Faculty & Staff

College of Health Science

David Pearson, PhD, CSCS

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
PhD Institutional Leadership and Policy Studies University of California, Riverside 2003
MSA Sport Management West Chester University 1997
BS Health and Physical Education West Chester University 1992

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Sean Sullivan, PhD

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
PhD 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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Allan M. Bedashi, DHSc., 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
DHSc. Health Science Nova Southeastern University, FL. 2009
MPAS Master of Physician Assistant Studies / Certificate of Concentration in Sports Medicine University of Nebraska Medical Center, NE. 1998
MSHPE Master of Science in Health Professions Education - Concentration in Curriculum Design and Instruction. Western University of Health Sciences, CA. 1997
BS Physician Assistant Studies US Navy-George Washington University, D.C. 1991
BS Health Science George Washington University, D.C. 1989

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Robert LaChausse, PhD

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
PhD Developmental Psychology Claremont Graduate University 2007
MA Health and Behavioral Science California State University, San Bernardino 1998
BA Psychology California State University, San Bernardino 1994

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Nicole MacDonald, DrPH

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
DrPH Preventive Care Loma Linda University 2007
MPH 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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Jordan Adams

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

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Akua Amankwaah, Ph.D. (ABD)

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. (ABD) Nutrition Science Purdue University, W Lafayette, IN
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, MS, 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
MS Speech-Language Communication University of Oregon 1979
BA Speech-Language Communication Disorders University of Northern Colorado 1978
AA 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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Mark A. Deharo, MHA

Assistant Professor
Director, Radiologic Sciences Program
Office Phone: 951-552-8346
E-mail: mdeharo@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus H143

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
MHA Masters of Health Care Administration University of Phoenix 2008
BS Radiological Science Loma Linda University 2000
AS Radiological Science Loma Linda University 1996

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Jolene Dickert, EdD

Associate 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
EdD Educational Administration and Leadership in Higher Education University of the Pacific 2012
MA Athletic Training and Biomechanics San Diego State University 2002
BA Sports Medicine Whitworth College 1997

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Jan Edmisten, DSc

Professor of Kinesiology
Director, Physical Therapist Assistant Program
Office Phone: (951) 343-4539
E-mail: jedmisten@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James Building, Room 38

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
DSc 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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Lisa Friesen, MS

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

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
MS Exercise Physiology James Madison University 2010
BA Sport Science The University of the Pacific 2004

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Trevor Gillum, PhD

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
PhD 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, MS

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
MS Kinesiology/Physical Education California Baptist University 2004
BA Liberal Studies/Kinesiology California Baptist University 2004

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Namhee Kim, PhD

Assistant 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
PhD Communication Sciences and Disorders University of Texas at Austin 2010
MA Russian Linguistics Yonsei University 2001
BA Russian Language and Literature Yonsei University 1998

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Sangmin Kim, EdD, MCHES

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

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
EdD Curriculum and Instruction /Community Health University of Northern Iowa 2004
MA 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
MA Physiology Ball State University 1999
MS Clinical Exercise Physiology Ball State University 1998
BS Physical Education Kyung Hee University

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Lesley Mayne, PhD, 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
PhD, CCC-SLP Special Education Claremont Graduate University 12/2010
M.A. Communication Disorders California State University, Fullerton 01/1996
B.A. Communication University of Southern California 05/1989

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Amy Miller, DrPH

Assistant 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
DrPH Health Promotion and Education Loma Linda University June 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, PhD

Associate Professor, Communication Disorders
Office Phone: 951-552-8343
E-mail: bness@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus G103

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
PhD 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, PA-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
PA-C Physician Assistant University of California, Davis 2008
MA Kinesiology, Emphasis in Biomechanics and Athletic Training San Diego State University 2004
BS Exercise Science University of California, Davis 1999

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Ashley Parks, DrPH

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
DrPH Doctor of Public Health UCLA 06/2016
MPH Master of Public Health CSU Fresno 05/2008

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Marshare Penny, DrPH

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

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
DrPH Public Health, Health Promotion and Education Loma Linda University 2014
MPH Public Health, Epidemiology San Diego State University 2004
BS Health Science, Community Health Education San Diego State University 2002

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Erik Salley, DPT, PT, OCS, Cert. MDT

Assistant 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
DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy A.T. Still University, Mesa, Arizona 2014
MATS Master of Arts in Theological Studies Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky 2011
MPT Master of Physical Therapy Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho 1995
BS Bachelor of Science in Health Science Boise State University May 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 , MHP, PA-C

Assistant Professor of 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
MHP, PA-C Master of Health Professions Northeastern University 1999
BS Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Cell Biology University of California at San Diego 1992

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Candace Vickers, PhD, 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
PhD Education Claremont Graduate University 2008
M.S. Communicative Disorders Chapman University 1978
BA Communicative Disorders Chapman University 1975

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Melissa Wigginton, DrPH, 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
DrPH 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
Didactic Coordinator, 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, PhD

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
PhD Human Nutrition University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2011
M.A. Medical Nutritional Sciences Boston University School of Medicine 2007

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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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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

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

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