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College of Health Professions

Davenport University Experts 

College of Health Professions

Dr. Karen Daley 
Dean, College of Health Professions

  • Nursing 
  • Nursing simulation 
  • Integrating inter-professionalism into health education 
  • Nursing education

Linda Spang 
Associate Dean, Allied Health

  • Law degree 
  • Paramedic/EMS 
  • Bioethics 
  • Criminal background

Sandra Welling 
Associate Dean, Nursing

  • Nursing 
  • Leadership 
  • Community health 
  • Health disparities among Native Americans & women 
  • President - Michigan Association of Nursing 
  • Case Manager

Yvonne Alles 
Department Chair, Allied Health 

  • Study abroad – Holland 
  • Transcriptionist 
  • EMT 
  • Healthcare administration 
  • Aging population - Asian & Hispanic

Amy Stahley 
Department Chair, Nursing 

  • Operating Room Nursing 
  • Leadership 
  • Peri-operative, Ortho, Neuro 
  • Community health 
  • Sports injury/concussions 
  • Study abroad - Cuba

Dr. Christy Nelson
Department Chair, Occupational Therapy

  • Occupational Therapy

Linda Sorensen, MPA
Department Chair, Health Information Management

  • Health Information Management

TJ Hunt 

  • Health Information Management 
  • Health Records Management 

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