Meet Our Faculty


raj javalgi

Raj Javalgi, Ph.D.

Dean, DeVille School of Business

Dr. Rajshekhar (Raj) G. Javalgi joined Walsh University in July 2018. Previously, he held such roles as Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Distinguished Research Professor of Strategy, Marketing and International Business and the Director of the Doctor of Business Administration program at Cleveland State University, Monte Ahuja College of Business.

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Mike Petrochuk

Michael Petrochuk, D.B.A.

Professor of Business; Director of MBA Program

Board certified in health-care management for more than 20 years, Dr. Michael Petrochuk is a sought-after speaker and published author in the areas of healthcare management.

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Judy Kreye, Ph.D.

Judy Kreye, Ph.D.

Interim Dean, Byers School of Nursing

Dr. Judy Kreye joined the Walsh University faculty in 2007. Prior to her role as Interim Dean of the Byers School of Nursing, she served as the Director of Graduate Nursing Programs and an Associate Professor of Nursing.

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tiffany peets

Dr. Tiffany Peets

Associate Professor, Coordinator of Clinical Mental Health Professional Practice

Dr. Peets holds a Professional Clinical Counselor license with supervisory status in Ohio and a Divorce Mediation Certification from the University of Akron. She has a Ph.D.

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laurie frank

Laurie Frank

Adjunct Faculty

Laurie Frank received her Master's Degree in Community Counseling from Kent State University and is a licensed independent chemical dependency counselor (LICDC) in the state of Ohio.

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henrique alvim

Henrique G. Alvim, Ph.D.

Interim Program Chair and Assistant Professor

Dr. Alvim serves as Interim Program Chair and lead faculty for the Student Affairs in Higher Education specialization (non-licensable track) within the Counseling and Human Development Program.

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School Counseling

ruthann anderson

Dr. Ruthann Anderson

Associate Professor, Coordinator of the School Counseling Track

Dr. Anderson is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with supervisory status in Ohio and has 30 years of experience as a mental health counselor, supervisor, agency administrator, and private practitioner.

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