Jan 30, 2023  
School of Allied Health Handbook 2022-2023 
School of Allied Health Handbook 2022-2023


Dean’s Office
Departments & Programs


Dean’s Office

Sharon Dunn, PT, PhD, Dean

Clifton Frilot, PhD, MBA, PE, Associate Dean of Business, Technology, and Research

Stanley McCallon, PT, DPT, Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs and Outreach

Diana Merendino, PT, RRT, DPT, Assistant Dean of Academic and Student Affairs

Suzanne Tinsley, PT, PhD, Assistant Dean of Development

Del Collins Smith, MBA, MHA, Business Manager

Madeline Barclay, MPH, Director of Admissions and Records

Valorie Lurry, Director of Student Life and Alumni Affairs


Departments & Programs

The School of Allied Health Professions is comprised of eight academic programs, three post-professional residency programs for physical therapists who hold a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, and three specialized clinics: the Children’s Center which provides developmental and psychological testing and treatment for children, Mollie E. Webb Speech and Hearing Center which offers highly specialized speech and hearing care, and the Rehabilitation Clinic which provides state-of-the-art occupational, physical, and speech-language therapy. Each division’s individual webpage can be found on the School of Allied Health website: lsuhs.edu/ah

Department of Clinical Sciences

Cardiopulmonary Science: Tim Gilmore, PhD, RRT

Medical Laboratory Science: Stephanie Blackburn, MHS, MLS (ASCP)CM

Physician Assistant: Teri Bigler, DHEd, PA-C

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Occupational Therapy: Robin Steed, PhD, LOTR

Speech-Language Pathology: Sandra Hayes, SLPD, CCC-SLP

Physical Therapy: Edward Mahoney, PT, DPT

Rehabilitation Science: Clifton Frilot, PhD, MBA, PE

Cooperative Program with LSU Shreveport

Public Health: Jill Rush-Kolodzey, MD, MPH, DrPH

Department of Clinical Services

Faculty Rehabilitation Clinic and Children’s Center: Stan McCallon, PT, DPT

Speech & Hearing Center: Sandra Hayes, SLPD, CCC-SLP