Leadership team

Marisa Hastie, EdD, MS, ACSM-EP, PN-1, FACSM
Dean, College of Graduate Health Studies

Email: marisahastie@atsu.edu

Marisa Hastie, EdD, MS, ACSM-EP, PN-1, FACSM is the Dean of the College of Graduate Health Studies at AT Still University. Dr. Hastie received her doctor of education from George Fox University (2013), her master of science in exercise and sport science with an emphasis in biomechanics from the University of Oregon (2003), and her bachelor of science in exercise science from Gonzaga University (2001). She is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and is a certified Exercise Physiologist.

Prior to joining ATSU, she was a Professor of Exercise Science and Program Chair for the Exercise Science Program at Lasell University (Newton, MA). Dr. Hastie also served as the Faculty Fellow for the Fuss Center for Research on Intergenerational Education and Aging and received the deWitt Excellence in Educational Leadership Award from Lasell University. Dr. Hastie served as Faculty Chair of the University’s governance system.

Dr. Hastie has served in several leadership roles at the regional and national level of the ACSM, which include her current roles on the Professional Education Committee at the national level and as the President-Elect for the New England chapter. Her research interests have included exploring the connection between lifelong physical activity and long-term health outcomes, the relationship between exercise training and cognition, and the effects of discrimination experiences on health-related coping behaviors.

Dr. Hastie has extensive experience in online program development, teaching, and assessment. She developed an online Master of Science in Nutrition for Human Performance program and has 18 years of experience in both synchronous and asynchronous teaching formats. She became an educator because she strongly believes in the development of the whole student as a crucial responsibility of higher education institutions.

Department staff

Jeri Speak

Jeri Speak
Admissions Manager
660.626.2734
jerispeak@atsu.edu


Olivia Ellison

Olivia Ellison
Enrollment Data Coordinator
660.626.2794
oliviaellison@atsu.edu


Michelle Lawrence
Enrollment Representative
660.626.2014
michellelawrence@atsu.edu


Lindsay Leckbee
Enrollment Representative
660.626.2041
lindsayleckbee@atsu.edu

Faculty and staff

Faculty in the College of Graduate Health Studies are comprised of men and women who are compassionate, diverse individuals who have a wealth of knowledge and skills in healthcare. Our highly talented faculty shares a strong commitment to provide excellence in teaching and are dedicated individuals who advocate to improve health outcomes for the community and nation.