Faculty and Staff

Touro University Worldwide (TUW) administrators aim to guarantee the best educational and professional options for our students. This guarantee starts with finding superior instructional talent to lead our academic efforts. To that point, TUW is manned with experienced faculty members and staff who are focused on delivering a high-quality education to a diverse student body. They are committed to academic excellence through vetted curriculum, engaging lectures and practical coursework with real-world applications.

TUW faculty and staff members are more than just your instructor. They are scholar-practitioners, dedicated mentors and skilled researchers. No matter what program you are enrolled in, you will learn from instructors that share the TUW mission and believe in the transformative power of higher education.


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TUW Administration

Roy Finaly, DMgt, MBA
Interim Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer

Shelia Lewis, PhD
Provost
PhD in Business Administration

Aldwin Domingo, PhD
Associate Provost
PhD in Psychology

Jayson Capuno, MBA
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Melody Erbes, BA
Executive Director of HR and Administrative Services

Wei Ren, MBA
Registrar & Executive Director of Enrollment Management
wei.ren@tuw.edu

Aaron Brownstein, PhD
Director of Institutional Research

Ululani Eftink, MA
Campus Office Director (Hawaii Location)

Siaa Taylor, AS
Student Record Manager (Hawaii Location)

Mary Smith, MLIS
Librarian
mary.smith@tuw.edu

Earvin Sorianosos, BS
Director of IT
earvin.sorianosos@tuw.edu

Preston Agustin, AA
IT Student Support (Hawaii Location)
pagustin@tuw.edu

Shirley Robinson, MA
Administrative Coordinator to Provost Office

Gloria Ragone
Receptionist

Natalia Finaly, MS
Coordinator of Course Management and Assessment

Eddie Paje, MA
Online Quality Assurance Specialist

Mavictoria Tan, MBA
Student Records Coordinator

Tera Romero, AA
Student Records Coordinator

Sandra Gonzalez
Financial Aid Admin
sandra.gonzalez@tuw.edu

Dennis Malabanan, MA
Financial Aid Coordinator
dennis.malabanan@tuw.edu

Aaron Dela Cruz, AA
Assistant Bursar
aaron.delacruz@tuw.edu

Monique Bergman, MA
Lead Advisor
monique.bergman@tuw.edu

Ellen Schwartz, MA
Student Success Advisor
ellen.schwartz@tuw.edu

Nicole Laurel, MS
MFT Community Placement Liaison Advisor
nicole.laurel@tuw.edu

Pamela Toda, BA
Academic Advisor
pamela.toda@tuw.edu

Frans Flores, MBA
Academic Advisor
frans.flores@tuw.edu

Tyresha Crew, AA
Academic Advisor
tyresha.crew@tuw.edu

Sakeenah Sato, MA
Academic Advisor (Hawaii Location)
ssato@tuw.edu

Kim Strickler, MBA
Senior Director of Enrollment Counseling
kim.strickler@tuw.edu

Michael Johnson, AA
Enrollment Counselor
michael.johnson@tuw.edu

Hugo Barraza, MA
Enrollment Counselor
hugo.barraza@tuw.edu

Christopher Murakami, BS
Enrollment Counselor
cmurakam@tuw.edu



Academic School Directors

Aldwin Domingo, PhD
Associate Provost
Director, School of Psychology
Professor of Psychology
aldwin.domingo@tuw.edu

Lyzette Blanco, PhD, MPH
Director, The Edith Neumann School of Health and Human Services
Professor of Health Sciences
lyzette.blanco@tuw.edu

Radu Munteanu, PhD
Director, School of Business and Management
Professor of Business Administration
radu.munteanu@tuw.edu



Academic Program Directors

Abby Harris, PhD
Director of Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Program
Professor of Psychology
abby.harris@tuw.edu

Arnold Dahlke, PhD
Director of MA in Industrial Organizational Psychology Program
Professor of IOP
arnie.dahlke@tuw.edu

Coy Hillstead, EdD, IPMA-SCP
Interim Director of the MS in Human Resource Management Program
Professor of Human Resource Management
coy.hillstead@tuw.edu

Darren Moore, PhD, LMFT
Director of the MA in Marriage & Family Therapy Program
Professor of MFT
darren.moore@tuw.edu

Denise Mayo-Moore, PhD
Director of Bachelor of Arts in Social Work Program
Professor of Social Work
denise.mayo@tuw.edu

Andrea Pabon-Gutierrez, MSW
Interim Field Education Director, Bachelor of Arts in Social Work Program
Professor of Social Work
andrea.pabon@tuw.edu

Godwin Igein, PhD
Director of the AA in General Studies Program
Director of Program Review
Professor of Psychology
godwin.igein@tuw.edu

Jonathan Green, PhD, MBA
Liaison, Doctorate of Business Administration Program
Professor of Business Administration
jonathan.green@tuw.edu

