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Directory - Faculty & Staff

 

Ohio Northern University
Faculty and Staff in the Department of Biological & Allied Health Sciences:

Rod Anderson
Professor
419-772-2328
Teaches medical microbiology and genetics. Research interests include microbial genetics,
molecular and cellular biology. Pre-med advisor  email

Amy Aulthouse  
Professor
419-772-2660
Teaches general biology, histological techniques, bioscience lab, histology and A&H 124.
Research interests are cellular studies of skeletal development; cancer cells. Pre-physician assistant program advisor. Coordinator of Pre-Physician Assistant Program.  email

Jeff Brachok
Laboratory Technician
419-772-2329
Responsible for general biology, zoology and botanylaboratory preparation. Supervises student laboratory assistants. Department Safety Officer. email

Jane Brown
Advanced Administrative Assistant
419-772-2996
Specific responsibilities include junior check sheet evaluations, graduation reviews, internship schedules, and various departmental tasks. email

Alonso Cordoba
Visiting Assistant Professor
419-772-3016
Teaches intro genetics, intro to molecular biology, and bioscience II labs. email

Cara Davis
Assistant Professor
419-772-2762
Teaches general biology, anatomy & histology 124, developmental anatomy and human anatomy. Research in neurophysiology. Life Science Licensure advisor (teacher education). email

Dennis De Luca
Associate Professor
419-772-2331
Teaches forensic science courses, bioinformatics, research mentor for forensic science students. Research interests include DNA analysis, molecular biology.  Forensic biology advisor. email

Tammy Hunnaman
Animal Technician
419-772-2310
Responsibilities for vivarium facilities in department. email

Brian Keas
Associate Professor
419-772-2335
Teaches general biology, intro zoology, entomology, parasitology, and marine biology . Research interests include dragonflies, aquatic insects, and parasite relationships among freshwater snails.  Environmental,field biology and forensic biology advisor. email

Melissa Keifer
Advanced Administrative Assistant
419-772-2325
General departmental responsibilities.  email

Terry Keiser, Chair
Professor
419-772-2327
Director of ONU Nature Center. Teaches ichthyology, environment and man and herpetology. Research interests are stream fishes, fish and herptile distributions and marine systems. Environmental and field biology advisor. Internship Coordinator. 


Judy MaGaw
Director of Laboratories
419-772-2332
Teaches introduction to anatomy & histology laboratories and biosciences laboratories. Research interests are in human anatomy and physiology. email

Jay Mager
Assistant Professor
419-772-2333
Teaches general biology, zoology, ecology, and ornithology. Research interests are in ecology with particular emphasis in birds. Environmental and field biology advisor.  email

Vicki Motz
Visiting Assistant Professor
419-772-2063
Teaches physiology and general biology courses. email

Leslie Riley
Assistant Professor
419-772-3143
Teaches general biology, intro zoology, and invertebrate zoology courses.  email

Burlin Sherrick
Adjunct Professor
419-772-3084
Teaches clinical laboratory science courses.  email

Rema Suniga
Associate Professor
419-772-2323
Teaches medical physiology 324, 325 and 326 series and physiology 331, 332, and 333 series. Research interests are in vertebrate genetics, molecular and cellular biology and physiology. Pre-physical & occupational therapy coordinator. email


Robert Verb
Associate Professor
419-772-2322
Teaches general biology, general botany, geology, natural history and plant taxonomy. Research interests are in freshwater algal field studies. Field, environmental studies and forensic biology advisor.  email


Lisa Walden
Director, Clinical Laboratory Science Program
419-772-3084
Director of the Clinical Laboratory Science Program and CLS courses.

Nancy Woodley
Professor
419-772-2326
Teaches medical physiology 324-326 series and physiology 331-333 series. Animal physiology and cellular biology are research interests. Chair of University Pre-Medical Committee. Pre-medical, pre-optometry,pre-veterinary and pre-dental advisor. email

Catherine L. Young
Visiting Assistant Professor
419-772-3507
Teaches general biology and intro zoology courses. email

Linda Young
Professor
419-772-2438
Teaches microbiology, cell biology, plant anatomy, and plant physiology. Research interests are in plant physiology and response of plants to gravity. Botany, cellular biology advisor. email