Dr. E. Randolph Richards, provost and chief academic officer, announced the promotion of four faculty members.
Dr. John Dougherty was promoted from Assistant to Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice. Dougherty holds a bachelor of science degree from Purdue University, a masters of business administration from Eastern Michigan University and a Pharm. D. from Wayne State University. He is the director of the Pharm. D./ M.B.A. Program for the Gregory School of Pharmacy. He joined Palm Beach Atlantic in 2017.
Jin Lee Hanley was promoted from Assistant to Associate Professor of Dance. Hanley earned her bachelor of science degree from Kong-Ju National University (South Korea) and a master of arts degree from New York University. She came to Palm Beach Atlantic in 2012.
Dr. Robert Hegna was promoted from Assistant to Associate Professor of Biology. He earned a bachelor of science degree from Olivet Nazarene University, a master of science degree from Florida International University and a doctorate from the University of Jyväskylä (Finland). He joined Palm Beach Atlantic in 2014.
Dr. Ariel Viale was promoted from Associate to Professor of Finance. He holds a bachelor of science degree from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Venezuela), master of science degree and doctorate from Texas A & M University. He came to Palm Beach Atlantic in 2014.
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