Health & Public Safety Dean appointed at Cincinnati State | People
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati State has appointed Dr. Jean Chappell as Dean of its Health & Public Safety Division.
She succeeds Dr. Marianne Krismer, who left the post to serve as director of the national consortium led by Cincinnati State that received a $19.6 million Health Professions Pathways grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Dr. Chappelle has served as Dean of Allied & Life Sciences at Mountwest Community and Technical College (http://www.mctc.edu) for the last five years. Her prior experience includes service as Associate Dean and Professor Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program and work as a Biomedical Engineering Technician at the VA Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va.
She holds a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences-Microbial Genetics from Marshall University and a doctorate in education from the same institution. In 2011 she received the Community Commitment Award from the Heart of Appalachia Talent Search.
“Dr. Chappell has direct experience in a broad range of health profession programs, workforce development, accreditation, and grant writing and played a key role in the establishment of Mountwest as an independent community college in 2008,” said Dr. Monica Posey, Academic Vice President at Cincinnati State. “We’re delighted to welcome her to Cincinnati State.”