IP Institute Team



William Gordon, DMin, Associate Director

Bill is a faculty member in the Interprofessional Healthcare Studies department at RFUMS.  His doctoral dissertation engaged a catechetical model to focus on patriarchal structure as a cultural organizer, and he is recognized for his work in interdependent leadership as an alternative to hierarchy.  He has an extensive history in community/organizational development and communication, working in both the for-profit and non-profit venues.  Dr. Gordon is also an author, independent consultant and trainer in these fields. Dr. Gordon joined the University in 2012 and the Institute in 2013.


Robert Swanson, BS, Logistics and Administrative Coordinator

Rob has been working in the healthcare field for over 10 years.  During that time he worked as a United States Navy Hospital Corpsman, an optician (both in the military and private practice), and a work center supervisor.  He performed eye tests, made glasses, sutures, insertions and drainage, bracing, casts, and phlebotomy. Rob holds a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management and an Associates of Science in Medical Office Administration.  He started working at the university in June 2007 as a Mail Courier, and was promoted to Distribution Clerk one year later.  In the summer of 2010 Rob accepted an administrative assistant position in the department of Interprofessional Healthcare Studies, which he grew into the Interprofessional Course Coordinator.  At the Institute, Rob coordinates all logistics of the Institute, particularly as related to events and processes.


Tamzin Batteson, BSc, Research Specialist

Tamzin has a background in Psychology and Education and worked on implementing Development Education into second and third level education in the Republic of Ireland. Tamzin’s work is in Cognitive Psychology and her research interests are Metacognition in Education and Phenomenology with specific focus on Visual Mental Imagery and its role within Cognition.



Elizabeth Rosiles, MA, Program Manager

Ms. Rosiles earned an Associate in Arts majoring in Elementary Education from the College of Lake County, a Bachelor's Degree from Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), and a Master's Degree from NEIU. Ms. Rosiles is responsible of daily operation for the Office of Global Health Initiatives, management of education and research activities, and program development to support partnerships, education and research activities.