Faculty & Staff

Name & Contact Bio & Website
No Photo - Female Angy Alkire, BSN, RN
Clinical Education Staff
190, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
419.521.6872
aalkire@ashland.edu
No Photo - Female Sarah Beck, BSN, RN
Clinical Education Staff
189, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
419.521.6836
sbeck2@ashland.edu
Berryman Dr. Jeri Berryman
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing
278, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
419.521.6830
jberryma@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2013 and serves as clinical assistant professor Teaches courses on Health Assessment, Health Foundations II, Complex Health Alterations, Advanced Simulation Research areas include Nurse-Physician Communication, Inter-professional Collaboration Patterns and Effect on Patient Safety Other experiences include United States Air Force; Electoral Delegate, STTI Rho-Nu-At-Large... Read More

Kendra Bise, BSN, RN, Clinical Education Staff Kendra Bise, BSN, RN
Clinical Education Staff
272, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
419.521.6832
kbise@ashland.edu
Assistant Professor Valerie Burris, DNP, RN, WHNP-BC Dr. Valerie Burris
Health Systems Leadership Program Director, Clinical Nurse Leader Program Director, Assistant Professor
276, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
419.521.6879
vburris@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2010 and serves as assistant professor of Nursing as well as Health Systems Leadership Program Director and Clinical Nurse Leader Program Director Teaches courses on Maternal/Newborn Health; Trends & Issues in Global Health; Capstone Preceptorship; DNP Role & Interprofessionalism; Healthcare Delivery, Quality & Safety; Health Policy & Advocacy Research areas... Read More

Ashley Christman, BSN, RN, Clinical Education Staff Ashley Christman, BSN, RN
Clinical Education Staff
169, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
419.521.6847
achris11@ashland.edu
Patricia Clayburn, MS, RN Clinical Assistant Professor, Director, Accelerated Nursing Program Patricia Clayburn
Clinical Assistant Professor, Director, Accelerated Nursing Program
175, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
419.521.6833
pclayburn@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2010 and serves as clinical assistant professor of Nursing as well as director of the Accelerated Nursing Program

No Photo - Female Kelly Cominsky, BSN, RN
Part-Time Clinical Education Staff
253, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
419.521.6821
kcominsk@ashland.edu
Jada L. Craze, MSN, RN, Clinical Assistant Professor Jada Craze
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing
186, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
419.521.6846
jcraze@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2010 and serves as clinical assistant professor of Nursing

Crum Dr. Tracy Crum
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing
183, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
419.521.6837
tcrum@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2018 and serves as clinical assistant professor of Nursing

Melessa Starnes Damoff, MSN, RN, Clinical Assistant Professor Melessa Starnes Damoff, MSN, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing
173, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
419.521.6804
mdamoff@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2010 and serves as clinical assistant professor of Nursing

Jarrod Gable, Professional Instructor Jarrod Gable
Clinical Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
257, Rybolt Sport Sciences Center
419.207.6197
jgable2@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2016 and serves as clinical assistant professor of Athletic Training

Dr. Randall Gearhart Randall F. Gearhart Gearhart Jr.
Professor of Health Sciences, Exercise Science Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Applied Exercise Science Graduate Program Coordinator
245, Rybolt Sport Sciences Center
419.207.6198
rgearhar@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2003 and serves as professor of Health Sciences as well as Exercise Science Undergraduate Program coordinator and Applied Exercise Science Graduate Program Coordinator Teaches undergraduate courses on Exercise Mgmt of Cardiorespiratory Pathophysiology, Kinesiology, Advanced Physiology of Exercise, Sport Nutrition and Substance Abuse and graduate courses on Scientific... Read More

Laura Gilmore, MS, RN, Clinical Assistant Professor Laura Gilmore
Co-Simulation Director, Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing
274, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
419.521.6835
lgilmore@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2010 and serves as clinical assistant professor of Nursing and as Co-Simulation Director.

No Photo - Female Pamela Grassick, BSN, RN
Clinical Education Staff
270, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
419.521.6845
pgrassic@ashland.edu
Dennis Gruber, Ed.D., AT, ATC, Chair, Health Sciences Department, Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of Athletic Training Dennis Gruber, Ed.D., AT, ATC
Clinical Assistant Professor of Athletic Training, Chair, Department of Health Sciences
252, Rybolt Sport Sciences Center
419.289.5446
dgruber@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2003 and serves as clinical assistant professor of Athletic Training as well as chair of the Department of Health Sciences Areas of expertise include acute and chronic pain and qualitative research Serves as site visitor and review team member for CAATE and is a certified athletic trainer

No Photo - Female Tamara Hall
Administrative Assistant, Health Sciences
260, Rybolt Sport Sciences Center
419.289.5471
thall11@ashland.edu
Hostetler Dr. Theda (Jody) Hostetler
Director, Online Nurse Educator Certificate Program, Assistant Professor of Nursing
209, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
419.521.6871
thostet3@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2015 and serves as assistant professor of Nursing and as director of the Online Nurse Educator Certificate Program 17 years, nursing education program experience-PN, BSN, RN to BSN, DNP 3 years, PN administrator-high school and adult nursing education programs 4 years, state board of nursing: consultant/regulatory surveyor of nursing programs 14 years, healthcare: staff... Read More

No Photo - Female Carol Hunn
Administrative Assistant
105, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
419.521.6831
chunn@ashland.edu
Johnson_George George Johnson
Simulation Technician
280, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
419.521.6875
gjohnso2@ashland.edu

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