Kasiska Division of Health Sciences Leadership

Vice President for Health Sciences

Force, Rex W.,* Vice President for Health Sciences; Director, Pocatello Family Medicine Clinical Research Center; Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences.  B.S. 1988, Oregon State University; Pharm.D. 1991, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.  (1993)

Associate Vice President - Meridian

Marincic, Patricia Z.,* Associate Vice President, Kasiska Division of Health Sciences; Professor, Department of Dietetics.  B.S. 1982, Purdue University; M.S. 2002, Colorado State University; Ph.D., Utah State University.  (2017)

Interim Associate Vice President - Pocatello

Seikel, John Anthony “Tony,” Interim Associate Vice President, Kasiska Division of Health Sciences; Professor, Communications Sciences & Disorders. 1998-2015

Interim Dean, College of Pharmacy

Owens, Christopher T.,* Interim Dean, College of Pharmacy, Kasiska Division of Health Sciences; Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences.  B.A. 1998, Utah State University; Pharm.D. 2002 and M.P.H., 2013 Idaho State University.  (2003)

Interim Dean, College of Nursing

Neill, Karen S.,* Interim Dean, College of Nursing; Professor, School of Nursing; Associate Director of Graduate Studies.  B.S. in Nursing, 1982; M.S. in Nursing, 1985; Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1994, Idaho State University. (1985)

Dean, College of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences

Kangas, Kathleen A.,  * Dean, College of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences; Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.S. 1974, Northern Michigan University; M.S.P.A. 1977, University of Washington, Seattle; Ph.D. 1990, Purdue University.  (1990)

Dean, College of Health Professions

McKnight, Laura, Dean, College of Health Professions; Clinical Associate ­Professor, Dietetics.  B.S. 1986; M.P.H. 1999, Idaho State ­University.  (1994)

Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education (GME) and Professional Relations

Woodhouse, William, Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education (GME) and Professional Relations; Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine.  B.S. 1979, University of Iowa; M.D. 1983, University of Iowa College of Medicine.  (1994)

Emeriti

Hatzenbuehler, Linda,Executive Dean and Associate Vice President, Division of Health Sciences.  1976-2016

Piland, Neill F.,* Director and Research Professor, Institute of Rural Health.  2002-2017