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Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Easton, Darlene
Associate Professor

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone: 315-568-3107
E-mail: deaston@nycc.edu

- BPS/ MS, New York College of Health Professions, 2002
- BPS/ MS, New York College of Health Professions, 2000
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2011
- B.A., SUNY Stony Brook, 1989
- A.A., SUNY Farmingdale, 1987


Biosketch:

Darlene Easton M.S., L.Ac, NCCAOM Diplomate Oriental Medicine, Associate Professor and Practitioner of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine has been teaching and in practice since 1998. Ms. Easton received her undergraduate degree from Stoneybrook University in 1992 and her Master’s in Oriental Medicine from the New York College of Health Professions in 1998. As part of her undergraduate education, Ms. Easton spent over one year studying Chinese Language at Nankai University, Tianjin, and People’s Republic of China. Since earning her Master’s degree, she visits China yearly, leading educational programs and taking time to further her own studies in acupuncture and herbal medicine. Ms. Easton has earned multiple post-graduate and advanced training certificates in Oriental Medicine from the prestigious Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and from Zhejiang University’s Provincial Hospital in Hangzhou. In 2011, Ms. Eaton expanded her education and earned her masters in Applied Clinical Nutrition from NYCC. She brings all this knowledge and experience to the classroom and to her patients, furthering both the education and practice of OM and nutrition in the United States. Ms. Easton is a full-time faculty at the New York Chiropractic College’s, School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She teaches courses in basic and advanced Oriental Medicine Theory, Clinical Skills, Eastern Diet and Nutritional Therapy and has served as a supervisor of student interns in the College’s integrative and hospital clinics. She has a well established private practice at the Seneca Falls Integrative Health Center.

Ergil, Kevin V.
Professor

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone: 315-568-3211
E-mail: kergil@nycc.edu

- M.A., University of Washington, 1986
- M.S., American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1989
- B.A., University of California, 1983


Biosketch:

Mr. Kevin V. Ergil is an Associate Professor at the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine of NYCC. He has been a practicing acupuncturist (licensed in New York and California), and herbalist since 1990. His research and clinical interests have extended into the areas of chronic immunodeficiency disorders, women’s health, and harm reduction acupuncture. He was co-chair of the Overview Panel for the Workshop on Acupuncture sponsored by NIH in 1994 and presented on Acupuncture Licensure, Training, and Certification in the United States at the NIH Consensus Development Conference on Acupuncture in 1997. He has served as a director of the Society for Acupuncture Research. His current interests include safety and efficacy issues related to single substance phytopharmacy, drug-herb interaction and toxicity issues in Chinese herbal medicine, and the assessment of clinical outcomes in complementary and alternative therapies. Mr. Ergil is a past president of the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, San Francisco (1990-1992) and the founding Dean of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, New York Campus (1992-1998). He was Director of Research and Chair of the Department of Acupuncture at the New York College for Health Professions. From 2000 – 2006 he was the Director of the Graduate Program in Oriental Medicine in the School of Health Sciences at Touro College (2000-2006). He was awarded the title Founding Director of the Touro College GPOM in 2006. As a representative to the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from 1991 to 2000 he chaired the Research Information Committee and the Core Curriculum Committee. At the FLSAOM Mr. Ergil teaches courses in Oriental Medicine Theory & Diagnosis, Acupuncture Techniques, Chinese Materia Medica, Chinese Prepared Medicines, Medical Research and Botanical Medicine & Chinese Medicine Pharmacognosy & Toxicology. Mr. Ergil has published extensively in a variety of areas. Most recently he has completed 3 chapters, for the 4th Edition of Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. He has recently completed, with his wife, the Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine (2009), and he and his wife are currently working on a textbook titled Classical Acupuncture Therapeutics.

Ergil, Marnae C.
Academic Coordinator/Professor

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone: 315-568-3685
E-mail: mergil@nycc.edu

- M.A., University of Washington, 1988
- M.S., Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, 1999
- B.A., Middlebury College, 1985


Biosketch:

Marnae C. Ergil is a Professor at the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Her interest in China dates to 1981 when she began studying Chinese language at Middlebury College, where she received her BA in East Asian Studies. Ms. Ergil received her Master’s degree in Anthropology in 1989 and was funded by the National Academy of Sciences to study the education of practitioners of Chinese medicine in China. From 1991 – 92 she lived and studied in Tianjin, China where she attended the 1st year of Chinese medical school, completing her coursework in Chinese. She received her Master’s in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. While a student at PCOM, Professor Ergil translated Practical Diagnosis in Traditional Chinese Medicine, published by Churchill Livingstone. She is also the co-author of the Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine, published by Thieme Publications, and the co-translator of Jiao Shu-De’s Ten Lectures on the Use of Chinese Medicinals published by Paradigm Publications. She has also published in numerous journals. She has been teaching at schools of Chinese medicine in the United States since 1989. Professor Ergil has taught courses in Chinese Medical Classics (On Cold Disease Shang Han Lun; Warm Disease Theory Wen Bing; Classic on the Spleen & Stomach Pi Wei Lun), Fundamental Theory, Diagnostic Methods, Pattern Identification, Channels & Points, Channel Theory, Case Studies, Disease Patterns and Materia Medica. At the Finger Lakes School of Oriental Medicine, she teaches in all areas of the program. Professor Ergil was the Chair of the Dept. of Oriental Medicine and the Clinic Director at the New York College of Health Sciences and the Chair of the Acupuncture Dept. at Touro College. At the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine she served as the Academic Coordinator. Professor Ergil has had an active private practice in New York since 1997. She has received advanced clinical training in Chinese medicine dermatology, acupuncture in labor and delivery and the treatment of infertility. At the FLSAOM she practices in the Seneca Falls Health Center. While her practice is a general practice, she specializes in the treatment of children, gynecological conditions and skin conditions.

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Li, Aizhong
Professor

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone: 315-568-3177
E-mail: ali@nycc.edu

- Ph.D., Heilongjiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2008
- M.Sc., Heilongjiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1984
- B.Sc., Heilongjiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1978


Biosketch:

Dr. Aizhong Li is currently a Professor and a fulltime faculty member at the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine of New York Chiropractic College. Dr. Li received her Chinese medicine education from the Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine (HLJUCM) in China from 1976 – 1984. After that, she was appointed as a full time faculty in HLJUCM, engaged in research, teaching and practice. As a key research member for the project of “Liver Qi Stagnation and Its Biomedicine Substance”, she participated in many group projects and completed the final write up. In 1989, the project received the Highest Prize from the Chinese Medicine Bureau of Heilongjiang Province. In 1992, she was a visiting scholar at Brown University. From 1993 to 1996, she was a senior postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard University, Harvard Medical School. In 1997, Aizhong worked in The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine of Canada and Shiatsu School of Canada in Toronto as an adjunctive faculty to teach TCM, meanwhile she had private practice as a TCM holistic practitioner in Toronto; from 1998 to 2004, she worked as a full time faculty member in the 4-year acupuncture diplomate program of The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences (TMI) and also served as an acupuncture clinic supervisor in the Wasser Pain Management Center of Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto Canada. In 2004 she was appointed to the faculty of New York Chiropractic College teaching many TCM courses. Additionally, she has served as a faculty clinician at the college’s outpatient health center acupuncture clinic in Rochester at the Lifetime Care facility. She has published more than 30 papers and books in both Chinese and English and presented in many national and international conferences. Dr. Li has also given television presentations about Acupuncture and chronic pain in Toronto Canada. Dr. Li has pursued her TCM career for her whole life. She earned her Ph.D. from HLJUCM in 2008 as an international student. She enjoys teaching and practicing TCM. Her goal is to introduce Chinese medicine to the whole world to benefit people’s health and wellbeing.

