Elizabeth Casey, Ph.D., is the program director of the Department of Health Sciences within Marshall University’s College of Health Professions. Since 2014, Dr. Casey has served as an assistant professor within the college and taught undergraduate health professions courses. Prior to her position at Marshall, Casey taught a variety of courses in psychology, including sports psychology and research methods at Onondaga Community College and Cazenovia College in Syracuse, NY. She also served as the assistant women’s basketball coach for Onondaga Community College. In addition to her work experience, Dr. Casey completed a full-time internship in Rehabilitation Psychology at the VA Medical Center in Syracuse and conducted research studies in cardiac rehabilitation programs on the relationship between depression and cardiovascular disease. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Health Psychology and her M.A. in Psychology from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio and her B.A. in Psychology from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. Dr. Casey said she enjoys mentoring students as they seek out healthcare careers that match their interests and helping them develop the skills needed to be successful healthcare professionals.
Dr. Holly Cyphert
Since August 2015, Dr. Cyphert has served as an assistant professor within the Department of Health Sciences. Prior to her teaching position at Marshall, Dr. Cyphert was a post doctoral fellow at Vanderbilt University and served as a adjunct professor at Belmont University. She received her B.S. in Biology from Concord University and PhD in Biochemistry from West Virginia University. Dr. Cyphert said she is excited to start her own research program within the College of Health Professions and looks forward to involving her students in various research projects and initiatives.