Guenter Tusch, Ph.D.

Chair, Health Informatics, and Bioinformatics PSM Program

Office Address: DCIH 530J
Phone:  (616) 331-2046
Email: [email protected]

Courses: CIS 635, CIS 661, CIS 665

Research Interests: Classification and data mining in medical and bioinformatics applications.


Timothy Born, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Padnos College of Engineering and Computer

Office Address: 618C Eberhard Center 
Phone: (616) 331-8643
Email: [email protected]

Courses: PSM 650


Anirudh A. Chowdhary, M.S.

Director, Professional Science Master's Program

Office Address: 618C L.V. Eberhard Center
Phone: (616) 331-6297
Email: [email protected]

Courses: PSM 662, PSM 691


Matthew J. Christians, Ph.D.

Associate Professor for Cell and Molecular Biology 

Office Address: 319 Henry Hall
Phone: (616) 331-8974
Email: [email protected]

Courses: CMB 610

Research Interests: Protein degradation mechanisms in plants, signal transduction, and phytohormone action.


Gregory A. Cline, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Public and Health Administration

Office Address: 226C Richard M. DeVos Center
Phone: (616) 331-6437
Email: [email protected]

Courses: PNH 630

Research Interests: State and community-level social change efforts, with a primary focus on the issue areas of health and public health.


Daniel J. Frobish, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Statistics

Office Address: A-1-164 Mackinac Hall
Phone: (616) 331-3028
Email: [email protected]

Courses: STA 662

Research Interests: Survival analysis (time to event data), data analysis in explanatory variables


Lara J. Jaskiewicz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Health Administration

Office Address: 228C DeVos Center
Phone: (616) 331-6580
Email: [email protected]

Courses: PNH 630

Research Interests: Access and spatial measures of food access


Jonathan P. Leidig, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computing and Information Systems

Office Address: C-2-207 Mackinac Hall
Phone: (616) 331-2313
Email: [email protected]

Courses: CIS 660, CIS 661, CIS 671

Research Interests: Modeling and simulation (preparing for epidemics), population and activity modeling, analyzing underwater multimedia, data engineering pipelines, and visual analytics


Jagadeesh Nandigam, Ph.D.

Professor of Computing and Information Systems

Office Address: C-2-206 Mackinac Hall
Phone:  (616) 331-3639
Email: [email protected]

Courses: CIS 500

Research Interests: Software engineering, secure software engineering, software testing, software engineering education, programming languages, and web application development.


Paul L. Stephenson, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair

Office Address: C-1-170 Mackinac Hall
Phone:  (616) 331-2081
Email: [email protected]

Courses: STA 610

Research Interests: Quality Control and Design of Experiments


Larry Warkoczeski, J.D.

Affiliate Faculty Executive in Residence

Office Address: 256C DeVos Center
Phone:  (616) 331-6569
Email: [email protected]

Courses: PA 635


Gregory Wolffe, Ph.D.

Professor of Computing & Information Systems

Office Address: C-2-213 Mackinac Hall
Phone:  (616) 331- 3884
Email: [email protected]

Courses: CIS 677, CIS 678

Research Interests: High-performance computing, machine learning, and student research


Zachary DeBruine, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computing

Office Address: DCIH 530L
Phone:  (616) 331- 7839
Email: [email protected]

Courses: CIS 678

Research interests: Developing high-performance machine learning algorithms to analyze big biological data



Suhila Sawesi, Ph.D., MPharm, BPharm

Assistant Professor

Office Address: DCIH 530N
Phone:  (616) 331- 7827
Email: sawesis@gvsu.edu

Courses: CIS 661, CIS660

Research interests: Leveraging Information Technology with the primary focus on improving patient behavior and using ontology for knowledge-related patient behavior.


Holli Reyes, MS


Office Address: DCIH 540B
Email: [email protected]

Courses: PSM 662, PSM 650

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