About our Faculty

Leading By Example. Teaching By Breaking Barriers.

As a student at National University, supporting your goals and dreams is a team effort, led by esteemed faculty committed to your personal, professional, academic growth, and academic freedom..

NU has diverse and experienced faculty members to support students throughout their academic journey and are enthusiastic about preparing you for the next chapter of your professional development. With their real-world experience and industry knowledge, NU’s faculty equip career-focused students for practical real-world applications.

NU is reshaping higher education for busy adults by developing our innovative approach to student success with Whole Human Education.™

We support the whole you, so you can become the best you, which is the entire point of pursuing an advanced degree or career-enhancing certificate or credential.

Trusted mentors. Supportive coaches. Understanding humans. That’s who you’ll find teaching your classes at National University.

School of Health Professions - Faculty

Harkirat Bal

Assistant Professor

Dr. Irene Benliro

Associate Faculty

Dr. Sara Cook

Associate Professor

Ms. Melodie Daniels

Associate Faculty

Dr. Tracy Dawes

Associate Professor

Dr. Alba Diaz

Associate Professor

Jennifer Du Bois

Associate Faculty

Jeanette Duran-Arnn

Assistant Professor

Brooks Ensign

Associate Faculty

Mrs. Jaime Estrada

Associate Faculty

Sara Franco

Assistant Professor

Khadija Hamisi

Assistant Professor

Marcia Harris-Luna

Associate Faculty

Julie Hinchey

Associate Faculty

Mrs. Jennifer Holt

Associate Faculty

Angela James

Assistant Professor

Dr. Lettica Johnson-Highsmith

Assistant Professor

Sylvia Jones

Assistant Professor

Dr. Eric Kramer

Associate Faculty

Katarzyna LaLicata

Associate Professor

Kita Lastrape

Assistant Professor

Mrs. Kelli Lofoco

Associate Faculty

Dr. Michael MacKinnon

Associate Professor

Ms. Linda Macomber

Assistant Professor

Dr. Joseph Martin

Associate Professor

Dr. Mary McHugh

Professor

Mrs. Maniphanh Noraky

Associate Faculty

Dr. Ricardo Parker

Associate Professor

Mr. Shannon Patrick

Assistant Professor

Dr. Gabriel Pineda

Associate Professor

Lee Ranalli

Associate Faculty

Dr. Peggy Ranke

Professor

Ms. Nancy Richmond

Associate Faculty

Joseph Rodriguez

Associate Faculty

Dr. Tyler Smith

Professor

Dr. Alan Smith

Associate Faculty

Dr. Linda Takvorian

Assistant Professor

Mrs. Donalee Waschak

Assistant Professor

Dr. Tara Zolnikov

Associate Professor