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LoFaro-O'Neill, Colleen E.
Clinic Director/Associate Professor

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone: (716) 685-9631
E-mail: coneill@nycc.edu

- M.Ac., New England School of Acupuncture, 2000
- B.A., SUNY Buffalo, 1993
- B.S., SUNY Buffalo, 1993


Biosketch:

Ms. Colleen LoFaro-O’Neill, AOM Clinic Director and Associate Professor at the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine of NYCC, is an experienced acupuncture practitioner. She has studied Traditional Chinese and Japanese styles including traditional meridian therapy, Kiiko style, non-insertive styles of Hari and Shakuju, and shonishin a non-insertive pediatric acupuncture therapy. She also incorporates Zheng Gu Tui Na, a form of Chinese medical massage, into her treatments. Ms. LoFaro-O’Neill received her Master of Acupuncture degree from the New England School of Acupuncture. Upon graduation she was the recipient of the Tsay Fellowship, a distinguished award for Excellence in Acupuncture. Following graduation, Ms. Lo-Faro-O’Neill served as a Teaching Assistant and the Student Affairs Coordinator at the New England School of Acupuncture. Ms. LoFaro-O’Neill has continued to study under various masters of acupuncture both in the United States and in Japan. Additionally, she has completed clinical training at Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the People’s Republic of China. As the AOM Clinic Director, she provides coordination and oversight of all aspects of clinical education at the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. As a full-time clinical faculty member at NYCC, Ms. LoFaro-O’Neill serves as a supervising clinician and teaches classes in Integrative Medical Practices, Clinical Skills, Advanced Clinical Skills, as well as Physics.

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Taromina, Katherine M.
Associate Professor

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone: 315-568-3318
E-mail: ktaromina@nycc.edu

- M.S., Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, 1999
- B.A., New York University, 1991


Biosketch:

Ms. Taromina is an Associate Professor and full-time faculty member with the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Ms. Taromina has over 10 years of clinical and teaching experience. She previously served with Touro College’s School of Health Sciences (2001-2010) as Academic Coordinator, full-time faculty and subsequently as Program Director for the Graduate Program in Oriental Medicine. Most recently, she was appointed and served as Associate Dean. Ms. Taromina has served as a faculty member and Department Chair of Clinical Practice at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, NY (1999-2001). She received her Bachelor degree from New York University and her Master’s in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, NY. Ms. Taromina maintains an affiliation as an acupuncturist for the Integrative Therapies Program at Columbia University Medical Center, NY. She is a co-author of various publications and is actively engaged in clinical research activities relating to the use of acupuncture with pediatric oncology patients. Ms. Taromina serves as Commissioner for the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) and as an Advisory Board Member to the Acupuncture Society of New York (ASNY). She is the past President for the New York Acupuncture Coalition, Inc. (NYSAC) and previous member of the Clinical Working Group of the Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care (ACCAHC).

Wright, Jason A.
Dean of the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine/Associate Professor

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone: 315-568-3268
E-mail: jwright@nycc.edu

- M.S., Bastyr University, 1996
- B.S., Bastyr University, 1995


Biosketch:

Mr. Wright is an Associate Professor & the Dean of the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine of New York Chiropractic College. He has served as a faculty member in the acupuncture and Oriental medicine programs at Bastyr University and the Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine. He earned his B.S. in Natural Health Sciences, with an Oriental Medicine major (1994), and his Master of Science in Acupuncture degree (1996) from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. Following graduation, Mr. Wright served as the first AOM Clinical Resident at the Bastyr University Natural Health Clinic, as well as serving as their AOM Clinical Coordinator and Herb Dispensary Manager. He has established and maintained acupuncture practices in Seattle, Wa, Cortland, NY, Carbondale, CO and Seneca Falls, NY. As a full-time faculty member at the Finger Lakes School, he has taught in both the classroom and in the clinic. He is an experienced clinical supervisor, point location and herb teacher and has developed lab courses on Chinese herbs, including preparation of tinctures, ointments, washes, and medicinal foods. Additionally, he has designed and developed the Chinese medicinal herb garden on the Seneca Falls campus. As Dean, he currently oversees administration of the School and its clinical engagements. On a national level, Mr. Wright is the chair of the Herbal Committee for the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and serves as the Vice President of the Council's Executive Committee. He is a member of the Academic Consortium for Complementary & Alternative Health Care whose mission is to promote mutual understanding, collaborative activities and interdisciplinary health care education. He is an active member of the American Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine and the Acupuncture Society of New York.

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Zhang, Qunce
Associate Professor

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone: 315-568-3172
E-mail: qzhang@nycc.edu

- Ph.D., Beijing University of Chinese Medicine & Pharmacology, 2012
- M.S., Charles Sturt University, 2008
- B.Sc., Beijing University of Chinese Medicine & Pharmacology, 1985


Biosketch:

Ms. Qunce Zhang (Queenie) has been at NYCC since 2006. She brings with her more than 25 years of experience working in the field of TCM Education. Ms. Zhang graduated in 1985 from the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and Pharmacology, a top TCM University in China, where she studied Chinese herbal medicine for five years. She then spent the following year training in advanced acupuncture at the Shaanxi TCM College. She received her Master’s Degree in Research Methodology of Complementary Medicine from The Charles Sturt University, Australia. She also received her PhD degree in the Standardization of TCM diagnosis with the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and Pharmacology. She has worked as an attending physician in the acupuncture department of a teaching hospital affiliated with the Provincial TCM and Pharmacology Institute. During that time, she also had the pleasure of training Japanese students for five years, as chief instructor and translator, at the International Acupuncture Training Center. In 1996, Ms. Zhang moved to U.S. and obtained her national certificates in both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. In 1999, she moved to Toronto, Canada, where she taught and supervised at the Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences, the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, and the Toronto School of TCM. Ms. Zhang has been involved in many seminars and national/international TCM conferences. She has several well respected publications in the area of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. Currently, Ms. Zhang is a board member of the American Traditional Chinese Medicine Society (ATCMS). As a full-time faculty member at the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Ms. Zhang teaches Chinese Materia Medica, Formulas, Acupuncture Techniques, Disease Patterns, Clinical Chinese Herbology, Chinese Herbal Medicine Case Studies and Advanced TCM Diagnosis. She also supervises student interns at the Campus Health Center. She specializes in the treatment of cerebral vascular diseases with both acupuncture and herbal medicine. Her students’ hunger for TCM feeds her passion for teaching and knowledge sharing.

Alessio, Maria C.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone:
E-mail: malessio@nycc.edu

- M.S.W., Syracuse University, 2001
- B.S.W., Rochester Institute of Technology, 1993



Barclay, Derek R.
Graduate Associate

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone: (315) 568-
E-mail: dbarclay@nycc.edu

- M.S.A., New York Chiropractic College, 2013
- M.S., Nazareth College of Rochester, 2008
- B.S., SUNY Brockport, 2001



Fortin, Kimberly H.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone: 315-568-3113
E-mail: kfortin@nycc.edu

- M.S.W., Syracuse University, 2004
- B.S.W., Andrews University Berrien Springs, 2001
- B.A., Andrews University Berrien Springs, 2001



Isacks, Bryan L.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone: 315-568-3113
E-mail: bisacks@nycc.edu

- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2007
- B.A., North Carolina School of Arts, 1998


Biosketch:

Mr. Bryan Isacks, L.Ac. graduated from NYCC’s School of AOM with an M.S. in Acupuncture in 2007, and completed his M.S. in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2008. He was the recipient of the Golden Needle Award, as well as the Award for Clinical Excellence in the M.S.A. program. Mr. Isacks has been in private practice outside of Ithaca, NY since the summer of 2007, and currently maintains a forty patient per week caseload. He also serves as an adjunct faculty member for the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine of NYCC where he teaches Tai Ji Quan and Qi Gong and assists in Channels & Points and Acupuncture Techniques. Mr. Isacks lives in Ovid, NY with his wife Andrea, his daughter Sophie, his son Ryder and too many dogs.

Legters, Fern M.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone: 315-568-3205
E-mail: flegters@nycc.edu

- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2012
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2012
- B.S., SUNY Institute of Technology, 1989
- A.A.S., Cayuga Community College, 1987



Migliore, Michael J.
Adjunct Associate Professor

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone: 315-568-3205
E-mail: mmigliore@nycc.edu

- BPS, Tri-State College of Acupuncture, 1999
- M.S., Tri-State College of Acupuncture, 1999
- B.S., St. John's University College of Pharmacy, 1983
- A.A.S., Bronx Community College, 1979



Murante, Julie R.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone:
E-mail: jmurante@nycc.edu

- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2006
- B.S., Castleton State College, 1994


Biosketch:

Julie Murante has been a practicing Acupuncturist (licensed in NY) since 2006. Ms. Murante earned her undergraduate degree from Castleton State College in 1994. She earned her Master’s in Acupuncture in 2006, and her Master’s in Oriental Medicine in 2007 from the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Upon graduating, Ms. Murante joined the FLSAOM’s faculty as an Instructor. She has done trainings in Detox at the Lincoln Hill Hospital in the Bronx, NY and has worked at the Finger Lakes Addiction Crisis Referral Agency in Clifton Springs, NY and the Veterans Administration Hospital in Canandaigua, NY. She is also one of the Co-founders of Rochester Community Acupuncture in Rochester, NY. In 2007, she completed an internship at the Zhejiang University’s Provincial Hospital in Hangzhou, China. In addition to acupuncture, Ms. Murante is a certified strength and conditioning specialist and a raw food nutrition specialist.

