School of Graduate Health & Professional Programs Faculty

The School of Graduate Health & Professional Programs at Mount Mary is rich with talented faculty who care about their students.

Cheryl Bailey, Ph.D.
Dean of the School of Graduate Health & Professional Programs
Phone: (414) 930-3111

Art Therapy

Chris Belkofer, Ph.D., ATR-BC, LPC
Professor, Art Therapy
Director of Clinical Training, Graduate Art Therapy
Phone: (414) 930-3120

Heather Leigh, DAT, ATR-BC, LCPC
Associate Professor, Art Therapy
Art Therapy Department Chair
Program Director, Graduate Art Therapy
Expertise: Adlerian theory and art therapy, signature pedagogies for art therapy, art therapy with elders, and community building using art

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Carrie King, Ph.D., LPC, NCC
Professor, Counseling Department Chair, Program Director for School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Phone: (414) 930-3262
Expertise: Career development, counseling children and adolescents, counseling theories, ethics,  multicultural counseling, school counseling, psychopharmacology, clinical supervision

Tammy H. Scheidegger, Ph.D., LPC, NCC
Associate Professor and Counseling Practicum/Internship Coordinator
Phone: (414) 930-3434
Expertise: Trauma counseling, eating disorders, family therapy, psychopathology, clinical supervision

Terri Jashinsky, Ph.D., CRC
Associate Professor
Phone: (414) 930-3239
Expertise: Addiction counseling, assessment, program evaluation, career development, clinical rehabilitation, clinical supervision

Jane Rheineck, Ph.D., LPC, NCC
Phone: (414) 930-3442
Expertise: LGBTQ issues and counseling, multicultural counseling, counseling ethics, clinical supervision, leadership in counseling

Melissa Kraemer Smothers, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Phone: (414) 930-3276
Expertise: Counseling techniques and theories, group procedures in counseling, trauma counseling, clinical supervision

Marion Toscano, PhD, LPC(WI), LCPC(MD), NCC
Assistant Professor
Phone: (414) 930-3420
Expertise: LGBTQ, spirituality, multicultural counseling, statistics and research

Amanda Arnold, Ph.D., LPC (WI), NCC
Assistant Professor
Phone:& (414) 930-3353

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Dietetics Department: (414) 930-3035

Pat Kempen, MS, RD, CD
Department Chair and Program Director/Faculty and Graduate Program Director
Coordinated Program-Dietetics
Phone: (414) 930-3257
Expertise: Food and nutrition management, food service sanitation and safety

Meagan Maritato, MS, RDN, CD
Associate Professor, Dietetic Internship Director
Phone: (414) 930-3337
Expertise: Foodservice Management, Private Practice, National Diabetes Prevention Program

Dana Scheunemann Ph.D., MS, RD, CD
Assistant Professor - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
Phone: (414) 930-3658
Expertise: Clinical nutrition, renal disease, community nutrition, and research design

Janine Bamberger, MS, RDN, CD
Assistant Professor in Dietetics
Phone: (414) 930-3264
Expertise: Clinical nutrition management, neonatal care, wellness, nutrition software design, research

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Debra Dosemagen, Ph.D.
Professor, Department Chair and Graduate Program Director
Phone: (414) 930-3160
Expertise: Mathematics education, teacher research

Kristin Whyte, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Phone:(414) 930-3106
Expertise: Early Childhood Education

Vanessa Varela, M.A in Ed, M.A. in F.L.L.
Assistant Professor
Phone: (414) 930-3105
Expertise: Second Language Acquisition and Social Justice, Multilingual Learners, Multicultural Children's Literature

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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy Department: (414) 930-3059,

Meghan Anderson, OTD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
Phone: (414) 930-3659
Expertise: Brain injury, neurorehabilitation

Stephanie Beisbier, OTD, OTR/L
Associate Professor, Professional Entry Program Director
Phone: (414) 930-3118
Expertise: Pediatrics, school-based practice

Nicole Boyington, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, CLT
Assistant Professor, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
Phone: (414) 930-3386
Expertise: Lymphedema, geriatrics, home modification

Rita Burlingame-Toppen, OTD, OTR/L, CYT
Assistant Professor
Phone: (414) 930-3451
Expertise: Physical disabilities, myofascial release, yoga

Cindy Clough, Ph.D., OT/L
Assistant Professor
Phone: (414) 930-3589
Expertise: Pediatrics, therapy services abroad

Julie Hunley, Ph.D., OT/L
Associate Professor
Phone: (414) 930-3236
Expertise: Physical disabilities rehabilitation, lymphedema, breast cancer

Kari C. Inda, Ph.D., OTR/L, CEAS
Professor, Occupational Therapy Chairperson
Phone: (414) 930-3238
Expertise: Neurorehabilitation, orthopedics, critical thinking skills, certification, technology

Jennifer Kinkade, OTD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor
Phone: (414) 930-3230
Expertise: Neurorehabilitation, pediatrics, implementation science

Heather Martin, OTD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor
Phone: (414) 930-3328
Expertise: Pediatrics

Kelly Stapelman, OTD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor, Doctoral Capstone Coordinator
Phone: (414) 930-3662
Expertise: Geriatrics, management, emerging practice

Mitchell Voss, OTD, MBA, OTR/L, SCLV
Post-Professional Master's Program Coordinator
Phone: (414) 930-3190
Expertise: Orthopedics, work rehabilitation

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Social Work

Melinda Kiltz, MSW, MPA
Social Work Department Chair and Associate Professor
Phone:(414) 930-3261

Rebecca Valentyn, LCSW
Assistant Professor & Director of Field Education
Phone: (414) 930-35430

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