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Nursing Faculty

In the Nursing dual-degree program, you are either a biology or kinesiology major at Gordon College and take courses with Curry College starting your sophomore year. Here are the faculty members from both the biology and kinesiology departments, who you may take courses with during your time at Gordon.


Greg Keller

Gregory Keller

Professor of Biology
Chair, Department of Life, Health and Physical Sciences

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Dr. Keller joined Gordon College in 2007 after teaching for five years at Eastern New Mexico University, where he was an Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology.

Essays written by Keller for a general audience include: "Denizens of the Autumn Air" and "A Sense of Shared (Avian) Presence." ... more ➔

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Dorothy Boorse

Dorothy Boorse

Professor of Biology

Dr. Boorse joined Gordon College in 1999 and has worked to bring a greater understanding of the complex interactions among wildlife and the environment to the Gordon Community and the wider world. Her primary research interests are in aquatic community ecology and invasive species. Dorothy also spends a great deal of time studying the integration of faith and science, particularly in the realm of environmental ethics. In the past several years ... more ➔

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Donna Clark

Adjunct in Kinesiology

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Sean Clark

Professor of Kinesiology
Director, Health Professions

Dr. Clark joined the kinesiology faculty at Gordon College in 2000 and serves as the department chair. Dr. Clark teaches courses that focus on the neurophysiological and mechanical basis of human movement. He also serves as the Director for the Gordon College Center for Balance Mobility and Wellness.  

Dr. Clark’s research interests focus broadly on the coordination and multisensory control of posture and orientation. His ... more ➔

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Evangeline Cornwell

Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Cornwell joined Gordon College in 2014. Her primary research involves understanding molecular signaling pathways leading to airway or gut remodeling in allergic diseases such as inflammatory asthma and eosinophil-driven gastrointestinal disorders. She was selected to participate in the fellowship program, “Bridging the Two Cultures of Science and the Humanities Part II,” sponsored by SCIO (Scholarship & Christianity in ... more ➔

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Thomas Faulds, MSPT, ATC

Adjunct In Kinesiology

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Peter Iltis

Professor of Kinesiology

Peter Iltis joined the faculty of Gordon College in 1983 and holds a variety of scholarly interests both within the discipline of kinesiology and in music. His research projects have included such diverse interests as reliability and validity in the measurement of bioenergetics, movement disorders such as focal task specific dystonia (in musicians), body composition assessment techniques, the use of computer-assisted visual feedback in French ... more ➔

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Sam Mason

Sam Mason

Assistant Professor
Chemistry, Data Science and Enviromental Science

With a background in ecology and biostatistics, Professor Mason is most interested in using bespoke probabilistic models to inform animal conservation. His current research focuses on the Monarch butterfly, combining large spatial datasets with greenhouse experiments to understand how habitat loss and pesticide use are driving population declines. Professor Mason is an R enthusiast and loves introducing students to the fundamentals of programming, ... more ➔

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Craig Story

Craig Story

Professor of Biology
Health Professions Advisor (Premed Advisor)

My research interests have centered around immunology and molecular biology. In graduate school at Brandeis University, I cloned and studied the transporter protein, called FcRn, that carries IgG antibodies across the human placenta under Dr. Neil E. Simister.

Subsequent to my graduate work, new roles the antibody transporter have been discovered—it extends the serum ... more ➔

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Dr. Yi Sun

Yi Sun

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Dr. Sun joined Gordon College in 2021. Her research interests focus on preserving the health and independence of older adults by conducting translational and interdisciplinary research broadly related to the prevention of age-associated physical and cognitive disability. Her research projects involve the principles of exercise physiology, biological aging, gut microbiome, and pharmacology. Incorporating both human and pre-clinical rodent models, ... more ➔

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Gregory Walker, DPT

Gregory Walker, DPT

Lecturer in Kinesiology
Physical Therapist

Dr. Gregory Walker ’11 is a physical therapist and clinic manager for the Harmeling Physical Therapy location on Gordon College’s campus. He has been an adjunct faculty member of Gordon’s kinesiology department since 2017. He’s a Gordon graduate and former member of the Men’s Basketball team. His areas of expertise include sports rehabilitation and rehabilitation for the cervical spine.

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Ming Zheng

Professor of Biology

Dr. Yuanming Zheng joined Gordon College in 2002 with experiences in both academia and industry. His research focuses on plant biotechnology and crop breeding. He uses an immature pollen system he established to study the cellular and developmental events associated with somatic embryogenesis of plant cells. He has published numerous journal papers and book chapters on the subject. His more recent interests include the ethical, legal, social, ... more ➔

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