Our Leadership

Led by Dean Louis Primavera, Ph.D., the administration at the School of Health Sciences works daily to provide the support and resources our programs, faculty, and students need to embody and champion our mission and values


Louis Primavera

Louis H. Primavera, PhD

Areas of Expertise


Frank Gardner

Frank Gardner, Ph.D., ABPP

Areas of Expertise

Sport psychology, mindfulness-based interventions, anger and violence research and treatment

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Rivka Molinsky, OTR/L, PhD

Areas of Expertise

Cognitive rehabilitation, adult rehabilitation

Meira Orentlicher

Meira L Orentlicher, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Areas of Expertise

Transition from school to adult life for students with developmental disabilities, students with autism, person-centered planning, and school-based occupational therapy

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Mary Flanagan, M.S., PA-C

Areas of Expertise

Primary care, influenza, infectious disease, vaccination

Jill Horbacewicz

Jill Horbacewicz, PT, MA, PhD

Areas of Expertise

Musculoskeletal physical therapy, muscle imbalances

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Faye Walkenfeld, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

Development, parenting, attachment, memory, cognitive development, Jewish, religious and cultural identity