• Name: Allen Abshire
  • Title: University Chief of Public Safety
  • Email: AllenAbshire@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5946

  • Name: Della Abshire
  • Title: Office Manager/Data Entry Specialist
  • Email: DellaAbshire@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5251

  • Name: Danielle Adams
  • Title: Circulation Supervisor
  • Email: DanielleAdams@Upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5605

  • Name: Thomas Adams
  • Title: Academic Affairs Specialist
  • Email: ThomasAdams@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5304

  • Name: Jacob Adkins
  • Title: Public Safety Office
  • Email: jacobadkins00@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5940

  • Name: Scottie Adkins
  • Title: Payroll Manager
  • Email: ScottieAdkins@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5207

  • Name: Kimberly Akers
  • Title: Senior Cashier
  • Email: KimberlyAkers@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5200

  • Name: Megan Allen
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Nursing
  • Email: MeganAllen@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5754

  • Name: Nicholas Alverson
  • Title: Esports Head Coach
  • Email: nicholasalverson@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5875


  • Name: Cody Andreychuk
  • Title: Head Baseball Coach
  • Email: CodyAndreychuk@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5370

  • Name: Robert Arts, Ph.D.
  • Title: Chair, Division of Math and Sciences, Professor of Education & Physics
  • Email: RobertArts@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5476

  • Name: Lisa Asbury
  • Title: Data and Records Manager
  • Email: lisaasbury@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5317

  • Name: Misty Asbury, MBA
  • Title: Disability Resource Coordinator
  • Email: MistyAsbury@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-4484

  • Name: Charles Atkinson, CFM
  • Title: Director of Facilities
  • Email: charlesatkinson@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5194

  • Name: Emily Atkinson
  • Title: Head Athletic Trainer
  • Email: EmilyAtkinson@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 794-2798

  • Name: Kevin Auton
  • Title: Head Men's Golf Coach
  • Email: KevinAuton@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 791-0079


  • Name: Jamie Bannerman
  • Title: Office Manager for Student Financial Services
  • Email: JamieBannerman@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5247



  • Name: Ashton Bartley, MSW
  • Title: Director of Undergraduate Social Work Program
  • Email: AshtonBartley@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5001

  • Name: Mike Bell
  • Title: Assistant Director of Bands, Percussion Instructor
  • Email: Michaelbell@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-4462

  • Name: Barry Bentley
  • Title: Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs
  • Email: BarryBentley@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5988

  • Name: Rick Bentley, M.S.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Sports Management
  • Email: RickBentley@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5900

  • Name: John Biery
  • Title: Head Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach
  • Email: JohnBiery@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 422-2733


  • Name: Jackie Blackburn
  • Title: Development Advisor
  • Email: jackieblackburn@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-4463

  • Name: Lisa Blackburn
  • Title: Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Development
  • Email: Advancement@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5276

  • Name: Sharon Blackburn
  • Title: Clinical Operations Manager
  • Email: SharonBlackburn@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5528


  • Name: Bethany Bowersock
  • Title: Title IX Coordinator
  • Email: BethanyBowersock@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5344

  • Name: Jacqueline Bowling
  • Title: Education Coordinator, A-OPTIC
  • Email: Jacquelinebowling@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5504

  • Name: Bridgette Brashear
  • Title: Executive Assistant
  • Email: Advancement@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5276

  • Name: J.R. Briscoe, Ph.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Communication
  • Email: JamesBriscoe@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5118

  • Name: Bobby Brown
  • Title: Head Women's Bowling Coach
  • Email: RobertBrown@upike.edu
  • Phone:

  • Name: James Browning
  • Title: Professor of Religion
  • Email: JamesBrowning@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5026

  • Name: Joseph Browning
  • Title: Upward Bound II Development Advisor
  • Email: JosephBrowning@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5704

  • Name: Stephen Budney, Ph.D
  • Title: Professor of History
  • Email: StephenBudney@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5009

  • Name: Nancy Cade, Ph. D.
  • Title: Davenport Distinguished Professor of History/Political Science
  • Email: NancyCade@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5007

  • Name: JoAnn Cantrell
  • Title: Assistant Director of Student Financial Services
  • Email: JoannCantrell@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5289

  • Name: Michael Carnes, DO, FAAO
  • Title: Associate Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practices
  • Email: MichaelCarnes@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5449

  • Name: Petra Carroll, M.F.A
  • Title: Associate Professor of Art
  • Email: PetraCarroll@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5759

  • Name: Hanna Case
  • Title: Dance Coach
  • Email: HannaCase@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 477-6131

