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Patricia Bohannan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Robert Speir Healthcare Education Center
1282M
3500 Pampas Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Phone: 843-839-1102
Fax: 843-477-2172
e-mail: pbohanna@coastal.edu

Education and Training

  • B.S. Nursing, Baylor University
  • M.S.N. Nursing, Texas Women’s University (Dallas, Texas)
  • Ph.D. Nursing, Texas Women’s University (Denton, Texas)

Research Interests
Symptom Management for Cancer Patients, Educational Progression for the Profession of Nursing, Utilization of Distance Learning


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Wanda Dooley, D.N.P.
Associate Professor
Robert Speir Healthcare Education Center
1282N
3500 Pampas Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Phone: 843-839-1117
Fax: 843-477-2172
e-mail: wdooley@coastal.edu

Education and Training

  • B.S. Nursing, George Mason University
  • M.S. Nursing, George Mason University
  • D.N.P. (Nursing Practice), Old Dominion University

Research Interests
Health of Immigrant Clients, Nursing Education


 

Michael S. Dunn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
134 Swain Hall
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, SC 29528-6054
Phone: 843-349-2635
Fax: 843-349-5053
e-mail: mdunn@coastal.edu

Education and Training

  • B.S. Psychology, The University of North Florida
  • M.S.H. Health Sciences, The University of North Florida
  • Ph.D. Health Education/Health Promotion, The University of Alabama

Research Interests
Alcohol, Tobacco, and other Drugs (ATOD), School Health Issues, Adolescent Health Issues


 

Stephen L. Firsing III, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor 
135 Swain Hall
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, SC 29528-6054
Phone: 843-349-6906
Fax: 843-349-5053
e-mail: sfirsing@coastal.edu

Education and Training

  • B.A., The University of North Caroilna Wilmington
  • M.P.A. Public Administration, The University of North Carolina Wilmington 
  • M.A. Health Promotion, The University of Alabama 
  • Ph.D. Health Education/Health Promotion, The University of Alabama at Birmingham and The University of Alabama   

Research Interests
Health Outcomes Measurement, Ecological Determinants of Health, Health Care Organization and Policy, Disability and Health 


 

Fredanna A.D. M’Cormack, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
137 Swain Hall
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, SC 29528-6054
Phone: 843-349-2991
Fax: 843-349-5053
e-mail: fmcorma@coastal.edu

Education and Training

  • B.S. Health Sciences (Nutrition), The University of North Florida
  • M.S. Food and Nutrition, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • Ph.D. Health Education, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Research Interests
Global Health Issues, Maternal and Child Health Issues, Reproductive Health Issues, Nutrition


 

Joanne Myers  
Administrative Specialist
138 Swain Hall
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, SC 29528-6054
Phone: 843-349-6568
Fax: 843-349-5053
e-mail: jmyers@coastal.edu

Departmental Focus 
Administrative Specialist 


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Mary Kate Powell, M.P.H.
Internship Coordinator
145 Swain Hall
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, SC 29528-6054
Phone: 843-349-2754
Fax: 843-349-5053
e-mail: mpowell@coastal.edu

Education and Training

  • B.S. Health Sciences, Clemson University
  • M.P.H. Public Health, The University of South Carolina

Departmental Focus
Health Promotion Internship Program


 

Sharon H. Thompson, Ph.D.
Professor
144 Swain Hall
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, SC 29528-6054
Phone: 843-349-2635
Fax: 843-349-5053
e-mail: thompson@coastal.edu

Education and Training

  • B.S. Plant Sciences, The University of South Carolina
  • M.S. Community and Occupational Education, The University of South Carolina
  • Ed.S. Educational Administration, The University of South Carolina
  • Ed.D. Health Education Administration, The University of South Carolina

Research Interests
Nutrition and Health Behavioral Change


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Sherer W. Royce, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
133 Swain Hall
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, SC 29528-6054
Phone: 843-349-2687
Fax: 843-349-5053
e-mail: sroyce@coastal.edu

Education and Training

  • B.A. Journalism, The University of South Carolina
  • M.P.H. Public Health, The University of South Carolina
  • Ph.D. Public Health, The University of South Carolina

Research Interests
Tobacco Prevention, Obesity Prevention, Systems and Policy Changes


 

John F. Yannessa, Ph.D.
Associate Professor/Department Chair
136 Swain Hall
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, SC 29528-6054
Phone: 843-349-6460
Fax: 843-349-5053
e-mail: yannessa@coastal.edu

Education and Training

  • B.S. Psychology, Xavier University (Ohio)
  • M.S. Kinesiology, Indiana University
  • Ph.D. Health Behavior, School of Public Health, Indiana University

Research Interests
Human Sexual Behavior, Psychobiological Issues related to Aging