Skip to main content

School of Health Professions

School of Health Professions > SHP Appointment Promotion and Tenure Committee

SHP Appointment Promotion and Tenure Committee

Ensures the quality of faculty. (One representative from each School of Health Professions academic department, appointed by that department.) Past APT committee reports are available in the APT site on SharePoint.

APT Committee Members


Academic Rank


Angela Couture, RHIA

Clinical Instructor

Health Information Management

Paul Bennetts, Ph.D., CRNA

Clinical Assistant Professor 

Nurse Anesthesia Education

Dave Burnett, Ph.D., RRT

Assistant Professor

Respiratory Care and Diagnostic Science

John Ferraro, Ph.D.


Hearing and Speech

Lisa Mische Lawson, Ph.D., CTRS

Associate Professor

Occupational Therapy Education

Robin Maser, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Catherine Siengsukon, Ph.D., PT, chair

Associate Professor

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Debra Sullivan, Ph.D., RD


Dietetics and Nutrition

Faculty are appointed for two-year terms and may serve two consecutive terms.

All documents for promotion and/or tenure are to be uploaded to the SharePoint site. Access will be provided to faculty applying for promotion and/or tenure upon submission of the Notice of Intent.

Faculty interested in reviewing example application materials: please contact the committee chair.

Instructions on how to submit documents, and other promotion/tenure information, are provided in SharePoint (below).

SHP APT SharePoint Site SharePoint icon

Note: KU Medical Center network account is required. If prompted to log-in, please add KUMC\ before username.

Promotion and Tenure Resources

Policies and Procedures of School of Health Professions Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee PDF document

APT Notice of Intent Word document

Applicant Data Sheet Word document

Annual Summary Template Word document

Activity Summary forms

Assistant Professor Word document

Associate Professor Word document

Professor Word document

Post-Tenure Review policy PDF document

Post-Tenure Review Summary Document Template Word document

video iconPresentation by the APT committee explaining the School's APT review process and documentation requirements,
April 9, 2013

Last modified: Nov 30, 2018