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health studies faculty

Health Studies majors learn from experienced faculty members with expertise in ethics, healthcare, human resource management, management, nursing, organizational behavior, and more.

Maryann Allen

Associate Professor, Natural Sciences
(603) 526-3062 |

Joined the faculty 2004, after working for several years as a healthcare operations and quality analyst.

Christine Bieszczad

Associate Professor, Natural Sciences
(603) 526-3061 |

Joined the faculty in 2008. Received Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology from Dartmouth Medical School in 1999. Areas of expertise include anatomy, physiology, microbiology, pharmacology, toxicology and cancer biology.

Dexter Burley

Scholar in Residence, Social Sciences and Education
(603) 526-3988 |

Joined faculty in 2008. Ph.D. from the University of New Hampshire. He has previously served as the executive director of Massachusetts General Hospital's Geriatric Medicine Unit and as a faculty member at Harvard University.

R. Todd Coy

Associate Professor, Social Sciences and Education
(603) 526-3636 |

Joined the Colby-Sawyer faculty in 2005. He received his B.A. from the University of Houston; his M.A. from the University of Houston - Clear Lake, and his Ph.D. from Tufts University. His teaching areas include Biological Psychology, Drugs and Behavior, Research Methods and Statistics. His general research interests include the biological basis of behavior and psychopharmacology including drugs of abuse.

Jean Eckrich

Professor, Exercise and Sport Sciences
Director, Teaching Enrichment Center
David H. Winton Endowed Teaching Chair

(603) 526-3448 |

Joined the faculty in 1995. Ph.D., Purdue University, Physical Education with concentration in Biomechanics; M.S. University of Wyoming, Physical Education; B.S. University of Delaware, Physical Education with minor in Biology. Certification: ACSM Health/Fitness Specialist. Professor Eckrich is an expert in the role of exercise in lifelong health, the mechanics and development of human motion, the changing role of women in sports, and appropriate principles and practices for coaches.

Shari L. Goldberg, PhD, RN

Associate Professor, Nursing & Public Health
(603) 526-3995 |

Joined the faculty in 2002. Teaches the senior nursing capstone courses, community and public health nursing, and the introduction to public health. Appointed to the State of N.H. Public Health Improvement Services Council. Participates in a national effort aimed at integrating public health into undergraduate liberal arts education. The 2009-2010 recipient of the policy research fellowship at George Mason University's Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics.

Judith A. Joy, PhD, RN

Associate Professor, Nursing & Public Health
(603) 526-3038 |

Joined the faculty in 2005. Teaches the senior nursing capstone courses, community-based nursing, nursing research, and participates in the liberal education pathway program. Dr. Joy also teaches in the Public Health program. Active in the NH Nurses' Association she has been Chairperson of the Government Affairs Commission for the past three years and was recently elected President-Elect of the Association. Dr. Joy frequently presents health related testimony before the NH Legislature on behalf of the nurses and citizens of NH.

Christopher Kubik

Associate Professor, Business Administration
(603) 526-3881 |

Joined faculty in 2006. D.B.A., Anderson University. M.B.A., University of Detroit. Teaching interests include finance, computer applications for business decision-making, introductory organizations and strategic management. Professional interests include finance, behavioral finance, and event study methodology.

Margie Lim-Morison

Assistant Professor, Nursing
(603) 526-3592 |

Joined faculty in 2009. J.D., from University of Colorado School of Law; B.S.N., from University of Connecticut. Professor Lim-Morison teaches courses in Health Studies and Nursing. She is currently working on her M.S.N in Nursing Education, focusing on curricula redesign that improves alignment of clinical and classroom experiences for students.

Susan A. Reeves, EdD, RN

Associate Professor and Chair, Nursing and Public Health
Associate Academic Dean for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Partnership Program
The Gladys A. Burrows Distinguished Professor of Nursing
(603) 526-3795 |

Joined faculty as its department chair and director in 2007. Nurse Administrator at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for 17 years. 1980 graduate of Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital of Nursing. 1988 Graduate of Colby-Sawyer College Nursing Program. M.S. from University of New Hampshire and a 2010 graduate of the doctor of education program at University of Vermont, with a concentration in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.

Kerstin Stoedefalke

Professor, Exercise and Sport Sciences
(603) 526-3620 |

Joined the faculty in 1990. Ph.D. University of Exeter, Medical Sciences; M.S., University of Montana, Exercise Science; B.S., Pennsylvania State University, Biology. Certification: ACSM Exercise Specialist. Professional interests include pediatric exercise science, health promotion, sport nutrition and health and wellness.

Peter A. White

Associate Professor, Natural Sciences
(603) 526-3681 |

Joined the faculty in 2001. Received B.S. from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Ph.D. from Indiana State University. Teaching interests include physiology, cellular pathophysiology, cellular biology and molecular biology. Professor White's research interests focus on the cellular and molecular events which characterize acute renal (kidney) failure. Specifically, the alterations to the cell membrane and the underlying actin cytoskeleton of renal proximal tubular cells in response to ATP-depletion. He is also interested in science education and is a member of the Association of College and University Biology Educators.


Adjunct Assistant Professors

Joan Huber, MS

(603) 526-3637 |

Mary Beth Moran, MSN

(603) 526-3795 |