Faculty Profiles

Reza Hakkak

Reza Hakkak, Ph.D. – Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, Associate Dean for Research

Reza Hakkak, PhD, a professor in the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition and associate dean for research, has contributed greatly to research on effects of diets on diseases prevention and obesity and breast cancer and is known nationally and internationally for his discoveries and his expertise in these areas.



Sam Atcherson

Samuel Atcherson, Ph.D. – Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology

Samuel R. Atcherson, Ph.D., professor and program director for the Doctor of Audiology program is a nationally-recognized leader, scholar, mentor, and educator in the field of audiology. As a person with lifelong hearing loss from childhood, Dr. Atcherson’s areas of interest and expertise include broad strokes across 1) auditory electrophysiology, 2) audiologic rehabilitation, and 3) health literacy. [READ MORE ABOUT DR. ATCHERSON]