Nearpass, Renee K.
Graduate Associate

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone:
E-mail: rnearpass@nycc.edu

- M.S., Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, 2013
- M.Ed., University at Buffalo, SUNY, 1998
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2013
- B.A., State University of New York College at Potsdam, 1996



Papp, Christine M.
Graduate Associate

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone:
E-mail: cpapp@nycc.edu

- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2013
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2013
- B.A., SUNY Stony Brook, 1993
- A.A.S., Onondaga Community College, 1994



Richardson, Abigail L.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Phone:
E-mail: arichardson@nycc.edu

- M.S.A., New York Chiropractic College, 2012
- B.A., New York University, 2002




Basic Sciences

Aberant, David S.
Associate Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3193
E-mail: daberant@nycc.edu

- M.S., C.W. Post Center of Long Island University, 1970
- B.S., Kings College, 1965



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Arar, Ilija
Associate Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3082
E-mail: iarar@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2000
- M.Ed., Syracuse University, 2006
- B.S., McMaster University, 1994


Biosketch:

Dr. Ilija Arar graduated from McMaster University in 1994 with a degree in Honors Biology. He worked as an analytical chemist for Fine Analysis Laboratories in Hamilton, Ontario where he was responsible for monitoring oil and water soluble vitamin concentrations in most commercially available neutraceutical preparations on the market today. Dr. Arar matriculated at New York Chiropractic College in 1997, and was hired by the college immediately following graduation in 2001. In 2006 he received a Master’s of Science in College Education from Syracuse University. He is currently employed full time as an assistant professor instructing classes in human gross anatomy as well as physiopathology for both the D.C. and AOM programs. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he has also conducted research in the area of musculoskeletal physiology, with an emphasis on elucidating models of inflammation as well as physiological effects of manual therapy on skeletal muscle.

Ball, Jennette J.
Director of the Master of Science in Clinical Anatomy Program/Assistant Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3296
E-mail: jball@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1997
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2010
- B.S., Excelsior College, 1997


Biosketch:

Dr. Jean Ball is currently an assistant professor in the department of basic sciences at New York Chiropractic College. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Biology from Regents College and her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College in 1997. After graduation, she opened a chiropractic practice in her hometown of Cazenovia, NY. From 1999 until 2008, she was an instructor of Anatomy, Physiology, Neurology, and Pathology at the Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage in Syracuse, NY. In 2008, she was also an adjunct faculty member in the Biology Department at LeMoyne College in Syracuse, NY. In September 2008, she returned to New York Chiropractic College as a clinical anatomy fellow, and she earned her Master’s of Science in Clinical Anatomy in 2010. During the summer of 2010, she was an adjunct faculty member in the Cell and Developmental Biology Department at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY assisting in the gross anatomy laboratory in the doctorate of physical therapy (DPT) program. In late 2012 to early 2011, Dr. Ball was a visiting faculty member in the Anatomy and Structural Biology Department at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY assisting in the gross anatomy laboratory in the medical doctor (MD) program and the medical scientist training program (MSTP). In May 2011, Dr. Ball became a full time faculty member at New York Chiropractic College. She currently teaches classes in human gross anatomy and neuroanatomy in the Doctor of chiropractic (DC) program and Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) program.

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Balliett, Mary E.
Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3292
E-mail: mballiett@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1988
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2008
- B.S., Cornell University, 1976


Biosketch:

Dr. Mary Balliett is a full-time Professor in the Department of Basic Sciences at NYCC. She is the former Acting Dean of the School of Applied Clinical Nutrition at New York Chiropractic College. Currently, she teaches courses in Biochemistry, Systems Physiology in the D.C. program and Chemistry course in the AOM program. In addition, she is involved with nutritional and other research projects in the Research Department. She has been a practicing chiropractor for 26 years. She is a 1988 magna cum laude graduate from the D.C. program and graduated with honors in 2008 from the MSACN program at New York Chiropractic College. Her B.S. in Biology was granted by Cornell University in 1976 with a concentration in biochemistry.

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Barr, Deborah A.
Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3217
E-mail: dbarr@nycc.edu

- Sc.D., Boston University, 1988
- M.S., Texas A & M University, 1982
- B.S., Colorado State University, 1979


Biosketch:

Dr. Barr is a Professor in the Department of Basic Sciences at New York Chiropractic College, providing instruction to the professional degree programs of New Your Chiropractic College and the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Her doctorate is in Applied Anatomy and Physiology from Boston University, and earned a Master’s of Science degree from Texas A&M University and a Bachelors of Science from Colorado State University. Dr. Barr has been a full time faculty member at NYCC since 1991, was the Departmental Chair for seven years, and has teaching responsibilities in neuroanatomy laboratories, musculoskeletal physiopathology and the physiology course series in the AOM program. Dr. Barr is a member of the American Physiological Society and professionally has been very active in medical education as she is a charter member of the International Association of Medical Science Educators, served two terms as Secretary and as a member of the Board of Directors of IAMSE.

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Cunningham, Christine M.
Associate Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3122
E-mail: ccunning@nycc.edu

- M.S., SUNY Stony Brook, 1988
- B.S., SUNY Stony Brook, 1981
- A.S., SUNY Morrisville, 1979



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Gana, Karen M.
Assistant Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3184
E-mail: kgana@nycc.edu

- Ph.D., University of Louisville, 1981
- B.S., Villanova University, 1977
- A.A.S., MidAmerica College of Funeral Service, 2001



Hartwell, Sandra J.
Assistant Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3169
E-mail: shartwell@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1996
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2013
- B.S., Regents College, 1996
- A.A., Cayuga Community College, 1991


Biosketch:

Dr. Hartwell graduated from New York Chiropractic College, April 1996. She has a strong post graduate education in sports medicine and Active Release Techniques©. She is currently full-time as an assistant instructor in teaching human gross anatomy courses as well as neuroscience anatomy. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Dr. Hartwell also has a private practice.

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Ippolito, Christina C.
Graduate Associate

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone:
E-mail: cippolito@nycc.edu

- M.S.A., New York Chiropractic College, 2014
- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2012
- B.S., Mount Union College at Alliance, 2009



Koo, Kwok Keung (Terry)
Associate Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3158
E-mail: tkoo@nycc.edu

- M.Phil., Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 1995
- Ph.D., Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2002
- B.S., Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 1992



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Mittak, Veronica L.
Assistant Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3120
E-mail: vmittak@nycc.edu

- D.H.Ed., ATSU School of Health Management, 2009
- M.P.H., ATSU School of Health Management, 2006
- M.S., Walden University, 2014
- B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1985



Philomin, Chithambaram S.
Associate Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3173
E-mail: sphilomin@nycc.edu

- M.B.B.S., Stanley Medical College, 1990
- M.Sc., Madras Medical College, 1969
- B.Sc., Queen Mary's College, 1964


Biosketch:

Dr. Philomin's formal education spanned zoology, human anatomy, medicine, and surgery. She holds a M.B.B.S. in medicine and surgery from Madras University, and did her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Stanley Medical Hospital in India. She received her M.S. in anatomy from Madras University and a B.S. from Queen Mary's College in India. With nearly three decades of experience as a faculty member in various medical schools teaching diverse health professional (medical, dental, physiotherapist, nursing) students, Dr. Philomin joined NYCC in 1995 and has been teaching Pathology, Clinical Dermatology and Diabetology in the chiropractic program. She has received regional acknowledgments and awards for her efforts in the teaching profession during her career. She maintained a private practice in her hometown, primarily in obstetrics, gynecology, and family medicine. Her research interests are in the areas of visceral anatomy and immunohistochemistry. Dr. Philomin has taught Pathophysiology and Western clinical medicine courses for the acupuncture and Oriental medicine program.

