Faculty and Staff

Bill Stroube

Dr. Bill Stroube

Professor of Health Services Administration and Director of Health Services Administration Program

Room 216, Graves Hall


  • PhD in Analytical and Nuclear Chemistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
  • M.B.A. in Finance, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
  • B.S. Chemistry, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky Biography


Bill Stroube is Professor of Health Services Administration and Director of the Health Services Administration graduate and undergraduate programs. Before joining the University of Evansville faculty in 1998, he spent twelve years in management positions in the pharmaceutical industry, and eight years at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Stroube maintains an active research program, and has authored and co-authored over 70 publications in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings. His research and teaching interests include international health care issues, health care marketing and strategy, health care regulatory issues, medical ethics, and public health. He is a member and officer of several professional societies. He is past president of the Division of Biology and Medicine of the American Nuclear Society, and is the past president and current board member of the international Business and Health Administration Association. He has served on the organizing committee for the past eight International Conferences on Health Care Systems and served as Chairperson for two of these conferences.

He has extensive international experience leading student groups through several health care systems. Since 2000, he has taught seventeen summer classes in various formats in England, China, Hungary, Slovakia, and Austria. His popular 5-week and 10-day comparative health systems courses in England have been attended by health care professionals and students from over thirty universities. He was an Adjunct Professor in 2017 and 2018 at IMS Union University in Dehradun, India. Since 2017 he has served as a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership and Learning at the University of Nottingham in England.

He has been active in service to the university and has served as Chair of the Faculty Senate. A past recipient of the Dean's Teaching Award, he was presented the University of Evansville Outstanding Teaching Award at the 2008 May Commencement.

Erik Brown

Dr. Erik Brown

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences

Room 224, Graves Hall

Erik currently serves as the Graduate Athletic Training Clinical Education Coordinator in the School of Health Sciences. He previously worked as an Assistant Athletic Trainer/Instructor at UE since 2017, working primarily with men’s basketball. Prior to UE, Erik spent time at Wheeling Jesuit University, University of Mount Union, West Virginia Wesleyan, University of Charleston, and the Baltimore Orioles Organization. Erik also has spent time working with the NBPA Top 100 camp and the Maccabi games in Israel.

He earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Athletic Training from DePauw University in 2006 and a Master’s in Kinesiology from Indiana University in 2008 where he served as a graduate assistant for 2 years. In 2016, he finished a Masters in Sport Management with an emphasis in Intercollegiate Athletics from California University of Pennsylvania. Finally, in 2022, he completed his Doctorate of Health Science (DHSc) from the University of Indianapolis. His current areas of interest are mental health, leadership, organization, and administration.
Payal Patel-Dovlatabadi

Dr. Payal Patel-Dovlatabadi

Associate Professor of Public Health and Director of Public Health Programs

Room 220, Graves Hall

Payal Patel-Dovlatabadi is associate professor of public health and director of the undergraduate and graduate programs in public health. Dr. Patel-Dovlatabadi's research interests include comparative health care systems, nutrition and health, and health policy.

Dr. Patel-Dovlatabadi has a passion for public health and teaching the multidisciplinary aspects of the field. She is a public health expert for local media and has appeared on over 40 televised interviews regarding various public health issues. Dr. Patel-Dovlatabadi has been active in service to the University of Evansville and the broader community. She was selected to be a University of Evansville Global Scholar where she traveled to India to conduct research on comparative health systems. Further, Dr. Patel-Dovlatabadi was the recipient of the Dean’s Teaching Award. Dr. Patel-Dovlatabadi holds a DrPH in public health management, an MPH in health care organization and policy, an MBA in health care management, and a BS in psychology, all from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Jeff Tilly

Mr. Jeff Tilly

Master of Athletic Training Program Director / Assistant Professor of Athletic Training / Department Chair

Room 218, Graves Hall

Jeff was the undergraduate athletic training education program director since 2003 but now oversees the Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program. His responsibilities include the day-to-day management of the program standards set by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Jeff previously served as an assistant athletic trainer for the UE men’s and women’s soccer program as well as the men’s basketball team from 1996-2002. Jeff holds a Master of Exercise and Sport Science from the University of Florida and Bachelor of Science in kinesiology from Indiana University.
Gregg Wilson

Dr. Gregg Wilson

Professor Exercise and Sport Science / School of Health Sciences

Room 228, Graves Hall

Gregory Wilson, PhD, is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM) and a graduate of Indiana University where he earned his master’s and doctorate degrees in exercise science. His research interests range from overtraining and staleness in athletes to health behaviors of college students and he has numerous publications in these areas. Dr. Wilson is the author of three textbooks in Health and Exercise Science and has additionally authored/co-authored fifteen book chapters for various other edited textbooks. Professor Wilson has received several teaching awards at UE, including the Dean’s Teaching Award, Chi Omega Outstanding Teaching Award, and the Exemplary Teaching Award given by the General Board of Higher Education of the United Methodist Church. Dr. Wilson is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
Terry Collins

