contact information:

Department of Biological & Allied Health Sciences
115 Hartline Science Center
400 East Second Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301

570.389.4400 voice
570.389.3028 fax
 

Chair:
Dr. George Chamuris
Allied Health Programs Coordinator:
Dr. Judith Kipe-Nolt
Graduate Coordinator:
Dr. Thomas Klinger

Zareen Amin

zamin@bloomu.edu
570.389.4349
138 Hartline Science Center

Instructor
B.S- University of Dhaka
M.B.B.S- Dhaka Medical College, University of Dhaka
M.Ed- Kent State University
Academic Areas: Human Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Human Sexuality, Health Behavior and Wellness

Joseph P. Ardizzi

jardizzi@bloomu.edu
570.389.4887
145 Hartline Science Center

Associate Professor
B.S., St. Joseph's University
Ph.D., Cornell University
Academic Areas: Genetics, Microbial Genetics, Molecular Genetics
Research Areas: Microbial Genetics, Meiosis and Ascospore Formation in Fungi

Kris Brubaker

kbrubake@bloomu.edu
570.389.4137
177 Hartline Science Center

Associate Professor
B.S., Lafayette College
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
Academic Areas: Immunology, Molecular and Cell Biology
Research Areas: Prostate Cancer, Bone Metastases, Bone Remodeling, Signal Transduction

George P. Chamuris

gchamuri@bloomu.edu
570.389.4735
117 Hartline Science Center

Professor
Department Chair
A.A.S., Dutchess Community College
B.S., State University of New York at Albany
M.S., James Madison University
Ph.D., State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Academic Areas: Introductory Biology, Botany, Dendrology, Mycology
Research Area: Fungal Ecology

William L. Coleman

wcoleman@bloomu.edu
570.389.4527
271 Hartline Science Center

Assistant Professor
B.S., University of Scranton
Ph.D., Lehigh University
Academic Areas: Introductory Biology, Anatomy and Physiology
Research Areas: Neurophysiology, Synaptic Transmission, and Synaptic Plasticity

Clay E. Corbin

ccorbin@bloomu.edu
570.389.4134
173 Hartline Science Center

Associate Professor
B.A., University of Montana
M.S., Southeast Missouri State University
Ph.D., Ohio University
Academic Areas: Ornithology, Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, Histology, Embryology
Research Areas: Evolutionary Ecology, Ornithology

George T. Davis

gdavis@bloomu.edu
570.389.4120
266 Hartline Science Center

Associate Professor
B.A., M.S., Southern Illinois University
Ph.D. University of Illinois
Academic Areas: Botany, Cell and Molecular Biology, General Biology
Research Areas: Plant Molecular Genetics

Carl A. Hansen

chansen@bloomu.edu
570.389.4580
270 Hartline Science Center

Professor
B.A., University of Vermont
M.A., University of Maine at Orono
Ph.D., Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, The Pennsylvania State University
Academic Areas: Developmental Biology, Human Genetics
Research Areas: G protein Coupled Signaling Pathways, Cardiac development and growth

Karl W. Henry

khenry@bloomu.edu
570.389.4819
172 Hartline Science Center

Assistant Professor
B.A., University of Southern Maine
Ph.D., Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University
Academic Areas: Medical Microbiology, Medical Parasitology
Research Areas: Antifungal Drug Resistance, Fungal Dimorphism, Gene Regulation, Histone Modifications

Angela Hess

ahess2@bloomu.edu
570.389.4126
265 Hartline Science Center

Assistant Professor
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., University of Iowa
Academic Areas: Human Anatomy and Physiology
Research Areas: Melanoma Metastasis, Signal Transduction

John M. Hranitz

jhranitz@bloomu.edu
570.389.4130
268 Hartline Science Center

Associate Professor
B.S., M.S., Bloomsburg University
Ph.D., Mississippi State University
Academic Areas: Introductory Biology, Field Zoology, Human Anatomy and Physiology
Research Areas: Ecological genetics, physiological ecology, herpetology.

Judith Kipe-Nolt

jkipenol@bloomu.edu
570.389.4319
269 Hartline Science Center

Professor
B.A., Messiah College
M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
Academic Areas: Microbiology, Cell Biology
Research Areas: Nitrogen Fixation, Composting, Nitrate Pollution

Thomas S. Klinger

tklinger@bloomu.edu
570.389.4118
B54 Hartline Science Center

Professor
Graduate Coordinator
A.A., Bradford College
B.A., Macalester College
M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida
Academic Areas: Invertebrate Zoology, Population Biology, Animal Behavior, Marine Biology
Research Areas: Marine Biology, Invertebrate Zoology, Physiological Ecology, Nutrition, Aquaculture

Candice M. Klingerman

cklinger@bloomu.edu
570.389.4219
272 Hartline Science Center

Assistant Professor
B.S., Delaware Valley College
M.S., University of Delaware
Ph.D., Lehigh University
Academic Areas: Anatomy and Physiology, Concepts in Biology
Research Areas: Behavioral Neuroscience, Diseases of Energy Dysregulation, Respiratory Physiology

Barry L. Nolt

bnolt@bloomu.edu
570.389.4136
149 Hartline Science Center

Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
Academic Areas: Introductory Biology, Plant Pathology, Virology
Research Areas: Plant Pathology, Virology

Amber Pitt

apitt@bloomu.edu
570.389.4764
114 Hartline Science Center

Assistant Professor
B.A., University of Vermont
M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida
Academic Areas: Concepts in Biology
Research Areas: Conservation Biology, Ecology, Herpetology, Aquatic Ecology

Steven T. Rier

srier@bloomu.edu
570.389.4953
G46 Hartline Science Center

Associate Professor
B.S., M.S. Central Michigan University
Ph.D., The University of Louisville
Academic Areas: General Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology
Research Area: Stream Ecology

William F. Schwindinger

wschwind@bloomu.edu
570.389.4138
169 Hartline Science Center

Assistant Professor
B.A., Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
M.D., Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Academic Areas: Human Anatomy and Physiology
Research Areas: G-protein Coupled Signal Transduction, Endocrinology

Cynthia A. Surmacz

csurmacz@bloomu.edu
570.389.4132
146 Hartline Science Center

Professor
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., Milton S. Hershey Medical Center,
The Pennsylvania State University
Academic Areas: Introductory Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Cell Biology
Research Areas: Cell Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Cholesterol Metabolism

Jennifer Venditti

jvenditt@bloomu.edu
570.389.4780
264 Hartline Science Center

Assistant Professor
B.S., Shippensburg University
M.S., Bloomsburg University
Ph.D., Lehigh University
Academic Areas: Introductory Biology, Anatomy and Physiology
Research Areas: Andrology, Fertilization, Reproductive Biology

Kevin J. Williams

kwillia4@bloomu.edu
570.389.4131
148 Hartline Science Center

Assistant Professor
B.S., Northwestern Oklahoma State University
M.S., Fort Hayes State University
Ph.D., Syracuse University
Academic Areas: Botany, Plant Physiology, Ecology, Introductory Biology
Research Area: Physiological Plant Ecology

Marianna D. Wood

mwood@bloomu.edu
570.389.4666
147 Hartline Science Center

Associate Professor
B.S., Northland College
Ph.D., University of Kansas
Academic Areas: Ecology, Evolution, Conservation Biology, Introductory Biology
Research Areas: Mammalogy, Foraging Behavior, Forest Ecology

Melinda Diltz

mdiltz@bloomu.edu
570.389.4888
137 Hartline Science Center

Lab Coordinator
B.S., Bloomsburg University
M.S., Millersville University