Deborah S. Lewis, M.A., Student Support Manager
Deb Lewis is the Operations and Student Support Manager for the Department of Health Policy and Management. She received a B.A. in Special Education from Avila College and an M.A. in Educational Administration-Higher Education from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Her professional career has been primarily in the area of higher education student affairs. She has held both primary line and executive staff responsibilities for student support functions and departments. Deb's most recent position in higher education was as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs-Student Development at UMKC where she had responsibility for Student Life, Counseling, Health and Testing, Residential Life, Minority Student Affairs and the Women's Center. Deb's other experiences have included student recruitment and admissions, strategic planning and human resources management. In her role in HPM, Deb provides operational support and systems development for the department, recruits and advises students, and aids in alumni relations and development.
All current and prospective students are highly encouraged to contact Deb with questions about the program.
Janet Unrein, Director of Operations
Janet Unrein is the Director of Operations for the Department of Health Policy and Management. She received her BBA from Baker University in 1991. Her professional career has been primarily in administrative roles. Her most recent position was as the Program Manager for the Kansas Action Coalition in the KU School of Nursing. Janet provides operational and administrative support to the faculty, staff and students of the department.
Nichole Evans, Senior Coordinator
Nichole Evans is the Senior Coordinator for the Department of Health Policy and Management and supports both the MHSA and PhD programs, in addition to the CHCEF program. She attended the University of Colorado and has an extensive background in executive and office management, primarily focused in the financial services industry. Her responsibilities vary for each program but include website management, event planning, student and alumni communications, documentation management, and faculty and student support for the department.