Mr. Terry Collins

Head Athletic Trainer, School of Health Sciences

Room 131, Carson Center

Terry is a Certified Athletic Trainer and a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association. He is state licensed as an athletic trainer in the State of Indiana and a member of the Indiana Athletic Trainers Association. He was a member of the host committee for District 4 of the NATA spring convention when Evansville was the hosting city. He has presented at the NATA National Convention and Symposia. Terry is a 1982 graduate of the University of Evansville and has been at UE as an ATC since 1987.
Su Jin Jeong

Dr. Su Jin Jeong


Director of the Institute for Public Health / Associate Professor

Room 227, Graves Hall

Su Jin Jeong is an associate professor of public health in the School of Health Sciences. Dr. Jeong received her DrPH degree in maternal and child health policy and her MPH degree in global maternal and child health, both from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a BA degree in Communication and Information Sciences from the University of Alabama.

Dr. Jeong has extensive global experience, having traveled to numerous countries in Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean, and has conducted public health research both in the U.S. and in developing countries. She was currently chosen for the University of Evansville Global Scholar Award for 2018-2019 to pursue research and collaborative work regarding post-partum care differences in the U.S. versus South Korea and the implications of that difference as related to infant and maternal mortality. Dr. Jeong is also actively involved in assisting students with conducting their own research and implementing community outreach programs. Dr. Jeong’s specific research interests involve health disparities, minority health, immigrant health, global health, access to care, community health, organizational collaboration, and needs assessment and evaluation.
Jennifer Kelley

Mrs. Jennifer Kelley

Lab Instructor, School of Health Sciences


Jennifer Kelley, PT, is a University of Evansville graduate with a physical therapy degree. Her teaching experience began in the physical therapy department as a lab assistant. She is currently the primary lab instructor for the entry level Anatomy and Physiology courses in the School of Health Sciences. Jennifer also continues to practice as a therapist in acute care setting at St. Vincent Hospital. She is able to treat patients with varying orthopedic and neurologic disorders.
Susan Laughbaum

Mrs. Susan Laughbaum

Program Director for Undergraduate Athletic Training

Room 215, Graves Hall

Sue is in her first year as the Undergraduate Clinical Education Coordinator of the Athletic Training Program. She has been adjunct faculty in the School of Health Sciences the past five years. Prior to that, Sue has taught as an athletic trainer at different high schools in the Evansville area and was the first assistant athletic trainer/instructor at UE mainly serving the football, women’s basketball, volleyball, and softball programs from 1991-1999. Sue holds a Master of Science in Athletic Training from Indiana State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from Concordia University Chicago.
William Miller

William Miller


Assistant Professor of Health Sciences

Miller's Full Biography

Dr. William Miller is an Assistant Professor of Health Sciences with a strong background in exercise and neuromuscular physiology. Passionate about teaching and mentoring students, Dr. Miller is dedicated to creating an engaging learning environment that fosters critical thinking and intellectual curiosity.|

Acknowledged as a leading expert in the field of exercise and neuromuscular physiology, Dr. Miller's expertise is well-respected within the academic community. His contributions include serving as a reviewer for multiple peer-reviewed scientific journals and presenting at regional and national conferences. With a proven track record, they have authored multiple research grant proposals, developed research budgets, and conducted thorough analysis of experimental data.

Dr. Miller's impressive research background includes authoring and co-authoring over 15 publications in peer-reviewed journals. His studies have focused on examining the acute neuromuscular and cardiovascular responses in both healthy and clinical populations, utilizing exercise as an intervention. Driven by a passion for collaboration and interdisciplinary research, Dr. Miller embraces the intersection of exercise and neuromuscular physiology to innovate and improve outcomes for individuals under clinical care.

Beyond his research and teaching, Dr. Miller is committed to mentoring students and guiding them towards success in their academic and professional pursuits. With his extensive expertise in exercise and neuromuscular physiology, he inspires students to develop a solid foundation in the subject matter and become future leaders in the field.
Jessica Snow

Dr. Jessica Snow

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences



Erin Obenchain

Mrs. Erin Obenchain

Administrative Assistant, School of Health Sciences

Room 219, Graves Hall

Cheryl Shafer

Mrs. Cheryl Shafer

Graduate Studies Specialist, School of Health Sciences

Room 217, Graves Hall