School of Health Sciences

Undergraduate Programs




* Pre-professional majors and pathways require a licensure to practice in the professional field that is not acquired during or at the end of a BW education. Often students in these programs must continue with post-graduate or apprenticeship work to qualify for the professional licensure.


Michael Smith
Founding Dean, College of Education and Health Sciences
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
(440) 826-3137,

Swagata Banik
Chair, Public Health and Prevention Science Department
Ph.D., Shivaji University, India
(440) 826-2442,

Betty NapoleonPh.D., RN, CCM
Chair, Department of Nursing
(440) 826-8083,

Christie A. Needham
Chair, Communication Sciences and Disorders Department
M.A., The University of Akron
(440) 826-2070,

Jared Pennington, Ph.D., PA-C
Chair, Physician Assistant Program
Ph.D., Kent State University
(440) 826-6947,

Joseph Yavornitzky
Program Director, Primary Healthcare Advancement Program
D.D.S., Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine
(440) 826-3539,