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Benjamin Bunnell

Medical Assisting Instructor

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Fran Hutchinson, MSN, BSN, RN

Medical Assisting Program Manager

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Johnniece Pratcher

Medical Assisting Instructor

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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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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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Carl Gass, PhD

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Rocky Justice, DC

Louise Karl, Ph.D.

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Cynthia Murray, MS, BS

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Saundra “Sandy” Neds, MS, LMT

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Janet Adams, MSN.Ed, BSN, RN

Associate Director of Nursing

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Debbie Brewer, BA

Director of Financial Aid

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Barry Cook, CPA

Controller

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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Melissa Fischer, MLIS, BFA

Director of Student and Graduate Success, Title IX Coordinator, Interim Library Manager

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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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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, BA, LMT

Massage Clinic Manager

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Tyler Hall, MS, BA, LMT

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Aaron Knaack, LMT

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Elizabeth Peer, LMT

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Shawna Ashead, BSN, RN

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Adeline Baker, MSN, BSN, RN

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Melveena D. Edwards, RN, BSN, BA, MA, PhD

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Eva Goubeaux, MD, MSN, APRN, CNP

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Beth Griebel, MSN, RN

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Leticia Hellena Kelley, MSN, BSN, RN

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Anne Malone, RN, MSN-Ed

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Stacey Markus, MSN, BSN, RN

Nursing Faculty

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Emilia Mba, BSN, RN

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Sara Moats, MSN, BSN, RN

Mindy Myers, BSN, RN

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Carmen Patterson, BSN, RN

Nursing Faculty

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Greg Oost, MSN, RN

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

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Janice C Smith, RN, BSN

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Ann Uselman, BSN, RN

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Rebecca Allen

Receptionist

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Jan Brown

Test Proctor

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James Brooks

Registrar & IT Specialist

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Jeni Bynes, BA

IT Specialist

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

Enrollment Coach

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Angela Falasca, MA

Campus Support Specialist

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Terry Gatwood

Proctor

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Adam Grijalva

Administrative Assistant

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Ayla Grimes

Clinical and Externship Coordinator

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Nadine Hayes

Receptionist/Office Assistant

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Beatrice Lofton

Financial Aid Officer

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Greg Reed, CTA

Senior Admissions Enrollment Coach

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Leatha Savage

Financial Aid Officer

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Chardae Stewart

Front Desk Manager

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Kathy Weber, BA

Senior Admissions Enrollment Coach

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