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Kelly Bothum

Digital Content Specialist, Writing / PR
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Ashley Barnas - College of Health Sciences

Ashley Barnas

Digital Communication Specialist, Video / Photo
 302-831-0970
Nicolette Jimenez - College of Health Sciences

Nicolette Jimenez

Digital Communication Specialist, Web / Social
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Amanda Boone - College of Health Sciences

Amanda Boone

HR Manager, Hiring & Onboarding
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Kimberly DeShields - College of Health Sciences

Kimberly DeShields

HR Generalist
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Susan Villermaux

Susan Villermaux

Finance Analyst
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karen sunkler

Events Manager
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Melissa Betau

Administrative Assistant
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Emily Lodyga - College of health sciences

Emily Lodyga

Academic Program Manager
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Noel Ducksworth - College of Health Sciences

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Coordinator, Partnerships for Healthy Communities
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Kate DuPont Phillips

Director, Healthy Communities Delaware Initiative, Partnerships for Healthy Communities
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Christine Sowinski

Program Coordinator, H.E.A.L.T.H. for All Initiative, Partnerships for Healthy Communities
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Paulette Hussey-Kasten

Administrative Assistant, Partnerships for Healthy Communities
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Dan Sarkissian - Development

Dan Sarkissian

Director for Development
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Teresa-Manniso

Teresa Giacatto

Assistant Director for Donor Relations
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alyssa benjamin

Pipeline Director
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John Soltys

Interim Director, Computing Operations
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Chris Sanabria

Computer Support Specialist
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Ken Anunda

Ken Anunda

Computer Support Specialist
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Jeremy Ruggiero

Computer Support Specialist
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Ryan Pohlig

Biostatistics Manager
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LaVonne Sumler

Grants Manager
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Barry Bodt

Senior Biostatistician
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Beth Finkle

Director, Employee Health & Wellbeing
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Laura Gimbutas

Wellbeing Coordinator
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Ryan Shuler

Associate Director, Employee Health & Wellbeing
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Chelsea Finch

Fitness Coordinator
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Nancy Koller

Administrative Assistant
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