Walden’s School of Health Sciences features a distinguished faculty of scholars, researchers, and professionals with public and private sector experience who share a commitment to teaching. They blend academic theory with firsthand knowledge to enrich your learning experience and to broaden your perspectives on the latest issues and best practices.

Academic Leadership

Dr. Jorg Westermann, PhD, MA, Dipl.oec.Univ, Dean of the School of Health Sciences

Dr. Nancy Rea, PhD, MHSA, CPH, Program Director, PhD in Public Health and Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

Dr. Timothy Radak, DrPH, MPH, RD, Program Coordinator, PhD in Public Health and Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

Dr. Kim Kato, PhD, NSCA-CPT, PAPHS, Program Director, PhD in Health Education and Promotion, MS in Health Education and Promotion, MS in Health Informatics, MS in Clinical Research Administration

Dr. Shana Morrell, PhD, MPH, Program Coordinator, Master of Public Health (MPH)

Dr. Jennifer Perkins, PhD, MPH Practicum Coordinator

Dr. Linda Mast, PhD, FACMPE, Program Director, Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA), Competency Based

Dr. Michelle Burcin, Program Director, Master of Public Health (MPH)

Dr. Shelley Armstrong, PhD, MAT, CHES, Program Director, BS in Health Studies, BS in Public Health, BS in Healthcare Management

Dr. Tammy Root, Research Coordinator; Interim Program Director, PhD in Health Services and Doctor of Healthcare Administration (DHA)

Dr. Sandra Weinstein Bever, PhD, Assessment Coordinator for the College of Health Sciences

School of Health Sciences Faculty

Faculty members in Walden University’s School of Health Sciences represent a diverse group of highly esteemed scholars, researchers, and distinguished professionals from various geographical and cultural backgrounds. You will benefit from their wide range of experience and their ability to meet the needs of adult learners—like you—with challenging curricula and a collaborative learning environment.

At Walden, you can learn from School of Health Sciences expert faculty members who:

  • Integrate their experience as active professionals in their fields into the classroom.
  • Excel at teaching theory, sharing practical knowledge, and demonstrating proven skills.
  • Specialize in collaborating with adult learners in an online learning environment.

Discover details about your program of interest and the online learning experience. Ask questions about the program’s curriculum and requirements and enhance your confidence in choosing Walden to advance your education. Speak with a faculty member from the School of Health Sciences today.

Name Program Email
Linda J. Mast, PhD, FACMPE
FACMPE for Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) 1-800-XXX-XXXX (ext. 1011977)
Richard Jimenez
Master of Public Health (MPH) 1-800-925-3368 (ext. 1011967)

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