  • Name: Cindy Castle
  • Title: Optician
  • Email: CindyCastle@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5542

  • Name: Carolyn Caudill
  • Title: Assistant to the Assistant Dean for Graduate Health Professions Student Affairs
  • Email: CarolynCaudill@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5400

  • Name: Cathryn Caudill, PhD
  • Title: Professor of Pathology
  • Email: CathyCaudill@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5431

  • Name: Cliff Caudill, O.D., FAAO
  • Title: Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs and Associate Professor of Optometry
  • Email: CliffCaudill@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5515

  • Name: Lee Ann Caudill
  • Title: Human Resources Assistant
  • Email: LeeannCaudill@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5240


  • Name: Jeannie Chaney Adams
  • Title: Student Accounts Specialist
  • Email: JeannieChaney@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5203

  • Name: Amy Charles
  • Title: Coordinator of Public Relations
  • Email: amycharles@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-4487

  • Name: April Charles
  • Title: Assistant Softball Coach
  • Email: AprilCharles@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5383

  • Name: Justin Chelette, O.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Optometry
  • Email: JustinChelette@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-4461

  • Name: Megan Childress
  • Title: Director for the Center for Student Success
  • Email: MeganChildress@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5812

  • Name: Bridgett Click
  • Title: Administrative Assistant
  • Email: BridgettClick@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5219

  • Name: Bernadine Cochran, M.S.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Mathematics/Computer Science
  • Email: BernadineCochran@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5463

  • Name: Fairy Coleman
  • Title: Administrative Assistant to the Director of Teaching Education and Coordinator of Field-Based Experience in the Division of Education
  • Email: FairyColeman@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5314

  • Name: Ron Coleman
  • Title: Facilities Manager
  • Email: RonaldColeman@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5654

  • Name: Tiffany Coleman
  • Title: Assistant Director of Educational Support
  • Email: TiffanyColeman@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5238


  • Name: Tigh Compton
  • Title: Head Men's Basketball Coach
  • Email: TighCompton@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 454-4542

  • Name: Douglas Cottle
  • Title: Captain-Public Safety Officer
  • Email: DouglasCottle@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5942

  • Name: Sarah Crawford, DO
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
  • Email: SarahCrawford@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5550

  • Name: Sid Crist
  • Title: Men’s and Women’s Assistant Basketball Coach
  • Email: sidcrist@upike.edu
  • Phone:

  • Name: Joshua Crum, DO, MBA
  • Title: Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Associate Professor of Family Medicine
  • Email: JoshuaCrum@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5428

  • Name: Jason Curtis
  • Title: Data Analyst
  • Email: Helpdesk@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5300

  • Name: Karen Damron, Ph.D., RN
  • Title: Dean of College of Nursing and Human Services
  • Email: KDamron@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5755

  • Name: Laura Damron
  • Title: Senior Director of Advancement (Undergraduate Programs)
  • Email: LauraDamron@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5272

  • Name: Shannon Darnell
  • Title: Maintenance Technician/HVAC
  • Email:
  • Phone: (606) 218-5651

  • Name: Theresa Dawahare, M.Ed
  • Title: Associate Professor of Education
  • Email: TheresaDawahare@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5962

  • Name: Lori Beth Day
  • Title: Standardized Patient/Human Model Program Coordinator
  • Email: loriday@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5495

  • Name: Taylor Day
  • Title: Student Success Advisor
  • Email: TaylorDay@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5811


  • Name: Charity Deel
  • Title: Director of Conference and Event Services
  • Email: CharityDeel@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5271

  • Name: Cathy Derry
  • Title: Academic Progress Coordinator
  • Email: CathyDerry@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5487

  • Name: Daniel Donner
  • Title: Director of Student Financial Services
  • Email: danieldonner@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5253

  • Name: Danny Driskill, JD
  • Title: Director of Simulation and Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
  • Email: DannyDriskill@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5448

  • Name: Jennifer Dugan, Ph.D.
  • Title: Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Email: JenniferDugan@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5230

  • Name: Trista Edmonds
  • Title: Mail Handler/Maintenance Assistant
  • Email: tristaedmonds@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5700

  • Name: Buford Edwards, MSSW, MDIV
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Social Work/Coordinator of MSW Field Coordinator
  • Email: bufordedwards@upike.edu
  • Phone:

  • Name: Donald Egan, O.D., FAAO
  • Title: Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Optometry
  • Email: DonaldEgan@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5513

  • Name: Cadee Eisenman
  • Title: Senior Accountant
  • Email: cadeeeisenman@upike.edu
  • Phone:

  • Name: Tyler Eisenman, MBA
  • Title: Visiting Instructor of Business
  • Email: TylerEisenman@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5043

  • Name: Larry Epling
  • Title: Coordinator of New Media, Campus Photographer
  • Email: Webmaster@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5293

  • Name: LeAnne Epling, Ph.D.
  • Title: Professor of Psychology
  • Email: LeanneEpling@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5018

  • Name: Grant Erhard
  • Title: Executive Recruiter for Professional, Graduate and Online
  • Email: granterhard@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-4459

  • Name: David Espinoza
  • Title: Head Track & Field Coach
  • Email: DavidEspinoza@upike.edu
  • Phone:

  • Name: Christopher Evans
  • Title: Maintenance Technician/HVAC
  • Email: ChristopherEvans@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5651

  • Name: Jason Evans, O.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Optometry
  • Email: JasonEvans@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5511

  • Name: Jason Evans, O.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Optometry
  • Email: JasonEvans@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5511

  • Name: Haley Fannin
  • Title: Reference and Instruction Allara Librarian
  • Email: HaleyFannin@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5609

  • Name: Evan Faulkner
  • Title: Associate Head Coach
  • Email: evanfaulkner@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5352

  • Name: Evan Faulkner
  • Title: Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
  • Email: EvanFaulkner@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5352

  • Name: Scott Fidell
  • Title: Maintenance Supervisor/Electrician
  • Email:
  • Phone: (606) 218-5651

  • Name: Corey Fipps
  • Title: Head Coach (Football)
  • Email: CoreyFipps@upike.edu
  • Phone:


  • Name: Johnny Fleming, M.A.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Mathematics
  • Email: JohnnyFleming@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5145

  • Name: Howard Francis, M. A.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Email: HowardFrancis@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5465

  • Name: Hannah Freeman, Ph.D.
  • Title: Director of Experiential Learning and Professor of English
  • Email: HannahFreeman@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5014

  • Name: Darla French, Ph.D.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Biology
  • Email: DarlaFrench@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5616

  • Name: Edna Fugate
  • Title: Director of Library Services
  • Email: EdnaFugate@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5606

  • Name: Joseph Gannon
  • Title: Assistant Director of Admissions
  • Email: JosephGannon@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5287

  • Name: Kailey Garten
  • Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Email: kaileygarten@upike.edu
  • Phone:



  • Name: Miranda Gibson
  • Title: Clinical Sciences Coordinator
  • Email: MirandaGibson@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5398

  • Name: Michelle Goff
  • Title: Grant Writer
  • Email: Advancement@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5276

  • Name: Brandi Gollihue
  • Title: Associate Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs/Controller
  • Email: BrandiGollihue@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5204

  • Name: Jeremy Goodson
  • Title: Coordinator of Tutoring
  • Email: jeremygoodson@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-4481

  • Name: Melinda Goodson
  • Title: Human Resources Manager
  • Email: MelindaGoodson@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5326

  • Name: Gregory Green, Ph.D
  • Title: Associate Professor of Economics
  • Email: GregoryGreen@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5115

  • Name: Marty Green
  • Title: Counselor, Thrive Counseling Center
  • Email: MartinGreen@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-4357

  • Name: Candi Griffey, DO
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
  • Email: CandiGriffey@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5450

  • Name: Laura Griffin, DO, FAAO
  • Title: Associate Dean of Osteopathic Principles and Practices Integration, Professor, Chair of the Osteopathic Principles and Practices department
  • Email: LauraGriffin@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5434

  • Name: Chris Grimm
  • Title: Customer Service Technician I
  • Email: Helpdesk@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5300


  • Name: Praveen Guraja, M.S.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Information Technology Management
  • Email: PraveenGuraja@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5265

  • Name: Tansy Hall, FNP-C, DNP
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Nursing
  • Email: TansyHall@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5748

  • Name: Angelina Hamilton
  • Title: Affiliations Coordinator
  • Email: AngelinaHamilton@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5439

  • Name: Guichun Han, Ph.D.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Physiology
  • Email: GuichunHan@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5436

  • Name: Allen Hancock
  • Title: Staff Accountant
  • Email: AllenHancock@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5213

  • Name: Shumaila Hanif, Ph.D.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Microbiology
  • Email: ShumailaHanif@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5551

  • Name: Mary Harmon
  • Title: Associate Librarian
  • Email: MaryHarmon@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5610

  • Name: Jessica Harris
  • Title: Student Success Advisor
  • Email: JessicaHarris@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5813

