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Dean's Office of Administration

Curt Lox, PhD



Catherine Christie, PhD, RD

Associate Dean


David G. Zelenka

Director of Development


Michelle Drinks

Assistant Director of Development

(904) 620-1240

Administrative staff

Susan Russo

Coordinator Administrative Services

(904) 620-1206


Miranda O'Brien

Web and Social Media Coordinator

(904) 620-5894


Jodi Newton

Coordinator IT Support 

(904) 620-1240


Dona Yazbec

Office Manager (to the Director & Assistant Director of Development)

(904) 620-1201


Carolyn Smith

Executive Secretary (to the Associate Dean)

(904) 620-1055


Pamela Niemczyk

Administrative Assistant

(904) 620-2810


Lauryn Hartley

Student Assistant

(904) 620-1055


Meriam Elbahri

Student Assistant

(904) 620-1055

Academic departments

Academic Advising

Miwa Nguyen, Director

(904) 620-2812

School of Nursing

Cindy Cummings, Interim Director

(904) 620-1626

Clinical & Applied Movement Sciences

Joel Beam, Chair

(904) 620-2841

Nutrition & Dietetics

Lauri Wright, Chair

(904) 620-1436

Public Health

Michele Moore, Chair

(904) 620-2840

Health Administration

Mei Zhao, Chair