Faculty and Staff

Contact Health Professions

Mailing Address:

Lane Community College
Health Professions
4000 East 30th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97405

Division Office:
Location - 
Building 30, Lower Level, West Hallway
Division Office Phone: 541-463-5617
Fax: 541-463-4151
Email: Health Professions Office

Dental Clinic Phone: 541-463-5206

Listed below are major contact personnel for each department area, with email links provided. Due to the large number of faculty and staff in this department a comprehensive list is unmanageable. Please contact the Program Coordinator or Administrative staff as needed.

Faculty and Staff


Cory Miner, Interim Division Dean
Maggie Kruit, Associate Dean, Director of Nursing
Tammy Burbee, Project Coordinator
Kathy Calise, Project Coordinator
Tara Deacon, Student Advisor 2
Cynthia Dietz, Administrative & Technology Specialist
Brett Moody, Project Specialist 2
Cari Olsen, Project Specialist 2
Marleena Pearson, Project Specialist 2
Chris Stewart, Project Specialist 2
Kathy Torvik, Project Specialist 1

Advising and Counseling:

Counseling and Advising for Health Professions Students.
Services are available to assist you with term planning and meeting program and application requirements.

Dental Clinic:

Nadine Batya, Dental Department Coordinator  
Melanie Davis, Dental Admin support, Administrative Support Specialist  

Dental Assisting (Dental Assisting Faculty):

Leslie Greer, Coordinator; Office: 30/226; 541-463-5616

Dental Hygiene (Dental Hygiene Faculty):


EMT & Paramedic:

Kris Siewert, Interim Coordinator; Office 30/234; 541-463-5183

Fitness and Lifestyle Specialist

Wendy Simmons, Program Faculty Lead, Office 30/130, (541) 463-5551, FLS Program contact form

Health Information Management:


Medical Assisting:

Marty Pittman, Coordinator; Office 5/231; 541-463-3177

Nursing (Nursing Faculty):

Maggie Kruit, Coordinator, Office 30/110; 541-463-5753

Nutrition Education (Nutrition Education Faculty):

Tamberly Powell, Coordinator; Office 30/103; 541-463-5533

Physical Therapist Assistant:

Christina Howard, Coordinator; Office 30/124; 541-463-5764

Other Health Professions Faculty:

Kelly Collins, JD, BS, ADN
Office: Building 5 Room 231
Phone: 541-463-3231
Email: collinsk@lanecc.edu

Norma Driscoll
Email: driscolln@lanecc.edu

Steve Knight, AAS
Office: Building 5 Room 237
Phone: 541-463-3298
Email: knights@lanecc.edu

Cindy Manning, MA, BS
Office: Building 30
Phone: 541-463-5621
Email: manningc@lanecc.edu

Debbie Smith, CPC, CPC-P, CPMA, MCS-P
Office: Building 30, Room 131
Phone: 541-463-5617
Email: smithdk@lanecc.edu