Meet the JPU Faculty


Maureen Ake M.S., LMFT

Professor

  • M.S. Marriage & Family Therapy- Nova Southeastern University
  • B.S.- Catholic University of America
  • A.S.- Culinary Institute of America

Jade Arellano, MSACN, CNS

Professor

  • M.S. Applied Clinical Nutrition- New York Chiropractic College
  • B.S. Medical Sciences- University of Oklahoma
  • B.B.A. Marketing- University of New Mexico

Manuel Arreola, Ph.D., DABR

Professor

  • Ph.D. Medical Physics – University of Florida
  • M.S. Physics – State University New York

Kimberly Auvil DAC, Lac

Professor

  • Doctor of Acupuncture – Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
  • M.S. – Mass College of Pharmacy & Health
  • B.S. Biology/Psychology- Salem State University

Joseph Bradley, DC, DACAD, Psy.D. (can.)

Professor

  • Psy.D. Clinical Psychology – California Southern University (candidate)
  • Doctor of Chiropractic- Life Chiropractic College West
  • M.S. Substance Abuse Counseling- Nova Southeastern University

Liliana Braescu, Ph.D.

Professor

  • Ph.D. Mathematics – West University Timisoara
  • M.S. Modeling in Economy & Applied Science – West University Timisoara
  • B.S. Mathematics – West University Timisoara

Bonnie Brock ND, RD, LDN, MPH

Professor

  • Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine- National University of Health Sciences
  • Registered Dietitian, Master of Public Health – Tulane University of Public Health & Tropical Medicine
  • B.S. Nutritional Biochemistry- Cornell University

Mellonie Brown-Zacarias, Ed.S., M.E.T., CMD, R.T.(T.)

Professor

  • Ed.S. – Liberty University
  • M.E.T. – Boise State University
  • B.S. – Medical University of South Carolina
  • B.S. – Erskine College

Michael Dubanewicz Ed.D, CCN, CDM, CFPP, CFM

Dean/Program Director – School of Nutritional Health

  • Ed.D Education and Nutrition – Breyer State University
  • M.Ed. Education Administration – California Coast University
  • B.S. Food Management – Johnson & Wales University
  • A.S. Culinary Arts – Johnson & Wales University
  • Certificate in Nutrition Counseling – Cornell University

Scott Dube, MS, DABR

Board Of Director, Professor

  • M.S. Radiological Sciences – University of Colorado
  • B.S. Physics – Boston College

Ewa Frankel, Ph.D.

Board Of Director, Professor

  • Ph.D. Educational Leadership – Keiser University
  • M.S. Chemistry – Florida Atlantic University
  • B.S. Chemistry – Florida Atlantic University

Steven Goetsch, Ph.D., DABMP

Professor

  • Ph.D. Medical Physics – University of Wisconsin
  • M.S. Medical Physics – University of Wisconsin
  • M.S. Health Physics – Northwestern University
  • B.S. Physics – Michigan State University

David Good, M.S. DABR

Professor

  • M.S. Medical Physics – Duke University

Micah Hamanaka, Ph.D.

Professor

  • Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering – Northwestern University
  • M.S. – University of Notre Dame

Carl Helrich, Ph.D.

Professor

  • Ph.D. Physics – Northwestern University
  • B.S. Engineering Science – Case Institute of Technology

Shawna Kunselman MSACN, CNS

Professor

  • M.S. Applied Clinical Nutrition- New York Chiropractic College
  • B.S. Psychology/Sociology- Angelo State University

Debra Landes M.Ed, LMHC

Professor

  • M.S. Counselor Education – Florida Atlantic University
  • B.S. Business Administration – Florida Atlantic University

Nichole LaMaster, D.C.

Professor

  • D.C. – Logan College of Chiropractic

John Lowden, M.S., DABR, CMD

Professor

  • M.S. Medical Physics – Purdue University

Jasmin Miller, DBA, CNMT

Professor

  • DBA – Keiser University
  • MS – Keiser University

Brent Murphy, M.S., DABR

President, Professor

  • M.S. Medical Physics – University of Wisconsin
  • B.S. Health Physics – Purdue University

Mehrnaz Paydar, Ph.D., RDN, LDN

Professor

  • Ph.D. Nutritional Science – Howard University
  • M.S. Nutritional Science – Howard University
  • B.S. Food Science – Shiraz University

David Phebus, M.S., CMD

Professor

  • M.S. Medical Physics – John Patrick University of Health and Applied Sciences

Michael Stabin, PhD, CHP

Professor

  • Ph.D. Nuclear Engineering University of Tennessee
  • M.S. Environmental Engineering – University of Florida
  • B.S. Environmental Engineering – University of Florida

Wanpeng Tan, Ph.D.

Professor

  • Ph.D. Nuclear Physics – Michigan State University
  • M.S. Physics – Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • B.S. Physics – Beijing University

Laura Tanzini, DrPH, LMFT, BCPC, BCIM

Professor

  • DrPH Lifestyle Medicine – Loma Linda University
  • M.S. Psychology Family Therapy – Phillips Graduate Institute
  • B.S. Biology – University of California

David Trump, Ph.D.

Professor

  • Ph.D. Medicinal Chemistry – Purdue University

James Wheeler, MD, Ph.D.

Professor

  • Ph.D. Physical Chemistry – University of Notre Dame
  • Internship – University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Residency in Radiation Oncology – University of Texas, MD Anderson

Dawn Wilson-Kendall D.C.

Professor

  • Doctorate of Chiropractic- Logan University
  • B.S. Life Sciences – Logan University
  • B.S. Biology – Life University