  • Name: David Hawkins
  • Title: Maintenance Tech I/Electrician
  • Email:
  • Phone: (606) 218-5651

  • Name: Justin Hazlewood, M.S.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
  • Email: justinhazlewood@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5732

  • Name: Kate Hensley
  • Title: Senior Graphic Designer
  • Email: KateHensley@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5264

  • Name: Amy Henson, O.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Optometry
  • Email: amyhenson@upike.edu
  • Phone:

  • Name: Glenna Henson
  • Title: Counselor, LPCC
  • Email: glennahenson@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-4479

  • Name: Tom Hess, Ph.D.
  • Title: Professor of Chemistry
  • Email: ThomasHess@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5475

  • Name: Michael Holcomb, Ph.D.
  • Title: Professor of Mathematics
  • Email: MichaelHolcomb@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5474

  • Name: Lucy Holman, MPS
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Business
  • Email: LucyHolman@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5265

  • Name: Laythan Hopkins
  • Title: Director for Clinical Rotations
  • Email: laythanhopkins@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5418

  • Name: John Howie, Ph.D.
  • Title: Professor of Psychology
  • Email: JohnHowie@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5006

  • Name: Bang Huang, Ph.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
  • Email: BangHuang@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5477


  • Name: Misty Hurt
  • Title: Clinical Clerkship Coordinator
  • Email: MistyHurt@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5435

  • Name: David Hutchens
  • Title: Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Relations
  • Email: DavidHutchens@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5276

  • Name: Alexander Hynes, OD, FAAO
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Optometry
  • Email: AlexanderHynes@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 216-5533


  • Name: Churchill Ihentuge, Ph.D
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Anatomy
  • Email: churchillihentuge@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5438

  • Name: Corey Ison
  • Title: Programmer
  • Email: Helpdesk@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5300


  • Name: Steven Jackson
  • Title: Sr. System Administrator
  • Email: stevenjackson@upike .edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5305

  • Name: Shannon Jarrell
  • Title: Public Safety Officer
  • Email: shannonjarrell@upike.edu
  • Phone: 606-218-5940

  • Name: Phillip Jen, Ph.D.
  • Title: Professor of Biology
  • Email: PhillipJen@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5479

  • Name: Jessica Johnson
  • Title: Admin Assistant Academic Affairs
  • Email: JessicaJohnson01@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5488

  • Name: Kameyo Johnson, M.S.
  • Title: Staff Chemistry Laboratory Instructor
  • Email: KameyoJohnson@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5065

  • Name: Mary Johnson, PhD
  • Title: Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Email: MaryJohnson@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5955

  • Name: Teresa Jones
  • Title: Associate Director of Student Financial Services
  • Email: TeresaJones@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5407

  • Name: Antoinette Justice, DO
  • Title: Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Osteopathic Principles & Practice
  • Email: AntoinetteJustice@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5432

  • Name: Courtney Justice
  • Title: Senior Director of Advancement (Graduate Programs)
  • Email: Advancement@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5276

  • Name: Gary Justice
  • Title: Dean of Admissions
  • Email: garyjustice@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5306


  • Name: Patricia Keathley
  • Title: Transfer Credit Specialist
  • Email: PatriciaKeathley@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5221

  • Name: Robin Keathley
  • Title: Administrative Assistant for Academic Affairs, Social Work
  • Email: RobinKeathley@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5023

  • Name: Shawna Kelly-Blair, MSW
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Social Work and Undergraduate Field Coordinator
  • Email: ShawnaKellyBlair@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5013

  • Name: Anthony Kelly
  • Title: Helpdesk Coordinator
  • Email: AnthonyKelly@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5300

  • Name: Danielle Kelly
  • Title: Medical Librarian-KYCO Liaison
  • Email: DanielleKelly@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5529

  • Name: Joshua Kelly
  • Title: Coordinator for Student Conduct
  • Email: JoshuaKelly@upike.edu
  • Phone:

  • Name: Michael Kennedy
  • Title: Director of Medical School Admissions
  • Email: michaelkennedy@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5257

  • Name: Ryan Kern, O.D., FAAO
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Optometry
  • Email: RyanKern@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606)218-5391


  • Name: Michael King, Ph.D.
  • Title: Professor of Education
  • Email: JKing@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5311

  • Name: Joe Kingery, DO, MBA, FACOFP, FAAFP
  • Title: Dean, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine.
  • Email: JoeKingery@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5446


  • Name: Benjamin Konig, O.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Optometry
  • Email: BenKonig@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5640

  • Name: Luke Kopp
  • Title: Interim Director of Residence Life & Engagement
  • Email: LukeKopp@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5229

