Faculty & Staff

College of Health Science

David Pearson, Ph.D.

Professor of Kinesiology
Dean, College of Health Science
Office Phone: (951) 343-4298
E-mail: dpearson@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus A5

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Institutional Leadership and Policy Studies University of California, Riverside 2003
M.S.A. Sport Management West Chester University 1997
B.S. Health and Physical Education West Chester University 1992

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Allan M. Bedashi, D.H.Sc., MSHPE, MPAS, PA-C

Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Chair of Department of Physician Assistant Studies
Director of Physician Assistant Studies Program
Office Phone: (951) 552-8838
E-mail: abedashi@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus G111

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
D.H.Sc. Dr. Health Science Nova Southeastern University, FL 2009
M.P.A.S. Master's PA Studies / Certificate of Concentration in Orthopedic Sports Medicine University of Nebraska Medical Center, NE 1998
M.S.H.P.E. Master's Health Professions Education Western University of Health Sciences, CA 1997
B.S. PA Studies US Navy-George Washington University, D.C. 1991
B.S. Health Science US Navy-George Washington University, D.C. 1989

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Robert LaChausse, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department Chairman, Department of Public Health Sciences
Office Phone: (951) 552-8484
E-mail: rlachausse@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus H135

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Developmental Psychology Claremont Graduate University 2007
M.A. Health and Behavioral Science California State University, San Bernardino 1998
B.A. Psychology California State University, San Bernardino 1994

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Nicole MacDonald, Dr.P.H.

Professor of Athletic Training
Chair, Allied Health Professions
Program Director, Athletic Training Program
Office Phone: (951) 343-4379
E-mail: nmacdonald@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: College of Health Science Campus Office F83

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Dr.P.H. Preventive Care Loma Linda University 2007
M.P.H. Health Promotion and Education Loma Linda University 1995
B.A. Physical Education/Athletic Training; Certificate: Computer Programming Point Loma Nazarene University 1990

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Sean Sullivan, Ph.D.

Professor of Kinesiology
Department Chair of Kinesiology
Office Phone: (951) 343-4528
E-mail: ssullivan@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus, F94

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Physical Education & Sport Management University of New Mexico 2004
M.A. Kinesiology San Diego State University 2001
B.S. Kinesiology San Diego State University 1998

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Jordan Adams, D.P.T.

Assistant Professor
Clinical Coordinator, Physical Therapy Assistant Program
Office Phone: (951) 552-8459
E-mail: jadams@calbaptist.edu

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
D.P.T. Physical Therapy Midwestern University 2013

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Akua Amankwaah, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Office Phone: 951-552-8458
E-mail: aamankwaah@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Sciences Campus, H 143

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Nutrition Science Purdue University, W Lafayette, IN 2017
M.S. Nutrition Science Bowling Green University, Ohio 2010
B.S. Nutrition and Food Sciences University of Ghana, Legon, Accra 2002

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Margaret Appenzeller, M.S., CCC-SLP, ECSE

Clinical Coordinator and Visiting Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Office Phone: (951) 552-8837
E-mail: mappenzeller@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus F-81

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.S. Speech-Language Communication University of Oregon 1979
B.A. Speech-Language Communication Disorders University of Northern Colorado 1978
A.A. Speech-Communication Shasta College 1976

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Brian Bearie, MD, F.A.C.E.P.

Clinical Associate Professor
Medical Director, Physician Assistant Studies
Office Phone: (951) 552-8515
E-mail: bbearie@calbaptist.edu

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
MD, F.A.C.E.P. Emergency Medicine University of California, Irvine 2002
M.D. Medicine University of Pennsylvania 1999
B.S. Biology University of California, Irvine 1995

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Kristin Beinschroth, B.S.

Visiting Professor of Radiologic Sciences
Office Phone: (951)552-8958
E-mail: kbeinsch@calbaptist.edu

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
B.S. Radiologic Sciences California State University Northridge 2011
A.A. Business Victor Valley College 2008

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Danette Bonillo, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor
Director of Clinical Education for Speech Language Pathology
Office Phone: (951) 552-8942
E-mail: dbonillo@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: F79

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ed.D. Educational Leadership Concordia University Irvine 2017
M.A. Speech Language Pathology California State University, Long Beach 1990
B.A. Communicative Disorders California State University, Long Beach 1987

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William Boyer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Office Phone: (951) 552-8152
E-mail: wboyer@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus. F88

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Kinesiology (Physical Activity Epidemiology Specialization) University of Tennessee 2017
M.S.H. Exercise Science and Chronic Disease University of North Florida 2014
B.S.H. Exercise Physiology University of North Florida 2012

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Crystal Chavez, M.S.

Visiting Professor
Director, Physical Activity Program
Office Phone: (951) 552-8710
E-mail: cchavez@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus F85

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.S. Kinesiology / Pedagogy California Baptist University 2008
B.S. Kinesiology / Physical Education California Baptist University 2005

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Mark A. Deharo, M.H.A.

