William Gordon, DMin, Associate Director
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
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.
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.