  • Name: Patricia Kowalok
  • Title: Professor of Art
  • Email: PatriciaKowalok@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5758


  • Name: Darwin Kysor
  • Title: Director, Career and Professional Development
  • Email: darwinkysor@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-4467

  • Name: Clarke Leichte, D.B.A.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Business
  • Email: ClarkeLeichte@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5030

  • Name: Nathaniel Levy
  • Title: Faculty Administrative Assistant
  • Email: NathanielLevy@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5523

  • Name: Alanah Little
  • Title: Admissions Counselor
  • Email: alannahlittle@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5246

  • Name: Conda Little
  • Title: Manager and Instructor for the University of Pikeville School of Dance
  • Email: CLittle@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5751

  • Name: Jerry Little
  • Title: Maintenance Technician II
  • Email: JerryLittle@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5651

  • Name: Rachel Little, M.A.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Communication
  • Email: RachelLittle@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5012

  • Name: Adam Llanos
  • Title: Assistant Director of Student Activities
  • Email: AdamLlanos@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5222

  • Name: Jennifer Lockhart
  • Title: Part Time Administrative Assistant
  • Email: JenniferLockhart@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5288

  • Name: Emma Lowe
  • Title: Night Circulation Assistant
  • Email: EmmaLowe@upike.eddu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5618

  • Name: Joseph Lyle
  • Title: Research Laboratory Technician
  • Email: josephlyle@upike.edu
  • Phone: 606-218-5505

  • Name: Randall Mann, O.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Optometry
  • Email: RandallMann@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5511

  • Name: Cailee Marcum
  • Title: Head women’s tennis coach
  • Email: Caileemarcum@upike.edu
  • Phone:

  • Name: Dawnetta Marcum, FNP-C, DNP
  • Title: Associate Professor of Nursing, Chair of Associate Degree Nursing
  • Email: DawnettaMarcum@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5756

  • Name: Sherrie Marrs
  • Title: Executive Assistant to the President
  • Email: SherrieMarrs@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5261

  • Name: Jesson Martin, Ph.D.
  • Title: Department Chair of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Optometry
  • Email: JessonMartin@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5524

  • Name: Chandra Massner, Ph.D.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Communication
  • Email: ChandraMassner@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5004

  • Name: Brenda Maynard, M.S.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Business
  • Email: BrendaMaynard@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5005

  • Name: Cathy Maynard, BBA
  • Title: Administrative Assistant - Coleman College of Business
  • Email: CathyMaynard@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5020

  • Name: Jesse Maynard
  • Title: Maintenance Aid I
  • Email: JesseMaynard@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5651

  • Name: Ian McWherter, O.D., FAAO
  • Title: Head of Optometric Telemedicine and Emerging Technology / Assistant Professor of Optometry
  • Email: IanMcWherter@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5511

  • Name: Byron Meade, B.S.
  • Title: Staff Biology Laboratory Instructor
  • Email: ByronMeade@Upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5469

  • Name: Rachel Messer, Ph.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Email: rachelmesser@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606)218-5006

  • Name: Mathys Meyer
  • Title: Dean of Student Success and Associate Professor of Biology
  • Email: MathysMeyer@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5808

  • Name: Barbara Moore
  • Title: Data Entry Specialist
  • Email: BarbaraMoore@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5295

  • Name: Mary Moore
  • Title: Assistant Registrar
  • Email: MaryMoore@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5444

  • Name: Stefan Morales
  • Title: Admissions Counselor
  • Email: StefanMorales@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5249

  • Name: Alek Morgan
  • Title: Sports Information Director
  • Email: alekmorgan@upike.edu
  • Phone: (614) 381-5934

  • Name: Oma Morgan, Ph.D.
  • Title: Chair, Division of Biology & Chemistry, Professor of Chemistry
  • Email: OmaMorgan@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5067

  • Name: Carolyn Muncy
  • Title: Accounts Payable
  • Email: CarolynMuncy@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5201

  • Name: Teddy Murphy
  • Title: Audio/Visual Coordinator
  • Email: Teddymurphy@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5922

  • Name: Robert Musick, MAPT
  • Title: Instructor of Religion and Campus Chaplain
  • Email: RobertMusick@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5762


  • Name: Cheikh Ndiaye
  • Title: Student Support Outreach Coordinator
  • Email: CheikhNdiaye@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5701

  • Name: Ashlie Newsome, MSN, RN
  • Title: Lab Coordinator, Simulation Director
  • Email: AshlieNewsome@Upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5538