Assistant Professor
Director, Radiologic Sciences Program
Office Phone: 951-552-8346
E-mail: mdeharo@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus D52

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.H.A. Health Care Administration University of Pheonix 2008
B.S. Radiological Science Loma Linda University 2000
A.S. Radiological Science Loma Linda University 1996

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Jolene Dickert, Ed.D.

Professor of Athletic Training
Clinical Coordinator for Athletic Training
Office Phone: (951) 343-4508
E-mail: jobaker@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 78

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ed.D. Educational Administration and Leadership in Higher Education University of the Pacific 2012
M.A. Athletic Training and Biomechanics San Diego State University 2002
B.A. Sports Medicine Whitworth College 1997

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Jan Edmisten, D.Sc.

Professor
Director, Physical Therapist Assistant Program
Office Phone: (951) 343-4539
E-mail: jedmisten@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus, F87

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
D.Sc. Research/Teaching Loma Linda University 1997
M.P.T. Physical Therapy Loma Linda University 1995
B.S. Wellness/Fitness and Physical Education Middle Tennessee State University 1992

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Lindsay Fahnestock, Dr.P.H.

Assistant Professor
Office Phone: 951-552-8535
E-mail: lfahnestock@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: H133

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Dr.P.H. Nutrition Loma Linda University 2017
M.P.H. Environmental Health Loma Linda University 2012
B.S. Biology California Baptist University 2009

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Lisa Friesen, M.S.

Assistant Professor
E-mail: lfriesen@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 478

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.S. Exercise Physiology James Madison University 2010
B.A. Sport Science The University of the Pacific 2004

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Trevor Gillum, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Program Director of Exercise Science
Office Phone: (951) 343-4950
E-mail: tgillum@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Sciences Campus, F89

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Exercise Physiology University of New Mexico 2010
M.S. Health, and Human Performance University of Montana 2006
B.S. Health and Exercise Science University of Oklahoma 2004

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Lauri Hauck, M.S.

Visiting Professor, Department of Kinesiology
Office Phone: (951) 552-8823
E-mail: lhauck@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: College of Health Science, F92

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.S. Kinesiology/Physical Education California Baptist University 2004
B.A. Liberal Studies/Kinesiology California Baptist University 2004

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Jennifer Holman, M.S.P.A.S

Assistant Professor in Physician Assistant Studies
Office Phone: 951-552-8355
E-mail: jholman@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: HSCC G118

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.S.P.A.S Physician Assistant Studies Western University of the Health Sciences 2015
B.A. Anthropology University of California Los Angeles 2006

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Morris Hunter, M.Ed.

Assistant Professor
Clinical Coordinator, Radiologic Sciences
Office Phone: 951-552-8128
E-mail: mhunter@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Building D., Room D53

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.Ed. Education California State University, San Bernardino, CA 1999
B.V.E. Vocational Education California State University, San Bernardino, CA 1984
A.S. Radiologic Technology Antelope Valley College, Lancaster, CA 1973

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Namhee Kim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
NSSLHA CBU Chapter Advisor
Office Phone: (951) 552-8725
E-mail: nkim@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus F75

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Communication Sciences and Disorders University of Texas at Austin 2010
M.A. Russian Linguistics Yonsei University 2001
B.A. Russian Language and Literature Yonsei University 1998

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Sangmin Kim, Ed.D., MCHES

Professor of Public Health Sciences
Professor
Office Phone: 951-552-8536
E-mail: sakim@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus H142

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction /Community Health University of Northern Iowa 2004
M.A. Community Health University of Northern Iowa 2001

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Jong-Kyung Kim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
E-mail: jokim@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Cardiovascular Physiology Wayne State School of Medicine 2004
M.A. Physiology Ball State University 1999
M.S. Clinical Exercise Physiology Ball State University 1998

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Lesley Mayne, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor
Office Phone: (951) 552-8345
E-mail: lmayne@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus, G117

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D., CCC-SLP Special Education Claremont Graduate University 2010
M.A. Communication Disorders California State University, Fullerton 1996
B.A. Communication University of Southern California 1989

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Amy Miller, Dr.P.H.

Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Assessment Coordinator
Office Phone: (951) 552-8843
E-mail: amiller@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus, F93

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Dr.P.H. Health Promotion and Education Loma Linda University 2016
M.S. Kinesiology CSU Fullerton 2006
B.S. Kinesiology California Baptist University 2004

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Sanggon Nam, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Public Health
Department of Public Health Sciences
Office Phone: (951) 552.8083
E-mail: snam@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus H136

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Preventive Medicine and Community Health (Social Epidemiology) University of Texas Medical Branch 2012
M.S. Sociology (Minor in Statistics) Clemson University 2007
B.A. Journalism and Culture Handong University, South Korea 2000

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Bryan Ness, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Office Phone: 951-552-8343
E-mail: bness@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus F76

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Communication Disorders and Sciences University of Oregon 2009
M.S. Speech Pathology and Audiology University of Nevada, Reno 2002
B.S. Speech Pathology and Audiology University of Nevada, Reno 2000

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Heather Ontiveros, P.A.-C, MA, ATC

Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Clinical Coordinator of Physician Assistant Studies
Office Phone: (951) 552-8504
E-mail: hontiveros@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus G110

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
P.A.-C Physician Assistant University of California, Davis 2008
M.A. Kinesiology, Emphasis in Biomechanics and Athletic Training San Diego State University 2004
B.S. Exercise Science University of California, Davis 1999

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Ashley Parks, Dr.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Public Health Science
Assistant Professor of Public Health Science
Office Phone: 951-552-8347
E-mail: aparks@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus H139

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Dr.P.H. Doctor of Public Health University of California Los Angeles 2016
M.P.H. Master of Public Health California State University Fresno 2008

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Marshare Penny, Dr.P.H.

Associate Professor of Public Health
Director, Master of Public Health; Chair, Public Health Sciences
Office Phone: (951) 552-8385
E-mail: mpenny@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus H144

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Dr.P.H. Public Health, Health Promotion and Education Loma Linda University 2014
M.P.H. Public Health, Epidemiology San Diego State University 2004
B.S. Health Science, Community Health Education San Diego State University 2002

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Erik Salley, D.P.T., PT, OCS, Cert. MDT

Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Coordinator of Global Health Engagement
Office Phone: (951) 552-8528
E-mail: esalley@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James Building 65

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
D.P.T. Doctor of Physical Therapy A.T. Still University, Mesa, Arizona 2014
M.A.T.S. Master of Arts in Theological Studies Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky 2011
M.P.T. Master of Physical Therapy Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho 1995
B.S. Bachelor of Science in Health Science Boise State University 1992

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Charles Sands, Ph.D.

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Professor of Health Science
Office Phone: (951) 343-4213
E-mail: csands@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center, Room C215

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Public Health University of Alabama at Birmingham 2004
M.A. Education University of Alabama at Birmingham 1995
B.S. Education Samford University 1993

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Mary Stahovich , M.H.P., P.A.-C

Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Didactic Coordinator, Physician Assistant Studies
Program Assessment Coordinator
Office Phone: 951-552-8281
E-mail: mstahovich@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: G114, Health Science Campus

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.H.P., P.A.-C Master of Health Professions Northeastern University 1999
B.S. Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Cell Biology University of California at San Diego 1992

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Candace Vickers, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Associate Professor of Communication Disorders
Program Director of Communication Disorders
Office Phone: (951) 552-8129
E-mail: cvickers@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus, G118

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Education Claremont Graduate University 2008
M.S. Communicative Disorders Chapman University 1978
B.A. Communicative Disorders Chapman University 1975

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Melissa Wigginton, Dr.P.H., CHES

Associate Professor of Health Science
Office Phone: (951) 552-8537
E-mail: mwigginton@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus H-138

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Dr.P.H. Health Education Loma Linda University 2011
M.S. Health and Fitness Promotion California State University Fullerton 2008
B.S. Clinical Exercise Science California State University San Bernardino 2006

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Jennifer Zamora, M.P.A.P., PA-C

Assistant Professor
Director of Academic Education, Physician Assistant Studies
Office Phone: 951-552-8344
E-mail: jzamora@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus G112

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.P.A.P. Master of Physician Assistant Practice University of Southern California 2009
B.S. Biological Sciences California State University Fullerton 2004

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Shasha Zheng, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Nutrition
Office Phone: (951) 552-8386
E-mail: szheng@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus H137

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Human Nutrition University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2011
M.A. Medical Nutritional Sciences Boston University School of Medicine 2007

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Kiana Bjur

Department Secretary, Physician Assistant Studies
Office Phone: (951) 552-8515
E-mail: kbjur@calbaptist.edu

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Britanny Burdick

Coordinator of Student Transition
Office Phone: (951) 552-8727
E-mail: bburdick@calbaptist.edu

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Jessica Folmer

Research Associate
E-mail: jfolmer@calbaptist.edu

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Katreena Gavrila

Department Secretary, Public Health Sciences
Office Phone: 951-552-8535
E-mail: kgavrila@calbaptist.edu

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Daphne Paramo

Department Secretary, Kinesiology
Office Phone: 951-343-4396
E-mail: dparamo@calbaptist.edu

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Ally Russell

Administrative Assistant
Office Phone: 951-343-4619
E-mail: arussell@calbaptist.edu

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Lisa Schwartz

Administrative Support Specialist
Office Phone: 951-552-8531
E-mail: lschwartz@calbaptist.edu

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Kelly Tinker

Clinical Administrative Support Specialist
Office Phone: 951-552-8017
E-mail: ktinker@calbaptist.edu

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