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The department of Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine, and Community Health

 

faculty*

Joseph W. Novinger, D.O., Assistant Professor & Chair
Archer L. Lisa, R.N., BSN, Assistant Instructor
Kent A. Campbell, DO, Assistant Instructor
Michelle R. Colen, M.D., FAAFP, Assistant Professor
Michael F. French, B.S., Adjunct Instructor
Norman Gevitz, Ph.D., Professor of the History & Sociology of Medicine
Melanie S. Grgurich, D.O., Assistant Professor
Kelly D. Halma, D.O., C-NMM/OMM, C-FP, Associate Professor
Lori A. Haxton, M.A., Instructor
Janet A. Head, Ed.D., R.N., Assistant Professor
Shawnee Kellison, FNP-BC, Instructor
Tatyana Kondrashova, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Daniel M. Martin, M.A., Instructor
Shakila Mathew, D.O., Assistant Professor
Wesley S. Ryle, M.D., Assistant Professor
Patricia S. Sexton, DHEd, FNAOME, Associate Professor
Robert P. Schneider, D.O., FAAFP, Assistant Professor
Jean L. Sidwell, B.S.E., MALS, Instructor
Karen T. Snider, D.O., C-NMM/OMM, Professor
Margaret A. Wilson, D.O., Professor
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*Each person's name is linked to biographical data and publications. Activity for all ATSU/KCOM faculty by year (publications, presentations, funding and honors) can be accessed at Scholarly Activity

Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine, and Community Health DEpartment Staff

Marianne Romprey, Education Support Specialist
Kelcey Smith, Education Coordinator

courses directed by department Faculty*

DO Program Courses (Course Directors):
Clinical Experiences (Dr. Head)
Introduction to Clinical Rotations (Dr. Colen)
Performance Assessment I, II (Dr. Colen), and III (Dr. Campbell)
The Complete DOctor I, II, III, IV (Dr. Ryle; Dr. Mathew directs the Pediatrics section)
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*Each course is described in the ATSU-KCOM College Catalog.

Teaching Assignments, clinical foci and On-going Research Projects:

Dr. Novinger lectures in The Complete DOctor course. His clinical focus is Family Medicine.

Dr. Campbell manages Performance Assessment III

Dr. Colen lectures in The Complete DOctor course, and manages the Performance Assessment (I and II) and Standardized Patient Encounter activities. Her clinical focus is Family Medicine.

Mr. Head is involved in The Complete DOctor course. His clinical focus is Community Health.

Dr. Gevitz is involved in The Complete DOctor course. His clinical focus is the History & Sociology of Medicine. His research interests involve the following topics:

  • The history and sociology of medicine

Dr. Grgurich is involved in The Complete DOctor course. Her clinical focus is Family Medicine.

Dr. Halma is involved in The Complete DOctor course. His clinical focus is OMT.
Dr. Head is involved in The Complete DOctor course. Her clinical focus is Community Health.

Dr. Heard's clinical focus is Community Health.

Ms. Kellison is involved in The Complete DOctor course. Her clinical focus is Geriatrics & /General Internal Medicine.

Dr. Kondrashova lis involved in The Complete DOctor course. Her clinical focus is Cardiovascular Diagnostics. Her research interests involve the following topics:

  • Predictive value of ultrasound in clinical diagnostics

Dr. Mathew lectures in The Complete DOctor course - Pediatrics section. Her clinical focus is Pediatrics.

Dr. Schneider is involved in The Complete DOctor course. His clinical focus is OMT.
Dr. Ryle lectures in The Complete DOctor course. His clinical focus is Family Medicine.

Dr. P. Sexton lectures in The Complete DOctor and Nutrition (Biochemistry) course. Her clinical focus is Community Health. Her research interests involve the following topics:

  • Medical Education
  • Diversity Enhancement
  • Spirituality in Health

Dr. Wilson lectures in The Complete DOctor course. Her clinical focus is Family Medicine. Her research interests involve the following topics:

  • Medical Education

  • Spirituality in Medicine