  • Name: Diane Newsome
  • Title: Clinical Support Associate
  • Email: dianenewsome@upike.edu
  • Phone:


  • Name: Jerry O’Neill
  • Title: Clinic Manager
  • Email: Jerryoneill@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5772

  • Name: Business Office
  • Title: Main Office Contact
  • Email:
  • Phone: (606) 218-5200

  • Name: Brandy Osborne
  • Title: Office Manager for Student Success
  • Email: BrandyOsborne@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5966

  • Name: Sara Osborne
  • Title: Upward Bound II Development Advisor
  • Email: SaraOsborne@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5702

  • Name: Penny Pace
  • Title: Library Technician: Acquisitions and InterLibrary Loan
  • Email: PennyPace@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5620

  • Name: Michael Pacheco
  • Title: Associate Vice President of Operations and Human Resources
  • Email: MichaelPacheco@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 331-7001

  • Name: Coletta Parsley, Ed.D.
  • Title: Director of Teacher Education; Associate Professor of Education
  • Email: ColettaParsley@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5315

  • Name: Paul Patton
  • Title: Chancellor
  • Email: PEP@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5262

  • Name: Katherine Petot
  • Title: ADA Services Counselor
  • Email: KPetot@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5232

  • Name: Ian Pimienta, Ph.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • Email: IanPimienta@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5281

  • Name: Lauren Piotrowski
  • Title: Health Professions Specialist
  • Email: laurenpiotrowski@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5193

  • Name: Brittany Potter, MSN, RN
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Nursing
  • Email: brittanypotter@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-4494

  • Name: Charlene Potter
  • Title: Upward Bound II Director
  • Email: CharlenePotter@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5703

  • Name: Gia Potter
  • Title: University Registrar
  • Email: GiaPotter@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5211

  • Name: Kartick Pramanik, PhD
  • Title: Associate Professor of Pharmacology
  • Email: kartickpramanik@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5423

  • Name: Casey Price
  • Title: Associate Director of Admissions & Recruiting for KYCO
  • Email: CaseyPrice@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5517

  • Name: Eric Primm, Ph.D.
  • Title: Chair, Division of Social Sciences / Professor of Sociology & Criminal Justice
  • Email: EricPrimm@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5041

  • Name: Obed Quiles
  • Title: Head Volleyball & Men's Tennis Coach
  • Email: ObedQuiles@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5363

  • Name: Jimmy Raines
  • Title: Manager of Administration for Facilities
  • Email: JimmyRaines@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5651

  • Name: Tyler Ralston, Ph.D.
  • Title: Professor of History
  • Email: TylerRalston@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5114

  • Name: Gary Ratliff
  • Title: Maintenance Aid II
  • Email:
  • Phone: (606) 218-5651

  • Name: Jennifer Ratliff
  • Title: Executive Assistant to the Dean of Optometry
  • Email: Jenniferratliff00@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5511

  • Name: Sarah Ratliff
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Social Work
  • Email:
  • Phone:

  • Name: Stephanie Ratliff
  • Title: Library Technician: Serials and Reserves
  • Email: StephanieRatliff@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5608

  • Name: Thomas Ratliff, Ph.D.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Criminal Justice & Sociology
  • Email: ThomasRatliff@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5116

  • Name: Katie Ray
  • Title: Magazine Editor
  • Email: katherineray@upike.edu
  • Phone:

  • Name: Andrew Reed, MFA, MBA
  • Title: Associate Professor of Film & Media Arts
  • Email: AndrewReed@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5972

  • Name: Nathan Reed
  • Title: Public Safety Officer
  • Email: nathanreed@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5940


  • Name: Jonathan Riffe
  • Title: CTC Attendant and Customer Support Technician II
  • Email: Helpdesk@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5300

  • Name: James Riley, Ph.D.
  • Title: Professor of English
  • Email: JamesRiley@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5010

  • Name: Howard Roberts, Ed.D.
  • Title: Dean, Coleman College of Business and Professor of Business
  • Email: HowardRoberts@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5019

  • Name: Jeanna Roberts
  • Title: Upward Bound I Director
  • Email: JeannaRoberts@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5721

  • Name: Timothy Roberts, M.S.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
  • Email: TimothyRoberts@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5022

  • Name: Mindy Robertson
  • Title: Medical Librarian
  • Email: MelindaRobertson@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5157

  • Name: Chris Robinson
  • Title: Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
  • Email: JRobinson@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5945

  • Name: Kelly Rowe-Jones
  • Title: Director of Public Affairs
  • Email: KellyRowe@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5273