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Thomadaki, Maria
Associate Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3236
E-mail: mthomadaki@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1994
- B.S., Regents College, 1994


Biosketch:

Dr. Thomadaki earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree at New York Chiropractic College in 1994. She attended graduate courses in Neuroscience at the Health Science Centre at SUNY Syracuse. She then practiced in Greece before coming back to NYCC. Since 1999 she has been the lead of the Neuroscience I and II courses for the Chiropractic program and the Neuroanatomy course for the Acupuncture program. She served as the Dean of Basic Sciences from 2008 to 2011.

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Walker, Robert A.
Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3210
E-mail: rwalker@nycc.edu

- Ph.D., Kent State University, 1989
- M.A., Kent State University, 1982
- B.A., University Of Arkansas, 1980



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Zumpano, Michael P.
Director of the Anatomy Center/Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3196
E-mail: mzumpano@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2006
- Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo, 1997
- M.A., SUNY Buffalo, 1994
- B.A., SUNY Buffalo, 1992



Faculty CV

Coon, Scott D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3205
E-mail: scoon@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1994
- B.A., SUNY Oswego, 1991



Lentini, Michael L.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3239
E-mail: wellnesswest@hotmail.com

- D.C., National College of Chiropractic, 1991
- B.A., Hamilton College, 1985
- B.S., National College of Chiropractic, 1989



Philomin, Raj J.
Adjunct Associate Professor

Department: Basic Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3176
E-mail: rphilomin@nycc.edu

- M.B.B.S., Kilpauk Medical College, 1990
- Ph.D., Madras Medical College, 1986
- M.Sc., Madras Medical College, 1968
- B.S., St. Joseph's College, 1964


Biosketch:

Dr. R. Philomin had a distinct educational credential in the field of health care. He has a bachelor's degree, a master's degree and a medical degree all from the University of Madras, India. In addition, he has a Ph.D. degree in endocrinology. He practiced medicine in his home country, especially in the field of general surgery. He was also a faculty member in several medical schools in India teaching anatomical sciences to medical, dental, and other healthcare professional students over a period of several years. He joined NYCC as a faculty member in 1995. He has taught gross anatomy, histology, pediatrics and other allied subjects to the chiropractic students in this institution. Currently he is the lead instructor for Gross Anatomy III which deals with abdomen and head and neck. Dr. Philomin has several abstracts presentation in the field if infertility. His other research interest includes variations of gross anatomical structures in the human cadavers.

Faculty CV


Career Development

Pittenger, Susan D.
Director of Center of Career Development and Professional Success/Instructor

Department: Career Development

Phone: 315-568-3069
E-mail: spittenger@nycc.edu

- M.S., SUNY Brockport, 1995
- B.S., SUNY Brockport, 1975




Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Arena, Lizabeth R.
Health Center Office Assistant/Instructor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3166
E-mail: larena@nycc.edu

- M.S., Utica College, 2014
- B.S., Bowling Green State University, 2008



Bedle, James C.
Assistant Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3427
E-mail: jbedle@nycc.edu

- MSEdu, Kaplan University, 2012
- D.C., Life Chiropractic College West, 2005
- B.A., University of Delaware, 2001



Faculty CV

Bloom, Lisa K.
Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3180
E-mail: lbloom@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1990
- B.Mus., Ithaca College, 1983


Biosketch:

Dr. Lisa Bloom is a Fellow of the International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology. She is a Ph.D. student in Higher Education and holds a Diplomate and board certification from the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology and a Diplomate in Applied Chiropractic Sciences. Dr. Bloom has been the featured speaker at conferences in 45 states in the U.S., as well as an invited speaker to many international conferences with recent lectures in Germany and England. A multiple winner of the Faculty Excellence Award, Dr. Bloom serves as a board member of the International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology and on the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners test writing committee. Dr. Bloom is the creator of the YouTube NeuroDocUniverse channel which is utilized worldwide and is focused on improving clinical mastery in neurologoical examination and diagnosis. Dr. Bloom is a Professor in the Clinical Sciences Department at New York Chiropractic College.

Faculty CV

Bobak, Karen A
Dean of Chiropractic Education/Associate Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3864
E-mail: kbobak@nycc.edu

- D.C., National College of Chiropractic, 1986
- Ed.D., St. John Fisher College, 2013
- B.S., National College of Chiropractic, 1984
- B.A., Canisius College, 1982



Faculty CV

Borgerding, Christopher T.
Resident

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3313
E-mail: cborgerding@nycc.edu

- D.C., Northwestern Health Sciences University, 2012
- B.S., Northwestern Health Sciences University, 2012



Budgar, Stephen H.
Assistant Director of Admissions for Recruitment/Adjunct Instructor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3045
E-mail: sbudgar@nycc.edu

- M.S., Nazareth College, 2007
- B.S., SUNY Brockport, 2002
- A.A.S., Finger Lakes Community College, 2002



Canfield, Emily K.
Instructor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone:
E-mail: ecanfield@nycc.edu

- D.C., Northwestern Health Sciences University, 2010
- M.S., High Point University, 2006
- B.S., SUNY Cortland, 2003



Carnevale, Brett J.
Fellow

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone:
E-mail: bcarnevale@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2009
- B.S., State University of New York at Oswego, 2005



Cavanaugh, Wesley M.
Resident

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3315
E-mail: wcavanaugh@nycc.edu

- BA, Coe College, 1997
- D.C., University of Western States, 2009
- B.S., California State University, San Bernardino, 1992
- A.A., Chaffey College, 1990



Chaney, Khalid H.
Fellow

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone:
E-mail: kchaney@nycc.edu

- D.C., Life Chiropractic College, 2009
- B.S., California State University East Bay, 2004
- A.A., Laney Community College, 1995



Cote, Robert M.
Resident

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone:
E-mail: rcote@nycc.edu

- MSCN, New York Chiropractic College, 2012
- BPS, New York Chiropractic College, 2012
- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2013



Cunningham, Brian M.
Associate Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3194
E-mail: bcunning@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1986
- M.S., Syracuse University, 2000
- B.A., Hofstra University, 1976
- A.A.S., SUNY Farmingdale, 1974



Finn, Margaret M.
Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3175
E-mail: mfinn@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1992
- M.A., Marlboro College, The Graduate Center, 2001
- B.S., Pace University, 1977
- A.A.S., Rockland Community College, 1974



Herbert, Paul W.
Fellow

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone:
E-mail: pherbert@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2014
- B.S., Texas A & M University, 2010



Homack, Dennis M.
Associate Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3157
E-mail: dhomack@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1997
- M.S., Cornell University, 2005
- B.A., Stockton State College, 1993
- A.S., Ocean County College, 1990



Jarrett-Thelwell, Fiona D.
Associate Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3139
E-mail: fjarrett@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1994
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2012
- B.S., Concordia University, 1990



Lauretti, William J.
Associate Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3181
E-mail: wlauretti@nycc.edu

- D.C., Western States Chiropractic College, 1989
- B.A., SUNY Albany, 1982



Loia, Vincent F.
Associate Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3179
E-mail: vloia@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1981
- B.A., SUNY Buffalo, 1978



Marchese, Christopher A.
Associate Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3281
E-mail: cmarchese@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1993
- B.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1982



Faculty CV

Mestan, Michael A.
Executive Vice President and Provost/Associate Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3226
E-mail: mmestan@nycc.edu

- D.C., National College of Chiropractic, 1994
- Ed.D., University of Rochester, 2013
- M.S., University of Rochester, 2011
- B.S., National College of Chiropractic, 1991


Biosketch:

Michael Mestan has a bachelor's degree in human anatomy and is a Doctor of Chiropractic. He has worked as a chiropractor, served as chief resident during his residency, and maintained a private practice of radiology for 10 years. Mestan served on the executive committee of the American Chiropractic College of Radiology for six years and has had faculty appointments at several chiropractic colleges. He is currently the Executive Vice President and Provost at the New York Chiropractic College, and studied higher education leadership at the University of Rochester - Warner Graduate School of Education where he earned a master's degree and doctorate in education. His research interests include academic capitalism and governance associated with leadership teams.

