Patrick Battaglia

Patrick Battaglia, DC, DACBR, is the Assistant Vice President of Community-Based Clinical Education at University of Western

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Alisa Bates

Dr. Bates is a higher education administrator with a deep background in educational best practices for quality teaching and

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Dana Sims

Dr. Sims holds a PhD in education with an emphasis in higher education and online education from Capella University. She has

University Leadership

Learning, teaching and all other work done at University of Western States are guided by its mission and vision. These statements

Rachael Pandzik

Rachael Pandzik

Rachael Pandzik began working at University of Western States in 2011, although first connected with the university as a student


Rosalia Messina

Rosalia Messina is the executive vice president/chief strategy and innovation officer. Messina serves as the primary

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Elena Howells

Elena Howells is the associate vice president of student and university affairs at University of Western States. She executes all


Lisa Lopez

Lisa Lopez serves as the university’s chief business officer. Lopez transitioned to UWS from Alaska in 2010, bringing more

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Joseph Brimhall

Joseph Brimhall, DC, has been president of University of Western States since 2003. He is a licensed chiropractic physician with