  • Name: Katrina Rugless, M.Ed.
  • Title: Director of Diversity
  • Email: KatrinaRugless@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5291

  • Name: Kim Runyon
  • Title: Clinical Clerkship Coordinator
  • Email: KimRunyon@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5690

  • Name: Thomas Russell, Ph.D.
  • Title: Visiting Professor of Biochemistry
  • Email: thomasrussell@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5590

  • Name: John Eric Rutherford, D.M.A.
  • Title: Associate Professor/Director of Choral & Commercial Vocal Music Studies
  • Email: EricRutherford@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5770


  • Name: John Sanders
  • Title: Student Financial Aid Operations Specialist/Coordinator
  • Email: JohnSanders@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5252

  • Name: Shaun Schetka
  • Title: Men's Soccer Coach
  • Email: ShaunSchetka@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5148

  • Name: Mike Scott
  • Title: Maintenance Tech/HVAC supervisor
  • Email:
  • Phone: (606) 218-5651

  • Name: Nelson Scott
  • Title: Women's Golf Coach
  • Email: NelsonScott@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 213-6164


  • Name: Joan Sears, O.D., FAAO
  • Title: Director of Externship Program and Associate Professor of Optometry
  • Email: joansears@upike.edu
  • Phone: (706) 973-9640

  • Name: Eugenia Senters
  • Title: Clinic Support
  • Email: EugeniaSenters@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5540

  • Name: Suzy Shearer, J.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Business
  • Email: SuzyShearer@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-4493

  • Name: Shena Shepherd
  • Title: Academic Coordinator for the ACE Program
  • Email: ShenaShepherd@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5718

  • Name: Margaret Sidle
  • Title: Director of Institutional Research & Effectiveness and Athletics Compliance Administrator
  • Email: MSidle@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5290

  • Name: Malgorzata Simm, Ph.D., MSc
  • Title: Associate Dean of Biomedical Sciences/Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Email: MalgorzataSimm@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5502

  • Name: Mary Ann Sisco
  • Title: Development Specialist, ACE Program
  • Email: MaryAnnSisco@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5719

  • Name: Deean Skeens
  • Title: Director of Continuing Medical Education and Clinical Rotations Records Officer for KYCOM
  • Email: DeeanSkeens@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5413

  • Name: Jessica Slade
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Biology
  • Email: JessicaSlade@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5462

  • Name: Jennifer Slone-Ratliff
  • Title: Executive Assistant to the Dean of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Email: JenniferRatliff@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5410

  • Name: Amanda Slone, Ph.D.
  • Title: Assistant Provost, Associate Professor of English
  • Email: AmandaJSlone@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5016

  • Name: David Slone, M.A.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Education
  • Email: DSlone@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5312

  • Name: Karen Slone
  • Title: Administrative Assistant
  • Email: KarenSlone@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5348

  • Name: Ella Smith-Justice, Ph.D.
  • Title: Assistant Dean of CAS, Professor of Spanish
  • Email: EllaSmithJustice@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5049

  • Name: Julia Smith
  • Title: Associate Professor of Anatomy
  • Email: JuliaSmith@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5401

  • Name: Laura Smith
  • Title: Assessment & Evaluation Manager
  • Email: LauraSmith@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5527

  • Name: Sonia Smith
  • Title: Campus Employment Specialist
  • Email: SoniaSmith@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5223

  • Name: Mandy Stacy
  • Title: Student Success Advisor
  • Email: AmandaStacy@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5259

  • Name: Candice Stadler
  • Title: Assistant Dean Student Affairs Graduate & Health Professions
  • Email: candicestadler@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5400

  • Name: Robert Staggs
  • Title: External Affairs & Head Softball Coach
  • Email: RobertStaggs@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5357

  • Name: Carol Steele
  • Title: Assessment and Evaluation Coordinator
  • Email: CarolSteele@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5414


  • Name: Edward Stiles, DO, FAAO
  • Title: Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practices
  • Email: EdwardStiles@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5424

  • Name: Stephanie Stiltner
  • Title: Director of Family Connections
  • Email: StephanieStiltner@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5815

  • Name: Jeannie Stone
  • Title: Cheerleading Coach
  • Email: JeannieStone@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 794-4796

  • Name: Margaret Sturgill
  • Title: Office Manager
  • Email: MargaretSturgill@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5300


  • Name: Brittany Tackett
  • Title: Recruitment and Onboarding Coordinator
  • Email: BrittanyTackett00@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5346

  • Name: Patrick Tackett
  • Title: Upward Bound I Development Advisor
  • Email: PTackett00@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5702