Faculty CV

Mollin, Hunter A.
ConnectTX Liaison/Associate Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3215
E-mail: hmollin@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1980
- B.S., SUNY Stony Brook, 1977



Faculty CV

Nicchi, Frank J.
President/Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3100
E-mail: fnicchi@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1978
- M.S., Roberts Wesleyan College, 2003
- B.A., St. John's University, 1973


Biosketch:

Dr. Frank J. Nicchi currently serves as president of the New York Chiropractic College a position he has held since September 2000. Dr. Nicchi earned his Baccalaureate degree from St. John's University (NY) in 1973, his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College in 1978 and a Master of Science degree in Management (with Honors) at Roberts Wesleyan College in 2005. He has been a member of the faculty of New York Chiropractic College since 1980 instructing clinical diagnosis and chiropractic technique and serving as a clinician at the College's outpatient health center in Levittown. He maintains the faculty rank of Professor in the department of Diagnosis and Clinical Practice.Prior to his appointment as NYCC president, Dr. Nicchi was Dean of Continuing Education and a prominent postgraduate seminar and conference lecturer having presented papers at the American Back Society, the Hospital for Joint Diseases Spine Center in New York City as well as conducting two seminars in collaboration with the late Dr. Janet Travell. Additionally, Dr. Nicchi maintained a successful chiropractic practice in New York State for some 22 years.Dr. Nicchi has served as President of the Association of Chiropractic Colleges, a consortium of all accredited chiropractic educational programs in North America and currently is a member of that organization's Executive Committee in addition to chairing the Documentation Committee for the Chiropractic Summit.

Petters, David F
Assistant Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3205
E-mail: dpetters@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1986
- B.S., SUNY Stony Brook, 1978



Plezbert, Julie A.
Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3195
E-mail: jplezbert@nycc.edu

- D.C., National College of Chiropractic, 1986
- B.S., George Williams College, 1980
- B.S., National College of Chiropractic, 1984
- A.S., College Of Dupage, 1977



Poirier, Jean-Nicolas
Dean of Academic Programs and Services/Associate Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3197
E-mail: npoirier@nycc.edu

- D.C., Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres, 2001
- Ed.D., St. John Fisher College, 2014


Biosketch:

Nic Poirier, DC, received his chiropractic degree from UQTR, Canada. He later specialized in chiropractic radiology, earning his board certification in 2004. His interests in academic and clinical radiology led him to the position of faculty and residency director at two different institutions, between 2005-2011. He now serves an administrative role at NYCC as Dean of Academic Programs and Services. Dr. Poirier is currently pursuing an Ed.D in executive leadership at St. John Fisher College. He lives in Pittsford, NY with his wife and two children.

Faculty CV

Santipadri, Eileen C.
Assistant Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3218
E-mail: esantipa@nycc.edu

- D.C., Palmer College of Chiropractic, 1981
- A.S., Palmer Junior College, 1978



Sherwood, William H.
Associate Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3866
E-mail: wsherwood@nycc.edu

- D.C., National College of Chiropractic, 1990
- B.S., National College of Chiropractic, 1989
- B.S., University of Northern Colorado, 1978



Warshel, Chad D.
Director of the Master of Science in Diagnostic Imaging Program/Associate Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3297
E-mail: cwarshel@nycc.edu

- D.C., Western States Chiropractic College, 1997
- B.A., California State University, 1994



Faculty CV

Wells, Keith A.
Associate Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3131
E-mail: kwells@nycc.edu

- D.C., Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1983
- M.A., Biola University, 2002
- M.A., Biola University, 2009
- B.S., SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1977



Albro, Jeb R.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone:
E-mail: jalbro@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2003
- M.S., SUNY Oswego, 1998
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2011
- B.S., SUNY Oswego, 1995



Faculty CV

Anderson, Jared J.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone:
E-mail: janderson@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2012
- B.S., Canisius College, 2009



Bailey, Daniel T.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3205
E-mail: drdbail20@gmail.com

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2008
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2008
- B.S., St. Lawrence University, 2001



Carlino, Antonio
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone:
E-mail: acarlino@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2003
- B.A., State University College at Buffalo, 1999



Cohen, Jeffrey H.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3205
E-mail: jcohen@nycc.edu

- D.C., Palmer College of Chiropractic, 1975
- B.A., University of Pittsburgh, 1967



Cohen, Joshua A.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3205
E-mail: jcohen@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2000
- M.S., University of Bridgeport, 2003
- B.A., University of Pittsburgh, 1995



Daly, Timothy J.
Graduate Associate

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone:
E-mail: tdaly@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2012
- B.S., State University of New York at Oswego, 2008



DePoint, Megan A.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone:
E-mail: mdepoint@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2009
- B.S., State University of New York at Cortland, 2005



DiMond, Mathew E.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3205
E-mail: mdimond@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2010
- B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2006
- B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2005



Graves, Meghan B.
Graduate Associate

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3205
E-mail: mgraves@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2013
- B.S., St. John Fisher College, 2010



Gullo-Buzzetti, Crystal M.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3205
E-mail: cgullo@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2009
- B.S., Binghamton University, 2006
- A.S., Corning Community College, 2001



Kinsinger, F. Stuart
Instructor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone:
E-mail: skinsinger@nycc.edu

- D.C., Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, 1978
- M.A., Loyola University, 2011
- B.Sc., University of Toronto, 1973



Larsen, Kurt A.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3205
E-mail: klarsen@nycc.edu

- D.C., Northwestern College of Chiropractic, 1983



Majoris, Nathaniel
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3219
E-mail: nmajoris@nycc.edu

- D.C., Palmer College of Chiropractic, 2002
- B.S., Mercyhurst College, 1999



Motley, Jamie P.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3313
E-mail: jmotley@nycc.edu

- D.C., Life Chiropractic College West, 2009
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2012
- B.S., Temple University, 2005



Napuli, Jason G.
Adjunct Associate Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3093
E-mail: jnapuli@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2003
- M.B.A., University of Binghamton, 2006
- B.A., Brooklyn College, 1999



Papenbrock, Lisa
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3205
E-mail: lpapenbrock@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2007
- B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 2004



Rae, Lindsay R.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone:
E-mail: lrae@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2008
- B.A., State University of New York at Geneseo, 2000



SanFilipo, Michael L.
Graduate Associate

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3205
E-mail: msanfilipo@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2013
- B.S., Penn State University, 2009



Sullivan, Edward J.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3201
E-mail: esullivan@nycc.edu

- D.C., Northwestern College of Chiropractic, 1991
- B.A., Hartwick College, 1987



VanLoon, Meghan B.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Chiropractic Clinical Sciences

Phone: 315-568-3205
E-mail: mvanloon@nycc.edu

- D.C., Northwestern College of Chiropractic, 1991
- B.S., Ithaca College, 1985




Clinical Nutrition

Nickless, Peter G.
Director of the School of Applied Clinical Nutrition/Assistant Professor

Department: Clinical Nutrition

Phone: 315-568-3310
E-mail: pnickless@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2000
- M.B.A., University of Southern New Hampshire, 2012
- M.S., University of Bridgeport, 2009


Biosketch:

Dr. Peter Nickless graduated from New York Chiropractic College in 2000 with his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Dr. Nickless also holds a Master’s degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport (2009) and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Southern New Hampshire (2012). Dr. Nickless practiced from 2000-2009 in the New York metropolitan area, during which time he specialized in sports performance and general wellness. Dr. Nickless practiced in an integrative health care clinic between 2005-2009 that had a strong core belief in the use of chiropractic and nutrition as complimentary modalities essential for optimal performance. In 2009, Dr. Nickless moved to Maine to pursue a teaching career as well as establish a part-time solo practice in nutrition and chiropractic. Dr. Nickless came to New York Chiropractic College from Kaplan University where he was the Chair of the Health Sciences Department for the Maine campuses. Dr. Nickless has experience in teaching and administrating in both the online and traditional course delivery formats.

