College of Health Sciences

West Chester University

Dr. Linda Adams, Dean
Sturzebecker Health Sciences Center
West Chester, PA 19383

Faculty Focus – Bethann Cinelli

Bethann Cinelli

Chair, Department of Health and Director of Center for Healthy Schools

Faculty Focus – Mitch Goldfarb

Mitch Goldfarb

Faculty, Department of Kinesiology

Faculty Focus – Robin Garrett

Robin Garrett
MSN, RN, Department of Nursing

Faculty Focus – Jennifer Means

Jennifer Means
Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Services, Department of Communicative Disorders

Faculty Focus – Fran Cleland

Fran Cleland
Assistant Chair, Health & PE Teacher Certification Program

Faculty Focus – Jeffrey Harris

Jeffrey Harris
Chair, Department of Nutrition

Faculty Focus – Katie Morrison

Katie Morrison
Assistant Professor, Department of Sports Medicine

Faculty Focus – Mareile Koenig

Mareile Koenig
Associate Professor, Graduate Coordinator, Department of Communicative Disorders

Faculty Focus –Nicole Cattano

Nicole Cattano
Instructor, Department of Sports Medicine

Faculty Focus –Monica Lepore

Monica Lepore
Professor, Department of Kinesiology

Faculty Focus –Tammy James

Tammy James
Professor, Department of Health

Faculty Focus –Alison Gardiner-Shires

Alison Gardiner-Shires
Assistant Professor, Department of Sports Medicine

Faculty Focus –Melissa Whidden

Melissa Whidden
Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology

Neil Curtis holding his award

Neil Curtis, WCU's coordinator of athletic training education, won the Presidential Recognition Award at the January meeting of the Eastern Athletic Trainers Association (EATA). A previous winner of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) Athletic Trainer Service Award (2010), he was honored for his service, among which are his various roles on EATA committees, his mentorship of students and graduates, and his professional commitments to those organizations.

Faculty member Nicole Cattano MPH'04 won EATA's 2015 Graduate Student Outstanding Poster Presentation Award for her presentation "Biomarker Response after an Acute Running Bout in Participants with and without an Acute Knee Injury History."


On Thursday, September 10, the
College of Health Sciences, is proud to present the first
"Take A Mental Health Day"
Come out and enjoy a free picnic lunch on the Academic Quad from 11:30am - 1:00, then some great interactive presentations in Sykes, and finally a concert,
FREE to all WCU students, faculty and staff!

See full schedule and videos HERE: