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New Faculty & Faculty Administrators 2012:College of Health Sciences

Dr. Steven Becker

Professor of Community and Environmental Health, received a Ph.D. in Occupational and Environmental Health from Bryn Mawr College in 1996, an M.A. in Political Science from Columbia University and a B.A. in Political Science and Psychology from George Washington University. Previously he was a Professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health at The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Dr. Maureen Boshier

Visiting Associate Professor of Community and Environmental Health, received a Doctorate in Law and Policy in 2010 from Northeastern University, an M.B.A. in 1987 from the University of Phoenix, an M.S. in Adult Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing in 1973 from the University of Colorado and a B.S. in Nursing in 1968 from College Misericordia. She has served as Vice President for Operstions/Compliance Officer and an Assistant Professor in the School of Health Professions at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Ms. Denise M. Claiborne

Lecturer of Dental Hygiene, received an M.S. and B.S. in Dental Hygiene and a B.S. in Psychology, in 2011 and 2010 respectively, from Old Dominion University. Previously she was an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Thomas Nelson Community College.

Ms. Katherine L. Ferrara

College Advisor, received an M.S.Ed. in School Counseling in 2010 from Old Dominion University and a B.A. in Communications in 2003 from Illinois College. Previously she was a part-time advisor in the College of Health Sciences Advising Center at Old Dominion University.

Dr. Deborah C. Gray

Lecturer of Nursing, received a Doctor of Nursing Practice in 2012 from Old Dominion University, a Post-Masters Adult N.P. Certificate in 1990 from the University of South Florida, an M.S. in Nursing in 1986 from McGill University and a B.A. in Public Policy Analysis in 1980 from the University of North Carolina. Previously she was a Graduate Teaching Assistant for the doctoral and master's nursing programs at Old Dominion University.

Dr. Barbara L. Greenberg

Professor of Community and Environmental Health, received a Ph.D. in Immunology and Infectious Disease/Epidemiology and an M.Sc. in International Health, in 1989 and 1982 respectively, from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Previously she was Associate Professor, Director of Institutional Research and Associate Dean of Research at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Dr. Adrienne Grant Hartgerink

Lecturer of Nursing and Assistant Program Director for the Nurse Anesthesia Program, received a Doctorate of Nursing Practice in 2011 from the University of Minnesota, an M.S. in Nursing in 1997 from Uniformed Services University (USU) and a B.S. in Nursing in 1987 from James Madison University. Previously she was Program Director for the Nurse Anesthesia Program at the Graduate School of Nursing at Uniformed Services University and an Adjunct Assistant Professor, USU Staff CRNA and Clinical Preceptor at the National Naval Medical Center.

Dr. Roy C. Ogle

Chair and Professor of Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences, received a Ph.D. in Anatomy and Cell Biology and a B.A. in Biology, in 1985 and 1972 respectively, from the University of Virginia. Previously he was Chief Scientific Officer at LifeNet Health and Adjunct Professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School and Old Dominion University.