2019 Faculty and Staff Service Recognition Ceremony Honorees

Congratulations to the faculty and staff who were recognized for their service to Creighton University on March 19. Seventeen faculty also received emeriti promotions for their dedication to Creighton. View all the years of service recipients, and emeriti promotions below. Be sure to congratulate your colleagues for their dedicated service to the University.

Emeriti Promotions

Thomas R. Baechle, EdD
Professor Emeritus, Department of Exercise Science and Pre-Health Professions, College of Arts and Sciences
C. Curtis Barr, PharmD
Special Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Pharmacy Practice, and Assistant Dean for Alumni Relations Emeritus, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Robert A. Bosco, MFA
Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Fine and Performing Arts, College of Arts and Sciences

Edward A. Chaperon, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine
G. Michael Fenner, JD
Professor Emeritus, School of Law

Amy Haddad, PhD
Professor Emerita, Department of Pharmacy Sciences, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Tom T. Hee, MD
Professor Emeritus, Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine

Alan Klem, MFA
Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Fine and Performing Arts, College of Arts and Sciences

Floyd C. Knoop, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Department
of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine
James “Vic” Lupo, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychological Science, College of Arts and Sciences

Aryan N. Mooss, MD
Professor Emeritus, Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine

Henry C. Nipper, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Department of Pathology, School of Medicine 

Linda K. Ohri, PharmD, MPH
Associate Professor Emerita,
Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Laurel C. Preheim, MD
Professor Emeritus, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine

Ruth Purtilo, PhD, FAPTA
Professor Emerita, Department of Ethics, School of Medicine, and Department of Physical Therapy, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Vasant Raval, DBA
Professor Emeritus, Department of Accounting, Heider College of Business
Mary E. Tracy, PhD, RN
Professor Emerita, College of Nursing

 
5 Years of Service

Brittany Aldridge
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Charise Alexander Adams
Kingfisher Institute
Stacy Barney
College of Arts and Sciences
Mark Baumgartner
Division of Information Technology and Library Services
Thomas Berry
School of Dentistry
Randi Bibins-Clark
Creighton EDGE
David Blaha
School of Dentistry
Jordan Boetcher
Division of Information Technology and Library Services
John Borecky
Athletics Department
D’Lynn Buck
John P. Fahey Career Center
Andrew Bunton
Teaching and Learning Center
Erica Cichowski Gjersvik
School of Medicine
Mary Curran
Global Engagement Office
Melody Dotterer
School of Dentistry
Max Engel
College of Arts and Sciences
Joshua Fairchild
College of Arts and Sciences
Joseph Franco
School of Dentistry
Josef Franke
College of Arts and Sciences
Melissa Frazier
School of Dentistry
Jason Gerlt
Human Resources
Rachel Gibson
Creighton EDGE
Elizabeth Glenn
Enrollment Management
Kathleen Glow
University Relations
Nathan Haecker
Division of Student Life
Jodi Hallgren
School of Medicine
Amy Hansen
Division of Information Technology and Library Services
Colleen Hastings
College of Arts and Sciences
Amy Hoover
Division of Mission and Ministry
Derek Horton
Division of Information Technology and Library Services
Yvonne Howland
School of Medicine
Vanessa Jewell
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

LaShaune Johnson
Graduate School/
College of Professional Studies

Kalin Johnson
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Bethany Kalk
College of Arts and Sciences

Amanda Kirkpatrick
College of Nursing
Amy Kitt
Graduate School/
College of Professional Studies
Jennifer Klimowicz
Multicultural and Community Affairs
Marshall Kole
Office of Equity and Inclusion
David Marasco
Division of Administration
Kathryn Martin
Division of Mission and Ministry
Molly Mattingly
Division of Mission and Ministry
Kandis McCafferty
College of Nursing
Shane McDaniel
School of Dentistry

Erin McElroy
University Relations

Amanda McHendry
College of Arts and Sciences
George McHendry
College of Arts and Sciences
Igor Meerovich
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Jennifer Metzler
Center for Professional and Corporate Excellence

Mariana Miller
Division of Mission and Ministry
Stacey Morrow
School of Medicine

Anne Obradovich
School of Medicine

Gretchen Oltman
Graduate School/
College of Professional Studies
Tyrone Orduna
Division of Administration
Edwin Paniagua
Global Engagement Office
Angela Patterson
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Nathan Pennington
College of Arts and Sciences

Thomas Pfeifler
Internal Audit

Shawn Powell
School of Dentistry 

James Rafferty
Graduate School/
College of Professional Studies

Rachel Rider
University Relations 

Rebecka Rosmann
Division of Student Life

Steven Ryan
School of Dentistry

Chevelle Saunsoci
Athletics Department

Margaret Schumacher
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Eric Sebby
Public Safety 