Lyzette Blanco, PhD, MPH
Director of MS in Health Sciences Program
Professor of Health Sciences
lyzette.blanco@tuw.edu

Masha Godkin, Psy.D, LMFT
Assistant Director of the MA in Marriage & Family Therapy Program
Professor of MFT
masha.godkin@tuw.edu

Michael Epstein, PhD
Director of Doctor of Psychology Program
Professor of Psychology and Business Management
michael.epstein@tuw.edu

Radu Munteanu, PhD
Director of Master of Business Administration Program
Professor of Business Administration
radu.munteanu@tuw.edu

Victor Politi, MD
Director of Doctorate of Physician Assistant Program
Professor of Physician Assistant
victor.politi@tuw.edu



School of General Studies

Associate of Arts in General Studies

Andre Coleman, MA
Andrew Peloquin, MS
Christopher Ewing, PhD
Chris Gladin, PhD
Daniel Bergher, MD
Donna Day, DMgt
Eli Eleff, MBA
Godwin Igein, PhD
Helena Michelson, PhD
Jacob Larsen, MA
Jacqueline Gilliard, PhD
John Preston, MS
Kristin Minter, PhD
La’Trice Dickson, DNP, MBA, MSN
Laura Kramer, MA

Lisa Smith, DBA
Marc Boberg, EdD
Melvin Sanchez, PhD
Michael Berger, JD
Michael Hamlin, PhD
Michael Minaudo, PhD
Ombasie Sedlacek, PhD, MPA
Patrick Guggino, PhD
Paul Cameron, MBA
Peter Kalogerinis, DMSc, PA-C
Radu Munteanu, PhD
Ryan Repich, EdD
Stephanie Backer-Krisel, MA
Tae Dawson, EdD
Timothy Hayburn, PhD



School of Psychology

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Abby Harris, PhD
Anna Couch, PhD, LMFT
Annette Cremo, PhD
Cynthia Palmisano, PsyD
Dan Sharir, PhD
Darlene Mininni, PhD
Desiree Kennedy, PhD
Elissa Litwin, PhD
Godwin Igein, PhD
Henry Cellini, PhD
Howard Russell, JD
Jacey Coy, PsyD, LMFT

Jerimy Blowers, PhD
Joanne Oestmann, EdD
Michael Berger, JD
Michael Hamlin, PhD
Nancy Longo, PhD
Nicole Avena-Blanchard, PhD
Rachel Bishar, PhD
Robert Lubin, PsyD
Shea Pilgrim, PhD
Theresa Pavone, PhD
Tonneka Caddell, PsyD
Yair Maman, PhD

Master of Arts in Psychology

Abby Harris, PhD
Aldwin Domingo, PhD
Alexandra Karydi, PhD
Dan Sharir, PhD
Darlene Mininni, PhD
Dawn Campbell, DHA, EAD, MS
Desiree Kennedy, PhD
Godwin Igein, PhD
Henry Cellini, PhD
Howard Russell, JD
Jerimy Blowers, PhD
Jessica Shoemaker, PsyD

Joanne Oestmann, EdD
Kathleen Hargiss, PhD
Kristin Minter, PhD
Michael Epstein, PhD
Michael Hamlin, PhD
Nancy Longo, PhD
Nicole Avena-Blanchard, PhD
Rachel Bishar, PhD
Robert Lubin, PsyD
Shea Pilgrim, PhD
Tae Dawson, EdD
Yair Maman, PhD

Master of Science in Forensic Psychology

Audrey Rabas, PhD
Carnation Jafari, JD
Cynthia Palmisano, PsyD
Dan Sharir, PhD
Elisa Litwin, PhD

Henry Cellini, PhD
Howard Russell, JD
Jessica Shoemaker, PsyD
Michael Berger, JD
Tonneka Caddell, PsyD

Doctor of Psychology in Human & Organizational Psychology

Abby Harris, PhD
Aldwin Domingo, PhD
Annette Cremo, PhD
Audrey Rabas, PhD
Caroline Howard, PhD
Christopher Ewing, PhD
Coy Hillstead, EdD
Craig Dossman, PhD
Dan Sharir, PhD
Henry Cellini, PhD
Jessica Shoemaker, PsyD

Jerimy Blowers, PhD
Jerome Jones, PhD
Joanne Oestmann, EdD
Johnnie West, PhD
Kathleen Hargiss, PhD
Michael Epstein, PhD
Michael Hamlin, PhD
Nicholas Murray, PhD
Nicole Avena-Blanchard, PhD
Rachel Bishar, PhD
Yair Maman, PhD