Anthony, Dorothy J.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Clinical Nutrition

Phone: 315-568-3312
E-mail: danthony@nycc.edu

- D.C., Cleveland Chiropractic College, 1979
- A.A., Maple Woods Community College, 1975



Faculty CV

Barts, Sarah J.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Clinical Nutrition

Phone: 315-568-3312
E-mail: sbarts24@gmail.com

- M.A., Immaculata University, 2011
- B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stout, 2000



Bidwell, Amy J.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Clinical Nutrition

Phone: 315-568-3312
E-mail: abidwell@nycc.edu

- Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2012
- M.S., Syracuse University, 2007
- B.S., SUNY Brockport, 1999



Faculty CV

Bone, Kerry M.
Adjunct Professor

Department: Clinical Nutrition

Phone:
E-mail: kbone@nycc.edu

- B.Sc., Melbourne University, 1976



Clare, Bevin A.
Adjunct Associate Professor

Department: Clinical Nutrition

Phone:
E-mail: bevinclare@gmail.com

- M.Sc., University of London, 2007
- B.S., Harvard and Lesley Universities, 2005



Freeman, Katherine C.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Clinical Nutrition

Phone:
E-mail: info@camillefreeman.com

- M.S., Georgetown University, 2007
- M.S., Tai Sophia Institute, 2004
- B.A., Rice University, 2000



Heck, Heather A.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Clinical Nutrition

Phone: 315-568-3312
E-mail: hheck@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2008
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2008
- M.P.H., A.T. Still University, 2006
- B.S., Youngstown State University, 2003



Faculty CV

Mull, Lorraine N.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Clinical Nutrition

Phone: 315-568-3312
E-mail: lmull@nycc.edu

- Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University In The City of New York 10027, 2013
- M.S., Columbia University, 2008
- M.Ed., Teachers College, Columbia University In The City of New York 10027, 2013
- M.S., Teachers College, Columbia University In The City of New York 10027, 2013
- B.A., New York University, 2007



Regalla, Sylvia H.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Clinical Nutrition

Phone: 315-568-3285
E-mail: sregalla@nycc.edu

- M.D., SUNY Buffalo, 1975
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2008
- B.A., University of Buffalo, 1970



Schuler, Corey B.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Clinical Nutrition

Phone: 315-568-3312
E-mail: cschuler@nycc.edu

- D.C., Northwestern Health Sciences University, 2007
- M.S., University of Bridgeport, 2011
- B.S., Valparaiso University, 2002


Biosketch:

Dr. Corey Schuler is in private practice in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. He is a licensed nutritionist, board-certified nutrition specialist, chiropractic physician and a fellow of the American Association of Integrative Medicine. Additionally, he serves on advisory boards and committees for Integrative Therapeutics, Emerson Ecologics, National Association of Nutrition Professionals, Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists, and Natural Health International and founded a medical communications firm. He is an active member of the American College of Nutrition, National Association of Nutrition Professionals, Institute for Functional Medicine, American Nutrition Association, First Chiropractic Physicians Association, and the American Academy of Pain Management. He earned an undergraduate degree from Valparaiso University, an MS in human nutrition from University of Bridgeport and a DC from Northwestern Health Sciences University.

Wang, Long
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Clinical Nutrition

Phone: 315-568-3312
E-mail: lwang@nycc.edu

- B.M., Hebei Medical University, 1997
- M.M., Hebei Medical University, 2000
- Ph.D., Purdue University, 2007



Faculty CV

Zdilla, Matthew J.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Clinical Nutrition

Phone: 315-568-3312
E-mail: mzdilla@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2006
- B.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2003




Exec. VP/Provost

Stokes, Allison G.
Interfaith Chaplain/Adjunct Instructor

Department: Exec. VP/Provost

Phone:
E-mail: astokes@nycc.edu

- Th.M., Harvard Divinity School, 1997
- M.Div., Yale University Divinity School, 1981
- M.Phil, Yate University Graduate School, 1981
- Ph.D., Yate University Graduate School, 1981




Health Centers

Barwinczak, Lisa M.
Assistant Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 315-568-3164
E-mail: lbarwinczak@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2002
- A.A.S., Cayuga Community College, 1998



Callahan, Erica
Assistant Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 315-568-3293
E-mail: ecallahan@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2007
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2010
- B.S., Roberts Wesleyan College, 2004



Faculty CV

Cote, Matthew C.
Senior Clinician/Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: (716) 685-9631
E-mail: mcote@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1980
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2008



Faculty CV

Demetros, John T
Director of Bachelors of Professional Studies Program/Instructor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 315-568-3213
E-mail: jdemetros@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2009
- B.A., Messiah College, 2006



Egan, Jonathon T.
Chief of Staff of the Campus Health Center/Associate Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 315-568-3311
E-mail: jegan@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2006
- M.P.H., ATSU School of Health Management, 2006
- B.S., Brigham Young University, 1998



Faculty CV

Feldman, Steven
Assistant Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 315-568-3168
E-mail: sfeldman@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1981
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2008
- B.S., Hunter College of the City University of New York, 1976
- A.S., Bronx Community College, 1974



Faculty CV

Hemsey, Charles A.
Senior Clinician/Assistant Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: (516) 796-4800
E-mail: chemsey@nycc.edu

- D.C., Life Chiropractic College, 1981



Joseph, Janelle G
Assistant Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 716-685-9631
E-mail: jjoseph@nycc.edu

- BPS, New York Chiropractic College, 2004
- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2006



LaFalce, John D.
Instructor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 516-796-4800
E-mail: jlafalce@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2006
- M.Ed., Springfield College, 2000
- B.S., Springfield College, 1996



Maneri, Wendy L.
Chief of Staff of Rochester & SF Health Center & Dean of Chiro Clin Ed/Associate Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 315-568-3262
E-mail: wmaneri@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1999
- M.S., Roberts Wesleyan College, 2006
- B.S., Empire State College, 1998


Biosketch:

Dr. Maneri is a 1999 New York Chiropractic College alumnus. She received her Master’s Degree in Science and Management from Roberts Wesleyan College in 2006 where she received the Distinguished Leadership Award. She currently serves at the Dean of the Health Centers and Chief of Staff of the Seneca Falls and Rochester Health Centers. She received her certification from Professional Sports Care in 2009 to work with the PGA Tour and teaches an elective course, Treating the Golfing Patient Population. She was a National Baldrige Quality Award Examiner in 2009 and serves on the ACA Clinical Documentation committee, the committee responsible for publishing the ACA Clinical Documentation Manual.

Faculty CV

Miller, Joseph A.
Associate Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 315-568-3164
E-mail: jmiller@nycc.edu

- D.C., National College of Chiropractic, 1991
- M.A., University of Maryland, 1985
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2012
- B.S., SUNY Cortland, 1979
- B.S., National College of Chiropractic, 1989
- A.A., SUNY College of Technology at Alfred, 1977



Faculty CV

Nadeau, Ryan T.
Instructor

Department: Health Centers

Phone:
E-mail: rnadeau@nycc.edu

- B.S. Bio, Bates College, 2004
- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2008



O'Meara, Carolyn S.
Chiropractic Resident in Clinical Research/Resident

Department: Health Centers

Phone:
E-mail: comeara@nycc.edu

- D.C., Palmer College of Chiropractic - West, 2013
- B.A., University of Iowa, 2007



Ruddy, Robert M.
Senior Clinician/Assistant Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 315-568-3170
E-mail: bruddy@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1996
- B.A., New England College, 1980



Faculty CV

Stevens, Gerald L.
Associate Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: (716) 685-9631
E-mail: gstevens@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2001
- M.P.H., SUNY Buffalo, 2007
- M.S., Louisiana State University Medical Center, 1995
- B.S., University of California Riverside, 1991



Faculty CV

Wicks, Veronica A.
Associate Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: (516) 796-4800
E-mail: vwicks@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1988
- B.S., C.W. Post Center of Long Island University, 1983



D'Amico, John
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 315-568-3166
E-mail: John.D'Amico@va.gov

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1992



Danner, Jonathan J.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Health Centers

Phone:
E-mail: jdanner@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2009
- B.S., SUNY Buffalo, 2002



Dougherty, Paul E.
Adjunct Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 315-568-3166
E-mail: pdougherty@nycc.edu

- D.C., Logan College of Chiropractic, 1990
- B.A., Northwestern College, 1987



Faculty CV

Dunn, Andrew S.
Adjunct Associate Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone:
E-mail: adunn@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1999
- M.Ed., Springfield College, 1996
- M.S., D'Youville College, 2005
- B.S., Springfield College, 1994



Farrell, Christopher J.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone:
E-mail: cfarrell@nycc.edu

- MSCN, New York Chiropractic College, 2009
- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2008
- B.S., St. Lawrence University, 2000



Formolo, Lance R.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Health Centers

Phone:
E-mail: lformolo@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2007
- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2008
- B.S., Wayne State University, 2004



Hopkins, Bradley J.
Instructor

Department: Health Centers

Phone:
E-mail: bhopkins@nycc.edu

- MSCN, New York Chiropractic College, 2010
- BPS, New York Chiropractic College, 2007
- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2009