  • Name: Elisha Taylor
  • Title: University Archivist
  • Email: ElishaTaylor@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5625

  • Name: Christine Tchalikian
  • Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Email: christinetchalikia@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5359

  • Name: Billy Terry
  • Title: Programmer
  • Email: Helpdesk@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5300

  • Name: Brooke Thacker
  • Title: Director of Stewardship & Donor Engagement
  • Email: Advancement@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5276

  • Name: Rita Thacker
  • Title: Administrative Assistant, Basic Sciences
  • Email: RitaThacker@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5421

  • Name: Tiffany Thacker
  • Title: Contracts and Procurement Management
  • Email: TiffanyBaker@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5953

  • Name: Denise Thomas
  • Title: Grant Writer
  • Email: Advancement@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5276

  • Name: Kelli Thompson, M.S.
  • Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Education
  • Email: KelliThompson@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5615

  • Name: Cathy Thornsbury
  • Title: Executive Assistant to the Provost
  • Email: cathythornsbury@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5831

  • Name: Jordan Vance
  • Title: Records Management Specialist
  • Email: JordanVance@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5260

  • Name: Carla Vanderbilt, Ph.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Biology
  • Email: CarlaVanderbilt@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-4458

  • Name: Mechella Varney
  • Title: Director of Educational Support
  • Email: MechellaVarney@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5419

  • Name: Seth Vilas
  • Title: Asst. Athletic Trainer (MSOC, T&F/XC, TEN, BOWL,WBB)
  • Email: sethvilas@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5359

  • Name: Terry Wallace
  • Title: Corporal - Public Safety Office
  • Email: TerryWallace@Upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5940


  • Name: Jessica Walter, OD
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Optometry
  • Email: JessicaWalter@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-4473

  • Name: Kara Walters
  • Title: Executive Director of AOPTIC & Designated Institutional Officer
  • Email: KaraCurry@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5153

  • Name: Stacey Walters
  • Title: Coordinator of Public Relations
  • Email: staceywalters@upike.edu
  • Phone:

  • Name: Gary Warford
  • Title: Women's Soccer Coach
  • Email: GaryWarford@upike.edu
  • Phone: (859) 353-1593

  • Name: Burton Webb
  • Title: President
  • Email: President@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5261

  • Name: Kay Webb
  • Title: Associate Professor of Psychology
  • Email: KayWebb@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5539

  • Name: Kelly Wells
  • Title: Director of Athletics
  • Email: KellyWells@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 205-8661

  • Name: Eric Werth
  • Title: Professional Development Manager
  • Email: EricWerth@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5215

  • Name: Lori Werth
  • Title: Provost
  • Email: LoriWerth@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 794-3957


  • Name: Shelby Wheeler
  • Title: Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
  • Email: ShelbyWheeler@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 794-4145

  • Name: Lois White, M.S./CPA
  • Title: Associate Professor of Accounting
  • Email: LoisWhite@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5028

  • Name: Rebecca White
  • Title: System Administrator
  • Email: rebeccawhite@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5322

  • Name: Diann Whittier
  • Title: Director, International Student and Scholar Services
  • Email: DiannWhittier@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5741

  • Name: Timothy Whittier, Ph.D.
  • Title: Professor of Biology and Director of Study Abroad
  • Email: TimothyWhittier@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5470

  • Name: Cecil Williams
  • Title: Project Coordinator, ACE Program
  • Email: CecilWilliams@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5717

  • Name: Clifton Williams
  • Title: Head Women's Basketball Coach
  • Email: CliftonWilliams@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 616-1122

  • Name: Katie Williams
  • Title: Professional Development Educator
  • Email: KatherineWilliams@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5536

  • Name: Jessica Williamson
  • Title: Administrative Assistant, Elliott School of Nursing
  • Email: jessicawilliamson@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5750

  • Name: Jonathan Williamson
  • Title: Director of Information Technology
  • Email: jonathanwilliamson@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5300

  • Name: Kyle Wilson
  • Title: Head Men's Bowling Coach
  • Email: KyleWilson@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 432-3710



  • Name: Kristie Wrasman, Ph.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Biology
  • Email: kristiewrasman@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5468

  • Name: Ellie Yocum
  • Title: Interim Head Archery Coach
  • Email: EllieYocum@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5978

  • Name: Michael Younger, Ph.D.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Biochemistry
  • Email: MichaelYounger@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5417

  • Name: Dana Ziegler, PhD
  • Title: Associate Professor of Anatomy, Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience
  • Email: DanaZiegler@upike.edu
  • Phone: (606) 218-5412