SAHLS Advisory Committee
School of Allied Health and Life Sciences Advisory Committee
Position: Escambia County Schools
John P. Albano, MD, MPH
Position: Army Associate Director, USN Aerospace Medicine Residency, Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, Pensacola, FL
Nora Bailey, MSP
Position: UWF Medical Information
Kris Behan, PhD
Position: Director, Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program/Director - Health Advisory Committee, UWF
Judy Bense, PhD
Position: UWF President
Angela Blackburn, PhD, ARNP, NNP-BC
Position: Assistant Professor, UWF Nursing
Position: SHH Palliative Care Manager
Stephen Bridges, Ed.D.
Position: Professor, Division of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science, UWF
Position: Administration, Baptist Medical Park
Steve Celestial, M.S.
Position: Academic Programs Advisor and Coordinator, Department of Biology/SAHLS, UWF
Jeff Chicola, M.D.
Position: Clerkship Director in Surgery, Clinical Assistant Professor, FSU College of Medicine
Position: Director of Education, West Florida Hospital
Paige Collier, M.S.
Position: Executive Director, West Florida Area Health Education Center
Position: Marine Biology Graduate Student, University of West Florida
Susan L. Davis, RN, EdD
Position: CEO, St. Vincent's Health Services
Matthew J. Drum
Position: Biological Sciences Department Head, Pensacola State college
Position: Pharmacy Manager, Gulf Breeze Hospital
Position: SAHLS Administrative Specialist, University of West Florida
Michael Findley, Ph.D., CIE, CIH, CSP
Position: ESH Solutions, LLC
Edward J. Galbavy, M.D.
Position: Center for Sight
Position: Andrews Institute
Position: DOH of Florida
Position: CEO, Select Specialty Hospital
Dr. Rodney Guttmann
Position: Director, Center on Aging, UWF
Angela Hahn , PhD
Position: Assistant Director Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences program, BSHS Advisor; Lecturer in BSHS, SAHLS (2011-present); Adjunct, SAHLS (2006-2011)
Jane S. Halonen, PhD
Position: Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Robert Harriman
Position: CEO Santa Rosa Hospital
Captain Robert Hoyt, M.D.
Position: Internal Medicine, Navy Hospital; Director, Medical Informatics Program, Faculty Associate, SAHLS, UWF
Rodney Johnson, JD
Position: General Council, FL Public Health
Position: Gulf Breeze Hospital
Position: Director, Big Blue
Ermalynn M. Kiehl, PhD, ARNP, CNS
Position: Associate Professor and Department Chair, Nursing, UWF
Dale Knee, MHSA, CHP
Position: President & CEO, Covenant Hospice, Inc.
Thomas Lampone, M.D.
Position: Corporate Medical Director, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Florida
Position: CNO, SSH
John Lanza, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP
Position: Director of Escambia County Health Department
Pilar Martin, MD, MPH
Position: MPH Advisor; Assistant Professor in Public Health, SAHLS (2012-present)
Justice Mbizo, Dr.PH
Position: MPH Advisor; Assistant Professor in Public Health, SAHLS (2007-present); Adjunct, SAHLS (2005-2007)
Paul McLeod, MD
Position: Assistant Dean, Florida State University Medical School; Co-Director, Medical Informatics Program, SAHLS, UWF
Position: Administrator, Escambia County School District
Position: Director, Education SSH
Lt. Cmdr. Huy Nguyen, M.D.
Position: President, Cogon Systems
Roger M. Orth, M.D.
Position: Gastroenterology Associates
Pam Perrich, MPH
Position: Head, Industrial Hygiene Department, Naval Hospital Pensacola; President, Pensacola Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers
Position: SSH Education Department
CDR George Merrill Rice
Position: U.S. Navy
Dr. Sam Sauer
Position: U.S. Army RAM Program
Dr. Martha Saunders
Position: Provost/Vice President, Academic Affairs Division, UWF
Position: CNO, Baptist
Enid Sisskin, Ph.D.
Position: Faculty, SAHLS/Graduate Advisor
Karen Smith, Ph.D.
Position: Member, SAHLS Advisory Committee
Charles Stamitoles, DDS
Michael W. Stamitoles, R.Ph.
George L. Stewart, Ph.D
Position: Chair of Biology and Director of the School of Allied Health and Life Sciences
Phone: (850) 473-7226; Fax: (850) 474-2749
Cary Taylor, MA
Position: Assistant Director, Association for Health Care Ethics, SAHLS, UWF
Karen Valaitis, MBA, CAM
Position: Lecturer in BSHS, SAHLS (2012-present); BSHS Advisor
Debra Vinci, DrPH, MS, RD
Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science
Position: CNO, West Florida Hospital
Position: Manager, The Towers Pharmacy
Position: Director of Critical Care