Karen Serratore
Human Resources
Beth Stinebrink
University Communications and Marketing
Margaret Syphers
Division of Mission and Ministry
Ratnamala Uppala
School of Medicine
Mervin Vasser
Health Sciences Multicultural and Community Affairs

Eric Villa
College of Arts and Sciences 

Somchan Vuthipadadon
Teaching and Learning Center

Htee Wah
Division of Administration
Nancy Walker
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
James Wingender
Heider College of Business
Maria Wollen
School of Medicine
Rebecca Wymer
Division of Information Technology and Library Services

 
10 Years of Service

Erin Averett
College of Arts and Sciences
Leslie Becker
Enrollment Management
Margaret Brandt
Enrollment Management
Ashley Breland
College of Arts and Sciences
Kristie Briggs
Heider College of Business
Mary Lee Brock
Graduate School/
College of Professional Studies
Rinda Brown
School of Dentistry
L Lu Bu
Division of Administration

Bettina Bush-Sanders
Division of Administration

Julie Carlson
Division of Mission and Ministry

Soochin Cho
College of Arts and Sciences 

Susan Connelly
College of Nursing
Dennis Cooper
Division of Administration
Kristin Cote
School of Law
Patricia Cotton
University Communications and Marketing
Shannon Cox
Graduate School/
College of Professional Studies

Todd Darnold
Heider College of Business

Margarita Dubocq
College of Arts and Sciences 

Lee Dunham
Heider College of Business
Kenneth Escritt
Division of Information Technology and Library Services
Carol Fassbinder-Orth
College of Arts and Sciences
Brooke Fitzpatrick
Research and Compliance

Cindy Freese
Division of Information Technology and Library Services 

John Gallion
Educational Opportunity Programs
Laura Gill
College of Arts and Sciences

Harold Hall
College of Arts and Sciences

Jennifer Hayes-Maytum
School of Dentistry 

Amy Helms
Graduate School/
College of Professional Studies

Martin Herring
Public Safety 

Geh Htoo
Division of Administration
Kaw Htoo
Division of Administration
Christina Jepsen
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Geralyn Jirele
University Relations
Diane Jorgensen
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Taylor Keen
Heider College of Business

Craig Kessler
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Jeffrey Klein
Division of Finance

Carol Knoepfler
School of Law 

Sha Lo
Division of Administration
Peter Maas
Division of Administration
Brang Maran
Division of Administration

Melissa Martinez
Human Resources

Daniel May
Jesuit Community
Angela Maynard
Division of Student Life

Clancy McNally
School of Medicine

Sarah Meisinger
Graduate School/
College of Professional Studies
Renee Mixan
Graduate School/
College of Professional Studies
Jeff Morgan
Public Safety
Jarrod Morrison
Division of Finance
James Mueller
Division of Administration
David Mullins
College of Arts and Sciences
Susan Naatz
Division of Mission and Ministry

Michael O’Malley
University Relations 

Anne Ozar
College of Arts and Sciences
Victoria Palmer
School of Medicine

Di Po
Division of Administration

Zara Risoldi
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions 

Patrick Roddy
College of Arts and Sciences
Marty Sehn
Heider College of Business
Curtis Self
Athletics Department
Saw Soe
Division of Administration
Erin Stanley
Division of Administration
Raymond Stoupa
School of Medicine
Raquel Tadeo Orbik
Division of Mission and Ministry
Sarah Taylor
Office of the Provost
Justin Tolman
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Johnny Torres
Athletics Department
Christopher Vaverek
Division of Information Technology and Library Services
Trent Wachner
Heider College of Business
Tina Walker
School of Dentistry
Kenneth Washer
Heider College of Business
Lois Waters
Office of the Provost
David Weber
School of Law

Michael White
School of Medicine 

Robert Whitsitt
Division of Information Technology and Library Services

 
15 Years of Service

Phillip Beagle
Teaching and Learning Center
Kirsten Booth
Athletics Department
Eileen Burke-Sullivan
Division of Mission and Ministry
Mary Chase
Enrollment Management
Carla Christensen
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Julee Davis
School of Dentistry
Estella Davis
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Gintaras Duda
College of Arts and Sciences

Mary Duda
Division of Administration
Timothy Guthrie
College of Arts and Sciences

Ann Harms
College of Nursing 

Zhi-Zhou He
School of Medicine
Julie Hoffman
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Eric Hoie
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Marilou Holmberg
College of Arts and Sciences

