The College of Health Advisory Council includes alumni and executives with stellar expertise from various sectors of the health care industry and/or academia. This council serves as an external board offering recommendations to the advancement of programs related to clinical experiences, research opportunities, and top notch education with the latest trends and technology for patient care. The council meets twice a year to discuss program practices and outcomes and makes recommendations regarding future direction of the educational initiatives of the college to reach its next level of excellence in health care and clinical practice.

Douglas Dietzel

Douglas Dietzel

Interim Chair
Department of Orthopedics/Michigan State University

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Greg Fehribach

Greg Fehribach

Tuohy, Bailey, & Moore LLP
The Fehribach Group

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Cindy Adams

Cindy Adams, PHD, ANP-BC, RN

System Chief Nursing Officer
St. Vincent 

Shark Bird

Shark Bird, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Vohra Wound Physicians PC

Derron Bishop

Derron Bishop

Director Medical Education
IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

Marsha J. Casey

Dr.Marsha J. Casey

Member of the Ball State Foundation Board of Directors
Executive Vice President at Westchester Health

David Costill

David Costill, PhD

John & Janice Fisher Professor Emeritus of Exercise Science
Director Emeritus of the Human Performance Laboratory

Pamela R. Jeffries

Pamela R. Jeffries, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF

Professor and Dean, School of Nursing
George Washington University

Hank Milius

Hank Milius

Meridian Health Services

Denny Morrison

Denny Morrison, PhD

Chief Clinical Officer

Penny Ralston

Penny Ralston, PhD

Professor, Dean Emeritus
Director, Center on Better Health and Life for Underserved Populations

Jackie Rowles

Jackie Rowles, DNP, MBA, MA, CRNA,

Director, DNP
Nurse Anesthesia Program
Associate Professor
Leighton School of Nursing
Clinical Instructor
College of Osteopathic Medicine

Scott Saxman

Scott Saxman, MD

Member Ball State University Foundation Board since 2015.
Senior Medical Director for oncology, global medical affairs
Eli Lilly & Company, Inc. (Retired).

Erica Wehrmeister

Erica Wehrmeister, RN, MSN, HMA

Chief Operating Officer
St. Vincent Indianapolis