For additional information about graduate programs within Samford University's School of Health Professions, please contact Marian Carter in our Office of Enrollment Management and Student Services. If you are a prospective undergraduate student looking for more information about the school's undergraduate majors, please contact the specific department chair.

Enrollment Management and Student Services

Marian Carter, Ed.D.

Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management & Student Services
mwcarter@samford.edu
205-726-2611

Academic Department Chairs

Margaret L. Johnson, SLP.D., CCC-SLP

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Professor and Chair
mjohns26@samford.edu
205-726-4461

John K. Petrella, Ph.D., FACSM

Department of Kinesiology

Associate Professor and Chair
jkpetrel@samford.edu
205-726-2716

Matthew P. Ford, Ph.D., PT

Department of Physical Therapy

Associate Professor and Chair
mford2@samford.edu
205-726-4435

Paul M. Harrelson, M.P.A.S., PA-C

Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Assistant Professor and Program Director
pharrels@samford.edu
205-726-4720

Elaine Fehringer, Ph.D., OTR/L

Department of Occupational Therapy

Assistant Professor and Program Director
efehring@samford.edupharrels@samford.edu
205-726-4781 

Alumni and Advancement

Victoria Allen

Director of Development
vallen2@samford.edu
205-726-2792

Media Inquiries

 Sara Roman

Marketing and Communication Manager
sroman@samford.edu
205-726-2656