Faculty and Staff

          

James Carlson, PhD, PA-C

Vice Dean, College of Health Professions

Director of Education and Evaluation Center
Office 1.636-HSB     Phone: (847) 578-8464
E-mail: james.carlson@rosalindfranklin.edu

Dr. Carlson is Vice Dean of the College of Health Professions,  Associate Vice President for Clinical Simulation and a member of the physician assistant faculty.  He received his PhD in Interprofessional Health Care Studies from RFUMS in 2012 and his Master’s of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Practice from RFUMS in 2001.  Dr. Carlson also teaches in a number of University programs and is a member of the RFUMS Master Teachers Guild.  His research interests focus on diagnostic reasoning behaviors, simulation-based performance assessment, the role of simulation in team training, and Interprofessional education.

 

Barbara L. Eulenberg, BAJS

Director of Standardized Patient Education
Office G.666-HSB     Phone:  847-578-8462
Email:  barbara.eulenberg@rosalindfranklin.edu

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Jewish Studies and Education from Spertus College of Judaica, and working in the field of Jewish education for twelve years, Barbara discovered the world of standardized patient education.  She was the Associate Director of the SP Program at University of Illinois College of Medicine  for eight years.  In 2003, she joined the staff at RFUMS as the Director of Standardized Patient Education and was an integral part of the development of their SP program.   Barbara is currently an active member of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE).
 


Amy Pabst, MD

Clinical Skills Educator
Office 1.330-BSB     Phone: (847) 578-3314
E-mail: amy.pabst@rosalindfranklin.edu

Amy Pabst, M.D. practiced Family Medicine for fifteen years in various venues before coming to work at RFUMS.  Her experience in clinical medicine helps with her role in the Education and Evaluation Center where she writes cases for and helps train the standardized patients.  She also serves as a liaison between the EEC and the lab sessions for the Essentials of Clinical Reasoning courses.  She enjoys working with students and is currently enrolled in classes toward a Masters in Health Professions Education. 

 

Steven Fedoruk

Standardized Patient Coordinator
Office G.669-HSB     Phone: (847) 578-8463
E-mail: steve.fedoruk@rosalindfranklin.edu

Steven received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech and Performing Arts from Northeastern Illinois University. He has been active in Chicago theatre for over thirty years , receiving the Joseph Jefferson citation for acting and directing with Eclipse Theatre. For the past seventeen years, Steven has been working in the field of Medical Education as a Standardized Patient Coordinator. Since 2003, Steven has been part of the Education and Evaluation team here at Rosalind Franklin University. In 2006, Steven received the Exceptional Team Award with his fellow colleagues. Steven also had the honor to participate in the Leadership Series through the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

 

Thad Anzur, BS

Clinical Simulation Educator
Office G.664-HSB     Phone: (847) 578-8466
E-mail: thad.anzur@rosalindfranklin.edu

Thad received his Bachelor of Science from the Northwestern University School of Speech.  In 1997, he began work in medical education as a standardized patient for the University of Illinois at Chicago, Northwestern University, Loyola University, the University of Chicago and the Chicago Medical School.  Thad served as a Standardized Patient Trainer at UIC and Basic Science curriculum coordinator at Northwestern before coming to RFUMS in 2007 to the Education and Evaluation Center.
   

Mary Launder, MFA

Standardized Patient Educator
Office G.662-HSB     Phone: (847) 578-8467
E-mail: mary.launder@rosalindfranklin.edu

Mary earned her Bachelor of Music and Master of Fine Arts degrees from Florida State University.  It was this background, and a high esteem for the medical profession that led Mary into the Standardized Patient world.  Mary brings over 25 years of experience as an actress, vocalist, dancer, performing arts instructor, director/coordinator of theatrical productions, home health caregiver and standardized patient to the Education and Evaluation Center.  Her SP credits include work at UIC, John Hopkins Hospital and most recently, here at RFUMS. 





Glenn Villaluz

AV IT Technical Coordinator
Office G.660-HSB     Phone: (847) 578-8460

E-mail: glenn.villaluz@rosalindfranklin.edu

Glenn studied Architecture for two years and worked as a draftsman, but did not envision Architecture as his calling and lifetime career. He worked for a short period as a designer of architectural stainless steel and glass-etched products, until he got enticed into the fantasy world of animation. He worked with many of the cartoon shows for Hanna-Barbera (Flintstones), Warner Brothers (Looney Tunes), and later for Disney (Goof Troops). Later in his life his interest switched to electronics and computers. He worked at CDW for three and a half years before accepting a position with the EEC as AV / IT Coordinator.

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