School of Business and Management

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management

Adriana Reza, JD
Anastasia Luca, PhD
Andress Walker, DBA, MBA
Carnation Jafari, JD
Caroline Howard, PhD
Chris Gladin, PhD
Donald Buresh, PhD, PMP
Eli Eleff, MBA
Gemma George, PhD
Glenn Zimmerman, MPA
Helena Swan, MBA
Jacqueline Gilliard, PhD
John Preston, MS
Johnnie West, PhD
Jonathan Green, PhD, MBA
Joseph Gioia, PsyD

Joseph Moussa, MBA
Karina Kasztelnik, PhD, MBA, CPA, CTP
Kathleen Hargiss, PhD
Kerry Lanza, DBA
La’Trice Dickson, DNP, MBA, MSN
Michael Berger, JD
Michael Minaudo, PhD
Nicholas Bowersox ,PhD
Paul Cameron, MBA
Quintin Robinson, PhD
Rachel Bishar, PhD
Radu Munteanu, PhD
Ryan Repich, EdD
Stephanie Backer-Krisel, MA
Steven King, DSc

Master of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Annette Cremo, PhD
Arnie Dahlke, PhD
Audrey Rabas, PhD
Caroline Howard, PhD
Gemma George, PhD
Godwin Igein, PhD
Howard Fero, PhD

Jerome Jones, PhD
Joseph Gioia, PsyD
Kathleen Hargiss, PhD
Michael Minaudo, PhD
Nicholas Murray, PhD
Radu Munteanu, PhD
Theresa Pavone, PhD

Master of Business Administration

Adriana Reza, JD
Anastasia Luca, PhD
Andress Walker, DBA, MBA
Carnation Jafari, JD
Charul Shah, PhD
Chris Gladin, PhD
Christopher Ewing, PhD
Coy Hillstead, EdD, IPMA-SCP
Donald Buresh, PhD, PMP
Donna Day, DMgt
Eli Eleff, MBA
Helena Swan, MBA
Jacqueline Gilliard, PhD
Jennifer Whitmon, DHSC

Johnnie West, PhD
Jonathan Green, PhD, MBA
Joseph Gioia, PsyD
Karina Kasztelnik, PhD, MBA,CPA, CTP
Kathleen Hargiss, PhD
Kenny Roberts, PhD
Kerry Lanza, DBA
Lisa Smith, DBA, MBA
Michael Minaudo, PhD
Peter Kalogerinis, DMSc, PA-C
Rachel Bishar, PhD
Radu Munteanu, PhD
Ralph Wayne Ezelle, PhD

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Caroline Howard, PhD
Christopher Ewing, PhD
Donna Day, DMgt

Nicholas Bowersox, PhD
Radu Munteanu, PhD

Master of Arts in Public Administration

Charul Shah, PhD
Dan Corcoran, PhD, MPA
Glenn Zimmerman, MPA
Ombasie Sedlacek, PhD, MPA

Quintin Robinson, PhD
Radu Munteanu, PhD
Yair Maman, PhD

Master of Science in Human Resource Management

Adriana Reza, JD
Anastasia Luca, PhD
Annette Cremo PhD
Charul Shah, PhD
Chris Gladin, PhD
Christopher Ewing, PhD

Coy Hillstead, EdD
Jacqueline Gilliard, PhD
Joseph Gioia, PsyD
Kathleen Hargiss, PhD
Michael Minaudo, PhD
Theresa Pavone, PhD

Master of Dispute Resolution

Adriana Reza, JD
Carnation Jafari, JD
Donald Buresh, PhD, PMP

Gemma George, PhD
Howard Russell, JD
Michael Berger, JD

Doctor of Business Administration

Anastasia Luca, PhD
Caroline Howard, PhD
Dan Corcoran, PhD, MPA
Jacqueline Gilliard, PhD
Johnnie West, PhD
Jonathan Green, PhD, MBA

Kenny Roberts, PhD
Kerry Lanza, DBA
Michael Berger, JD
Michael Epstein, PhD
Nicholas Bowersox, PhD
Ralph Wayne Ezelle, PhD

Doctor of Management

Anastasia Luca, PhD
Annette Cremo, PhD
Audrey Rabas, PhD
Caroline Howard, PhD
Charul Shah, PhD
Christopher Ewing, PhD
Dan Corcoran, PhD, MPA
Donald Buresh, PhD, PMP
Jerome Jones, PhD

Johnnie West, PhD
Jonathan Green, PhD
Kathleen Hargiss, PhD
Kerry Lanza, DBA
Michael Epstein, PhD
Rachel Bishar, PhD
Radu Munteanu, PhD
Ralph Ezelle, PhD



The Edith Neumann School of Health and Human Services

Bachelor of Arts in Social Work

Andrea Pabon, MSW
Craig Dossman, PhD
Denise Mayo-Moore, PhD
Heather Valentino, MSW, LCSW
Kenya Jones, PhD, MSW

