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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, RHIA

Clinical Assistant Professor

Health Information Management

Brittany Hollabaugh, DNAP, CRNA

Clinical Assistant Professor 

Nurse Anesthesia Education

Chad Condren, MBA, RRT

Clinical Assistant Professor

Respiratory Care and Diagnostic Science

Tiffany Johnson, Ph.D., CCC-A

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

Irina Smirnova, Ph.D., chair

Associate Professor

Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science, and Athletic Training

Holly Hull, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Dietetics and Nutrition

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

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.

    School of Health Professions Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure SharePoint Site SharePoint icon

  • 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.

Policies and Procedures for Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee PDF document

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

Candidate Data Sheet Word document

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

Promotion and Tenure Information
KU Medical Center Office of Faculty Affairs

Guidelines/Activity Summaries

Guidelines for Promotion to Assistant Professor Word document

Guidelines for Promotion to Associate Professor Word document

Guidelines for Promotion to Professor Word document

Post-Tenure Review

Policy for Post-Tenure Review PDF document

Template for Post-Tenure Review Summary Word document

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

Notice of Intent Form Word document

Template for Annual Faculty Reviews Word document

Last modified: Jun 10, 2021