Susan Johnson
School of Medicine
Christine Karasek
Heider College of Business
Ted Kaufman
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Amanda Kranz
Enrollment Management
Tracy Leavelle
College of Arts and Sciences

Karen Malloy
School of Medicine

Julie Manz
College of Nursing

Debora Marr
College of Arts and Sciences

Chad McBride
College of Arts and Sciences
Kody Moffatt
School of Medicine

Lee Morrow
School of Medicine

Anna Nolette
College of Nursing
Karen O’Brien
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Taunya Plater
Graduate School/
College of Professional Studies
Anne Schoening
College of Nursing
Annemarie Shibata
College of Arts and Sciences

Nancy Shirley
College of Nursing

Somnath Singh
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Mark Siracuse
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Cheryl Tremble
School of Dentistry
Yaping Tu
School of Medicine
Maria Vanderboegh
College of Arts and Sciences
Meera Varman
School of Medicine
Mary Waltz
School of Medicine
Debra Wells
Enrollment Management
Christopher Wilmes
Division of Information Technology and Library Services
Amy Yager
College of Nursing
XinTian Zhang
School of Medicine

 
20 Years of Service

Kathy Andersen
School of Medicine
Patrice Andersen
School of Law
Marilee Aufdenkamp
College of Nursing
Rosanne Bachman
University Relations
Amy Badura Brack
College of Arts and Sciences

Priscilla Ballard
School of Dentistry 

J Bradley Barr
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Laura Barritt
School of Dentistry
Marty Birkholt
College of Arts and Sciences
Olaf Bohlke
College of Arts and Sciences

Delie Cerutis
School of Dentistry 

Maribeth Hercinger
College of Nursing
Fe James
Educational Opportunity Programs
Garland Jarmon
School of Medicine

Erika Kirby
College of Arts and Sciences

Mark Krejci
College of Arts and Sciences
Merridy Larsen
Heider College of Business

Maria Mena-Bohlke
College of Arts and Sciences

Thomas Meng
School of Dentistry
Keli Mu
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Carol Murdock
School of Dentistry

Ravinder Nath
Heider College of Business 

Carol Peters
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Michele Poepping-Faulkner
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Linda Scheirton
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Deborah Schneider
Division of Finance

Julie Stubby
School of Medicine

Anitra Townsend
Educational Opportunity Programs

Adrienne Van Winkle
School of Medicine

Kathryn Widman
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
William Young
Division of Student Life

 
25 Years of Service

Charles Bockman
School of Medicine

Thomas Budesheim
College of Arts and Sciences 

Sandra Byers
School of Medicine
Kimberly Carroll
School of Medicine
Terry Clark
College of Arts and Sciences
Deborah Conry
Athletics Department
Randall Crist
College of Arts and Sciences
Fidel Fajardo-Acosta
College of Arts and Sciences
Pamela Hopkins
Office of the Provost
Gail Jensen
Graduate School/
College of Professional Studies
Margaret Jergenson
School of Dentistry
Terri Kilgarin
University Relations
Sharon Kingston
School of Medicine
Kathleen Lee
Division of Finance
Carol McCabe
President’s Office
Thomas Pisarri
School of Medicine
Ivelisse Santiago-Stomme
College of Arts and Sciences

Julie Stading
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions 

Brent Vigness
Athletics Department

 
30 Years of Service

JoAnn Bauer
School of Medicine

Denese Bronson
School of Dentistry 

Jill Dickey
College of Arts and Sciences
Eileen Dugan
College of Arts and Sciences
Timothy Griffin
School of Medicine
Richard Jizba
Division of Information Technology and Library Services
Michael Kavan
School of Medicine

Brian Kokensparger
College of Arts and Sciences

Beverly Kracher
Heider College of Business
Luke Matranga
School of Dentistry

Richardson-Nelson
School of Medicine 

Jeanne Riha
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Alwin Schutt
Public Safety
William Van Deest
College of Arts and Sciences
Susan Zuger
Office of the Provost

 
35 Years of Service

Marian Brown
Division of Student Life
Robert Marble
Heider College of Busines
George McNary
Heider College of Business
Mary Tracy
College of Nursing


40 Years of Service

Bruce Mattson
College of Arts and Sciences
Ann O’Dowd
Business Office
Laurel Preheim
School of Medicine
Jo Walton
School of Medicine
Dennis Woolman
Division of Information Technology and Library Services

 
 45 Years of Service

Michaela Brandt
Office of the Executive Vice President

Ruth Bratton
Division of Finance 

Kent Neumeister
School of Law
Larry Teply
School of Law

 
50 Years of Service

Edward Chaperon
School of Medicine

Henry Lynch
School of Medicine