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Our professors are distinguished scholars, active researchers, published writers, and faithful Christians who demonstrate what it means to be both Christ-followers and leaders in their academic fields. As mentors and role models, they play a huge role in the integration of faith and learning at Bethel.

Faculty

Christopher Carroll

Christopher Carroll

Associate Professor of Applied Health Sciences | carchrk@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2010

Carroll's area of expertise includes exercise science and sports performance. Chris' passion resides in evaluating how the body responds to physical stress in an exercise, and more specifically, an athletic environment. Most of his previous and current research revolves around the rate of force production in both aerobic and anaerobic settings. Additionally, he investigated repeat sprint and power ability and the considerations in an anaerobic environment.. . . read more.

Diane Dahl

Diane Dahl

Interim Dean of Healthcare Programs and Dean of Nursing, Chief Nursing Administrator | diane-dahl@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1998

Curriculum development; Program assessment; Accreditation; Students with disabilities in healthcare education programs; Online education

Ann Holland

Ann Holland

Professor of Nursing | ann-holland@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2006

Professional work experiences in staff, education, and leadership roles in adult critical care; Academic leadership roles in associate-degree nursing education; Teaching in baccalaureate pre-licensure nursing education focused on adult medical/surgical nursing and nursing leadership

Wendy Thompson

Wendy Thompson

Associate Professor of Nursing | wendy-thompson@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1998

Dr. Thompson is the Program Director for the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program that launched in spring, 2019. She is thrilled to be a part of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program and has taught at Bethel University since 1998. Wendy has over 30 years of experience in public health nursing and healthcare administration. Her interests include nursing leadership, population-focused health care, community engagement, health equity, and healthcare finance. She also has experience in curriculu. . . read more.

Adjunct Faculty

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Roman Foore

Adjunct Instructor of Applied Health Sciences | roman-foore@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2018

Adjunct Instructor of Applied Health Sciences

Janiece Gray

Janiece Gray

Adjunct Instructor of Community Health | grajan@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2021

Janiece Gray, MHA, CPXP, BSW, ACC is a wife, mother, entrepreneur, business owner, author, speaker, consultant, & coach and has spent her entire career in healthcare. She is a co-founder of DTA Associates Inc., a healthcare consulting firm in Minneapolis and is also a Founder, Executive, Life & Leadership Coach with JGray & Associates, LLC. As a coach, a teacher and national speaker, Janiece is passionate about communication, specifically, how to help staff, physicians and leaders enhance t. . . read more.

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Megan Kirchoff

Adjunct Instructor in Applied Health Sciences | maw62472@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2011

Adjunct Instructor in Applied Health Sciences

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Michael McElroy

Adjunct Instructor of Applied Health Sciences | m-mcelroy@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2019

Adjunct Instructor of Applied Health Sciences

Lisa Kepple

Lisa Kepple

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Applied Health Sciences | patlis@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2015

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Applied Health Sciences

Emeritus/Emerita Faculty

Steven Henkel

Steven Henkel

Professor of Human Kinetics and Applied Health Science Emeritus | s-henkel@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1986

Henkel speaks and writes about creative movement, motor skill development, character development, and developmentally appropriate games for children and youth.