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College of Health Sciences

Faculty Spotlight

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College of Health Sciences

Sturzebecker Health Sciences Center
855 S. New Street
West Chester, PA 19383

Dr. Scott Heinerichs
Dean (interim)
Phone: 610-436-2825
Fax: 610-436-2860

Marge Curran
Secretary, Dean
Phone: 610-436-2825

Melissa Reed
Associate Dean (interim)
Phone: 610-436-2825

Debra Murray
Budget Manager
Phone: 610-738-2385

Amanda Blue
Outreach Business Manager
Phone: 610-738-0411

Tammy James

Tammy James
  • Hometown
    "Cleveland, Ohio"
  • Your alma mater?
    "Kent State University"
  • What is your occupation/role in the CHS?
    "Professor in the Department of Health and Coordinator of Academic Support Services for Student Athletes"
  • How long have you been at WCU?
    "This is my 24th year"
  • How did you land at WCU?
    "I was working at the American School Health Association and attending the annual conference and found out the there was a School Health position open."
  • What's the best part of your job?
    "Working with our students! We have some amazing students and faculty! I enjoy assisting students in obtaining resources/services on our campus that can help to remove any barrier (s) to learning that they are dealing with at that moment."
  • What do you wish you could share with all incoming freshman students?
    "I wish I could share with all freshman that the next few years will go by so fast! You will meet lifelong friends and awesome faculty and staff! Study hard, manage your time wisely, get involved and take advantage of opportunities. Most of all, make some time to HAVE FUN!!!"
  • What do you wish you could share with all graduating seniors?
    "I would tell our seniors to "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff! Spend some time to reZect on their entire experience at WCU, share your experience with others, but more importantly understand that they leave here with tools and skills to become a voice for the voiceless to make this world a better place!"
  • What makes you most proud of WCU?
    "I am blessed and proud to have the opportunity to go to a job everyday that I love! Each day brings a new, rich experience and I have learned so much from my students and my colleagues. I have witnessed the amazing growth at WCU while at the same time having the ability to sustain our commitment to student success."