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Brooks College of Health

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To learn more about the Brooks College of Health, how you can help us get better, or how we can help you be better, please call, write or visit.

Mailing Address

University of North Florida
Brooks College of Health
Building 39, Suite 3031
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224

Dean's Office of Administration

Curt Lox, PhD
Dean
c.lox@unf.edu

Catherine Christie, PhD, RD
Associate Dean
c.christie@unf.edu

David G. Zelenka
Director of Development
david.zelenka@unf.edu

Administrative Staff

Dona Yazbec 
Office Manager (to the Director & Assistant Director of Development)
(904) 620-1201
d.yazbec@unf.edu

Carolyn Smith
Executive Secretary (to the Associate Dean)
(904) 620-1055
carolyn.smith@unf.edu

Julia Mitchell 
Coordinator, Administrative Services
(904) 620-1206
julia.mitchell@unf.edu

Pamela Niemczyk
Administrative Assistant
(904) 620-2810
p.niemczyk@unf.edu

Jodi Newton
Coordinator IT Support 
(904) 620-1240
j.newton@unf.edu

Miranda O'Brien
Web and Social Media Coordinator
miranda.obrien@unf.edu

Academic Departments

Academic Advising

Miwa Nguyen, Director
(904) 620-2812
cohadvis@unf.edu

School of Nursing

Cindy Cummings, Interim Director
(904) 620-1626
cynthia.cummings@unf.edu

Clinical & Applied Movement Sciences

Joel Beam, Chair
(904) 620-2841
jbeam@unf.edu

Nutrition & Dietetics

Andrea Arikawa, Chair
(904) 479-8995
a.arikawa@unf.edu 

Public Health

Michele Moore, Chair
(904) 620-2840
mmoore@unf.edu

Health Administration

Mei Zhao, Chair
(904)620-1437
mzhao@unf.edu