The School of Allied Health Professions - School Administration

School Administrators

  • Craig R Jackson, J.D., M.S.W., Dean
  • Joyce W Hopp, Dean Emeritus
  • Lee Berk, DrPh., Associate Dean, Research
  • Ernest Schwab, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
  • G. Charles Dart, JR.,  M.B.A., Associate Dean, Student Affairs
  • Everett B Lohman, DSc., Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs
  • Arthur W Kroetz, Ph.D.,  Assistant Dean, Educational Support Services
  • Kent Chow, M.B.A., Assistant Dean, Finance
  • Helen R Martinez Wendtland , M.A., Assistant Dean, Admissions

Deans Office Staff Members

  • Melisa Aree, Director, Alumni and Communication
  • Gilbert Chico, Development Officer
  • Rajae Aree, Director, IT

Department Chairs

David Lopez, Ed.D.

David Lopez, Ed.D.

Cardiopulmonary Sciences Department Chair
Rodney M. Roath, M.B.A., PhD

Rodney M. Roath, M.B.A., PhD

Clinical Laboratory Science Department Chair
Terry Douglas, PhD, CCC-SLP

Terry Douglas, PhD, CCC-SLP

Communication Sciences and Disorders Department Chair

Dr. Douglas is a full-time Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. He has been a part of the faculty since 2007 teaching courses in anatomy of speech and hearing mechanism, fluency, accent modification, adult language disorders and clinical supervision.

 

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Debbie Hamada, EdD, MA, RHIA

Debbie Hamada, EdD, MA, RHIA

Health Informatics, Information Management, and Administration Department Chair, Assistant Professor

Dr. Debra Hamada is an Assistant Professor and Chair for Loma Linda University HIIMA Department. She currently teaches in the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Administration, the Master of Science in Health Informatics programs and the Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration (BSHCA) programs. She completed her baccalaureate studies at The College of Saint Scholastica, her master’s from the University of Redlands, and her doctoral degree at the University of Southern California.

 

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Cindy Kosch, MS.

Cindy Kosch, MS.

Nutrition and Dietetics Department Chair
Liane Hewitt, DrPH, CHES, OTR/L

Liane Hewitt, DrPH, CHES, OTR/L

Occupational Therapy Department Chair, Associate Professor

Hello, my name is Dr. Liane Hewitt. I have the privilege of being the Department of Occupational Therapy chairperson and working with a phenomenal team of OT colleagues. My professional career started at Loma Linda University Medical Center where I worked on acute care and inpatient rehabilitation. My specialty area was neurorehabilitation and what wonderful patients and families I met while working there.

 

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Johannes Schaepper, PhD, CPO

Johannes Schaepper, PhD, CPO

Department Chair, Program Director, and Assistant Professor

Dr. Johannes Schaepper is an assistant professor and department chair for Loma Linda University Department of Orthotics & Prosthetics. He completed his master’s from the Andrew’s University, his O&P certificates from Northwestern University, and his doctoral degree at Loma Linda University.

 

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Larry Chinnock, Ed.D., P.T.

Larry Chinnock, Ed.D., P.T.

Physical Therapy Department Chair
Laura L. Alipoon, Ed.D, RT(R)

Laura L. Alipoon, Ed.D, RT(R)

Radiation Technology Department Chair/Full Professor

Dr. Alipoon is a Full Professor in the Department of Radiation Technology. She has been a part of the faculty since 1991 serving in varying roles including Clinical Coordinator, Program Director, and now Chair. In addition to starting the first Radiologist Assistant Program in the nation, she started a medical radiography program in Saudi Arabia.

 

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These committees maintain different aspects of the day to day operations within the School of Allied Health Professions.

  • Administration Executive Council
  • Faculty Executive Council
  • Diversity Council
  • Clinical Coordinators Committee
  • Faculty Growth and Enrichment Committee
  • Information Systems Coordinating Committee
  • Technology Mediated Learning Committee
  • Continuing Education Committee
  • Research Committee
  • Spiritual Life & Wholeness Committee
  • Program Directors Committee
  • Individual Department's Faculty Committees