April 25, 2012 — The University of Western States (UWS) is pleased to announce Shelley Simon, RN, DC, MPH, EdD, will be joining the university as the new Dean of the college of chiropractic.
Simon received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the College of Nursing at Downstate Medical Center State University of New York, and her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from UWS. She earned a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership (EdD) from Portland State University.
A renowned educator, administrator, professional consultant, public speaker, and clinical practitioner, Simon has more than three decades of experience in the fields of healthcare and higher education. In her new role, she will lead faculty and students by applying her unique set of competencies and experiences to guide the program’s growth and development.
Simon brings her expert innovations and strategies to support the educational and clinical excellence that UWS is known for. Under her guidance, graduates will gain UWS’s first-class education in chiropractic science and practice, coupled with relevant business management and interprofessional collaboration skills, as we continue to meet the needs of patients and the public amid a changing healthcare delivery landscape.
Dr. Joseph Brimhall, UWS president, stated: “Dr. Simon’s focus on professional development will be an asset to the institution, and she will be an important member of the senior administration team.”
Source: University of Western States, uws.edu