James Madison University

Health Professions Faculty/Staff

For general information about health professions, email healthprofessions@jmu.edu.

Name Office Phone Email
Dr. Özlem Ersin
Associate Dean, CHBS
Health Professions - Academic Unit Head (interim)

HBS 3095 (540) 568-7658 ersinoh@jmu.edu
New
Administrative Program Support Specialist
HBS 3092    
Athletic Training
Dr. Jamie Frye
Program Director
HBS 2008 540-568-8836 fryejl@jmu.edu
Stephanie Lewis
Administrative Office Assistant
HBS 2012 540-568-8935 lewisse@jmu.edu
Dr. B. Kent Diduch GODW 128 540-568-6562 diduchbk@jmu.edu
Dr. Paula Maxwell HBS 5051C 540-568-8872 maxwelpj@jmu.edu
Maegan Michalik HBS 2010 540-568-2832 michalmr@jmu.edu
Dr. Connie Peterson HBS 2016 540-568-7085 peterscl@jmu.edu
Dietetics
Dr. Janet Gloeckner
Program Director
HBS 2014 540-568-7084 gloeckjw@jmu.edu
Stephanie Lewis
Administrative Office Assistant
HBS 2012 540-568-8935 lewisse@jmu.edu
Dr. Jeremy Akers
Program Coordinator
HBS 2028 540-568-8974 akersjd@jmu.edu
Dr.  A. Laura Dengo HBS 2026 540-568-8971 dengofal@jmu.edu
Dr. Michelle Hesse HBS 2022 540-568-6570 hessemx@jmu.edu
Brandon Theimer HBS 3071 540-568-6362 theimebp@jmu.edu
Dr. Danielle Torisky HBS 2030 540-568-6579 toriskdm@jmu.edu
Dr. Jennifer Walsh HBS 2024 540-568-6362 walsh5jr@jmu.edu
Dr. David Wenos
Health Assessment & Promotion
HBS 3060 540-568-3928 wenosdl@jmu.edu
Amy Barnitz Wild 
Dietetics Lab Manager
HBS G012B 540-568-8921 barnitax@jmu.edu
Health Services Administration
Dr. April Temple
Program Director (Interim)
HBS 2020 540-568-3816 templ2al@jmu.edu
Dr. David Cockley HBS 2018 540-568-2834 cocklede@jmu.edu
Kay Harrison HBS 2006 540-568-3472 harri3ka@jmu.edu
Dr. Jon Thompson
Emeritus
thompsjm@jmu.edu
Dr. Helen You HBS 2056 540-568-3958 youxx@jmu.edu
Physician Assistant Studies
Jerry Weniger
Program Director
HBS 4056 540-568-8171 wenigegr@jmu.edu
Tarie Dean
Office Manager
HBS 4060 540-568-2395 deanth@jmu.edu
Bree Emurian
Administrative Office Assistant
HBS 4054 540-568-7521 emuriabd@jmu.edu
Dr. B. Kent Diduch GODW 128 540-568-6562 diduchbk@jmu.edu
Dr. Erika Kancler HBS 4058 540-568-6758 kancleen@jmu.edu
Kristy Liskey HBS 4062 540-568-2609 liskeykc@jmu.edu
Sharon Maiewski HBS 4055 540-568-2392 maiewssf@jmu.edu
Dr. Claire Plautz RMH N/A plautzcm@jmu.edu
Whitney Simmons HBS 4050 540-568-7522 simmo3wr@jmu.edu
Ashley Skelly HBS 4052 540-568-8168 skellyaw@jmu.edu
Occupational Therapy
Dr. Twylla Kirchen
Program Director
HBS 2052 540-568-8170 kirchetm@jmu.edu
Lisa Snider
Administrative Office Assistant
HBS 2051 540-568-2399 sniderlk@jmu.edu
Elizabeth Richardson HBS 2046 540-568-7749 richaree@jmu.edu
Dr. Jeanne Wenos HBS 2048 540-568-2841 wenosjz@jmu.edu
Dr. Amy Russell Yun HBS 2054 540-568-2310 russelax@jmu.edu

Announcements


  • 12/12/17: The department has been divided into the Department of Health Sciences and the Department of Health Professions
  • How to declare a Health Sciences Major
  • December 9-15
    Final Examinations
  • December 15-16
    Commencement