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Miguel Alvarez, L.Ac, LMT, CR

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Kyung Chai, MS, L.O.M, L.Ac

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Hong Chen, MS, L.O.M., L.Ac

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Sarah Roell, L.Ac., BS

Acupuncture Instructor

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Dan Zheng, L.O.M., L.Ac

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Anthony Capretta, BA, MA, MSA

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Jayne Culloo, BS, MS, LPN, LMT

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Sherri DeRhodes, MS, BA

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Ramah Dickinson, MS/P, M.Ed, BA

General Education Instructor

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Carl Gass, PhD

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Louise Karl, Ph.D.

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Cynthia Murray, MS, BS

General Education Instructor

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Saundra “Sandy” Neds, MS, LMT

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Lina Washington, ND

General Education Instructor

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Jennifer Bredell, BS

Director of Academic and Business Administration

Jennifer received her undergraduate degree from New Mexico State University in Community Health. She is pursuing her Master of Arts in Education/Curriculum and Instruction. She has Previous experience in Career Services, Student Services, and... Full bio for

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Barry Cook, CPA


Barry received his undergraduate degree in Economics from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio and his graduate degree from The Ohio State University Fisher School of Business, and is a CPA for the State of Ohio. He previously served as... Full bio for

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Ralynn Ernest, Ed.D.

Campus President

Ralynn received her undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University in Mathematics, her graduate degree in Education with a Focus in Curriculum from the University of Phoenix, and her doctorate in Leading Postsecondary and Higher Education... Full bio for

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Pamela J. Frost, PhD, MSN-Ed, BSN, RN

Director of Nursing

Pam received her Associate of Applied Science in Nursing from Lima Technical College in 1993 and continued on to receive her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2008 and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix in 2010. She... Full bio for

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Elaine M. Hiatt, Ph.D.

Academic Dean

Elaine received her undergraduate degree in Comparative Religious Studies, her graduate degree in Workforce Development Education from The Ohio State University and her doctorate in Education with a focus in Leadership in Higher Education from... Full bio for

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LeeAnn Pollitt, BS

Director of Student Success

LeeAnn received her undergraduate degree from Bellevue University in 2018. She is currently pursuing her Master of Business Administration in Human Resources.  She was previously the Clinical Scheduler for AIAM.  Her favorite part of the job is... Full bio for

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Ulrike Rosser, BA, MFA

Financial Aid Director

Ulrike received her undergraduate degree from University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and her graduate degree from University of Idaho. Ulrike handles all administrative aspects of our financial aid services for students. She previously worked in... Full bio for

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Diane Sater, BS, LMT

Chief Executive Officer and AIAM Co-founder

Diane is responsible for AIAM's strategic direction and compliance with legal and accrediting standards. She has served on the National and State of Ohio Boards of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), the Executive Committee for the... Full bio for

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Helen Yee, BA, LMT

Chief Financial Officer and AIAM Co-founder

Helen co-founded AIAM with Diane in 1990. She is responsible for setting the school's administrative and financial objectives, policy and practices. She also directs the acquisition, development, implementation, operations support systems. In... Full bio for

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Miguel Alvarez, L.Ac, LMT, CR

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Micah Cox, LMT

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Lee Gilbert, BS

Clinic Manager

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Tyler Hall, MS, BA, LMT

Massage Therapy Instructor

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Aaron Knaack, LMT

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Cynthia Murray

Massage Therapy Instructor

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Elizabeth Peer, LMT

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Carissa Rose

Massage Therapy Instructor

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Andrea Wells, LMT

Massage Therapy Instructor

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Janet Adams, MSN.Ed, BSN, RN

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Nicole Anderson, BSN

Nursing Instructor

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Shawna Ashead

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Esther Bage

Nursing Instructor

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Adeline Baker, MSN, BSN, RN

Nursing Instructor

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Rachelle Bond, RN, BSN

Nursing Lab Manager

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LaTisha Carroll, RN

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Allison Crosby, BSN, RN

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Eva Goubeaux, MSN, APRN, CNP

Nursing Instructor

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Beth Griebel, MSN, RN

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Meredith Haynes, MSN, RN, APRN-PNP

Nursing Instructor

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Jamila Hill, BSN, RN

Nursing Instructor

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Fran Hutchinson, RN, MSN-Ed

Associate Director of Nursing

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Racquel Jackson, BSN, RN, PCCN

Nursing Instructor

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Leticia Hellena Kelley, MSN, BSN, RN

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Amy Lawson, BSN, MS, BA

Nursing Instructor

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Anne Malone, RN, MSN-Ed

Nursing Instructor

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Emilia Mba, BSN, RN

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Mindy Myers, BSN, RN

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Greg Oost

Nursing Instructor

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Temilade (Temi) Osabiya, RN, BSN, MBA

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Brian Pollock, RN

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Valarie Pompey, MS, APRN-CNP

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Ferlinda Powers, DNP, MSN/Ed, LNC, CCRN-K

Nursing Instructor

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Courtney Showers, RN, BSN

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Jacqueline Smith, BSN, RN, LNC, CCRN-K

Nursing Instructor

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Janice C Smith, RN, BSN

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Lydia Smith, MSN, RN

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George A. Tazi, MSN, BSN, RN

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Ann Uselman, BSN, RN

Nursing Instructor

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Jan Brown

Test Proctor

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James Brooks


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Debbie Brewer

Financial Aid Officer

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Stephanie Burgess


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Jeni Bynes, BA

IT Specialist

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Angela Falasca, MA

Campus Support Specialist

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Melissa Fischer, MLIS, BA

Library Manager

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Ayla Grimes

Clinical Scheduler

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Nadine Hayes

Receptionist/Office Assistant

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Nina Holly, BS

Financial Aid Officer

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Janet Jordan


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Beatrice Lofton


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Grechen Murdaugh

Admissions Enrollment Coach

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Greg Reed, CTA

Senior Admissions Enrollment Coach

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Kathy Weber, BA

Senior Admissions Enrollment Coach

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