Kearney, Terence K.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 315-568-3166
E-mail: tkearney@nycc.edu

- D.C., Palmer College of Chiropractic - West, 1989
- B.A., San Jose State University, 1985



Kupferman, Lloyd H.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: (516) 796-4800
E-mail: lkupferman@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1981
- B.A., C.W. Post Center of Long Island University, 1978



Mangels, Ralph
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 315-568-3166
E-mail: rmangels@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1990
- B.S., SUNY Albany, 1990



Mayer, John
Adjunct Associate Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 315-568-3166
E-mail:

- D.C., National College of Chiropractic, 1991
- Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2000
- M.S., Syracuse University, 1998
- B.S., SUNY Brockport, 1987
- B.S., National College of Chiropractic, 1989



Montanaro, Christopher
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Health Centers

Phone:
E-mail: montanarochiropractic@yahoo.com

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2004
- B.S., Catawba College, 2001



Morgan, William E.
Adjunct Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 315-568-3166
E-mail: wmorgan@nycc.edu

- D.C., Palmer College of Chiropractic - West, 1985
- B.S., Regents College, 1996



Myers, Keith P.
Adjunct Associate Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone:
E-mail:

- D.C., Cleveland College of Chiropractic, 1991
- M.D., Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, 2002
- B.S., New Mexico State University, 1987
- B.A., New Mexico State University, 1987



Nerli, Serge
Adjunct Associate Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone:
E-mail: snerli@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1983
- M.S., University of Bridgeport, 1999


Biosketch:

Serge Nerli DC, MS, CCSP, DACBSP, CNS is a Faculty Clinician at the Levittown Health Center. A graduate of New York Chiropractic College, Dr. Nerli has 30 years of experience in private and clinical practice. He has worked for NYCC as a clinician from 1986 – 1990. He held a position on the New York Chiropractic Board of Trustees from 2000 until 2012. He currently serves as the President of the American College of Chiropractors. He rejoined our team at the NYCC in 2012 as a clinical nutritionist when he decided to move his nutrition practice to the Levittown Health Center in order to be able to help more people. Dr. Nerli brings extensive knowledge in the field of Sports Injuries and Chiropractic, having been Certified as a Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP) and obtaining a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians. In addition to this, he has obtained his Masters of Science in Human Nutrition (MS) and has been Certified by the Certification Board for Nutritional Specialists (CNS). This combination of post graduate studies makes him skilled in the field of “performance nutrition.” Dr. Nerli has received several awards and recognitions and was named NYCC Alumni of the Year and received a Fellow from the American College of Chiropractors and the International College of Chiropractors. Dr. Nerli has excellent communication skills and manages his patients with empathy and compassion. His approach provides the patient with a sense of comfort, as well as confidence and understanding in a variety of healthy lifestyle concepts which he promotes. Dr. Nerli has treated patients of all shapes and sizes, over a wide range of age groups, and has helped them to overcome their aches, pains and discomforts. His “one-on-one coaching style” approach to his consultations helps his patients take it a step further by helping them achieve a more ideal body weight and develop a healthy lifestyle, all based on their individual needs. Dr. Nerli looks forward to working with you at the NYCC Levittown Health Center.

SanFilipo, Fred L.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 315-568-3205
E-mail: fsanfilipo@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1981
- B.S., St. Bonaventure University, 1978



Faculty CV

Sokolowski, Mark D.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: (716) 685-9631
E-mail: msokolowski@nycc.edu

- D.C., Palmer College of Chiropractic, 1985



Surasky, Scott N.
Associate Professor

Department: Health Centers

Phone:
E-mail:

- B.F.A., New York Institute of Technology, 1974
- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1981



Vasakiris, Christos
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Health Centers

Phone: 315-568-3166
E-mail:

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1989
- B.S., State University of New York, 1984




Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

Crocker, Robert A
Founding Dean & Director, Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction/Assistant Professor

Department: Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

Phone: 516-513-5797
E-mail: rcrocker@nycc.edu

- D.C., National College of Chiropractic, 1976
- B.S., National College of Chiropractic, 1975
- B.A., Boston College, 1973


Biosketch:

Dr. Robert Crocker graduated from the National College of Chiropractic in 1973, and practiced chiropractic on Long Island, NY for twenty-one years before beginning a second career as an Anatomy & Physiology educator. He has taught A&P in several colleges, experiencing the diverse academic environments of for-profit schools, two year community colleges, four year private liberal arts colleges, and four year public liberal arts colleges. He is a member of the full time biology faculty of Farmingdale State College, a campus of the SUNY system, where he is the course coordinator for all A&P courses. He has developed and introduced hybrid A&P courses into the Farmingdale curriculum. Dr. Crocker served on the New York Chiropractic College Board of Trustees from 2000-2009, ending his term as Chair. After leaving the board, he developed the MSHAPI curriculum in collaboration with Dr. Kristina Petrocco-Napuli. He is currently the director of the program, and teaches HAP 5110 -Introduction to A&P; Chemistry; Cells; Histology, and ITP 5140-Employment in the College/University Setting.

Simolo, Amy M.
Director of Academy for Teaching Excellence/Adjunct Instructor

Department: Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

Phone: 315-568-3129
E-mail: asimolo@nycc.edu

- M.S., University At Albany, 2010
- B.S., Cazenovia College, 2001
- A.A.S., Cazenovia College, 1999


Biosketch:

Amy Simolo, M.S. graduated from SUNY Albany in 2010 with a Master of Science degree in Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology. In 2011, she began work as the Instructional Technologist at NYCC, where she supported faculty in their use of technology in online and face-to-face environments. Currently, Ms. Simolo serves as the Director of the Academy for Teaching Excellence, which supports NYCC faculty through Professional Development opportunities. Also through NYCC, Ms. Simolo is a part of the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center Grant, where she supports and advises an online Chiropractic Geriatrics course offering. Ms. Simolo developed the curriculum for, and teaches, ITP5322 - Instructional Technologies on the Web: Web2.0 for Education. She is currently pursuing an Ed.D. in Teaching and Curriculum at the University of Rochester's Warner School of Education, which she anticipates completing in the Spring of 2016.

Bell, Frank B.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

Phone:
E-mail: fbell@nycc.edu

- D.C., Cleveland Chiropractic College, 1988


Biosketch:

Dr. Bell graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic College in 1988, and practiced in upstate New York for 25 years. In 1989, Dr. Bell began teaching Human Anatomy and Physiology at Hudson Valley Community College. Shortly thereafter, he also began teaching Medical Terminology and introductory human biology and chemistry courses at Schenectady County Community College. In 1995, he temporarily left teaching to spend more time with his young children. In 2006, Dr. Bell returned to teaching Human Anatomy and Physiology at Schenectady County Community College and this experience initiated his transition from practicing full-time to teaching full-time. Currently, Dr. Bell is an Associate Professor at SUNY Adirondack teaching Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Medical Terminology. Also, he has instructed over 100 online undergraduate and graduate courses in biological and health sciences for multiple colleges/universities, such as Human Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, Trends and Issues in Health Care, Medical Ethics, Bachelor's Capstone in Health Science, and Health Behavior. Dr. Bell was the first to join Dr. Crocker in forming the MSHAPI faculty. He currently teaches HAP 5120-Integumentary, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems, HAP 5150-Lymphatic/Immune, Respiratory, Digestive Systems, Metabolism, ITP 5130-Designing and Developing for Lab and Online Learning Environments, and ITP 5140-Emplyment in the College/University Setting.

Bull, Karen Z.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

Phone:
E-mail: kbull@nycc.edu

- M.Ed., University of Maine, 2005
- B.S., Allegheny College, 2003


Biosketch:

In 2003, Prof. Bull graduated from Allegheny College with a degree in Computer Science. In 2005 she graduated with a Master of Education in Instructional Technology from the University of Maine at Orono. Currently she is pursuing a doctorate from Syracuse University in Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation. Her current work focuses on what community college faculty perceive as external barriers to teaching in the online environment. As the Assistant Director of Distance Learning at Onondaga Community College she works with faculty to transition from teaching in a face-to-face classroom to the online environment by teaching them the pedagogies to be successful. Prof. Bull teaches ITP 5110 - Foundations of the Classroom and ITP 5120 - Elements of Course Development.

