Our Leadership Team

Meet Our President

Renee Coffman, BS Pharm, PharmD
President and Co-Founder

Dr. Renee Coffman is president and co-founder of the Nevada College of Pharmacy, now 四色AV University of 四色AV Sciences. She previously served as the University鈥檚 Executive Vice President for Quality Assurance and Intercampus Consistency and the Dean of its College of Pharmacy. Prior to establishing 四色AV University, Dr. Coffman became a founding member of the faculty at Western University of 四色AV Sciences, where she also held the position of Facilitative Officer for Student Services. While at Western, Dr. Coffman and four colleagues received Honorable Mention for the AACP Innovations in Teaching Awards.

Dr. Coffman is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, American Pharmaceutical Association, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, The American Society of 四色AV System Pharmacists and the International Federation of Pharmacy, as well as Phi Kappa Phi and Rho Chi Honor Societies and the Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society.

Dr. Coffman has worked to support pharmacy, education and improved healthcare through her work with the Southern Nevada Medical Industry Coalition, iDO (Improving Diabetes and Obesity in Southern Nevada), the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy Medication Error Discussion Group and the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy Committee on Standards for Approval of Pharmacy Technician Training Programs. Additionally, Dr. Coffman was instrumental in successful legislative efforts permitting pharmacists to perform finger-stick blood glucose testing.

In recognition of her community service in Southern Nevada, in 2008 she received the 鈥淲ho鈥檚 Who in 四色AVcare鈥 Award and the 鈥淲omen of Distinction鈥 Award, both sponsored by Greenspun Media Group. In 2012, she was named a 鈥淒istinguished Alumnus鈥 by Ohio Northern University and in 2016 she was named one Nevada Business Magazine鈥檚 鈥淲omen to Watch.鈥 She was named one of 鈥淪outhern Nevada鈥檚 Women to Watch鈥 by Greenspun Media Group in 2017.

Dr. Coffman has served on the Board of Directors for the Henderson Chamber of Commerce and Las Vegas HEALS, a nonprofit, membership-based association whose mission is to foster strategic alliances in the healthcare community, collaborating on workforce issues, and being a proactive force for legislative initiatives to improve access and the delivery of quality healthcare.

Dr. Coffman earned a Pharmacy degree from Ohio Northern University in 1987 and following graduation worked as a pharmacist in her hometown of Bucyrus, Ohio and in Piqua, Ohio. In 1995, Dr. Coffman earned a doctoral degree in Industrial and Physical Pharmacy from Purdue University, where she received the Kienle Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Jenkins-Knevel Award for Outstanding Graduate Research and was awarded an AAPE-AFPE Association Fellowship in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

 

 

University and Academic Leadership

Hugh Anderson
Managing Director
Hightower Las Vegas

Michele Belsey, R. PH.
VP, Campus Recruitment
Revature

Suzanne Cram
四色AVcare Consultant

David J. Dunn, CIMA, CPWA
President, Kingsbridge Wealth Management, Inc.

Jason Glick, Pharm.D.
Director of Pharmacy, St. Rose Dominican Hospital

Mark J. Howard
CEO Emeritus
Sunrise Mountainview Hospital

Annette Logan-Parker
President & CEO
Cure 4 The Kids Foundation

Ron Memo
Business Consultant

Holly Prievo
Walgreens 四色AVcare Supervisor Las Vegas

John H. Rich
四色AV Care/Development Consultant

Rick Smith
President & CEO
RDS Enterprises, LLC

David L. Steinberg, M.D.
Physician

Robert H. Talley, D.D.S.
Executive Director (Retired)
Nevada 四色AV Association

Carlene M. Walker
Former Utah State Senator

Ex-Officio Members

Harry Rosenberg, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Co-Founder and President Emeritus

Emeritus Members

Diana Bond
Consultant Pharmacist

Jeff Foreman, R.Ph.
Group President
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

Keith Macdonald
Pharmacist

Christine A. Petersen, M.D., MBA
Physician

Armin Quedzuweit, R.Ph.
Pharmacist

Bruce Woolley
Professor Emeritus
Brigham Young University

Honorary Members

Mark A. Hutchinson
Partner 鈥 Law Firm of Hutchinson & Steffen

Doug Dawes,聽CPA, Vice President for Business and Finance
Michael DeYoung, PhD 鈥 Vice President for Student Services
Laura Jarrett,聽BA, MS听鈥撀Vice President for Technology Services
Charles F. Lacy
, PharmD, FCSHP 鈥 Vice President for Executive Affairs
Vanessa Maniago, BA 鈥 Vice President for Strategic Implementation and Engagement
Thomas Metzger, PhD 鈥 Vice President for Quality Assurance and Intercampus Consistency and Interim Vice President for Philanthropy & Alumni Relations
Eucharia Nnadi, JD, PhD 鈥 Chancellor, Henderson, Nevada
Jason Roth, MBA 鈥 Vice President for Communications and Partnerships
Terrell Sparks, MBA 鈥 Vice President for Operations
Jeffery N. Talbot, PhD 鈥 Vice President for Research
Jeremy Wells, JD聽鈥 Chancellor, South Jordan Utah
Saralyn B. Wilkins, MPS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Vice President for Human Resources