Kris Nardi, MSW
Laura Racovita, PhD, MSW
Leroy Johnson, MSW
Mark Gabel, PhD, MSW

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

Betty Perez-Rivera, EdD
Ceabert Griffith, PhD
Cherrie Dowdell, PhD
Dan Corcoran, PhD
Dan Sharir, PhD
Dawn Campbell, DHA, EdD, MS
Devin Thomas, MPH
Eric Carver, DHSc
Felencia McGee, DHA
Heather Green, EdD

Jamie Galbreath, PhD
Jennifer Whitmon, DHSC
Jerimy Blowers, PhD
Kristin Minter, PhD
Latesha Reed, DNP
La’Trice Dickson, DNP, MBA, MSN
Lyzette Blanco, PhD, MPH
Nicole Hare-Everline, DHSc
Ombasie Sedlacek, PhD
Thomas Driver, PhD

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy

Alyssa Weiss, PhD, MSEd, LMFT
Amber Gardner, EdD, LPC, ALMFT, NCC
Amelia Trujillo, PhD, LMFT
Angela Hood, PhD, LMFT
Anna Couch, PhD, LMFT
Ashley McErlean, PhD
Brian Shrawder, PhD, LMFT
Cindy McIntire, PhD, LMFT
Dane Eggleston, PhD, LMFT
Darren Moore, PhD, LMFT
Debbie Freeman, MS, LMFT
Deborah Moore, PhD, LMFT
Griselda Lloyd, PhD, LMFT
Ida Guttman, MS, LMFT
Jacey Coy, PsyD, LMFT

Jacqueline Jemmott, PhD, LMFT, MCAP
Jeffrey White, PhD
Jennifer Hayes, PhD, LMFT
Joanne Oestmann, EdD
Juliette Stidd, MA, LMFT
Kaleena Prate, MS, LMFT
Krystle Herbert, PSYD, LMFT
Limor Ast, DMFT, LMFT
Masha Godkin, PSYD, LMFT
Natira Staats, PhD
Rosa West, PhD, LMFT
Stephanie Morgan, EdD, LMFT
Theresa Thomas, PhD, LMFT-S
Valerie Handley, PhD, LMFT-A
Wendy Cortes, PhD, LMFT

Master of Science in Healthcare Administration

Betty Perez-Rivera, EdD
Ceabert Griffith, PhD
Cherrie Dowdell, PhD
Christopher Ewing, PhD

Dawn Campbell, DHA, EdD, MS
Jamie Galbreath, PhD
Nicole Hare-Everline, DHSc
Ombasie Sedlacek, PhD

Master of Science in Health Sciences

Betty Perez-Rivera, EdD
Casey Mace-Firebaugh, PhD, MPH
Ceabert Griffith, PhD
Cherrie Dowdell, PhD
Dan Corcoran, PhD, MPA
Dan Sharir, PhD
Faye Anderson, PhD
Felencia McGee, DHA
Heather Green, EdD

Jamie Galbreath, PhD
Jennifer Whitmon, DHSC
La’Trice Dickson, DNP, MBA, MSN
Liesl Nydegger, PhD
Lyzette Blanco, PhD, MPH
Nicholas Murray, PhD
Nicole Hare-Everline, DHSc
Ombasie Sedlacek, PhD, MPA
Teresa Tozzo-Lyles, PhD

Master of Science in Human Services

Casey Mace-Firebaugh, PhD, MPH
Chris Gladin, PhD
Donald Buresh, PhD, PMP
Eli Eleff, MBA
Felencia McGee, DHA
Heather Green, EdD
Henry Cellini, PhD
Jacey Coy, PsyD, LMFT
Jacqueline Jemmott, PhD, LMFT, MCAP

Jamie Galbreath, PhD
Joanne Oestmann, EdD
Kenya Jones, PhD, MSW
Mavis Major, PhD, LCSW
Nicole Hare-Everline, DHSc
Quintin Robinson, PhD
Radu Munteanu, PhD
Yair Maman, PhD

Doctorate of Physician Assistant

Ceabert Griffith, PhD
Charles diPierro, PhD, MD
Christin Paglen, JD
Lyzette Blanco, PhD, MPH
Michael Clark, DMSc, PhD, PA, FACC, DFAAPA
Nicholas Murray, PhD

Ombasie Sedlacek, PhD, MPA
Peter Kalogerinis, DMSc, PA-C
Thomas Gallo, PA-C, JD
Victor Politi, MD, FACP
Zhanna Roit, MD

Doctor of Health Science

Betty Perez-Rivera, EdD
Casey Mace-Firebaugh, PhD, MPH
Dan Corcoran, PhD, MPA
Dan Sharir, PhD
Heather Green, EdD

Liesl Nydegger, PhD
Lyzette Blanco, PhD, MPH
Nicole Hare-Everline, DHSc
Peter Kalogerinis, DMSc, PA-C