Germano, William J.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

Phone:
E-mail: wgermano@nycc.edu

- MS HAP, New York Chiropractic College, 2012
- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1991
- B.A., Stony Brook University, 1988



Hollar, Jeffrey A.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

Phone:
E-mail: jhollar@nycc.edu

- M.S., New York Chiropractic College, 2012
- M.S., James Madison University, 1990
- B.S., James Madison University, 1987


Biosketch:

Professor Jeff Hollar graduated from James Madison University in 1987 and 1990 with degrees in Biology. His work focused on molecular genetics and physiology. Before that, however, he served four years in the US Navy as a hospital corpsman. During this time his varied medical assignments exposed him to a wide range of medical experiences and instilled in him a lifelong desire to learn and teach. In 2012, he graduated with another degree: Master of Science in Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction (MSHAPI). He is the first graduate of this program. After graduation from James Madison University in 1990, he decided to go to Japan. He taught English/science in public schools for the Japanese government from all levels, elementary through high school. He ultimately stayed in Japan for 14 years and also taught at Nantong University in China for a year before returning to the US in 2005. He began teaching human A&P at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown, VA in January 2006 where he is currently associate professor and A&P Coordinator for the college. Professor Hollar teaches HAP 5160-Urinary System, Acid/Base Balance, Reproductive System, and Development/Inheritance.

Lancraft, Thomas M.
Adjunct Associate Professor

Department: Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

Phone:
E-mail: tlancraft@nycc.edu

- M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1982
- B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1977


Biosketch:

Professor Tom Lancraft graduated from the University of Santa Barbara, California (UCSB), in 1982 with a degree in Aquatic Biology. He began his studies of deep sea organisms as a Biological Oceanographer at UCSB in 1976 and continued his studies at the University of South Florida until 1990. During that time he published nearly 20 articles on deep sea ecology and physiology, made six research expeditions to Antartica, experienced three deep sea submersible dives and over 40 research cruises. During the late 80's he also taught part time at St. Petersburg College. In 1990, he began to wok full time teaching at St. Petersburg College specializing in Human Anatomy and Physiology. During the end of that decade he began to create online courses and is credited with creating the first online biology lab in Florida. Over the first decade of this century, he designed over a dozen online courses in anatomy and physiology. He also was the general editor for Interactions - a comprehensive media product covering all concepts usually covered in A&P courses - and an author of PowerPhys-laboratory simulation software allowing students to scientifically explore laboratory topics in A&P. He has taught Anatomy and Physiology for over 25 years and is presently teaching HAP 5140-Endocrine and Cardiovascular Systems and ITP 5140-Employment in the College/University Setting.

Martin, Carla A.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

Phone:
E-mail: cmartin@nycc.edu

- Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1985
- M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1982
- B.S., New York State College of Arts and Sciences at Geneseo, 1976


Biosketch:

Dr. Martin graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1985, with a doctorate in Microbiology and Immunology. Following a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, she has done research in the field of Innate Immunity in laboratories at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, NY Winthrop University Hospital, the Northport VA and Farmingdale State College. At each institution she instructed a wide range of students in laboratory sciences, ranging from high school and undergraduate to hospital fellows. She began her classroom teaching experience in the Farmingdale Bioscience program in 2006, concentrating on laboratory based courses in Cell Biology, Medical Microbiology and Basic Laboratory techniques. Dr. Martin joined the MSHAPI faculty in 2012 and teaches HAP 5180- Essentials of Microbiology for A&P Instructors.

Patton, Kevin T.
Adjunct Professor

Department: Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

Phone:
E-mail: kpatton@nycc.edu

- Ph.D., Union Institute and University, 1987
- M.S., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 1984
- B.A., Saint Louis University, 1980


Biosketch:

Kevin Patton, Ph.D. has worked as an anatomy & physiology professor for several decades, having taught at high school, community college, and university levels. He is a founding faculty member of St. Charles Community College, where he established an undergraduate A&P program in 1987. He has won several teaching awards, including the Missouri Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Kevin is the author of several popular A&P textbooks and manuals, published by Mosby (Elsevier) and McGraw-Hill Higher Education. He is a President Emeritus of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) and was the founder of HAPS Insitute, a continuing education program for A&P professors. Patton publishes several blogs and websites related to teaching and learning. Dr. Patton teaches HAP 5130 - Nervous System and ITP 5140-Employment in the College/University Setting.

Petrocco-Napuli, Kristina L.
Adjunct Associate Professor

Department: Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

Phone: 315-568-3886
E-mail: kpetrocco@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2003
- M.S., Syracuse University, 2006
- B.S., University of Arizona, 1998


Biosketch:

Dr. Petrocco-Napuli graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor of science degree in Physiological Sciences. After completing her BS she served as a preceptor for the Teaching Teams program at the University of Arizona in a Biology lecture and lab to assist in implementing active learning. This sparked Kris's desire for teaching and learning in higher education. Following her childhood dream of becoming a chiropractor, she graduated from NYCC in 2003. With a continued passion for education Kris returned to Syracuse University for her Master's degree in Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation. Currently, Dr. Petrocco-Napuli maintains faculty rank of an adjunct Associate Professor. Developing the MSHAPI curriculum in collaboration with Dr. Bob Crocker was one of her favorite projects since her background is based in Physiology and she has a strong passion for education. She has presented at numerous conferences such as The Teaching Professor, Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Professional and Organizational Development, The Lilly Conference on Higher Education and ACC/RAC. She currently teaches ITP 5120 - Elements of Course Development and ITP 5130 - Designing and Developing for Lab and Online Learning Environments.


Library

Boni, Bethyn A.
Director of Library/Associate Librarian

Department: Library

Phone: 315-568-3252
E-mail: bboni@nycc.edu

- M.L.S., SUNY Buffalo, 1996
- B.A., SUNY Potsdam, 1977



Faculty CV

Christopoulos-Nutting, Suellen V.
Media and Digital Resources Librarian/Senior Assistant Librarian

Department: Library

Phone: 315-568-3246
E-mail: snutting@nycc.edu

- M.L.S., Catholic University of America, 2003
- B.A., St. John Fisher College, 2000



Sheldon, John C.
Reference/ Systems Librarian/Associate Librarian

Department: Library

Phone: 315-568-3249
E-mail: csheldon@nycc.edu

- M.L.S., Syracuse University, 1990
- B.S., Westbrook College, 1983
- A.A., Westbrook College, 1980




Research

Burke, Jeanmarie R.
Dean of Research/Associate Professor

Department: Research

Phone: 315-568-3869
E-mail: jburke@nycc.edu

- Ph.D., Indiana University, 1991
- M.S., Indiana University, 1987
- B.S., Iona College, 1983



Faculty CV

Papuga, Mark O.
Assistant Professor

Department: Research

Phone: 315-568-3858
E-mail: opapuga@nycc.edu

- Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2011
- M.S., Case Western Reserve University, 2004
- B.S., Syracuse University, 2000



Faculty CV

Barnes, Alicia L.
Adjunct Instructor

Department: Research

Phone:
E-mail: abarnes@nycc.edu

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2008
- B.S., Bridgewater College, 2005



Dishman, J. Donald
Adjunct Professor

Department: Research

Phone: 315-568-3868
E-mail: ddishman@nycc.edu

- D.C., Life Chiropractic College, 1986
- M.S., Syracuse University, 2000
- B.S., Regents College, 1992



Karuza, Jurgis
Adjunct Associate Professor

Department: Research

Phone: 315-568-3868
E-mail:

- Ph.D., Wayne State University, 1979
- M.A., Wayne State University, 1977



Katz, Paul
Adjunct Associate Professor

Department: Research

Phone: 315-568-3868
E-mail:

- M.D., University of Michigan, 1977



Murphy, Donald R.
Adjunct Associate Professor

Department: Research

Phone: 315-568-3868
E-mail:

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 1988
- B.S., Excelsior College, 1990
- A.A., Nassau Community College, 1983



Faculty CV

Passmore, Steven R.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Research

Phone: (716) 685-9631
E-mail: spassmore@nycc.edu

- B.KIN, McMaster University, 2001
- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2006
- Ph.D., McMaster University, 2013
- M.S., University of Nevada Las Vegas, 2003



Proulx, Chrisopher M.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department: Research

Phone:
E-mail:

- D.C., New York Chiropractic College, 2001
- M.S., Appalachian State University, 2000
- B.S., Keene State College, 1994


 

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