Burch named ASHS vice deanPosted: January 9, 2012
Ann Lee Burch, EdD., MPH, PT, has been appointed vice dean of A.T. Still University’s Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU-ASHS). Dr. Burch has served as chair of the physical therapy department and associate professor since 2008. Her new position as vice president commenced January 1, 2012. Dr. Burch received her MS in physical therapy in 1989 from Columbia University, her MS in public health in 2000 from Columbia University, and her EdD in 2005 from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interest and experience is in multicultural competence of the healthcare provider and its effect on quality of care. She came to A.T. Still University from the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, where she was director of physical therapy and associate professor. “It is my pleasure to welcome Dr. Burch to her new role in the ASHS deans’ office, and I look forward to all that she will bring to this role,” said ASHS Dean Barbara Maxwell, PT, DPT ’06, MSc, Cert. THE.