Faculty & Staff

Director

Mary Jo Kreitzer, PhD, RN, FAAN

Director, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)

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Anderson-Maureen

Maureen Anderson, DNP, RN

Graduate Faculty
Anderson_Jane

Jane Anderson, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor
Ang-Oliver

Oliver Ang, PT, MClSc

Researcher, Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program
Austin_Robin

Robin R. Austin, PhD, DNP, DC, RN-BC

Assistant Professor, Population Health and Systems Cooperative
Barnes_Andrew

Andrew Barnes, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Bennett_Frank

Frank Bennett, MDiv, BS

Senior Fellow, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Blacklock_Craig

Craig Blacklock

Senior Fellow, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Breen_Jenny

Jenny Breen

Faculty in Culinary Nutrition, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Breshears_Kit

Kit Breshears, MS, MM, BA

Communications Director, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
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Carole Anne Broad, M.S.W.

Teaching Faculty
Bronfort_Gert

Gert Bronfort, DC, PhD

Professor, Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program
Buss_Molly

Molly Buss

Community Relations Program and Event Manager, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Cameron_Miriam

Miriam Cameron, PhD, MS, MA, RN

Graduate Faculty, Lead Faculty, Yoga and Tibetan Medicine Focus Area, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Cherry_Pamela

Pamela Cherry

Administrative Director
Clark_Lisa

Lisa Clark, MA

Teaching Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Louise Delagran

Louise Delagran, MA, MEd

Mindfulness Instructor, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Denton_Carolyn

Carolyn Denton, MA, LN

Teaching Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Eskuri_Kate

Kate Eskuri, DNP

Teaching Faculty
Evans_Roni

Roni Evans, DC, MS, PhD

Director, Integrative Health & Wellbeing Research Program
Fider_Erin

Erin Fider, MA

Student Services and Academic Programs Coordinator, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Haley_Alex

Alex Haley, MS, JD, MBA

Assistant Professor, Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program
Haley_Jean

Jean Haley, MLS, MS, MSW, LICSW

MBSR Instructor, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Hanson_Linda

Linda Hanson, DC, MS

Assistant Professor/Associate Director, Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program
Hassel_Craig

Craig A. Hassel, PhD

Graduate Faculty
Hathaway_Kate

Kate Hathaway, PhD, LP

Teaching Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Jensen_Amy

Amy Jensen

Business Development & Community Relations Associate
Jodzio_John

John Jodzio

Research Administrator, Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program
Johansen_Anz

Anz Johansen

Assistant to Mary Jo Kreitzer, Director of Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing
Johnson_Mariann

Mariann Johnson

Mindfulness and Wellbeing Instructor
Johnson_Mick

Mick Johnson

Senior Fellow, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
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Virginia Kaczmarek

Development Officer
Kennedy_Douglas

Douglas Kennedy, PhD

Assistant Professor, Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program

Mary Jo Kreitzer, PhD, RN, FAAN

Director, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
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Gisli Kort Kristofersson, PHD, RN, PMHCNS-BC

Teaching Faculty, Center for Spirituality & Healing
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Cherie Kroh, EdD, FACSM, NBC-HWC, PAPHS, EP-C, CHWC, EIM

Director, Integrative Health and Wellbeing Health Coaching Programs
Langton_Brenda

Brenda Langton

Senior Fellow, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Jean Larson

Jean Larson, PhD, HTR, CTRS

Graduate Faculty, Nature-Based Therapeutics Faculty Lead, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Richard Leider

Richard Leider, BS

Senior Fellow, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Brent Leininger

Brent Leininger, DC, MS

Assistant Professor, Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program
Jacques Lerouge

Jacques Lerouge

Website & Social Media Coordinator, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Andrew Litchy

Andrew Litchy, ND

Graduate Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Kely MacPhail

Kely MacPhail

Academic Technologist
Asavari Manvikar

Asavari Manvikar, BAMS

Graduate Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Kathy Marshall

Kathy Marshall, MA

Teaching Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Amy McGarness

Amy McGarness

Research Project Manager, Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program
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Susan Miles, JD, BS

Mindfulness Teacher
John Miller

John Miller

Senior Fellow, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
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Tenzin Namdul, TMD, PhD

Assistant Professor | Director, Tibetan Healing Initiative Program
Sue Nankivell

Sue Nankivell

Director of Business Development and Community Relations, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
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Huong Nguyen, PhD, MSW, MA

Teaching Faculty
Prabhjot S. Nijjar

Prabhjot S. Nijjar, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division
Barbara Nordstrom-Loeb

Barbara Nordstrom-Loeb, MA, LMFT, MFA, CMA, DMT-BC, PWAssoc, SEP

Teaching Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Sara Nystuen-Royzenfeld

Sara Nystuen-Royzenfeld, PhD, DCE

Teaching Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Asa Olson

Asa Olson, PhD

Instructor | Academic Technologist II
Christina Owen

Christina Owen

Student Services Specialist
Lisa Philander

Lisa Philander

Teaching Faculty
Carolyn M. Porta

Carolyn M. Porta, PhD, MPH, RN SANE-A, FAAN, FNAP

Associate Vice President for Clinical Affairs, Office of Academic Clinical Affairs
Teddie M. Potter

Teddie M. Potter, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP

Clinical Professor, Population Health and Systems Cooperative
Michele Rae

Michele Rae

Graduate Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
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Robb Reed

MBSR Teacher
Deborah R. Ringdahl

Deborah R. Ringdahl, DNP, APRN, CNM

Clinical Associate Professor, Child Family Health Cooperative
Greg Sawyer

Greg Sawyer

Teaching Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Pamela Schreiner

Pamela Schreiner, PhD

Affiliate Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Craig Schulz

Craig Schulz, DC, MS

Assistant Professor, Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program
Katie Schuver

Katie Schuver, PhD, E-RYT, RPYT

Graduate Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Megan Seltz

Megan Seltz, MA

Teaching Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Kate Shafto

Kate Shafto, MD, FAAP, FACP

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
Jenzi Silverman

Jenzi Silverman, MA, PhD

Graduate Faculty
Nimi Singh

Nimi Singh, MA, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
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Erik Storlie, PhD, MA, BA

Graduate Faculty
Brandon Sullivan

Brandon Sullivan

Graduate Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Amy Taylor

Amy Taylor, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
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Susan Thompson, DNP, MBA, RN

Teaching Faculty
Don Thorpe

Don Thorpe, DC, MS

Research Clinician/Post Doctoral Associate, Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program
Janet Tomaino

Janet Tomaino, DNP

Teaching Faculty
Carolyn J. Torkelson

Carolyn J. Torkelson, MD, MS

Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Mark Umbreit

Mark Umbreit

Graduate Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
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Teri Verner, DNP, RN, AHN-BC

Graduate Faculty
Megan Voss

Megan Voss, DNP, RN

Director of Education/Director of Graduate Studies, School of Nursing
Lynn Winkel

Lynn Winkel, BA, DC

Research Clinician/Post Doctoral Associate, Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program
Merra Young

Merra Young, MSW, LICSW, LMFT

MBSR Lecturer, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Theresa Zborowsky

Theresa Zborowsky

Teaching Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)
Lidia Zylowska

Lidia Zylowska, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences