Administration and Staff Directory

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Leadership

Eileen Fry-BowersEileen K. Fry-Bowers, PHD, JD, RN, CPNP, FAAN

(she/her)
Dean

Office: Dean's Suite
Email: efrybowers@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2022
Educational Background: Fry-Bowers holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Loma Linda University, a master’s degree from the University of Rochester School of Nursing, and a juris doctor from Whittier Law School. She holds a PhD, with an emphasis in health services, from UCLA School of Nursing and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at UCLA in the care of vulnerable populations with a focus on child health policy.


Megan O' Banion's photoMegan O'Banion

(she/her)
Senior Associate Dean, School of Nursing and Health Professions (SONHP)

Office: Dean's Suite
Email: mgobanion@usfca.edu
Educational Background: PsyD


Alexa Colgrove CurtisAlexa Colgrove Curtis

Associate Dean for Graduate Nursing
Interim Associate Dean for Undergraduate Nursing
Director, MPH-DNP Dual Degree

Office: Dean's Suite
Email: accurtis@usfca.edu
Educational Background: PhD, MPH, FNP-BC


Erin GrinshteynErin Grinshteyn

Pronouns: She/Hers
Associate Dean for Health Professions
Associate Professor

Phone: 415-422-6692
Email: accurtis@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2016
Educational Background: PhD in Health Services, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA; MS in Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University; BA in Sociology, Brandeis University.
The highlight of working at SONHP: Connecting with so many incredible students who are changing the world with the work they are doing.


Dean's Office Administration

JaymeJayme Burke

Interim Associate Vice President, Development and Director of Development, SONHP

Office: Lone Mountain Rossi, 361
Phone: 650-440-0721
Email: jlburke3@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2018
Educational Background: BA University of Michigan, English, and Film; MA SFSU English Literature and Writing
The highlight of working at SONHP: Being part of the lives of our diverse and inspirational students, who come to USF from every state and 50+ countries around the world.


Carolina Echeverria's photoCarolina Echeverria

(She, Her, Ella)
Director for Partnerships

Office: CO 403
Phone: 415-269-2639
Email: cecheverria@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2018
Educational Background: MA Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico
The highlight of working at SONHP: Being part of a community that is changing health and health care from here


Angelica Martinez

Director of Administration and Operations

Office: Dean's Suite
Email: amartinez10@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2021
Educational Background: Masters in Public Administration (MPA)


Dean's Office Staff

Gina Alvarez

Program Assistant - Support for Accreditation, Regulation, and Assessment of Student Learning

Office: Cowell 102
Phone: 415-422-2023
Email: galvarez@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2013
Educational Background: Masters in Public Administration, BS in Business Administration
The highlight of working at SONHP: I am appreciative that SONHP values people for who they are and what they bring to the table. We all benefit by working together and making decisions with others in mind. That’s what makes us a strong team.


BRANDON YIP

Operations Assitant

Office: Dean's Suite

Email: byip@usfca.edu

Employed Since: 2022

Educational Background: BS Hospitality Management


Nykole BaltazarNykole Baltazar

(she/her/hers)

Clinical Placement Coordinator

Office: Cowell Hall
Phone number: (415) 422-5603
Email: nbaltazar@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2022
Educational Background: BA Communicative Disorders, MPH Global Health


Patrik DonahuePatrik Donahue

(He/Him/His)
Interim Director of Outreach & Recruitment

Office: CO 215
Phone: (415) 422-2806
Email: pdonahue@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2022
Educational Background: BS Biomedical Engineering, MPH Maternal & Child Health
The highlight of working at SOHNP: Building relationships with future students and assisting them as they transition into an exciting new graduate program!


Samrawit HadguSamrawit (Samri) Hadgu

Operational Department Coordinator

Office: Dean's Suite
Phone: 415-422-3921
Email: shadgu@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2019
Educational Background: B.S. Human Development


alexandra-kennedyAlexandra Kennedy

Clinical Placement Coordinator

Email: akennedy@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2021
Educational Background: BS. in Business Administration, Master in Community Health and Prevention Research


Bing's photoBing Li

(He/Him/His)
Program Assistant - Graduate Admissions Operations

Office: CO 215
Phone: 415-422-4124
Email: bli47@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2021
Educational Background: BA English, MFA Creative Writing
The highlight of working at SONHP: The highlight of working at the SONHP has been communicating with prospective applicants on a daily basis and hearing all of their stories towards their nursing and health professions goals.


Cecilia Mulcahy photoCecilia (Cece) Mulcahy

Associate Director of Academic Planning

Office: Dean's Suite
Phone: 415-422-3919
Email: cmulcahy2@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2013


Liesl Nelson

(she/her/hers)
Graduate Admissions Coordinator

Email: lnelson2@usfca.edu


Cynthia Ordaz

Communications Coordinator

Office: Dean's Suite
Email: cordaz@usfca.edu


Xiomara (Xiomy) Rosado

(She/Her/Hers)
Clinical Placement Coordinator

Email: xrosadorios@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2022
Educational Background: BA in Communication Studies
The highlight of working for the SONHP: The highlight of working for the SONHP is the opportunity I am given every single day to empower our students in their endeavors to become healers in our community, and beyond.


Brittany Sanguma

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Job Title: Clinical Placement Coordinator

Office: Dean's Suite
Phone: 415-422-7537
Email: bmsanguma2@usfca.edu
Employed Since: USF - 2013; SONHP - 2022
Educational Background: BA Communication Studies; MA Organization & Leadership
The highlight of working at SONHP: Supporting students onboard into their clinical learning experiences where theory integrates with practice.


jeremy-john-r-tereulJeremy John R. Teruel

Job Title: Marketing Coordinator

Office: Cowell Hall 215
Phone: 415-422-3627
Email: JTeruel@usfca.edu
Employed Since: August 2022
Educational Background: Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Law & Marketing and a Minor in Pre-Law from the University of the Pacific
The highlight of working at SONHP: Playing a key role in the advancement of education for students and being a reliable resources that they can turn to when needed.


Hiroshi (Yoshi) Yamaguchi

Assistant to the Dean

Office: Dean's Suite
Email: hsyamaguchi@usfca.edu


Pre-Licensure Nursing Programs Staff

Devan Robertson

(He/Him/His)
Program Assistant 

Office: SONHP - Dean's Suite

Email: drobertson3@usfca.edu

Employed Since: November 2022

Educational Background: Bachelor's - Integrated Educational Studies '16

The highlight of working at SONHP: It is amazing to work with a close-knit community who supports one another. Everyone is genuine and happy to be here and to help the students.


Amanda Chavez

(She/Her/Hers)
Sacramento Program Manager

Office: Sacramento, Suite 360
Phone: 415-422-8330
Email: atchavez2@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2017
Educational Background: B.A. Art History & Arts Management, MA Organization & Leadership w/emphasis in Higher Education Leadership


Alessandra Khodaverdi's photoAlessandra Khodaverdi

(She/Her/Hers)
Program Assistant - Pre-licensure Programs

Office: Dean's Suite
Phone: 415-422-2693
Email: amkhodaverdi@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2017
Educational Background: B.S. Health Sciences, Master of Public Health (MPH)
The highlight of working at SONHP:
The highlight of working at SONHP is interacting with a diverse and vibrant student population within an institution that fosters community, higher learning, and social responsibility. Together, we can change the world from here.


Stacey Kohut headshotStacey Kohut

(She/Her/Hers)
Department Supervisor, Pre-licensure Programs

Office: Dean's Suite
Phone: 415-422-2679
Email: sekohut1@usfca.edu
Employed Since: USF - 2005; SONHP - 2014
Educational Background: BA Spanish, MFA in Writing, EdD - Organization & Leadership (in progress)
The highlight of working at SONHP:
Our students inspire me every day. In addition, I have an infinite appreciation for our community's shared connection to USF's mission and values, particularly our desire to be people for others and our ongoing work to make the world a more just and equitable place.


Graduate Programs Staff

Tracy allen

Program Administrator for ME-MSN and MPH

Office: Orange County, College Building - 102
Phone: 714-633-5626
Email: tlallen@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2017
Educational Background: MA Education (Higher Education and Student Affairs)


Andrew ArellanoAndrew Arellano

Program Administrator for MPH and MSHI, MSDHI

Office: CO 215
Phone: 415-422-4134
Email: aarellano5@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2021
Educational Background: M.Ed. Higher Education Administration
The highlight of working at SONHP:
A highlight is working at an institution that embraces systemic diversity and encourages social justice among the student body and faculty/staff.


Kimberly BrunoKimberly Bruno

(She/Her)
Program Administrator for PsyD

Office: CO 211
Phone: 415-422-8083
Email: kbruno@usfca.edu
Educational Background: A.A. in Arts & Humanities, B.S. in Business Management


James's PhotoJames Davis

Program Assistant - Graduate Nursing Programs

Office: CO 211
Phone: 415-422-4128
Email: jdavis24@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2019
Educational Background: B.A. Sociology


Brianna Lizaola

Graduate Nursing Programs - Program Assistant IV

Office: CO 211
Phone: 415-422-4871
Email: blizaola@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2023
Educational Background: B.A. International Relations, Minor in Philosophy.


Sabrina's photoSabrina Liang

(She/Her/Hers)
Program Assistant - MPH, MSHI, MSDHI

Office: CO 215
Phone: 415-422-4737
Email: fliang@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2021
Educational Background: B.A. English Literature; LL.B. International Politics; M.A. Asian Pacific Studies


Emily's photoEmily Sklar

Program Manager - Graduate Nursing Programs

Office: CO 211
Phone: 415-422-2173
Email: esklar2@usfca.edu
Employed Since: 2019
Educational Background: BA Psychology