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Faculty

 
Nancy J. Niles

Nancy J. Niles

Associate Professor of Health Services Administration | Chair, Department of Health Professions

Warren Basement A

T. 407.646.2793

MPH, Tulane University
PhD, University of Illinois
MS, University of Maryland
MBA, University of Maryland

Dr. Niles is the Chair of the Health Professions department and Program Director for the undergraduate health care management major. She teaches both graduate and undergraduate health related courses. Prior to her arrival at Rollins, she taught in two undergraduate business schools located in small liberal arts colleges. Her related work experience includes a directorship of a multi-million dollar New York State health program, and a consultant for small businesses. She was also a Peace Corps volunteer for two tours in Senegal, West Africa, where she managed health and business projects. During her second Peace Corps tour, she was appointed to manage an economic development project for the U.S. Ambassador.

Her research areas of interest include medical and business ethics, strategic planning, social media health care marketing, and the impact of health policy on organizations. She enjoys writing textbooks. She believes that we are never too old to learn and loves teaching students of all ages.

Allen Johnson

Allen Johnson

Assistant Professor of Public Health | Director, Master of Public Health Program

T. 407.646.2766

Dr.P.H., Georgia Southern University
M.P.H., Florida State University
B.S., College of Charleston

Dr. Johnson is the Director of the Master of Public Health Program. He teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses related to public health. Dr. Johnson has published numerous articles in reputable journals and co-authored a number of chapters in extensively used public health textbooks. Dr. Johnson’s research interests include chronic disease epidemiology, infectious disease epidemiology, and health disparities.

Prior to his arrival at Rollins, Dr. Johnson worked for the Hawaii State Department of Health as a community health outreach worker for a statewide syringe exchange program. This position involved working in some of the most economically, socially and politically depressed areas of Honolulu directly providing services to injection drug users and commercial sex workers. In addition to his work in Hawaii, Dr. Johnson has worked on public health projects in Belize, Turkey, and Ethiopia. Additionally, Dr. Johnson was a delegate at the 12th World Congress on Public Health where he voted to ratify the Istanbul Declaration, which declares health as a basic human right. This declaration has since been presented before the General Assembly at the United Nations both in New York and Geneva, Switzerland.

In addition to his public health pursuits, Dr. Johnson is a strong proponent of the value of a liberal education. He is well-read in classic literature, original religious texts, history, western philosophy, and Greek mythology. His travels abroad are fairly extensive and include fourteen countries.

Stephanie Kincaid

Stephanie Kincaid

Visiting Assistant Professor

T. 407.646.2781

Ph.D., West Virginia University
M.S., West Virginia University
B.A., West Virginia University

Stephanie Kincaid is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral®. Her primary area of research is response recurrence (behavioral processes that cause the return of previously eliminated behavior), and has also conducted research in reinforcement schedule thinning, functional assessment and treatment of elopement, and progressive ratio schedules. Her graduate training included basic behavioral research with non-human animals as well as applications of behavior analysis in schools. After finishing her Ph.D., she completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Severe Behavior at the Marcus Center (an NIH Autism Center of Excellence). She teaches Law, Ethics, and Behaviorism; Organizational Behavior, Culture, and Leadership; and Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis at Rollins.

Michele Williams

Michele Williams

Associate Professor | Program Director, Applied Behavior Analysis and Clinical Science

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T. 407.646.2036

PhD, West Virginia University
MA, West Virginia University
BA, Drury University

Dr. Williams is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral who teaches classes in single subject design, the experimental analysis of behavior, and the theory and philosophy of behavior analysis. Trained as a basic researcher, her publications have included studies on the effects of delayed reinforcement on response acquisition and the side effects of punishment. After graduate school, she began developing and overseeing early intensive behavior intervention programs for children with autism and related disorders. She has supervised master’s theses in the areas of video modeling to teach social play skills, testing the function of verbal behavior, and facilitating the acquisition of early verbal behavior using the stimulus-stimulus pairing procedure.

Kara Wunderlich

Kara Wunderlich

Visiting Assistant Professor

T. 407.646.2787

Ph.D., University of Florida
M.S., University of Florida
B.S., University of Florida

Kara Wunderlich is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at the Doctoral Level (BCBA-D). She teaches classes in behavioral assessment and ethics and professional issues related to behavior analytic practice. Kara received her doctorate from the University of Florida in 2015. She has provided behavior analytic services in both clinical and school-based settings, primarily with students with intellectual disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. Her research focuses on the assessment and treatment of problem behaviors, especially behaviors maintained by automatic reinforcement, as well as generalization and maintenance. 

Staff

 

Sarah Hughes

Administrative Assistant

Warren Building

T. 407.646.2784