UC Clermont

Science & Health Faculty

Department Faculty Information

Department Chair

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Krista L Clark

Professor, CC Biology



Program Manager

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Carol Adams

Assistant to the Associate Dean/Program Manager, Science & Health

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Laboratory Manager


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John N Maiorano

Sr Lab Associate, CC Science & Health




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Anne-Lise Girard

Sr. Lab Associate, Science & Health

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Department Personnel

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David L Blevins

Assistant Professor Educator, CC Surgical Technology

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Emily Christine Clem

Assistant Professor Educator, CC Physical Therapy Assisting

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Jill M. Gomez

Professor, CC Human/Social Svcs

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Dr. Jill Gomez, Jill Gomez, LISW-S, LICDC-CS is a full-time, tenured faculty member at UC Clermont College. In 2016 she became a certified Chopra Center Perfect Health Ayurveda Instructor.   As an Ayurveda educator she is commitment to teaching mindfulness/meditation and balance to graduate level students and/or other interested individuals. Dr. Gomez has spent the past the past 30 years serving individuals and families impacted by substance use disorders. Prior to her work as a consultant she worked part-time for the Mental Health and Recovery Board in Warren and Clinton County. Her work on the local level has been extensive as well as her role as a CARF accreditation surveyor.
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Nestor T Hilvano

Professor, CC Biology



Nestor T. Hilvano, M.D., M.P.H. is Professor of Biological Sciences in Department of Science and Health at University of Cincinnati, Clermont College and Professor Adjunct Affiliate of Doctor of Nursing Practice-Anesthesia  at University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing. Dr. Hilvano teaches biological sciences and advanced human physiology and pathophysiology courses. Prior to joining University of Cincinnati, Dr. Hilvano has a long history with Anatomical Science Education as Professor of Anatomy, Histology and Neurobiology at medical schools for eighteen years, has served as Chair of the Department of Anatomy at Far Eastern University-NRMF Institute of Medicine and St. Luke's Medical Center College of Medicine, and has private medical practice as primary care-family medicine and occupational health care physician. His research interests are in neuroscience localizing structures and neurochemical transmitters that affect somatosensory perception.
Dr. Hilvano is a Fellow in Anatomy Society and active member of the American Association for Anatomy (AAA). He has served as Career Development Mentor for the Mentor Match program, a virtual microscopy database user, and has served in the Committee for Early Career Anatomists, Advisory Committee for Young Anatomists, and Short Term Visiting Scholarship Committee of the AAA. He is a peer reviewer of abstracts and articles in anatomical-biomedical science and educational research, and external peer reviewer on anatomy video resource.  
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Clifford E. Larrabee

Affiliate or Student for Research

Cliff Larrabee’s background and training is in theoretical and experimental aspects of aqueous solution physical chemistry, particularly the self-assembly of surfactants and polymers. His current research focuses on the design and characterization of nanocarriers for targeted drug delivery.
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Lenora J Lada

Instructor - Educator, Clermont Medical Assisting

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Karen M Mathis

Associate Professor, CC Biology



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June Owens

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Carolyn Shisler

Assistant Professor Educator, CC Physical Therapy Assisting

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Carolyn is the Program Director for the Physical Therapist Assistant Program.  She began this roll in October 2019.

Carolyn has a B.S. in physical therapy from Marquette University and a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Cincinnati.  Carolyn practices physical therapy in the acute care setting and has a passion for treating people who are critically ill, older adults, and people with cancer diagnoses. Despite her teaching and administrative schedule, she continues to work at The Christ Hospital in the acute care setting. She has been with The Christ Hospital for over 25 years.

Carolyn was an adjunct professor and long-time clinical instructor for both PT and PTA students in the clinical setting prior to transitioning to full-time academia in 2015.  She initially was the Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education.  Her goal as a faculty member is to relate her love for her patients and her profession to her students.  Physical therapy is more than just treating a diagnosis, it is treating a person. She is also passionate about teaching physical therapists and student physical therapists the abunance of knowledge and skills that physical therapist assistants bring to the clinical setting and their patients.

Within the PTA Program, Carolyn is responsible for teaching courses relating to professionalism, health care disparities, social determinants of health, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, clinical integration and integumentary and clinical education.  
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Jill M Shirokawa

Assistant Professor, CC Chemistry



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Brenda K. Poynter

Associate Professor Educator, CC Surgical Technology

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Bozena Barbara Widanski

Professor, CC Chemistry



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Danielle Winget

Assistant Professor, CC Biology

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