 

Kendra Angell,聽MBA 鈥 Director of Philanthropy 鈥 South Jordan
Jeremy Brenton聽鈥 Director of IT Infrastructure
David Colucci, Director of Facilities 鈥 Nevada
Tiffany Garrett, MSIS – Director of Library Services
Jason Gibson聽鈥 User Services Director
Clint Glauser聽鈥 Director of Facilities 鈥 Utah
Cameron Haymond聽鈥 Director of Academic Technologies
Sally Mickelson, BA 鈥 Director of Financial Aid
Mayra Segura, AA, BS 鈥 Registrar
Rachael Thomas, MBA 鈥 Director of Marketing
Lynn Wexler – Director of Philanthropy – College of Medicine

College of Medicine聽

Pedro 鈥淛oe鈥 Greer, Jr, MD 鈥 Dean
Cheryl Brewster, EdD 鈥 Senior Executive Dean, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Luther Brewster, PhD 鈥 Senior Executive Dean, Community 四色AV Innovation
Kristina Connolly, MS鈥 Senior Executive Dean, Finance & Operations
Karin Fendl Esposito, MD, PhD 鈥 Senior Executive Dean, Academic and Student Affairs
Marin Gillis, PhD 鈥 Senior Executive Dean, Faculty Affairs and Learning Innovation
Victoria VanMeetren聽鈥 Special Advisor to the Dean

College of 四色AV Medicine

Frank W. Licari,聽DDS, MPH, MBA, Dean
William B. Carroll,聽DDS, ABGD, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Val Joseph Cheever,聽DDS, MS, Assistant Dean for Clinical Research
Geralyn Crain,聽DDS, PhD, Assistant Dean, Innovative Faculty Development & Interprofessional Collaboration
D. William Harman,聽PhD, MA, MA, Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs
Man Hung,聽PHD, MED, MSTAT, MSIS, MBA, Associate Dean for Research
James Hupp,聽DDS, MS, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs & Patient Care
Kris Munk,聽DDS, MS, Associate Dean of Graduate Education
Duane Winden,聽AAS, BS, MS, MSN/ed, PhD, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs
Glen Roberson,聽DMD, AEODO Program Director,
David Anderson,聽DDS, MD, Director of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Robert K. Alder, DDS, Director of Quality Assurance
Weston Boyack,聽BA, MBA听鈥撀Director of Finance and Administration
Clark Dana,聽DDS, MA, PhD, Director, Student Assessment
Vicki Drent,聽BS, Director of Clinical Operations & Continuing Education
Aaron Ferguson,聽DMD, CPH, Director, Institutional Outcomes
Rachana Hedge,聽BDS, MS, Director of Implant Dentistry
Paul Hoeft,聽DDS, MS, AEGD Program Director
Brandon Searles,聽BS, BA, Director of Practice Management
Burke W. Soffe,聽DMD, Director, Curriculum
Duane Winden,聽AAS, BS, MS, MSN/ed, Director of Biomedical Education

College of Pharmacy

Larry Fannin, BS Pharm, PharmD 鈥 Dean
Catherine Oswald, BS, PharmD, BCGP 鈥 AssociateDean for Academic Affairs
Dustin Christensen-Grant, PharmD, BCPS 鈥 Assistant Dean for Admissions
David Rawlins, BS, MS, PhD 鈥 Assistant Dean for Research
Evan Williams, PharmD 鈥 Director of Accreditation
Angela Chu, PharmD, BCPS 鈥 Director of Interprofessional Education, SJ
Michelle Hon, BA, MA, PharmD 鈥 Director of Experiential Education (APPE), HD
Erin Johanson, BS, Med, EdD 鈥 Director of Experiential Education (APPE), SJ
Ken Kunke, PharmD 鈥 Director of Experiential Education (IPPE), HD
Phillip Lawrence, PharmD 鈥 Director of Experiential Education (IPPE), SJ
Susan Nguyen, BS, PharmD 鈥 Director of Interprofessional Education, HD
Lisa Stone, BS, CPhT 鈥 Assistant Director of Admissions and Student Affairs

College of Nursing

Brian C. Oxhorn, PhD, MSN, RN – Dean
Kerry Palakanis, DNP, MSN, BSN, APRN, FNP-C – Associate Dean, Research & Graduate Studies
Vacant – Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs & Learning Innovation
Suzanne Winslow, DNP, MSN, RN – Associate Dean, Academic & Student Affairs
Shanda Clark, PhD, MSN, RN – Assistant Dean, Curriculum and Assessment
Nathaniel M. Apatov, PhD, MHS, MSN, CRNA – Director, Nurse Anesthesiology Program
Rowena Bermundo, DNP, MN, RN – Director of Clinical Resources
Erik Dillon, EdD, MEd, BA – Director of Admission & Enrollment
Judy Jones, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC Director, Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Shamar Lejardi, MSN, RN Director, Simulation & Skills Laboratory
Stephanie Mastin, MSN, RN – Assistant Director, Simulation & Skills Laboratory
Stacey Smith, MSN, RN – Assistant Director, Clinical Resources
Bradley Stelflug, DrAP, MBA, MSN, BSN, CRNA – Assistant Director, Nurse Anesthesiology Program