Media Guide

This guide lists many Harcum College faculty and staff members with demonstrated scholarship and expertise representing a range of subject areas. They are available to provide insight and expert commentary relative to news stories and current events, breaking news headlines, and trend stories in a number of fields from health care to lifestyle issues to higher education. 

For all media inquiries or to speak with one of our experts, please contact Gale Martin, Director of Communications & Marketing, at 610-526-6143 or email

Their broad areas of expertise appear below. Find more specific information about each participant, including academic credentials, by clicking on his or her name below.

Allied Health--Dental Hygiene; Dental Assisting; EFDA Programs Allied Health--Nursing Program
Jean Byrnes-Ziegler (Dental Hygiene; Clinical Education)  Dolores Alabrodzinski (Nursing Education; ER & OR Nursing)  
Dorothea Cavallucci (Expanded Function Dental Assisting; Dental Radiology)  Elizabeth Cratin (Critical Care Nursing; Pharmacology)    
Kathleen G. Davis (Dental Hygiene; Clinical Instruction)   Frances E. Schuda (Nursing; Certified Wound Care)
Jan S. Greenlee (Dental Hygiene; Radiology) 
Karen Naylor (Dental Hygiene; Periodontics & Oral Pathology) 
Joanne Villante (Dental Assisting; Dental Anatomy) 

Allied Health--Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
  Michael J. Gerg, DOT (Occupational Therapy; Ergonomics) 
Allied Health--Physical Therapist Assistant Program
Gabby Ferreira (Outpatient Physical Therapy)    
Jacki Klaczak Kopack, DPT (Physical Therapy; Geriatrics)  
Pete Zuber (Physical Therapy; Industrial Medicine)  

Allied Health--Radiologic Technology Program
Design Programs Karen McCaney (Digital Mammography; Stereotactic Biopsy)
Julian G. Crooks (Fashion Design, Art & Design Education)
Winifred Curtis (Fashion Design & Fashion Merchandising)   
Heidi Techner (Interior Design; Sustainability) Allied Health--Veterinary Technology Program

Patricia (Trish) O'Connell (Veterinary Technology: Animals in Society)

Alicia Preston (Veterinary Medicine; Veterinary Clinical Practice)

Kathy Koar Wisniewski (Veterinary Technology; Veterinary Technology Education)
Higher Education Industry
Craig Wooters, V.M.D. (Veterinary Medicine; Shelter Medicine) 
Jon Jay DeTemple, Ph.D. (College Presidency; Entrepreneurship; Educating the Underserved) 
Theresa Groody (Continuing Education; Dental Education) 
General Studies/Core Curriculum       
Julia Ingersoll, J.D. (Higher Education Law; Student Success)
Therese Kennedy (Gender & Learning Styles; Math Anxiety)
Gale Martin (Institutional Marketing; Rebranding)

Jo-Anne Perkinson (College Math; Business Math)
Human Services/Social Services Programs  
Carole Champlin (Human Services; Psychotherapy)    Higher Education Programs and Services
Ashley Herr-Perrin (Therapeutic Foster Care; Group Therapy)  Richard Cooper, Ph.D. (Disability Services; Disability Advocacy) 
Joanne Ricevuto (Early Childhood Education; Day Care)

Urick Lewis (Residence Life; Student Involvement)
International Education Program Stephen J. Pipitone (Online Learning; Online Course Development) 
Dan Stabb (English Language Academy)
Laurie Plaza (Campus Activities; Event Management)

Rick SanFilippo (Campus Safety; Risk Assessment)