Department Chair Health Sciences - School of Health Professions Search

The University of Missouri – Columbia (MU), invites nominations and applications for the Department Chair of Health Sciences to join the School of Health Professions to lead the diverse team of award-winning faculty and staff members in Health Sciences. This is one of the fastest growing departments at MU and offers the most popular undergraduate major. The Department Chair will be an accomplished educator and/or scholar with demonstrated leadership skills to further advance excellence in the areas of research, teaching, and service, and attract outstanding Tenure Track and Non Tenure Track faculty.

Please find the full job posting here: (Job ID 31360)

Search Committee

Adrianne Frech Associate Professor, Health Sciences Co-Chair
Tim Wolf Department Chair and Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Co-Chair
Claire Altman Assistant Professor, Health Sciences Member
Sarah Anthony Academic Advisor Member
Botswana Blackburn Health Sciences Program Director and Associate Teaching Professor Member
Emily Mahler Senior Student Services Coordinator: Experiential Learning, Health Sciences Member
Wilson Majee Associate Professor, Health Sciences, Master of Public Health Program Member
Carolyn Orbann Associate Teaching Professor, Health Sciences Member
David Ruggeri Associate Teaching Professor, Health Sciences Member
Molly Vetter-Smith Assistant Teaching Professor, Health Sciences & Public Health Member
Cathi Veach Director, HR, School of Health Professions Member
Tim McIntosh Director Recruiting, UM System Advisory
Anna Wiedermann HR Consultant, UM System Advisory
Paige Ilsley Recruitment Administrator, UM System Advisory


Search Timeline

  • August, Search Committee Launch Meeting 
  • October, Search Committee Selection Meeting 
  • November, Search Committee Semi-Finalist Interviews 
  • December/January, On Campus Interviews 
  • TBD: Selection and Announcement 

Please send inquiries, feedback and nominations to

Reviewed August 29, 2019.