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Promotion & Tenure

Policies and Procedures for Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee (pdf)

Faculty Resources for Promotion and Tenure in the School of Health Professions

Candidate Data Sheet (docx)

COVID-19 Extension Request Form (pdf) - due before Jun 30, 2021
For tenure-track faculty in spring 2021 probationary period.

Guidelines for Promotion

Post-Tenure Review

Chair Resources for Promotion and Tenure of Faculty in the School of Health Professions

Process for Submitting Documents

Instructions on how to submit documents, and other promotion/tenure information, are provided in SharePoint. Faculty may also review example notebooks from past candidates provided on the site.

SHP SharePoint Site 

Candidates upload their documents for promotion and/or tenure to the SharePoint site for review by the committee. Access to a unique notebook will be provided to faculty upon receipt of the Notice of Intent.

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

School of Health Professions Faculty Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee ensures the quality of faculty. One representative from each School of Health Professions academic department serves on this committee, appointed by their department. Past committee reports are available on the committee's SharePoint site.

Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee Members


Academic Rank


Angela Couture, M.S., RHIA, chair

Clinical Assistant Professor

Health Information Management

Brittany Hollabaugh, DNAP, CRNA

Clinical Assistant Professor 

Nurse Anesthesia Education

Dave Burnett, Ph.D., RRT

Clinical Assistant Professor

Respiratory Care and Diagnostic Science

Mark Chertoff, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Hearing and Speech

Dory Sabata, OTD, OTR/L

Clinical Associate Professor

Occupational Therapy Education

Hao Zhu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Neena Sharma, Ph.D., PT

Associate Professor

Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science, and Athletic Training

Holly Hull, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Dietetics and Nutrition

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